From making algae-sequin dresses, dyeing clothes with bacteria to planting trackable pigments in cotton, an emerging tide of innovations offers the fashion industry a chance to clean up its woeful environmental record.
Is the UK's Frasers Group about to make a bid for Hugo Boss? Some investors in the latter seem to think so as its shares jumped on Friday on speculation that shareholder Frasers has ambitions to take control.
The drive to embrace all-things sustainable continues to accelerate. Online luxury and fashion retailer Yoox Net-a-Porter has upped its commitment to the cause, joining The Prince of Wales’ Terra Carta initiative.
As consumers gear up for a summer fashion season that might be able to include some getaways to sunshine destinations (given the successful vaccine rollouts), there’s plenty of news on the sunglasses front.
Luxury Oslo department store Steen & Strøm has reopened after a €29.5m upgrade. The historic store has a new entrance on Norway’s busiest shopping street, a state-of-the-art beauty hall and upgraded architecture.
The bounce in UK consumer confidence continues. The easing of Covid-19 restrictions was the obvious plus behind a six-point rise for May ( to -9), returning to the level last seen before the pandemic hit.
The trading environment may have been volatile but luxury giant Richemont still managed to see net profit rising almost 40% in the financial year to the end of March, beating forecasts by a wide margin.
The French men's and women's ready-to-wear label has received funding from The Untitled Group In order to accelerate its development, particularly in the U.S., and has also appointed Vanessa Bonnefoux as its CEO.
Few UK brands have enjoyed such explosive growth as Orlebar Brown, the stylish resort label noted for its brilliant photo imagery swimwear. We spoke with founder Adam Brown on his entrepreneurial life with Chanel.
Ralph Lauren Corp forecast on Thursday full-year revenue growth below analysts' estimates, as it remains cautious of fresh lockdowns, store closures and curbs in some of its markets from a new wave of virus cases.
Joor is in expansion mode. The online wholesale management platform said its virtual show support facility Joor Passport is continuing to grow with new partnerships including the Copenhagen International Fashion Fair.