Two decades after he first began creating for Aspesi, Lawrence Steele has returned to helm the house, and unveiled his first new ideas for the Italian label with a family-and-friends photoshoot by Vanina Sorrenti.
A long-running trade dispute between the UK and the US that hit export sales of luxury goods has been suspended until 2026. UK luxury goods industry body Walpole welcomed the agreement, calling it “fantastic news”.
Christian Dior unveiled a caryatid Cruise 2022 collection in Athens on Thursday evening, metaphysical mode by its creative director, Maria Grazia Chiuri, unveiled inside the city’s giant Panathenaic Stadium.
Despite their various commitments and promises to making fashion a more circular and responsible industry, some fast fashion giants still make a majority of their clothes with environmentally harmful plastics.
Originally planned for August, the trade shows have been postponed to fall, with the Portland edition now set to run September 29 through 30, while the Boston event will take place October 4 through 5.
Adidas, which is seeking to increase the proportion of sustainable materials it uses in its products, is investing in Finland's Spinnova, a company that makes textile fibre out of wood or agricultural waste.
The fashion sector's trend-setting status can help influence change in other industries, but fashion companies also need to ensure that eco and ethical thinking are front of mind for their own commercial health.