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Elle says will drop fur from magazines worldwide

Elle says will drop fur from magazines worldwide

Elle magazine announced on Thursday it will stop using fur in all its editorial and advertising content worldwide, becoming the first major publication to do so.
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Tweed weaves a way from Scottish islands to catwalk

Tweed weaves a way from Scottish islands to catwalk

Originally associated with Britain's aristocracy and gentlemen farmers, the textile is now being made a key element in the collections of major brands, including Chanel, Dior, Yves Saint Laurent and Hermes.
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Fix it first: How old-school ways are coming to the fashion industry's aid

Fix it first: How old-school ways are coming to the fashion industry's aid

Faced with the climate emergency, garment repair and alteration are emerging as essential alternatives for the fashion industry, which is gradually embracing and even modernizing them.
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Fast Retailing unveils new Lifewear-based eco business strategy, reports Uniqlo sales

Fast Retailing unveils new Lifewear-based eco business strategy, reports Uniqlo sales

​Fast Retailing announced on Thursday that it’s “advancing”  its LifeWear concept and has “formulated Fiscal 2030 Targets and an Action Plan for core aspects of sustainability”.
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Armani to ban angora wool from next winter season

Armani to ban angora wool from next winter season

Armani Group said on Wednesday it would no longer use angora wool starting from the 2022-23 autumn/winter season, adding it to the list of excluded materials under its fur-free policy.
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Diving champ Tom Daley launches knitting kit collection

Diving champ Tom Daley launches knitting kit collection

​World champion and Olympic gold medal diver Tom Daley has entered the fashion sector with a launch that makes the most of the craft trend, born from the fact that he has another talent as an avid knitter.
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Woolmark Prize finalists include Ahluwalia and Peter Do

Woolmark Prize finalists include Ahluwalia and Peter Do

​The Woolmark Company has released the list of finalists for the 2022 International Woolmark Prize with seven of the world’s most promising emerging design talents in the running for the accolade.
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Nordstrom warns of supply shortages as holiday season approaches, shares plunge

Nordstrom warns of supply shortages as holiday season approaches, shares plunge

Nordstrom Inc said labor costs pinched its quarterly profit and warned of product shortages at its off-price stores heading into the holiday season, sending its shares down 23% in extended trading on Tuesday.
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Google links with Stella McCartney, Textile Exchange to boost sustainable sourcing

Google links with Stella McCartney, Textile Exchange to boost sustainable sourcing

​Google is aiming to help the fashion industry become more sustainable and has linked with Stella McCartney, The Textile Exchange and the World Wide Fund for Nature on the Global Fibre Impact Explorer tool.
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Supply chain rethink a priority for fashion and luxury industry

Supply chain rethink a priority for fashion and luxury industry

In this post-2020 phase, luxury groups will be driven to drastically alter their sourcing models and carry out a radical rationalisation of their supply chain, according to a study by Sistema Moda Italia.
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GFA says circularity is in reach but needs investment and collaboration

GFA says circularity is in reach but needs investment and collaboration

​A new research report launched on Monday shows that “fashion can become 80% circular through pre-competitive collaboration to scale textile recycling”.
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I And Me launches first biodegradable denim collection, adds knits

I And Me launches first biodegradable denim collection, adds knits

​Brands and manufacturers have been pulling out all the stops to reverse denim’s huge impact on the environment and the latest initiative is from I And Me, which has just unveiled its first biodegradable denim.
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Mulberry launches low-carbon leather collection in link with Muirhead

Mulberry launches low-carbon leather collection in link with Muirhead

​As sustainability becomes even more important for luxury companies and their customers, Mulberry on Monday unveiled a bag collection made from the world’s lowest-carbon leather. 
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Mexico fights 'plagiarism' with indigenous fashion fair

Mexico fights 'plagiarism' with indigenous fashion fair

Mexico is fighting back against what it calls the plagiarism of indigenous textiles, bringing together traditional artisans and international designers for dialogue aimed at creating a more equitable fashion industry.
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Martin Margiela at Lafayette Anticipations: Life after fashion

Martin Margiela at Lafayette Anticipations: Life after fashion

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s adage that there are 'no second acts in American public life' is also a warning to fashion designers not to re-invent themselves in a second career. Martin Margiela's art show ignores that advice. 
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Kering announces that Daniel Lee has quit Bottega Veneta

Kering announces that Daniel Lee has quit Bottega Veneta

The Kering luxury group announced Wednesday evening that Daniel Lee has abruptly quit his position as creative director of Bottega Veneta after just three years at the helm. No successor has been named. 
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