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New Scottish fund aims to boost textiles sustainability

New Scottish fund aims to boost textiles sustainability

The Scottish textiles industry is being funded by a £2 million injection to help “reduce its environmental burden”. Zero Waste Scotland and the Scottish government have launched their ‘Circular Textiles Fund’.
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Russia's fashion industry looks for the silver lining

Russia's fashion industry looks for the silver lining

Under its glitzy facade, the Russian high-fashion industry faces an uncertain future. ​
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Paris menswear Sunday: Contrasting visions at Thom Browne and Celine

Paris menswear Sunday: Contrasting visions at Thom Browne and Celine

Paris menswear witnessed two contrasting visions on Sunday: Thom Browne posh demi-cross dressing in wool bouclé, and Hedi Slimane’s retro rocker statement amid thousands of millennial teeny boppers.
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Paris menswear Saturday: Intensity and nonchalance at Craig Green, Loewe and Hermès

Paris menswear Saturday: Intensity and nonchalance at Craig Green, Loewe and Hermès

Menswear’s two most defiantly artistic designers – Craig Green and Jonathan Anderson – began Saturday with two strikingly unique visions in Paris, before Hermès presented a salutary lesson in nonchalant chic.
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French Federation primed to elect Bruno Pavlovsky as new president

French Federation primed to elect Bruno Pavlovsky as new president

France’s Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode (FHCM) is primed to elect the senior Chanel executive Bruno Pavlovsky to be its next president at its next general assembly on July 1.
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Men's Fashion Week returns to Paris on Tuesday

Men's Fashion Week returns to Paris on Tuesday

From June 21 to 26, Men's Fashion Week is returning to Paris. The packed program will feature 40 physical fashion shows, eight major comebacks, three new names and numerous events, including the Marine Serre show. 
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Milan menswear finalizes with Zegna in its 'Oasi'

Milan menswear finalizes with Zegna in its 'Oasi'

The Milan menswear season finished Monday with a path-breaking, sprightly and jaunty Zegna collection unveiled before a giant vista of the Italian Alps, in a season longing for a return to this country’s roots.
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Milan menswear opens with DSquared2, Neil Barrett and Kiton

Milan menswear opens with DSquared2, Neil Barrett and Kiton

Milan’s menswear season opened in sweltering heat Friday, while across Europe Italian premier Mario Draghi was vividly supporting Ukraine’s entrance into the European Union.
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Fish leather: A sustainable solution for fashion, and for the ocean

Fish leather: A sustainable solution for fashion, and for the ocean

In order to deal with the proliferation of lionfish in certain waters, three experienced divers had the idea of transforming this invasive species into a high-end product: fish leather.
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Marimekko names new leader for West region

Marimekko names new leader for West region

​Marimekko has announced a major management change with Noora Laurila appointed Senior Vice President of Sales in Region West and member of the firm’s Management Group.
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Poor conditions in Leciester garment factories continue - report

Poor conditions in Leciester garment factories continue - report

​Many garment workers in Leicester are still paid below the minimum wage and receive no holiday pay, new research claims. More than half of sector workers there fall below minimum employment standards, claims a study.
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Consumers wrongly believe fashion causes minimal pollution - report

Consumers wrongly believe fashion causes minimal pollution - report

​It appears UK consumers mistakenly believe fashion is less damaging to the environment than aviation, shipping, food, and construction — which it isn’t. However, consumers are willing to pay more for eco clothing.
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Inditex reports record quarterly profit, develops its business model

Inditex reports record quarterly profit, develops its business model

Coinciding with the presentation of the Inditex group's quarterly results, in which it posted an all-time record net profit, its CEO commented on the evolution of sales, prices and chargeback collection.
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Shein commits $50 million to address textile waste

Shein commits $50 million to address textile waste

Shein announced on Wednesday a new partnership to launch the online fashion firm's Extended Producer Responsibility Fund, which focuses on supporting waste management efforts in communities impacted by textile waste. 
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Celine to climax Paris menswear runway season this June

Celine to climax Paris menswear runway season this June

Celine will stage the final runway event of the upcoming  Paris menswear runway season this month, with a climatic show on Sunday night, June 26, according to the official French calendar released Wednesday.
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Ganni launches first Mylo products, limited launch to be followed up next year

Ganni launches first Mylo products, limited launch to be followed up next year

​Danish affordable luxury brand Ganni on Tuesday launches its first ever products made from Bolt Threads’ Mylo material as it works to phase out virgin leather from its collections and to cut its carbon footprint.
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