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Stella McCartney signs major deal with LVMH

Stella McCartney signs major deal with LVMH

Stella McCartney signs major deal with LVMH. After parting ways with Kering last year, Stella McCartney has signed to their rival conglomerate LVMH. McCartney will continue to hold the position of creative director and will be the sustainability advisor to LVMH chairman and chief executive officer, Bernard Arnault, and the executive committee members. Arnault told …

Patagonia CEO to get Environmental Achievement Award

Patagonia CEO to get Environmental Achievement Award

Patagonia CEO to get Environmental Achievement Award. The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) will present their 2019 Environmental Achievement Award to Patagonia’s founder Yvon Chouinard and CEO Rose Marcario in recognition of their visionary leadership and advancing sustainability in the fashion industry. The President of the ELI, Scott Fulton said: “Patagonia has become a manifestation of …

How the fashion industry is becoming more sustainable

How the fashion industry is becoming more sustainable

How the fashion industry is becoming more sustainable. Sustainability within the fashion industry has been a growing concept in recent years. It’s no secret that the industry has a huge carbon footprint, with the apparel business creating around 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions. However, with consumers looking for a more sustainable way of living, …

Sustainable brand Reformation sell majority share

Sustainable brand Reformation sell majority share

Sustainable brand Reformation sell majority share. Sustainable brand Reformation has sold a majority share stake to London-based private equity firm Permira. The sustainable fashion brand designs limited edition collections using eco-friendly materials and methods and was founded by Yael Aflalo. In a statement, Aflalo said that the Permira investment will allow the brand to embark …

Fast fashion brand Monki promises to become sustainable

Fast fashion brand Monki promises to become sustainable

Fast fashion brand Monki promises to become sustainable. Stockholm-based high street label Monki is making small steps to become eco-friendly. A recognised name throughout Europe, Monki’s affordable and contemporary designs span both men’s and womenwear with denim at its core. Monki is working with the Better Cotton Initiative, a project that is working to make …

Brown Thomas AW 2019 International Designer Collections

Brown Thomas AW 2019 International Designer Collections

Brown Thomas Autumn Winter 2019 International Designer Collections. Last Tuesday 9th July 2019 saw one of Ireland’s most iconic fashion stores, Brown Thomas launch their Autumn Winter 2019 International Designer Collections. Brown Thomas introduced their exclusive preview to Ireland’s fashion media, top stylists and influencers in the beautiful surroundings of The Examination Hall in Trinity …

Sustainable fashion brands dominate Barcelona catwalk

Sustainable fashion brands dominate Barcelona catwalk

Sustainable fashion brands dominate Barcelona catwalk. Sustainability was the new black as 080 Barcelona Fashion this year. Young designers were eager to showcase their eco-friendly creations on the catwalk with many opting to use materials made from recycled plastics. Spanish swimwear company ‘All Sisters’ used recycled fabrics to make their products and made a bold …

Leighton Meester creates the perfect sustainable jumpsuit

Leighton Meester creates the perfect sustainable jumpsuit

Leighton Meester creates the perfect sustainable jumpsuit. Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester has created the perfect sustainable jumpsuit, thanks to her latest collaboration with Christy Dawn. Over the past six months, the actress has worked with the LA based sustainable fashion brand to create ‘The Leighton Jumper’, a sleeveless full-length jumpsuit with a bow detail …

How technology is making fashion sustainable

How technology is making fashion sustainable

How technology is making fashion sustainable. The face that technology is making fashion sustainable isn’t all that surprising; tech has always been used to some extent in the fashion industry. From simply utilising technology for the clothing manufacturing process, we’re seeing an age where tech and fashion are coming together to make clothes that are …

Better Cotton Initiative joins UN Charter for Climate Action

Better Cotton Initiative joins UN Charter for Climate Action

Better Cotton Initiative joins UN Charter for Climate Action. In a bid to make the fashion industry a more sustainable place, the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI), a non-profit organisation that promotes better standards in cotton farming, is the latest signatory of the United Nations Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action. The charter is a series …

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