The Real Leather. Stay Different. International Student Design Competition has announced its first-ever winner: Emily Omesi, a BFA undergraduate at FIT, New York, who beat almost 400 other participants.
Alter Made has been conceived as a sustainability lab to improve the way Mango works, and is committed to low inventory and proximity production. Led by Alejandra Mur, it forecasts a revenue of €25 million in 3 years.
Acquisition-hungry JD Sports Fashion has now moved into beauty. The UK-based sportswear giant has bought a stake in online hair & beauty brand Hairburst, which sells vitamins, shampoos and styling products.
Ted Baker is launching an experiential marketing blitz with Street Party Sessions, “an immersive, digital-first series of performances by British musicians Jungle, Joy Crookes, Little Simz, Bastille and Alicai Harley”.
Fast fashion giant Boohoo Group on Monday published its international factory list, “meeting its transparency pledge to publish it within 12 months of the Independent Review produced by Alison Levitt QC”.
Britain's opposition Labour Party would impose higher taxes on online retailers to fund tax relief for bricks and mortar businesses, the party's would-be finance minister Rachel Reeves will say on Monday.
Following MSGM, a number of new, innovative brands are hitting the Milanese runway, including the likes of Shi.RT, by Aquilano and Rimondi, and Vitelli, headed up by Mauro Simionato and his experimental knitwear.
ASOS has become the latest big fashion name to enter gaming, although its new multi-million-dollar deal with esports brand Fnatic isn't just about a game, it's a partnership with the two firms collaborating more widely.