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Gucci launches eco material Demetra, makes it available to other companies

Gucci launches eco material Demetra, makes it available to other companies

Italian fashion brand Gucci has introduced Demetra, a new luxury material that combines quality, softness, durability and scalability with an eco-friendly ethos.
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Kingpins spotlights Australian denim industry with latest digital show

Kingpins spotlights Australian denim industry with latest digital show

The denim trade show has unveiled the program for its upcoming digital event, Kingpins24 Flash Australia, a two-day celebration of the antipodean nation’s denim industry and supply chain.
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Bangladesh garment industry could save $500 million a year by recycling cotton

Bangladesh garment industry could save $500 million a year by recycling cotton

Bangladesh’s garment industry could reduce its annual spending by half a billion dollars if it recycled cotton waste from its factories and fabric mills, a circular economy group said on Wednesday.
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Fashion trader About You opens above offer price in Frankfurt stock market debut

Fashion trader About You opens above offer price in Frankfurt stock market debut

Shares in the online fashion retailer About You AG made its market debut in the Frankfurt stock exchange on Wednesday, opening 11.3% above its offer price.
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Banshee of Savile Row, feminine bespoke for fiery beauties

Banshee of Savile Row, feminine bespoke for fiery beauties

One striking new brand unveiled this weekend in London is Banshee of Savile Row, a bespoke women’s tailoring house that prides itself on using truly top-shelf fabrics with panache.
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The relationship between plastic and fast fashion still going strong, report says

The relationship between plastic and fast fashion still going strong, report says

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.
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Stella McCartney heads to G7, at BFC Forum says eco is "the future of fashion"

Stella McCartney heads to G7, at BFC Forum says eco is "the future of fashion"

One of fashion’s biggest names has issued a warning to the fashion sector not to get too complacent about current green drives as there’s a lot more work to be done, with legislation also needed. 
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Fast fashion still uses too many virgin synthetics - report

Fast fashion still uses too many virgin synthetics - report

Must do better. Nearly half the women's clothes being sold by leading UK-based online retailers are still made entirely from new plastics, according to a Royal Society for the Arts (RSA) report. 
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Première Vision Sport postpones Portland and Boston editions until fall

Première Vision Sport postpones Portland and Boston editions until fall

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. 
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Adidas invests in Finnish textile recycling firm Spinnova

Adidas invests in Finnish textile recycling firm Spinnova

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.
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Matty Bovan wins both 2021 International Woolmark Prizes; as support group opens new space in La Caserne

Matty Bovan wins both 2021 International Woolmark Prizes; as support group opens new space in La Caserne

Matty Bovan has won both the 2021 International Woolmark Prizes, in a special virtual event this year, the merino wool industry support group announced Thursday.
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Fashion must be change influencer say speakers at BFC's Positive Fashion Forum

Fashion must be change influencer say speakers at BFC's Positive Fashion Forum

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.
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Israel bans sale of fur in fashion trade

Israel bans sale of fur in fashion trade

Israel announced a ban Wednesday on the sale of fur in the fashion trade, winning applause from the International Anti-Fur Coalition as the "first entire nation" to impose such a ban.
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UK government launches watchdog to toughen garment workers' legal protection

UK government launches watchdog to toughen garment workers' legal protection

​The UK fashion industry is on notice. The government is launching a major initiative to crack down on workplace abuse, with particular attention to garment production, in a bid to improve and protect workers’ rights.
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Zegna buys control of top-shelf fabric maker Tessitura Ubertino

Zegna buys control of top-shelf fabric maker Tessitura Ubertino

The Ermenegildo Zegna Group’s acquisition campaign continues. The high-end Italian apparel manufacturer and gentlemanly menswear brand has acquired control of Tessitura Ubertino, the top-shelf fabric maker.
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International Woolmark Prize releases Solange Knowles' Saint Heron film

International Woolmark Prize releases Solange Knowles' Saint Heron film

​The International Woolmark Prize, which is one of fashion’s most prestigious awards, has ramped up its publicity drive with the release of a 2021 video campaign created by Solange Knowles' Saint Heron agency.
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