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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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Sellers of stilettos, lipstick and clothing see a holiday with scarce inventory and spiking costs

Sellers of stilettos, lipstick and clothing see a holiday with scarce inventory and spiking costs

Retailers are launching holiday marketing campaigns to lure in-store shoppers as supply chain issues boost costs for consumers.  
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Puma is working on a biodegradable version of its 'Suede' sneaker

Puma is working on a biodegradable version of its 'Suede' sneaker

Sports equipment manufacturer Puma has announced the launch of a circular pilot project to test a biodegradable version of its most iconic shoe, the Suede.
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Burberry launches new positive impact biodiversity strategy

Burberry launches new positive impact biodiversity strategy

​Burberry has announced a new biodiversity strategy after a study showed “leather, cashmere and wool have the most significant impact on biodiversity and account for a high proportion of Burberry’s carbon footprint”.
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Austrian textile firm Lenzing swings back to profit in third quarter

Austrian textile firm Lenzing swings back to profit in third quarter

Lenzing Group, an Austrian leader in sustainable specialty fibres, has posted a 32.9 per cent revenue growth to €1.59 billion in the third quarter.
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For Stella McCartney, fashion must ditch leather or die trying

For Stella McCartney, fashion must ditch leather or die trying

The fashion industry must prepare to eliminate waste and take radical stances such as ditching animal leather altogether, said British designer Stella McCartney.
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