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Bally's AW 21 campaign celebrates Swiss modernism and natural landscapes

Bally's AW 21 campaign celebrates Swiss modernism and natural landscapes

​Bally has unveiled the AW21 campaign for its Legacy Continua collection that “pays tribute to 170 years of excellence in design and leather craftsmanship since 1851”.
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Italian luxury market in transformation

Italian luxury market in transformation

Covid has forced the Italian luxury industry to step up the pace of its transformation and search for investors, as shown by Zegna announcing a forthcoming stock market listing, and L Catterton’s acquisition of Etro.
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Leather Working Group links with Textile Exchange

Leather Working Group links with Textile Exchange

The UK-based, globally-focused Leather Working Group (LWG), which provides certification for the leather manufacturing industry, has agreed to partner with Textile Exchange to grant reciprocal membership.
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BFC announces nine Changemakers finalists

BFC announces nine Changemakers finalists

The British Fashion Council has released the names of nine finalists for the recently-launched BFC Changemakers Prize. Three winners, to be chosen in September, will receive a £7,500 cash prize and mentoring package.
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Lockdown threat looms over Asian textile industry

Lockdown threat looms over Asian textile industry

While the health situation in textile manufacturing countries like Vietnam, Indonesia and Pakistan is critical, there is concern in Bangladesh about the effects an imminent lockdown would have on its textile industry.
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Woolmark Prize applications open in search for A$200k winner

Woolmark Prize applications open in search for A$200k winner

Applications for the 2021/22 International Woolmark Prize have opened as the annual prestigious award process begins in the search for outstanding fashion talent.
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Liberty hit hard by flagship Covid closure, but online booms

Liberty hit hard by flagship Covid closure, but online booms

Department store Liberty has filed its results for the year to the end of January and said that it was "significantly impacted" by the three separate Covid lockdown in the UK that dented footfall to its London flagship.
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Coats Group in strong recovery phase as sales top pre-pandemic level

Coats Group in strong recovery phase as sales top pre-pandemic level

Coats Group is back on form. The global threads producer said Wednesday it enjoyed a "strong recovery" in both operational performance and demand in the first six months of the year.
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Première Vision New York returns to physical events this July

Première Vision New York returns to physical events this July

The fashion trade fair is making its physical comeback in NYC at the end of July, when it will welcome 67 international and domestic companies to its first in-person event since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Lululemon to make accessories from mushroom leather

Lululemon to make accessories from mushroom leather

Vancouver-based athleticwear company Lululemon revealed last week that it has begun creating products grown from mushrooms with the debut of the world's first yoga accessories made from Mylo material. 
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Circular fashion: Isko presents industrial process for separating cotton from polyester

Circular fashion: Isko presents industrial process for separating cotton from polyester

Turkish denim producer Isko has inked a licence deal with the Hong Kong Research Institute for Textiles and Apparel, whose ‘Green Machine’ is said to make it possible to easily separate cotton fibre from polyester.
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Paris Couture Day Two: Alexandre Vauthier, Ronald van der Kemp and Viktor & Rolf

Paris Couture Day Two: Alexandre Vauthier, Ronald van der Kemp and Viktor & Rolf

Paris couture is not just about dressing billionaires' wives. It’s also about experimentation, and fashionable irony, as seen in three collections Tuesday: Alexandre Vauthier, Viktor & Rolf and Ronald van der Kemp.
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Herrera, Van Noten and other Puig labels ban exotic skins

Herrera, Van Noten and other Puig labels ban exotic skins

​Animal rights group PETA claimed a victory on Tuesday as it said labels in the portfolio of Spain’s Puig have confirmed they’ll stop selling items made out of the skins of snakes, crocodiles, and other ‘exotic’ animals.
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H&M, Bestseller and Adidas invest in circular fibre innovation

H&M, Bestseller and Adidas invest in circular fibre innovation

​A number of big clothing names have taken part in the latest funding round for Infinited Fiber Company with it having raised €30m in new capital from a group include existing investor H&M, plus Bestseller and Adidas.
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The North Face drops Futurelight logo following legal battle

The North Face drops Futurelight logo following legal battle

The North Face is ready to put its legal battle with legendary artist Futura behind it, as it publicly announces plans to drop the logo used for its Futurelight apparel.
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AMI spring/summer 2022: Uniquely commercial escapism

AMI spring/summer 2022: Uniquely commercial escapism

A moment of restrained escapism at AMI, with founder designer Alexandre Mattiussi creating a collection for a world finally emerging from Covid tentatively. Nothing tentative, however, about the brand's explosive growth.
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