Exploitation of garment workers is continuing in Leicester's textile industry, a new report claims, a year after an exposé highlighted abuses in the supply chain. This is despite measures to safeguard employees.
Kering's flagship label has announced that it has already surpassed its 2025 targets for the reduction of its environmental impact and has outlined the initiatives the company took in 2020 in terms of inclusivity.
Boohoo’s trading update on Tuesday showed that the pureplay e-tailer continued to prosper in Q1, even after UK physical stores reopened in April, although there were challenges in some markets and margins were squeezed.
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.
As the momentum builds for the inaugural Institute of Positive Fashion Forum, organiser The British Fashion Council has announced the strong line-up and schedule for the day-long event taking place digitally on 10 June.
From making algae-sequin dresses, dyeing clothes with bacteria to planting trackable pigments in cotton, an emerging tide of innovations offers the fashion industry a chance to clean up its woeful environmental record.