Plea In Delhi Hc Against Re-Entry Of Chinese Fashion Brand Shein Via Amazon; Court Seeks Govt Reply

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought response from the Centre and Amazon on a plea seeking to prohibit the re-entry of Chinese fashion brand ‘Shein’ in India through the sale of its products on the digital marketplace. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh issued notice on the petition … Read more

Activewear brand Lorna Jane fined $5m for claiming clothes could stop Covid spread | Business

Lorna Jane has been fined $5m and labelled “predatory and exploitative” by the federal court after the popular activewear brand falsely claimed its clothes could eliminate Covid-19 and stop it spreading.During the deadly virus outbreak, the company claimed its anti-virus activewear had been sprayed with a substance called “LJ Shield”, which protected people against pathogens.Advertisements … Read more

Business News | Major Fashion Brands to Source at Fibre2Fashion Trade Show

Business News | Major Fashion Brands to Source at Fibre2Fashion Trade Show

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], July 23 (ANI/BusinessWire India): The forthcoming second edition of F2F Sourcing Show promises to provide access to unlimited business and networking opportunities for global visitors for sourcing their textile-apparel-fashion needs.The two-week virtual trade event for apparel, fabric, and yarn exhibitors, being organised by Fibre2Fashion, is scheduled to be held from September 6, … Read more

Storied Fashion Houses Celebrate 100 Year Milestones With Fabulous New Scents

Storied Fashion Houses Celebrate 100 Year Milestones With Fabulous New Scents

Two of the world’s most fabled fashion houses are celebrating an important century mark. One for introducing arguably the most iconic scent in the world, the other for its founding in 1921. Both are marking the rare moment with brand new fragrances so everyone can get in on the fun.Chanel N°5 ― One Hundred YearsAlthough, … Read more

Larry Kestleman grows fashion footprint, buying up Brand Collective

Larry Kestleman grows fashion footprint, buying up Brand Collective

Larry Kestleman’s LK Group has acquired fashion retail house Brand Collective for an undisclosed amount.  The acquisition is the second in the fashion space for Kestleman, following his purchase of PAS Group in October 2020.  Brand Collective houses a mix of owned-brands and licensed brands including Superdry, Clarks, Hush Puppies, Elwood, Volley, Shoes & Sox, … Read more

Victoria Estella Perry Named Brand President of Petal + Pup | Business

Victoria Estella Perry Named Brand President of Petal + Pup | Business

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul 22, 2021–a.k.a. Brands (the “Company”; “a.k.a.”), a global platform that is pioneering a new approach to direct-to-consumer fashion, today announced the appointment of Victoria Estella Perry to Brand President of Petal + Pup, effective August 3, 2021. In this role, Perry will lead the strategic growth of the Australian-based, digitally native brand, … Read more

Is fast fashion catching up to real time?

Is fast fashion catching up to real time?

As consumers continue to demand faster and cheaper goods, China-based online clothing brand Shein is pioneering an even faster model of fast fashion — and it’s skyrocketing in popularity. Shein’s website ranks first in the world for web traffic in the fashion and apparel category, ranking ahead of legacy brands including Nike, Zara and Macy’s. … Read more

Vetements Lifts the Lid on its “Secret Project,” a New Brand Called VTMNTS

Vetements Lifts the Lid on its "Secret Project," a New Brand Called VTMNTS

Vetements lifted the veil on announced the heavily-hyped “secret project” that it has been teasing since it announced late last month that it would launch a new venture. In an interview last month, the Zurich, Switzerland-headquartered company’s CEO Guram Gvsalia told Vogue, “We’re launching a new brand.” Or actually, “It’s not just one brand; it’s the first milestone … Read more

Arvind Lifestyle Brands to sell Unlimited fashion chain to V-Mart

Shailesh Chaturvedi, Chief Executive Officer, Arvind Fashions.

Apparel retailer Arvind Lifestyle Brands Limited (ALBL), on Thursday announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its value-fashion retail chain Unlimited to retailer V-Mart Retail Ltd., for an estimated Rs150 crore in an all-cash transaction. The move comes as Arvind Fashions Limited (AFL) continues to lower debt and focus on six key … Read more

Golf-Inspired Apparel Brand Hires Nationwide Virtual PR Agency Trust Relations as Agency of Record | News

Golf-Inspired Apparel Brand Hires Nationwide Virtual PR Agency Trust Relations as Agency of Record | News

WILLIAMS, Ariz., July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The fast-growing virtual strategic communications agency Trust Relations today announced that Renwick, the athleisure lifestyle brand with a focus on golf, hired the nationwide firm as its agency of record. Renwick originally partnered with Trust Relations in January 2021, to help introduce and launch the brand’s first product line … Read more

What Tech Should Brands Adopt to Address Apparel’s Visibility Problem? – Sourcing Journal

When it comes to transparency and traceability, many fashion brands still have difficulty collecting and validating data and have limited visibility with sub-suppliers.

It’s no secret that consumers have become increasingly aware of the environmental and ethical impact of their clothing. According to Fashion Revolution’s 2021 Transparency Index, 69 percent say they would like to know how their clothes are manufactured and 74 percent believe fashion brands should publish the factories they use for manufacturing. Related Articles When … Read more

tailor-made to India’s trends and sensibilities

Snapdeal launches fresh.

‘Lockdowns and more lockdowns’ has been the story of India’s Covid-19 battle with an adverse effect being felt by the country’s retail sector. The apparel market witnessed a 27 percent drop in sales – down to Rs.3,022 billion in 2020 from Rs. 4,129 billion in 2019 – finds a BCG study. An ICRA report states that … Read more

Sustainable swimwear brand BOLD Swim gets Clearco’s ClearAngel funding

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Toronto-based e-commerce investor Clearco recently announced its ClearAngel programme is extending $10,000 funding to US sustainable swimwear brand BOLD Swim. Having recently launched a new collection, BOLD Swim founder Tiffany Asamoah looks forward to applying the funding to new growth channels via an aggressive marketing campaign and product development.ClearAngel is one of a few … Read more

With office life coming back, activewear brands are pivoting to ‘workleisure’

With office life coming back, activewear brands are pivoting to 'workleisure'

The pandemic was good for activewear brands. Stuck inside, people craved comfortable clothes. Lululemon saw an 88% increase in sales in the first quarter of 2021, while Under Armour reported a 35% year-over-year increase in 2020.But now, people are going back into the real world, complete with office hours and social events. So how are … Read more

How Gap’s new loyalty program ties together its multiple brands

How Gap's new loyalty program ties together its multiple brands

Last September, Gap Inc. relaunched its loyalty program in order to encourage people to shop and redeem rewards across all four of its brands — Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta and the namesake Gap brand. Now roughly ten months into the program, Gap is making a greater push to get more people to sign up. … Read more

U.S. fashion brands estimate to increase sustainable denim offerings by 75%

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American fashion brand Guess will increase its sustainable denim offering to 75% within three years, replace virgin polyester with recycled materials, reduce corporate greenhouse gas emissions by 50%, and reduce supply chain emissions. We plan to reduce it by 30% by 2030. Approved by the Science Based Targets Initiative. Guess announced its goals in Vision … Read more

JELJELI studio designs ANISSA AIDA’s showroom in downtown tunis

JELJELI studio designs ANISSA AIDA's showroom in downtown tunis

architects achraf bahri and hassene jeljeli (JELJELI studio) have turned an old three story villa in downtown tunis into a new showroom and workspace for slow fashion company ANISSA AIDA. the completed renovation is characterized by bright, luminous spaces and a white and blue color palette that’s perfectly in keeping with the ANISSA AIDA brand. all … Read more

Prism Digital to launch and manage international ecommerce business for GlamGrl, A Leading Bangladeshi Fashion and Lifestyle Brand

Prism Digital to launch and manage international ecommerce business for GlamGrl, A Leading Bangladeshi Fashion and Lifestyle Brand

Glamgrl, a  fashion and lifestyle brand based in Dhaka, Bangladesh, is now entering into international markets to make its products available for international buyers. GlamGrl has partnered with Prism Digital, a digital marketing agency in UAE to access and brand its foray into the international markets. Prism Digital will be creating an Progressive Web App (PWA)  ecommerce website for the brand and … Read more

Eclectic New York fashion brand sets up colorful shop in River Oaks

Eclectic New York fashion brand sets up colorful shop in River Oaks

An acclaimed, New York-based lifestyle brand has just pegged Houston for its first Texas brick-and-mortar presence. Frances Valentine, known for its vibrant colors and vintage aesthetic, will open in the tony River Oaks District ( 4444 Westheimer Rd., Suite H-105). The new store is slated to open the first week of September 2021, the … Read more

COVID’s Impact On The Fast Fashion Market And How Companies Can Counter It As Per TBRC’s Fast Fashion Market Report 2021

COVID’s Impact On The Fast Fashion Market And How Companies Can Counter It As Per TBRC's Fast Fashion Market Report 2021

Segments covered: By Gender – Women’s Wear, Men’s Wear; By Age – Adults Wear, Teens Wear, Kids Wear, Others; By Type – Pants, Coat, Skirt, OthersLONDON, July 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As per The Business Research Company’s research report on the fast fashion market, the slowed-down economic activity due to COVID-19 across the globe … Read more

Asda targets Fat Face chief Evans as next boss of clothing brand George | Business News

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Asda has approached the boss of Fat Face, the high street fashion brand, about taking the helm at George, its clothing arm, as the supermarket chain’s new owners orchestrate a leadership overhaul.Sky News has learnt that Liz Evans, who has run Fat Face since 2018, is a leading candidate to become the next chief executive … Read more

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Ulta Beauty NYC Herald Square

The Ulta Beauty at Target shop-in-shop has finally been revealed, with more than 50 beauty brands participating in the initiative. Last November, the two retailers announced they would be partnering to bring prestige beauty brands across skin, hair, makeup and fragrance to Target in a 1,000-square-foot shop-in-shop that will initially open in 100 locations next … Read more

A Guide to All the Fashion Brands You’ll See at the Tokyo Olympics

A Guide to All the Fashion Brands You'll See at the Tokyo Olympics

As the 2020+1 Tokyo Olympics kick off on July 23, get ready to spot some familiar labels on the world’s most esteemed athletes as they go for the gold. Along with the sportswear giants (the Nikes, the Asics, the 4Fs), brands like Ralph Lauren and Armani have designed uniforms for Team USA and Team Italy, respectively, … Read more

JCPenney Expands Its Product Offerings By Adding Black And Brown Beauty Brands And Adaptive Fashions

JCPenney Expands Its Product Offerings By Adding Black And Brown Beauty Brands And Adaptive Fashions

JCPenney at San Bruno, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Getty Images JCPenney Expands Its Product Offerings By Adding Black And Brown Beauty Brands and Adaptive Fashions Lots of changes are going on at JCPenney. One notable change is in the beauty category. Thirteen Lune, an on-line site that offers beauty brands created by black … Read more

the Italian brand who is reshaping the world of fashion, one plant-based bag at the time

Miomojo: the Italian brand who is reshaping the world of fashion, one plant-based bag at the time

Italian pioneer, Miomojo, the designed kind fashion brand, really embodies the meaning of sustainability. From tradition to innovation, the vegan brand is bringing Italian design on a fresh wind. Have you ever heard about Cactus Leather, AppleSkin or Corn Leather? From cacti, apples and corn, these organic materials waste’ take new life instead of being … Read more

Gucci hottest brand for 4th successive quarter in The Lyst Index

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Gucci was ranked the hottest brand in the latest The Lyst Index, followed by Dior, Nike, Louis Vuitton and Prada. Though the pandemic is not over, consumers were in a very different mindset in 2021 second quarter compared to the same period in 2020, the index revealed. Gucci retains its rank as the world’s … Read more

How Homegrown D2C Fashion Brand Freakins is Planning to go Global

How Homegrown D2C Fashion Brand Freakins is Planning to go Global

As an experiment, Sachin Shah and Shaan Shah invested Rs 10 lakh to design and manufacture a few denimwear samples and tried selling them in the market. On getting a good response, they decided to launch their own collection in November 2018 and now, this homegrown brand, Freakins, is available across the country, clocking a … Read more

Olympics 2021: Is there surfing?

Olympics 2021: Is there surfing?

Surfing will make its debut at the Tokyo Olympics this year, exposing people to the best surfers in the world, according to The Washington Post. But questions have risen about whether or not surfing can be an accessible sport for all. The Seattle Times reports that surfing has become something of an expensive sport and … Read more

Wexner Owns Just 2 Percent of L Brands After $2.7 Billion Selling Spree

Wexner Owns Just 2 Percent of L Brands After $2.7 Billion Selling Spree

Les Wexner spent more than five decades building the apparel business he founded with a $5,000 loan from his aunt into one of the world’s biggest fashion retailers. Now, in just a matter of months, the Ohio billionaire has almost completely severed his ties with L Brands Inc., the owner of Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body … Read more

How A Drop Model And Leaning Into Comfort Helped Fashion Brand Donni Thrive

How A Drop Model And Leaning Into Comfort Helped Fashion Brand Donni Thrive

Alyssa Wasko, founder, designer and CEO of Donni, Photo Credit: Sarah Sikora Photo Credit: Sarah Sikora There’s no doubt that leisurewear and comfortable apparel had its moment in 2020 — but fashion brand Donni is proving to stand the test of time. It’s a testament to its commitment to high quality fabrics, a strategic drop … Read more

Here’s How Fast Fashion Brands Can Legally Copy Indie Designers : NPR

Here's How Fast Fashion Brands Can Legally Copy Indie Designers : NPR

In this photo illustration, a Shein App in the IOS App Store on May 03, 2021 in Bargteheide, Germany. Katja Knupper/Die Fotowerft/DeFodi Images via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Katja Knupper/Die Fotowerft/DeFodi Images via Getty Images In this photo illustration, a Shein App in the IOS App Store on May 03, 2021 in Bargteheide, … Read more

The Intersection Of Fashion And Social Justice With 40 Tons CEO Loriel Alegrete

The Intersection Of Fashion And Social Justice With 40 Tons CEO Loriel Alegrete

Loriel Alegrete is Chief Executive Officer at 40 Tons, a Black, woman-owned premium cannabis, … [+] clothing, and accessories brand from Los Angeles, California Emily Eizen If you’re like me, you’re always on the lookout for a great t-shirt or hat that sends a strong message in a cool way. It’s harder to find than … Read more

Sega partners with fashion brand Lavair for retro Mega Drive trainers

Sega partners with fashion brand Lavair for retro Mega Drive trainers

Fashion-conscious gamers who grew up with Sega’s iconic Mega Drive console can now pick up a line of exclusive sportswear designed in collaboration with independent trainer label Lavair. The line, which launches on July 23 directly from Lavair, will be split into two. The ‘Exo Sega Mega Drive Mono’ offers a predominantly black shoe with … Read more

CHIUSHUI Transforms Product Development with Centric PLM™

CHIUSHUI Transforms Product Development with Centric PLM™

CHIUSHUI Transforms Product Development with Centric PLM™ We believe the Centric PLM will play a decisive role in achieving business goals. CAMPBELL, Calif. (PRWEB) July 20, 2021 CHIUSHUI, the women’s clothing brand, has selected Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution for emerging enterprises, Centric SMB. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions … Read more

Super Immigrant Fashion Brand Announces New Summer Collection in a Quest to Unify People of all Cultures

Super Immigrant Fashion Brand Announces New Summer Collection in a Quest to Unify People of all Cultures

More than just a fashion brand, Super Immigrant is on a mission to open minds and encourage people to connect with each other. SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, July 20, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Super Immigrant (SI) is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of its new summer collection of apparel and accessories. This innovative brand … Read more

Best partywear brands for women: from De La Vali to Essential Antwerp

Best partywear brands for women: from De La Vali to Essential Antwerp

Passport or not, the clubs are open and partying is firmly back on the agenda.But after months and months without dancefloors, it’s likely your wardrobe is lacking in flirty outfits for sizzling summer nights, falling short perhaps in the desk-to-disco dress department. Fear not, for there are a whole host of brilliant independent labels out … Read more

Revenue rise for online women’s fashion brand Sosandar as pre-tax losses cut

Revenue rise for online women's fashion brand Sosandar as pre-tax losses cut

Online women’s fashion brand Sosandar grew its revenue and cut its pre-tax losses during the listed company’s latest financial year. The Wilmslow-headquartered business has reported a revenue of £12.1m for the 12 months to March 31, 2021, up from £9m during the prior year. The company’s pre-tax losses were also slashed from £7.8m to £3m … Read more

Renting fashion can be green, argue clothes renters | Fashion industry

The fashion rental industry has challenged the findings of a recent high-profile report that suggested renting clothes is “less green than throwing them away”, based on the environmental impacts of transportation and dry cleaning.The study, published by the Finnish scientific journal Environmental Research Letters, assessed the environmental impact of five different ways of owning and … Read more

LVMH Acquires Majority Stake in Virgil Abloh’s Off-White Brand

LVMH Acquires Majority Stake in Virgil Abloh's Off-White Brand

Virgil Abloh — the fashion designer, DJ and pundit of pop culture — is about to become the most powerful Black executive at the most powerful luxury goods group in the world.On Tuesday, LVMH announced it was acquiring a 60 percent stake in Off-White, the luxury streetwear brand Mr. Abloh founded in 2013 and which … Read more

Macy’s introduces new private label apparel brand

Macy’s introduces new private label apparel brand

The Macy’s “And Now This” private label brand is launching in ready-to-wear and men’s categories. The line is designed for the fashion-forward, contemporary dresser, featuring elevated basics and sophisticated pieces at affordable price points. And Now This is available now at Macy’s e-commerce site and select stores. The ready-to-wear selection offers an assortment of elevated … Read more

Rent the Runway confidentially files for IPO

Rent the Runway confidentially files for IPO

Jennifer Hyman, Rent the RunwayScott Mlyn | CNBCRent the Runway has confidentially filed paperwork with U.S. regulators for an initial public offering, as it looks to cash in on the booming market for rental clothes and second-hand apparel.The online clothing rental firm said on Monday the number of shares on offer and the target price … Read more

Is Phoebe Philo Fashion’s Most Misunderstood Designer?

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Last week, Phoebe Philo announced her return to the world of fashion with an eponymous brand that will launch early next year, nearly four years after she left LVMH-owned Celine in the hands of her successor Hedi Slimane. The news was lauded by the womenswear fanatics who mourn her absence (like those who memorialize her … Read more

Fort Worth Favorite Noble 31 Celebrates Women-Owned Brands in Texas

Fort Worth-based Madi Davis and Mackenzie Moore founded luxury fashion brand Noble 31 in 2017.

There’s a reason North Texas cities regularly find their way onto lists of the best cities to build a company. The business-friendly environment of Dallas-Fort Worth — and the state’s lack of income tax — has long been hospitable to young start-ups, but what may not be quite as well-known is the area’s wealth of … Read more