Consumers are choosing brands with sustainable practices | Apparel Industry News

More than two-thirds (67%) of consumers are willing to pay more for brands with leading sustainability practices

More than two-thirds (67%) of consumers are willing to pay more for brands with leading sustainability practices US consumers believe it is important companies act sustainably and are willing to pay a premium for brands that demonstrate this, with Patagonia, The North Face and Adidas all scoring highly in the new Stifel Sustainable Lifestyle Brands … Read more

Anything Customs Printing & Apparel celebrates joining chamber with ribbon cutting | Local Business News

Anything Customs Printing & Apparel celebrates joining chamber with ribbon cutting | Local Business News

Reginald Stigger, owner of Anything Customs Printing & Apparel, cuts the ribbon on Wednesday celebrating joining the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce. Joining in the celebration are his brothers, Jason Oliver (left) and Eric Crosby (right), along with members of his team, chamber staff and ambassadors. Anything Customs Printing & Apparel has moved from Third … Read more

Fashion brands feeling the pinch as earnings plummet

Fashion brands feeling the pinch as earnings plummet

Fashion brands feeling the pinch as earnings plummet Sales via wholesale outlets drop by 70% Closed shops at the Platinum Fashion Mall in Bangkok, Thailand. The fashion industry has been hampered by the weakened consumer spending and slowdown in tourism due to the Covid pandemic. Most fashion categories are suffering this year as the pandemic … Read more

Walmart and Gap are coming together to create a new home decor brand

Walmart and Gap are coming together to create a new home decor brand

Gap and Walmart are launching an exclusive home decor brand, Gap Home. It will launch on the big-box retailer’s website and eventually be sold at stores.WalmartWalmart has inked a multiyear deal with Gap to create a home goods brand, as the discounter looks to drive more online sales and the apparel retailer hopes to strengthen … Read more

American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) Q1 2021 earnings

American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) Q1 2021 earnings

A shopper wearing a protective mask walks past a sale sign at an American Eagle Outfitters Inc. clothing store at Westfield San Francisco Centre in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Thursday, June 18, 2020.Michael Short | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesAmerican Eagle Outfitters reported Wednesday fiscal first-quarter earnings and sales that topped analysts’ estimates, as shoppers … Read more

Meet the Birmingham teen who founded his own vibrant clothing brand

Meet the Birmingham teen who founded his own vibrant clothing brand

Author Cecilia Wood – May 26, 2021May 26, 2021 Read Time 2 Minutes Make life colorful. Photo via Cecilia Wood for Bham Now Your personal style is an important way to express yourself, and J’Corion Johnson helps others do that with colorful pieces. The Ramsay High School student is part of the growing fashion industry … Read more

Authentic Brands Group Plans IPO at $10B Valuation – Commercial Observer

Authentic Brands Group Plans IPO at $10B Valuation – Commercial Observer

Authentic Brands Group (ABG), which has been buying up bankrupt retailers at a rapid clip with mall-owner Simon Property Group, plans to go public later this year. The brand management company will seek a $10 billion valuation, though that could change throughout the initial public offering (IPO) process, Bloomberg reported. ABG was valued at $4 … Read more

Capri Holdings Ltd (CPRI) Q4 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

Capri Holdings Ltd (CPRI) Q4 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

Image source: The Motley Fool. Capri Holdings Ltd (NYSE:CPRI)Q4 2021 Earnings CallMay 26, 2021, 8:30 a.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorGreetings. Welcome to the Capri Holdings Limited Fourth Quarter 2021 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions]I will now turn the conference over to Jennifer Davis, Vice President of Investor Relations. Thank you. … Read more

Most Americans believe the media promotes an unattainable body image for women

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Data from the YouGov Body Image Study 2021 finds nearly nine in 10 (89%) Americans agree that physical appearance at least somewhat matters in today’s society. But many also believe that ideals around physical appearance are influenced by media and by the fashion industry, and that these standards may be unrealistic for the average person.  Do Americans think … Read more

Fashion Influencer Market Cumulative Impact of COVID-19 – 2021 – 2027 AspireIQ, HYPR Brands, InfluencerDB, IZEA, Klear – KSU

Fashion Influencer Market Cumulative Impact of COVID-19 – 2021 – 2027 AspireIQ, HYPR Brands, InfluencerDB, IZEA, Klear – KSU

In an effort to maximize their reach and capture a wider audience, fashion brands are adopting influencer marketing strategies. Technological upheavals in advertising practices and marketing strategies have helped companies invest more effectively in marketing campaigns and achieve greater return on investment (ROI). Influencer marketing allows fashion brands to maximize their reach and promote their … Read more

“It’s Very Simple: People Want to Wear Gaultier.” Meet the Brand’s New Creative Director Florence Tétier

“It’s Very Simple: People Want to Wear Gaultier.” Meet the Brand’s New Creative Director Florence Tétier

In addition to the ready-to-wear and limited edition collaborations, Gaultier will also offer six one-off marinières created by the couture atelier; and there’s a curation of marine-themed vintage, as well. Tétier isn’t interested in hierarchies. All of the pieces, she explains, will be “mixed together to recreate this very Gaultier universe, where everything is on … Read more

Treet, with $2.8 million in seed funding, gets brands involved in the resale market – TechCrunch

Treet, with $2.8 million in seed funding, gets brands involved in the resale market – TechCrunch

Treet, a company rethinking the resale retail market, announced the close of a $2.8 million seed round today. The financing comes from Bling Capital, Matchstick Ventures, Techstars, BAM Ventures, BBG Ventures, Green Meadow, Interlace Ventures, V1.VC, and Alante Capital. Despite the fact that selling old clothes is the most sustainable, and most financially beneficial way … Read more

Dubai: Fashion brand sets Guinness World Record for largest mobile clothing store – News

Dubai: Fashion brand sets Guinness World Record for largest mobile clothing store - News

It converted a fleet of buses into custom-made replicas of their stores as a way to adapt to the challenges of the pandemic. A Dubai fashion retailer has set a new Guinness World Record for the largest mobile clothing store. Telal Gents Fashion converted a fleet of buses into custom-made replicas of their … Read more

#UpWithHer: Loren Heller, Hillary Cullum launch Berkley Clothing

#UpWithHer: Loren Heller, Hillary Cullum launch Berkley Clothing

Shocked by the limited choices in athletic maternity wear, Loren Heller and Hillary Cullum leaned into their retail roots and began designing. DALLAS — The frustration of shopping for maternity clothes inspired two best friends to make it easier for expectant moms to find the perfect fit.  Loren Heller and Hillary Cullum launched Berkley Clothing in 2020. They shared their brand-building strategies and how honesty helped them … Read more

The Post-Covid-19 Future of Sustainable Fashion Brands

Fashion Marketplaces: The Post-Covid-19 Future of Sustainable Fashion Brands

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a defining global health crisis, causing economic shutdowns and posing unprecedented challenges to the fashion industry. This crisis has also led to e-commerce booming, and the acceleration of digital transformation, raising the share of global retail trade by 3% in 2020. Consumption patterns are shifting at the same time. Consumers … Read more

1 in 3 U.S. Consumers Would Do All Their Shopping

1 in 3 U.S. Consumers Would Do All Their Shopping

SAN DIEGO, May 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Consumers in the United States want to make more environmentally-friendly choices when it comes to shopping for clothes, but a lack of availability and trustworthy information on what makes clothing more (or less) sustainable has made “sustainable fashion” elusive for many. A new survey of 2,000 teenagers … Read more

Bombas & Patagonia top Stifel Sustainable Lifestyle Brands Index in US

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Bombas, Patagonia and The North Face have been ranked as the top three sustainable brands in the US by Stifel Sustainable Lifestyle Brands Index. The index ranks brands based on active/casual lifestyle consumer perception of brand’s sustainability practices and considers three metrics of sustainability: environmental, social and ethical business practices.Adidas, Allbirds and Hydro Flask … Read more

Jyo Shop – A one-stop shop for unique handcrafted jewellery

Jyo Shop - A one-stop shop for unique handcrafted jewellery

Jewellery for women is not just a status symbol, but a way of lifestyle. Every jewellery piece tells a story, while some might have a historic significance and other jewellery accessories might follow the latest market trends. Whether you are a fan of rings, stud earrings, necklace or handcrafted pieces, women are obsessed with adding … Read more

Vista Outdoors to acquire hunting-inspired fashion brand, e-bike company

Vista Outdoors to acquire hunting-inspired fashion brand, e-bike company

Vista Outdoor CEO Chris Metz maps out momentum of the company throughout the pandemic. Vista Outdoor is acquiring two companies to expand its already giant repertoire of hunting and sports gear and equipment, the company announced Wednesday.  Anoka, Minnesota-based Vista Outdoor is acquiring the hunting athletic-wear brand, Venor, which focuses on clothing for women, according … Read more

As Another Top Team Try To Turnaround Marks & Spencer, The Retailer Hits £201 Million Loss

As Another Top Team Try To Turnaround Marks & Spencer, The Retailer Hits £201 Million Loss

Marks & Spencer announce companies full year results, an 88% slump in full year profit. The 137 year … [+] old retailer, blames the pandemic forced closures of stores for severely constraining the store network. The business has been floundering for decades, and whilst under Chairman, Archie Norman (ex ASDA) watch there may be a … Read more

Can Douyin’s brand flagships lure luxury?

Can Douyin’s brand flagships lure luxury?

That hesitancy is par the course for luxury brands, who took several years to even test Douyin.Over the last three years, brands like Burberry and Prada have created branded accounts, primarily for marketing and advertising purposes. Some brands, including Tiffany & Co., Celine, Gucci and Chloé, are making limited use of Douyin’s e-commerce offering by … Read more

Holly Willoughby’s This Morning outfit today: Where to buy her gingham dress

Holly Willoughby’s This Morning outfit today: Where to buy her gingham dress

There’s no denying that Holly Willoughby’s This Morning outfits have become as much of a talking point as any of the stories featured on the show itself – and this week looks to be no different when it comes to proving her sartorial flair. Yesterday, Holly introduced us to a statement polka dot skirt from … Read more

Todd Snyder Opens Permanent East Hampton Store – WWD

Todd Snyder's new East Hampton store.

Todd Snyder is headed to the beach. The designer has opened his third store, in tony East Hampton, a 1,100-square-foot shop at 75 Main Street. Last summer, Snyder had operated a pop-up across the street at 50 Main Street, and its success prompted the decision to open a permanent location. “We initially tested a pop-up … Read more

These Brands Broke Out in 2020. What’s Next? | BoF Professional, News & Analysis

These Brands Broke Out in 2020. What’s Next? | BoF Professional, News & Analysis

In the years prior to the pandemic, designer James Flemons’ Los Angeles-based brand Phlemuns was expanding at a steady pace. Last year, however, the business went through a growth spurt, driven by increased traffic to the brand’s direct online shop through sell-out mask sales, along with the success of its signature backless T-shirt, which now … Read more

Fashion Brands Are Betting on Streaming Ads | BoF Professional, News & Analysis

Fashion Brands Are Betting on Streaming Ads | BoF Professional, News & Analysis

Last month, CBD beauty label Lord Jones debuted its first advertising campaign, featuring a 30-second video of an Egyptian queen pretending to play dead so she can take a relaxing bath with Lord Jones products. The campaign will appear in out-of-home ads and in commercials across linear — traditional network and cable — television, but … Read more

Born Primitive Launches the “Modest Edit,” a Collection for Covered Athletes in the Middle East

Born Primitive Launches the “Modest Edit,” a Collection for Covered Athletes in the Middle East

Photography: Salma Alessa Creative Direction: Aiesha Bousheri Enjoying Morning Chalk Up? Access additional exclusive interviews, analyses, and stories with an Rx membership. Born Primitive Middle East has launched the Modest Edit, a curated collection of clothing that shows how women can wear the brand’s active and athleisure wear, while staying chic and modest.  How it … Read more

Keeping Up With The Jewelry Maverick Ellie Vail

Keeping Up With The Jewelry Maverick Ellie Vail

Ellie Vail, founder of Ellie Vail Jewelry. Courtesy of Ellie Vail Everyone loves a record-breaker. Fashion media continues to focus on historic sales like the recent Sakura Diamond $29.3 million auction price tag. However, business analytics pages point out that the real “gold” is not in the unique luxury items, but in costume jewelry. Currently … Read more

Amazon’s latest fashion bid: Small British designers

Amazon’s latest fashion bid: Small British designers

The Local Label Hub is Amazon’s latest initiative designed to win over the fashion industry. In the US, it partnered with the CFDA to bring American designers on the platform. And in the autumn, it launched Luxury Stores, an invite-only app currently available to Prime members in the US, to sell luxury brands like Oscar … Read more

Katy Perry Upgrades Her Leather Jumpsuit In Heels from Her Own Brand – Footwear News

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Katy Perry found the perfect shoe to match her outfit of the day with a little help from her own brand. The “Daisies” musician took to Instagram to help finalize her look this afternoon, scrolling through a chic selection of pieces from her eponymous footwear label. To match her slick leather boilersuit, Perry tested out … Read more

Shoppers Return to All of Urban Outfitters’ Brands – WWD

Urban Outfitters

Urban Outfitters Inc. is making a comeback across all of its brands.  The retailer — which counts Urban Outfitters, the Anthropologie Group, Free People, Terrain and Bhldn among its brands, in addition to rental subscription service Nuuly and a food and beverage business under the greater company umbrella — revealed quarterly earnings results Tuesday afternoon, … Read more

Black-Owned Fashion Brands are Getting the Support They Deserve

Black-Owned Fashion Brands are Getting the Support They Deserve

Image: Courtesy of District of ClothingMay 25 marks the one-year anniversary of the death of George Floyd, and though it has been a year—which saw the conviction of Floyd’s murderer, former police officer Derek Chauvin—countless activist organizations and efforts are still working towards justice and awareness of the continued police brutality in the United States. … Read more

Apparel & Others: Our 3 Suggested Brand Players for 2H21

Apparel & Others: Our 3 Suggested Brand Players for 2H21

The author is an analyst of NH Investment & Securities. She can be reached at jy.lee@nhqv.com. — Ed.    Sector earnings should continue to improve in 2H21 in response to both low base effect and deferred demand. With our key investment points including the continued strength of sports/outdoor category and greater online sales, we … Read more

1978 Porsche 911 SC by Fashion Brand Aimé Leon Dore Looks Stunning

1978 Porsche 911 SC by Fashion Brand Aimé Leon Dore Looks Stunning

No, it’s not the Derek Zoolander Center For Kids Who Can’t Read Good And Wanna Learn To Do Other Stuff Good Too, but like the children’s school founded by the male model of Blue Steel fame, this 1978 Porsche 911 SC is a passion project with ties to the fashion industry. Credit Porsche’s relationship with the … Read more

Selfridges Makes Space for British, Black-Owned Fashion, Beauty Brands – WWD

Earrings from Chalk Jewellery, part of the Untapped Creatives platform, which is debuting at Selfridges this week.

LONDON — Selfridges is thrumming with new projects, and among them is a partnership with Untapped Creatives, a new platform for British, Black-owned fashion, beauty and homeware businesses, with products arriving in-store and online on Wednesday. Untapped Creatives was founded last year by the international finance lawyer Funmi Scott and offers a collection of around 20 … Read more

Fashion Blogger Liv Schreiber Launches Brand Caffeine, A Fashion Tech Company Where Digital Meets Material

Fashion Blogger Liv Schreiber Launches Brand Caffeine, A Fashion Tech Company Where Digital Meets Material

Technology has enveloped the business world, disrupting the standard way that things used to work. The millennial generation has a huge appetite for fashion and technology, making the two industries among the fastest growing today. Online shopping has become the new norm forcing every business to adapt their plans to keep up with these market … Read more

Atlanta kids fashion brand making a global difference one garment at a time

Atlanta-based designer, Katyna Knapton of Wandering Child Co is fashionably giving back to kids by donating meals for every garment sold. Atlanta, Georgia – May 25, 2021 – Wandering Child Co is a premium clothing brand that specializes in distinctive garments for infants and toddlers. When founder Katyna Knapton stumbled upon a sewing machine in … Read more

A Digital-Only Gucci Bag Sold for $4,115 on Roblox, as Brands Continue to Look to Gaming to Reach Gen-Z

A Digital-Only Gucci Bag Sold for $4,115 on Roblox, as Brands Continue to Look to Gaming to Reach Gen-Z

A bee-embroidered Gucci Dionysus bag is making headlines after it recently commanded a resale price of 350,000 Robux – or roughly $4,115, which is more than the $3,400 retail value assigned to the bag by the Kering-owned fashion brand. The real takeaway is not the rising price tag, alone, though; it is the fact that … Read more

Selfridges to support Black-owned British brands with new initiative

Selfridges to support Black-owned British brands with new initiative

One of the biggest struggles for Black-owned businesses and indeed for Black consumers, particularly in the luxury industry, is a lack of representation at major retailers. This issue is something which Selfridges is aiming to tackle with a new initiative, having teamed up with Untapped Creatives, a platform which connects, represents and negotiates on behalf … Read more

ADIFF Partnering With Brands to Practice Sustainability – WWD

Adiff Designs for Grecian Refugees

LEAFY MATTERS: Giving new meaning to sustainability takes some work, but “The Open Source Fashion Cookbook” does just that. And a tie-in with Nike’s New York City flagship is helping to put its purpose into practice. Angela Luna, founder and chief executive officer of ADIFF, a Brooklyn-based company that empowers refugees and creates upcycled apparel … Read more

Minnesota United team with Black-owned streetwear brand for limited-edition collection

Minnesota United team with Black-owned streetwear brand for limited-edition collection

“Hybrid Nation is thrilled to debut this capsule collection with Minnesota United,” Sutherland said in a release. “It was an incredible experience developing the design with Michael Boxall, and then launching the collection with him wearing it to the home opener means we are poised to sell out this limited-edition collection very quickly.” The collection … Read more

Fashion-Brands Owner Collected Group Gets Approval for Chapter 11 Plan

Fashion-Brands Owner Collected Group Gets Approval for Chapter 11 Plan

Fashion-brands owner the Collected Group won court approval for a bankruptcy exit plan that will keep its largest shareholder KKR & Co. in charge, after a deal with unsecured creditors. Chino, Calif.-based Collected Group is the design and distribution force behind Joie, Current/Elliott and Equipment apparel labels, that are sold through department stores and, before … Read more

Forever 21 owner authentic brands plans IPO this year

A woman enters a Forever 21 store in Midtown Manhattan in New York City. (AFP)

Authentic Brands Group LLC, the owner of brands such as Brooks Brothers, Juicy Couture and Forever 21, is exploring going public as soon as this year, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The New York-based company has held discussions with potential advisers about an initial public offering, the people said, asking not to … Read more

Redefining Comfort and Forwarding Sustainability: Fashion Brand XIVI Makes Its Mark amid Pandemic

Redefining Comfort and Forwarding Sustainability: Fashion Brand XIVI Makes Its Mark amid Pandemic

From transportation, dining to fashion, industry leaders have presented many ways to live in the “new normal”. XIVI, launched at the height of quarantine and the pandemic, is reinventing modern fashion with its luxury leisurewear, bearing comfort at its finest. XIVI was founded by Taylor Rose. The CEO shared that her father, another entrepreneur, inspired … Read more

Inside brands’ experiments with tech for fashion weeks-Fashion-trends News , Firstpost

Drones, an Anna Wintour puppet, projections: Inside brands' experiments with tech for fashion weeks

In 2014, Fendi sent three drones down the runway to film a show. The move created excitement, but also raised concerns related to hyper-surveillance. A glimpse from the 2018 edition of the Australian Fashion Week. Image via Facebook/AusFashionWeek Tiziana Ferrero-Regis, Queensland University of Technology Australian Fashion Week, which starts next Monday, is touting itself as … Read more