ThredUp is Busy Signing Brands and Going Global – Sourcing Journal

ThredUp is Busy Signing Brands and Going Global – Sourcing Journal

Amid rumblings that it’s planning to go public, Fabletics is partnering with ThredUp to extend the life of its popular, Kate Hudson-approved activewear and any other fashion its consumers want to turn in. For ThredUp, the announcement marks the latest in a flurry of new brand partnerships, including Vera Bradley, Farfetch and LG Electronics. The… … Read more

Camp LTD Pop-Up Brings Innovative Brands To The Hamptons

Camp LTD Pop-Up Brings Innovative Brands To The Hamptons

Lizzie Tisch has been building her LTD brand of highly curated fashion and accessories for the past several years. Tisch’s holiday season pop-ups in New York and summer pop-ups in Bridgehampton have been a magnet for celebrities and fashion and lifestyle cognoscenti looking for something chic, new and unusual. Last winter Tisch opened a shop … Read more

‘Voltes V: Legacy’ star Matt Lozano unveiled as face for clothing brand’s ‘extended sizes’

'Voltes V: Legacy’ star Matt Lozano unveiled as face for clothing brand’s ‘extended sizes’

Matt Lozano has just been unveiled as one of Bench’s newest endorsers. The Filipino actor and musician appeared in one of the local clothing brand’s advertisements for men’s “extended sizes,” along with singer and TV host Jed Madela. According to Bench’s caption, the line aims to celebrate “more sizes, more choices. For everybody and every … Read more

Higg Index: A Transparency Tool for Fashion Brands to Confirm Accuracy of their ESG Claims

Higg Index

Higg Index: A Transparency Tool for Fashion Brands to Confirm Accuracy of their ESG Claims – The CSR Journal   The sustainability-conscious consumers of today have been mounting pressure on fashion brands across the world to adapt sustainability in their day-to-day operations. In response to … Read more

What influencer Kris Wu’s scandal means for brands – Glossy

What influencer Kris Wu’s scandal means for brands – Glossy

Until last week, Chinese-Canadian actor and musician Kris Wu was the poster boy for some of the world’s biggest luxury brands. But now, his #MeToo scandal could impact their sales. Last week, Louis Vuitton, Bulgari, Lancôme and L’Oréal Men were among the brands severing their brand ambassadorships with the superstar after a rape allegation was … Read more

Luxury fashion brands Gucci, Chanel, Hermes release high-jewellery watches that break the mould

Luxury fashion brands Gucci, Chanel, Hermes release high-jewellery watches that break the mould

Chanel electrifiesNot one to rest on its laurels, Chanel has laid aside its traditional monotone palette to present a capsule collection plugging into the vibe of “electro” culture.The Premiere Electro sports neon leather in seven colours interwoven with the signature chain strap.  As the brand explains it: “In the 1990s, this music genre offered a … Read more

Stüssy Shibuya store by Perron-Roettinger draws on brand’s surfing roots

Stüssy Shibuya store by Perron-Roettinger

Woven grass “Tiki Totems”, timber frameworks and bold geometric shapes that recall surf culture make up Los Angeles-based design studio Perron-Roettinger’s latest store for clothing brand Stüssy in Tokyo. Called the Stüssy Shibuya Chapter, the store is located on a corner plot in the city’s bustling Shibuya ward. Green timber storage features throughout the store’s … Read more

Kris Wu dropped by brands, ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ cast to reunite for charity, and more

Kris Wu dropped by brands, 'The Devil Wears Prada' cast to reunite for charity, and more

Brands are dropping Kris Wu as sexual assault allegations come to light. Former K-pop boyband member Kris Wu has been at the centre of an investigation involving multiple alleged sexual assault victims. With investigations still ongoing, multiple brands have already begun distancing themselves from Wu. Lancôme and Kiehl’s have both removed mentions of Wu their social … Read more

Designers are the next commodity for corporate brands

Designers are the next commodity for corporate brands

I attended my first fashion week almost a decade ago. It was four days of interesting fashion showcases, industry chatter and learning more about South Africa’s fashion scene. There were big-name designers sharing stages with upcoming designers. It was a time of growth and the possibilities were endless.However, a decade later, not many of the … Read more

Covid-19 is still hurting fashion brands

Athletes line up during the adidas Boost Boston Games and World Athletics Continental Tour event on 23 May in Massachusetts.

Some of the world’s biggest footwear and garment companies are seeing production pinched as factories in Southeast Asia struggle to keep the lights on amid one of the world’s deadliest Covid-19 resurgences. A number of firms that churn out products for global giants like Nike Inc. and Adidas AG have reported plant suspensions in Vietnam … Read more

Amazon Launched an Outlet Filled With Deals on Designer Brands

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Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may earn commission. Amazon’s outlet is secretly one of the best parts of the site to find dirt cheap items in every category from home to beauty, so the addition of … Read more

These 6 Brands Will Make You Look Like The Most Chic Tennis Star

These 6 Brands Will Make You Look Like The Most Chic Tennis Star

Sweaty Betty tennis dress. Sweaty Betty Tennis has always been a chic sport. When one thinks of tennis fashion, it’s easy to picture little white skirts, elegant, sporty dresses, white sneakers and shimmering tennis bracelets. For New Yorkers, the sport tends to be more popular in the summer—when Wimbledon and the U.S. Open are top … Read more

Fashion Brands in Amazon Luxury Stores

Fashion Brands in Amazon Luxury Stores

Amazon continues its strides toward fashion victory with the announcement that its Luxury Stores are adding even more emerging and established brands to the roster this week. The campaign accompanying the news is attention-worthy, too, starring Paloma Elsesser, Georgia May Jagger, and Luka Sabbat, and with Tyler Mitchell shooting and directing. The first-name-only talent trio … Read more

10 Irish brands for the conscious shopper

10 Irish brands for the conscious shopper

On a recent panel discussing post-pandemic fashion – hosted by Anne O Dwyer, managing director of Kroll’s Network of Women – with fashion designer and entrepreneur Sonya Lennon, stylist Courtney Smith and myself, the most frequently asked question from the audience was how to dress more sustainably.   Sustainability is one of the biggest issues in … Read more

27 Best Men’s Clothing Brands for 2021: Basics, Sweatshirts, T-shirts, Underwear, Chinos, etc.

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No matter where you are on your personal style journey, everyone starts with the basics. Men’s clothing brands have done some exciting things lately, but before chasing new designer trends and creating abstract runways, you need to make sure you can walk. Even menswear fashion gods like A $ AP Rocky start fitting with good … Read more

Pandemic pushed fashion brands to prioritize supplier relations in quest for agility

Pandemic pushed fashion brands to prioritize supplier relations in quest for agility

Dive Brief: In response to the pandemic, fashion brands are consolidating their source base and focusing on strengthening relationships with key suppliers as they push to become more agile to demand shifts, according to the 2021 Fashion Industry Benchmarking Study. Out of the 31 fashion industry executives surveyed, 36.7% said they source from more than … Read more

How sustainable is it to rent clothing? Experts and top brands weigh in

How sustainable is it to rent clothing? Experts and top brands weigh in

Liudmila Chernetska/iStock (NEW YORK) — With landfills receiving millions of tons of textile waste each year — and growing — the environmental impact of clothing has become the fashion industry’s dirty little secret. Today, more people are paying attention to this worsening issue and have zeroed in on the impact of rental clothing subscription services. … 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

From Celebrity Spokesmen to Big-Name Designers, Brands Grapple With How to Deal With “Morals” Issues

From Celebrity Spokesmen to Big-Name Designers, Brands Grapple With How to Deal With "Morals" Issues

Dior found itself in a significantly problematic position in the summer of 2016. Johnny Depp was the face of Sauvage, its newest men’s fragrance at the time. The world-famous actor was starring on television screens in a commercial for the cologne, gracing billboards across the globe, and appearing in glossy magazine ads and on consumers’ … Read more

“Too Slow” Fashion Brands on Sustainability and Ethical Transparency-Report

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According to a new report, the fashion industry remains “too late” to provide details of ethical practices. Photo: Pexels / public domain The Fashion Transparency Index 2021, which tracks 250 of the world’s largest fashion brands and retailers, gives brands this year an average transparency score that covers sustainable practices such as carbon emissions, textile … Read more

Three Brands Looking to Strike Olympic Gold | The Week Ahead, BoF Professional

Three Brands Looking to Strike Olympic Gold | The Week Ahead, BoF Professional

NEW BRANDS ON THE OLYMPIC STAGE The Summer Olympics open in Tokyo on July 23, after a one-year delay due to the pandemicNo fans will be permitted in Olympic venues due to Covid restrictionsTelfar, Skims and Athleta are among the brands looking to get a big boost from the games The Olympics are a gargantuan … Read more

Brands Cut Ties with Kris Wu over Alleged Predatory Behavior – WWD

Kris Wu

HAS #METOO ARRIVED IN CHINA? Several brands have cut ties with top Chinese Canadian singer-actor Kris Wu as controversial claims surrounding his personal life emerged on Chinese social media over the weekend. Wu is one of the most valuable faces in China, serving as the face of Louis Vuitton, Bulgari, Porsche, Lancôme, L’Oreal, Kans as … Read more

Local streetwear brands redefine coloured culture

Local streetwear brands redefine coloured culture

Local brands like Vannie Kaap, Kulrd Streetwear and Kim K Apparel have brought about a new wave of streetwear fashion that embraces coloured culture.While the trend has encouraged people to be proud of and embracing their coloured identity, it has also grown into lucrative businesses and created jobs.Chezlin Albrecht, 27, is a hydraulics engineer from … Read more

‘We are currently in negotiation with many global brands’

'We are currently in negotiation with many global brands'

Starting from Jay Ambe Saree Showroom at Indrachowk in 2011, the RP Group is now the authorised supplier of 23 international brands of clothing, footwear and accessories like Da Milano Italia, Rosso Brunello, W Aurelia, Indian Terrain and Louise Philippe, among others. The group also has interests in electronics and food items. In an email … Read more

99% of Big Fashion Brands Don’t Disclose If Workers Are Paid Living Wages: Report

99% of Big Fashion Brands Don’t Disclose If Workers Are Paid Living Wages: Report

4 Mins Read The latest index released by the nonprofit Fashion Revolution shows that 99% of major fashion brands still aren’t transparent about living wages. In the new Fashion Transparency Index 2021, the industry was also called out on its lack of disclosure over Covid-19 response and climate action.  The Fashion Transparency Index 2021 tracks … Read more

Four slow-fashion Irish brands that you need in your wardrobe now

Four slow-fashion Irish brands that you need in your wardrobe now

I’m a big advocate of supporting small, and supporting local. I also love clothes. Sometimes it’s hard not to free-fall into fast-fashion. If you’re the same, I’m here to help. We all love a slogan tee, and we all love supporting small Irish businesses. So here are four slow-fashion businesses with cracker products you’ll want … Read more

These Brands Offer Sustainable Loungewear You Can Wear To The Office

These Brands Offer Sustainable Loungewear You Can Wear To The Office

Smash + Tess rompers. Smash + Tess Things are finally starting to return to normal in the U.S., but so many are still holding onto habits they made during the first long months of the COVID-19 pandemic: hanging out in loungewear included. Because of this, some conscious brands, knowing customers will never give up comfort again—even if they do … Read more

Most UK fashion brands ‘moving too slow on transparency’ over ethical practices – report | UK News

High street brands are not disclosing how many workers get living wages. File pic

The UK population buys the most clothes in Europe, yet major British brands are falling behind their European counterparts when being transparent about their sustainable practices.The findings from Fashion Revolution show many major high street names are hiding the number of workers in their supply chains being paid a living wage. Most carbon emissions come … Read more

Swanzey clothing brands to be discontinued this fall | Local News

Swanzey clothing brands to be discontinued this fall | Local News

NORTH SWANZEY — A pair of boutiques — one offering plus-sized women’s clothing and the other apparel for young girls — will close at the end of September, according to owner Heidi Hurt.Hurt said in a news release that sales at Curvy Chic Boutique and Little Chic Boutique, which share a Monadnock Highway retail store, … Read more

If a Fashion Girl Walks into Nordstrom, She’ll Buy From These T1 Brands

If a Fashion Girl Walks into Nordstrom, She’ll Buy From These T1 Brands

It’s no secret that we love a good Nordstrom roundup here at Who What Wear. Can you blame us? From trend-forward basics to staple designer items, there’s plenty of options to choose from. But while there’s a large variety of brand offerings at the retailer, there’s a select amount of brands that not only the … Read more

10 proudly Canadian fashion brands to support this Canada Day and beyond

10 proudly Canadian fashion brands to support this Canada Day and beyond

Want more summer fashion, shopper-approved buys and the hottest trends? Sign up for Yahoo Lifestyle Canada’s newsletter!Add a dose of home-grown fashion to your wardrobe.Yahoo Lifestyle Canada is committed to finding you the best products at the best prices. We may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Pricing and availability … Read more

Clothing Brands Witnessing Rush Of Customers Ahead Of Eid-ul-Azha

Clothing brands witnessing rush of customers ahead of Eid-ul-Azha

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 15th Jul, 2021 ) :Retailers of famous clothing brand stores in various shopping malls and markets are witnessing huge rush of customers where people of all age groups scrambling to shop ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. Various major fashion brands and clothing boutiques have displayed an exquisite variety of fabrics … Read more