The New York-based owner of Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger announced on Tuesday that it has joined the Global Fashion Agenda, Fashion for Good and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation Make Fashion Circular Initiative.
After heated exchanges at the beginning of the month, the Rapaport Group has released a statement accusing the international diamond mining and retail corporation of "destroying transparency" in the industry.
New Zealand-based outdoor retailer Kathmandu is the first southern hemisphere brand to receive its Fair Labor Association accreditation from the U.S., joining the ranks of Patagonia, Columbia and Nike.
Luxury sneakers - often limited-edition collaborations between the big names in sportswear and fashion labels, rappers or famous athletes - have become coveted accessory for everyone from tween boys to middle-aged men.
The European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership have boosted foreign direct investment in textile-garment projects in Vietnam.
The UK Parliament is to look at the social and environmental impact of fast fashion with a committee examining issues such as carbon footprints, resource use and the water footprint of clothing during its lifecycle.
Shanghai has a new luxury address, with the opening of Bulgari Hotel Shanghai. Set on the riverbank not far from the city's famous waterfront The Bund, Bulgari Hotel Shanghai is a 48-floor tower that features 82 rooms.