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Knowledge key for Gen Z who'd return less if they knew about carbon impact
We’ve heard a lot about how returns are causing a major problem for retailers in the fashion sector at present, but a new study suggests that better communication about the impact of returns could make a difference.
Giorgio Armani Mare starts resort and city pop-up tour
As consumers globally get the travel bug again, Giorgio Armani Mare is backing its SS23 offer via a series of pop-ups in “the most important cities and destinations in Europe and Asia”.
ASOS sees bid approach as share price slumbers - report
ASOS is believed to have received a £1 billion takeover approach a few months ago from a Turkish company taking advantage of the potential in its giant market but also its falling share price.
Edward Enninful to exit British Vogue, taking on global advisory role
And another one bites the dust. Edward Enninful is to exit British Vogue the magazine has made known, making him the latest editor-in-chief of a Vogue in the past several years to exit their position.
Stella McCartney adds more new materials, makes first bag from banana plants
As interest in leather alternatives and other eco-friendly materials for accessories grows, Stella McCartney has launched its first-ever bag made from banana plants as part of its autumn 2023 collection.
ASOS, Fashion Minority Report launch incubator for ethnic minority-owned brands
ASOS and Fashion Minority Report (FMR) have joined forces to launch an inaugural incubator programme "to help bridge the gap between the industry and ethnic minority-owned brands – who continue to face barriers".
Appeal of quiet luxury trend confirmed by JOOR wholesale data
The quiet luxury trend has been making a big impact this year, despite some scepticism about its durability, but wholesale data appears to show it’s being backed by retail buyers.
In Los Angeles' Arts District, Al's General Store showcases tomorrow's new designers
Located at former punk club Al's Bar, Al's General Store brings together emerging brands. FashionNetwork.com sat down with founder and creative director Colin T. McCarthy to talk about the dynamics of the Arts District.
UK consumers are festival-focused, fashion is key says eBay research
As festival season gets under way in the UK, new research shows that consumers are more focused on festivals this year than on holidays, and this is a key development for the fashion sector.
Dr Martens admits mistakes but stays confident for future growth
Results from Dr Martens contained a mix of good news and bad, but too much of the latter. However, the company is generally headed in the right direction on many fronts despite areas of weakness that must be addressed.
Paris Saint-Germain opens storefront in Miami
Located at 1024 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, the store will be run and operated by leading hat retailer, Lids.
PVH sales beat Q1 guidance, affirms full-year outlook
PVH Corp. announced on Wednesday first-quarter revenue increased 2% to $2.158 billion, prompting the owner of Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands to affirm its full-year guidance.
Sportswear rules! Surge continues as data shows what's driving media impact
The latest data report from Launchmetrics shines the spotlight on sportswear and the headlines story is — perhaps unsurprisingly — that athleisure and sneakers continue to be key drivers while luxury is also important.
Cotton Traders has another strong year, store and e-sales boom
Heritage fashion brand Cotton Traders’ latest set of results saw it reporting another strong year that was its “most successful financial year to date, with a 10.6% year-on-year increase in turnover of £111 million”.
Swarovski launches 'other-worldly' campaign, works with Meisel, McGrath
High-profile jewellery brand Swarovski has launched a new campaign, Metamorphosis, to celebrate “joyful self-expression and the transformative power of crystals”.
Simone Bellotti is new Bally Design Director after Villaseñor's exit
Swiss luxury brand Bally on Wednesday named Simone Bellotti as its Design Director leading its design studio. It’s an internal promotion with Bellotti having joined the firm back in October after 16 years at Gucci.