A French company is collecting fish skins that would otherwise wind up in restaurant trash cans, turning them into leather for use in watch straps and wallets, and pitching them at the high-end luxury market.
Finnish textiles-to-fashion firm Marimekko has updated its guidance saying net sales will be lower for the full year while comparable operating profit could be at a similar level to last year, but might also be lower.
Uniqlo is diving deeper into recycling. It has unveiled the first products to be launched from its Re-Uniqlo initiative that collects its clothing no longer needed by customers “and gives them new life and new value”.
The CEO and President of the newly-launched U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol lays out the case for sourcing responsibly grown cotton and joining a system that will better measure progress towards meeting sustainable goals.
When many women finally get their wish post-Covid to spend half their lives in the charm of the countryside with all sorts of witty and stylish pals, Anna Sui’s latest collection is what many of them will be wearing.
The textile sourcing show that ended last Wednesday in Milan, the first major European trade event held post-lockdown, was able to fulfil expectations, despite a reduced number of exhibitors and foreign visitors.
The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump is weighing a ban on some or all products made with cotton from the Xinjiang region of China over alleged human rights violations, the New York Times reported on Monday.