Global fashion giants fret over India cow crackdown

The government last week declared a nationwide ban on the sale of cattle for slaughter, startling major fashion labels who buy billions of dollars worth of leather…

Hong Kong September retail sales fall 18.3% as protests take toll

Since June, protesters have taken to the streets of the Asian financial hub in sometimes violent demonstrations in response to perceived Chinese meddling with the city’s promised…

Katy Perry loses trademark fight with Australian fashion designer

​Katie Taylor, who filed the lawsuit in 2019, alleged the singer ignored the trademark and sold Katy Perry clothing to Australian customers during her concert tours in…

Farfetch and Good On You launch Good Measures sustainability hub

The pair said the collaboration creates the “first-of-its-kind sustainability hub for the fashion industry”, which will “help brands do better so consumers can buy better”. They added: “Sustainability…

Amazon to face U.S. union push in year ahead

Energized by protests at Amazon’s U.S. warehouses and a more labor-friendly administration assuming office, unions are campaigning at the world’s largest online retailer to see if its…

Glossier announces grant program for Black-owned beauty businesses

On May 30, the company announced that it would donate $500,000 to a variety of organizations focused on fighting racial injustice, in addition to dedicating another $500,000…

Keeping it real- appraisers sift China second-hand luxury market for fakes

Enter the “luxury appraiser”, an eagle-eyed differentiator of real from fake, trained to triage handbags, belts and garments for dodgy serial numbers, stitching and logos. China’s factories churn…

LVMH’s Chantal Gaemperle- -Working in the luxury industry means accepting unpredictability-

FashionNetwork.com: Did you identify a shortage of certain professional skills, something which encouraged you to set up your vocational training programmes?Chantal Gaemperle: Indeed, this is the reasoning behind…

Levi Strauss & Co. takes steps to slash greenhouse gas emissions

The denim giant has unveiled a series of science-based targets to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, as reported on its corporate blog.The company has partnered up with the…

Comfort beats fashion when it comes to swimwear, report finds

The survey of 1,000 women who wear a cup size D and above has shed light on women’s preferences when it comes to swimwear. Beyond fashion, quick…