Fast Retailing announced an important expansion of an existing deal on Friday, a deal that has the potential to make it a big name in “on-demand mass manufacturing” as well as boosting its use of hi-tech textiles.
Four global finalists were revealed at the New York semi-final competition for the seventh International Woolmark Prize held. Three Americans and an Australian will join eight Asian and European designers.
Texworld USA and sister show Apparel Sourcing are returning to New York this month to offer the largest sourcing event on the East Coast for buyers, developers, designers, merchandisers and sourcing professionals.
Longchamp, the famous French leather goods and bag brand that recently brought Kendall Jenner on as its brand ambassador, will stage its first formal runway show during a major catwalk season in New York this fall.
The second edition of Pure Origin, the sourcing event taking place alongside Pure London in July, will focus on the denim industry and its players as a way to explore how to make the popular material more sustainable.
The winners of the International Woolmark Prize Europe semi-final were named on Tuesday and told Fashion Network about their hopes, concerns and excitement about business, Brexit and what winning could do for them.