Despite the good intentions of both companies and consumers, the luxury industry is struggling to adopt truly sustainable practices, except via the circular economy, as illustrated by the Pambianco Summit debate.
The collaboration will allow Cotton USA to boost its image as a secure supplier with the support of Oritain’s forensic verification capabilities, which will be used to ensure the origin for all U.S. cotton.
The co-located trade fairs have unveiled innovation as the theme of their next event in January 2020, promising a new one-day conference, an expanded educational program and a refreshed artistic direction for the show.
John Galliano has renewed his contract as creative director of the house of Maison Margiela, in a vote of confidence in the controversial British designer by the brand's owner, Italian billionaire Renzo Rosso.
The denim industry produced $19.7 billion in merchandise in fiscal 2018, a figure which, according to a recent study, is predicted to increase an average of 3.2% over the coming years to reach $25.4 billion by 2025.
In order to win over younger consumers, the luxury industry should focus on emotion and transparency, while giving new importance to products and stores, according to a new study from consultancy firm Bain & Company.
The investment, which follows Zilingo’s launch of U.S. operations offices in New York and Los Angeles this summer, will facilitate new hires within the company’s sales and product teams, according to a press release.