Amazon chose denim for the theme of the event it held in Berlin from October 24 through 27, offering a playful festival experience to visitors as it seeks to boost its fashion credentials in the minds of consumers.
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.
The denim trade show will be held in the Dutch capital on October 23-24, a chance for the sector to tackle the issue of sustainable fashion, as denim production in particular is condemned for its environmental impact.
Carla Sozzani, noted retailer, gatekeeper to the Azzedine Alaïa archives and all-round fashion legend, has a new project. The Italian lady opened her own Fondazione Sozzani Monday night in an unexpected neighbourhood.
At the launch of the new version of the connected jacket featuring Google’s Jacquard technology, Paul Dillinger, in charge of innovation at Levi’s, spoke of the denim label’s technological and ecological commitments.
At an investor day in London on Tuesday, M&S management owned up to something the retail sector had probably assumed for some time – that its turnaround program for its troubled fashion ops is way behind schedule.