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Tom Ford stepping down as Chairman of the CFDA

Tom Ford stepping down as Chairman of the CFDA

Tom Ford is stepping down as Chairman of the CFDA, bringing down the curtains on a three-year term at the organization, American fashion’s governing body, in a major suprise.  
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Nona Source opens London site at The Mills Fabrica

Nona Source opens London site at The Mills Fabrica

Luxury fabric resale platform Nona Source has launched its first UK showroom at The Mills Fabrica in London. The platform re-values deadstock fabrics and leathers from LVMH Fashion & Leather Goods Maisons. 
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Weekend Max Mara: Have bag, will travel, with Pasticcino

Weekend Max Mara: Have bag, will travel, with Pasticcino

Have bag, will travel, especially with the Pasticcino, the freshly edited Weekend Max Mara handbag which began a global jaunt this week in Venice.
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Inditex in 100 million euro deal to make clothes from recycled fabric

Inditex in 100 million euro deal to make clothes from recycled fabric

Zara owner Inditex has signed an agreement worth more than 100 million euros to buy 30% of the recycled fabric to be produced by a Finnish company for three years in a push to use more sustainable materials.
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Major Mulberry launch sees Lily line going carbon-neutral

Major Mulberry launch sees Lily line going carbon-neutral

​Mulberry has just launched its first carbon-neutral collection with a name “inspired by Mulberry’s commitment to becoming net zero by 2035”.
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At VitroLabs, lab-grown leather moves from theory to practice

At VitroLabs, lab-grown leather moves from theory to practice

American start-up VitroLabs Inc. has just raised $46 million to build and scale the world's first pilot production of cell-cultivated leather.
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After seeing a rebound in 2021, Schott banks on premium collaborations in 2022

After seeing a rebound in 2021, Schott banks on premium collaborations in 2022

The brand, owned by JAJ in Europe and known for its leather jackets, is forecasting sales growth in 2021 and is gearing up for some high-profile collaborations and store openings this year. 
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Denim Première Vision heads to Berlin on May 17

Denim Première Vision heads to Berlin on May 17

After being held in Milan last October, the trade fair is now heading to Berlin for the first time on May 17 and 18, featuring 80 exhibitors at Arena Berlin and a digital trade fair running in parallel. 
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Mark Zuckerberg meets Italian luxury industry's top names in Milan

Mark Zuckerberg meets Italian luxury industry's top names in Milan

On tour in Italy, the CEO of Meta stopped over in Milan, where he met the Italian luxury industry's top players and discussed smart glasses with Leonardo Del Vecchio, president of EssilorLuxottica.
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Jean Paul Gaultier announces collab with Lotta Volkova

Jean Paul Gaultier announces collab with Lotta Volkova

The house of Jean Paul Gaultier has unveiled an uber insider collab with hipster stylist Lotta Volkova, culled from the house’s archive. It goes on sale today. 
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Bestseller invests in cell-based leather alternative

Bestseller invests in cell-based leather alternative

​Bestseller is looking at the market for leather alternatives due to issues around the material and it has just invested in an advanced technology-based solution using single cells to grow leather in a lab.
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Jack & Jones is first label to use certified in-conversion Pakistani cotton

Jack & Jones is first label to use certified in-conversion Pakistani cotton

​Bestseller’s Jack & Jones label has become the first brand to use what it calls “game-changing” Pakistani cotton. It follows the first-ever harvest of certified in-conversion cotton coming from the country.
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Amancio Ortega to receive €859 million in dividends from Inditex, more to come this year

Amancio Ortega to receive €859 million in dividends from Inditex, more to come this year

The company’s latest real estate acquisition in Scotland valued at €237 million represents almost a third of what Amancio Ortega will receive this week from the apparel firm's dividend payout. 
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Portuguese footwear industry to invest €140 million in sustainability

Portuguese footwear industry to invest €140 million in sustainability

Apiccaps, the footwear industry association, and the Portuguese Footwear Technology Center will invest in innovations to make their industry an "international point of reference" for sustainable solutions. 
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New York: French and US industry players to discuss sustainable fashion on May 4 2022

New York: French and US industry players to discuss sustainable fashion on May 4 2022

The event ‘Fashion in a Sustainable New World – French-American Perspectives’ will be held in New York on Wednesday May 4, 2022, providing an opportunity to discuss the challenges of sustainable fashion.
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French start-up Ever Dye wins Andam’s Innovation Prize 2022

French start-up Ever Dye wins Andam’s Innovation Prize 2022

French start-up Ever Dye, specialised in textile dyeing processes that are less harmful to the planet, has won the 2022 Andam Innovation Prize, first awarded in 2017 and endowed with a €70,000 purse.
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