According to data analytics firm Launchmetrics, sustainability and diversity are two of the biggest themes currently driving the changing conversation around fashion weeks, as formats and front rows continue to evolve.
While fashion weeks come to an end along with the imploding calendars they bring, some labels have questioned the future of this system and the industy's predilection for overproduction and hyper-consumerism.
Jeremy Scott has cancelled his upcoming runway show in New York, in a move that will significantly weaken the American fashion catwalk season. Instead, the designer will show during haute couture in Paris in July.
Increasingly ‘conscious’ consumers are the biggest threat to fast fashion, a new study shows. A survey of 2,000 UK shoppers has shown may are planning to spend less and cut back on the number of items they buy too.
Fragrance and flavor maker Givaudan said it was confident of delivering like-for-like sales growth of between 4% and 5% this year, within its mid-term target range, implying a slowdown from 5.8% growth last year.