Menswear in vogue for luxury brands with designs on growth

Big fashion houses including French conglomerates LVMH and Kering are among those hiring eye-catching designers and investing in male attire.LVMH’s Paris-based Louis Vuitton summed up the zeitgeist at the latest run of men’s fashion shows that closed last week with a collection by its new DJ-turned-designer Virgil Abloh.

This mixed casual anoraks, holster-style accessories and sleek trenc…

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LVMH vows new standards for crocodile farms

The giant French retailer said in a statement it would follow new standards for crocodile leather based on criteria “developed and validated by a committee of technical experts”.This would include “the preservation of the species and the respect of local communities” as well as animal well-being, working conditions on the farms and the protection of the environment.คำพูดจาก Read more

Applying mascara, male bloggers challenge Russia gender norms

“I feel that my work is a ‘fun’ education that helps people develop in a different way,” says Gevorg, who goes by just his first name online.He began offering tips on the internet several years ago while working in a beauty store and finding many of his female customers had a limited idea about what they could do with the products.

The silver-haired blogger keeps his audience updated with…

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Sainsbury’s rolls out returned clothing charity trial across UK

So far, the retailer has donated 65.5 tonnes of unsellable clothing returns and faulty garments to Newlife, which has built its foundation around recycling, reprocessing, and reusing clothing to support 1.1 million disabled and terminally ill children in the UK.Any of Sainsbury’s Tu Clothing ranges across its stores that are unfit for resale will be recycled or resold by Newlife “to help fu…

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Retailers accelerate shift to forest friendly fibres at COP27

The announcement by 33 brands, printers and producers coincides with COP27 climate talks taking place in Egypt until the end of this week to seek to step up ambition on curbing global warming.Fashion accounts for about 10% of all greenhouse gas emissions, World Bank figures show.

Global emissions have continued to increase even as temperatures this year reached record levels.A U.N. repo…

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The metaverse- the virtual revolution that won’t happen-

It’s symbolic: on September 27, 2023, Meta organised its MetaConnect conference, dedicated to announcements linked to the virtual universe. At Meta’s Californian headquarters, a large crowd turned out to listen to Mark Zuckerberg. But in the virtual amphitheatre broadcasting the conference in Horizon Worlds, Meta’s metaverse, only around twenty avatars squeezed in to listen to the CEO. A leader…

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UK consumers to take time off for Black Friday shopping, fashion is key purchase

Their product focus for the day will include tech products, but fashion will be in second place and cosmetics will also be high on their priority lists.In a survey of 2,000 people, some 49% of those who plan to shop on Black Friday said they will take some time off work, the research by digital commerce platform Koomoo showedคำพูดจาก Read more

Van Haren guilty in Christian Louboutin red sole case

 Louboutin’s legal counsel went after Van Haren in 2012 after the launch of a collection of high-heeled shoes featuring red soles.  Earlier, the District Court of The Hague ordered Van Haren to stop manufacturing and selling any black and blue shoes bearing red-soles, and ordered the brand to pay damages to Louboutin, which the brand appealed. The two brands then appeared in front of the C…

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YNAP opens -cutting-edge- distribution centre, boosts Net-A-Porter stock capaity

It said the €47 million distribution centre, advances its “omni-stock vision and furthers creative innovation” for its two luxury in-season e-tailers.The 54,000 sq m space serves as a global distribution centre, and also takes in a “Digital Production Hub”, with 6,000 sq m “dedicated to creative innovation and the creation of visual content for Italian and global luxury brands sold …

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Zigzag-JogOn link-up aims to keep millions of shoes out of landfill

Starting with the commitment of a million shoes, its goal is to find new owners among individuals who would benefit from the quality footwear being discarded every day.JogOn estimates there are 18 billion pairs of running shoes sold in the world every year — the equivalent of two pairs per person on earth. However, there are millions of people globally with limited access to shoes of any kind…

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