Selfridges is collaborating with eight young fashion and accessories designers who use materials such as plastic, leather, cotton and wool to create sustainable alternatives as part of its new Material World project.
Already the most powerful company in the watch industry, partly due to being the leading supplier of mechanical parts, Swatch has reportedly inked a deal with watch empire Richemont to supply its movements after 2020.
Global luxury group Kering has been verified by Science Based Targets (SBT), an initiative created by the UN amongst others, as the first luxury firm to create science-based goals by reducing their carbon footprint.
Luxury good maker LVMH said its Louis Vuitton brand had ceased all trading with Vietnamese farms which animal rights activist group Peta alleged mistreated crocodiles, whose skins are used to make handbags.
The Woolmark Company has unveiled the latest edition of The Wool Lab at Pitti Uomo, part of its familiar mission of promoting the advantages of wool and showing off the latest developments in wool fabrics and yarns.
American Apparel LLC's made-in-the U.S. heritage is uncertain after Canadian apparel maker Gildan Activewear Inc won a bankruptcy auction to acquire the edgy retailer but did not immediately assume the company's leases.