Levi's announced its commitments to providing further financial support to its garment workers, after the company appeared on a list of brands that had not yet fully paid suppliers for already made product.
Fashion brands and retailers re-opening around the world to patchy demand, and carrying unsold stock from spring have cut fall orders by as much as two-thirds in moves spelling more pain for Asian suppliers.
Schiaparelli kicked off first the ever fully digital Paris haute couture season on Monday with a film which concentrated on its couturier, Daniel Roseberry, since he was marooned in New York throughout the lockdown.
Every morning since her factory reopened after lockdown in southern India last month, garment worker Radha has woken to the same dilemma; leave her two young children alone at home or miss out on a day’s pay.
The news this month that Lord Andrew Tyrie, the chair of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), would exit his role was driven by a major clash with the CMA’s top executive Andrea Coscelli, a report has claimed.
The European textile and clothing industry “is ready to transform the [coronavirus] crisis into an opportunity, and become more digital, sustainable and agile,” according to Euratex, which represents the sector.
Luxury industry leaders have assessed the impact of Covid-19 on the sector, envisaging a recovery only in the long-term, according to a survey by the Italian Fashion Chamber and Pitti Immagine, with McKinsey & Company.
Kering, one of the largest luxury groups on the planet, has made financial commitment to fight racism, with contributions to the NAACP and to Campaign Zero – following eight days of protests in multiple American cities.