Denim Première Vision seemed to shrug off the real and the economic chill as it returned to London this week with a busy show, an enlarged exhibitor list and a sustainability focus both for production and style trends..
Accused of selling products from blacklisted factories, Amazon has published a list of the 1,000 or so companies that produce goods for its private labels – a step in the right direction, according to Human Rights Watch.
Amazon Fashion has launched five of its own private-label brands in Europe, but another 103 have already been introduced in the US by the web giant, although it denies claims it is competing with client brands.
Amazon chose denim for the theme of the event it held in Berlin from October 24 through 27, offering a playful festival experience to visitors as it seeks to boost its fashion credentials in the minds of consumers.
The denim industry produced $19.7 billion in merchandise in fiscal 2018, a figure which, according to a recent study, is predicted to increase an average of 3.2% over the coming years to reach $25.4 billion by 2025.