The Council of Fashion Designers of America and the charitable foundation run by crystal maker Swarovski have partnered up to launch a $30,000 annual scholarship for fashion students innovating with sustainable systems.
Spanish designer Alejandro Gómez Palomo has presented his ‘Nuevo Día’ collection with a video set amongst the heliostats of a thermosolar power plant. Inspired by pacifism, Palomo’s bywords are “freedom and comfort.”
Participants -- from the CFDA and PVH, to designers Gabriela Hearst and Anyango Mpinga -- will contribute to the month-long sustainability-focused event led by Kerry Bannigan's The Conscious Fashion Campaign.
Total revenue and profits may have slumped at Capri holdings in the latest quarter, but the owner of Michael Kors, Versace and Jimmy Choo was upbeat as Chinese demand recovered strongly and e-tail soared.
The Austrian crystalware giant has been hit hard by the crisis and is about to cut 6,000 jobs and close down a number of stores, dropping out of the mass market to focus on the high-end segment, according to Bloomberg.