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Bestseller invests in cell-based leather alternative

Bestseller invests in cell-based leather alternative

​Bestseller is looking at the market for leather alternatives due to issues around the material and it has just invested in an advanced technology-based solution using single cells to grow leather in a lab.
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Coats Group non-executive director Fahy to stand down

Coats Group non-executive director Fahy to stand down

​Industrial threads producer Coats Group said Tuesday that Anne Fahy is to stand down from her post as non-executive director (NED) requesting not to seek re-election at forthcoming Annual General Meeting on 18 May.
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Jack & Jones is first label to use certified in-conversion Pakistani cotton

Jack & Jones is first label to use certified in-conversion Pakistani cotton

​Bestseller’s Jack & Jones label has become the first brand to use what it calls “game-changing” Pakistani cotton. It follows the first-ever harvest of certified in-conversion cotton coming from the country.
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Amancio Ortega to receive €859 million in dividends from Inditex, more to come this year

Amancio Ortega to receive €859 million in dividends from Inditex, more to come this year

The company’s latest real estate acquisition in Scotland valued at €237 million represents almost a third of what Amancio Ortega will receive this week from the apparel firm's dividend payout. 
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Portuguese footwear industry to invest €140 million in sustainability

Portuguese footwear industry to invest €140 million in sustainability

Apiccaps, the footwear industry association, and the Portuguese Footwear Technology Center will invest in innovations to make their industry an "international point of reference" for sustainable solutions. 
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New York: French and US industry players to discuss sustainable fashion on May 4 2022

New York: French and US industry players to discuss sustainable fashion on May 4 2022

The event ‘Fashion in a Sustainable New World – French-American Perspectives’ will be held in New York on Wednesday May 4, 2022, providing an opportunity to discuss the challenges of sustainable fashion.
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French start-up Ever Dye wins Andam’s Innovation Prize 2022

French start-up Ever Dye wins Andam’s Innovation Prize 2022

French start-up Ever Dye, specialised in textile dyeing processes that are less harmful to the planet, has won the 2022 Andam Innovation Prize, first awarded in 2017 and endowed with a €70,000 purse.
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Faire heads downunder with Australia entry

Faire heads downunder with Australia entry

Online wholesale marketplace Faire announced on Wednesday its entry into Australia, as the U.S. firm expands its global reach beyond North America and Europe. 
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Marimekko's Mansur Gavriel collab to debut in June

Marimekko's Mansur Gavriel collab to debut in June

​Textile and print specialist Marimekko has linked up with luxury bag label Mansur Gavriel for a limited-edition capsule collection combining the latter’s “quality craftsmanship” and Marimekko’s art of printmaking. 
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Saul Nash wins this year's International Woolmark Prize

Saul Nash wins this year's International Woolmark Prize

​Saul Nash has won the 2022 International Woolmark Prize. Unveiled at an event in London, he was joined by the two designers behind South Africa’s Mmusomaxwell, who received the Karl Lagerfeld Award for Innovation. 
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LVMH, Fendi, London universities develop keratin-based lab-grown fur

LVMH, Fendi, London universities develop keratin-based lab-grown fur

​The luxury fashion brands that were once the biggest users of fur are now at the forefront of the drive to replace it. And LVMH and Fendi have announced a link-up with London-based institutions to develop lab-grown fur.
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Vestiaire Collective data shows positive eco impact of resale

Vestiaire Collective data shows positive eco impact of resale

​French resale giant Vestiaire Collective on Thursday revealed what it says is “groundbreaking new data” underlining the “positive impact of its resale model”.
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Bestseller expands TextileGenesis partnership to boost traceability

Bestseller expands TextileGenesis partnership to boost traceability

​Bestseller is expanding its partnership with “innovator” TextileGenesis to help it “trace man-made cellulosic fibres and direct-to-farm cotton” throughout its supply chain.
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Prince of Wales's sustainability task force unveils manifesto, regeneration project

Prince of Wales's sustainability task force unveils manifesto, regeneration project

​The Prince of Wales’s Sustainable Markets Initiative Fashion Task Force has unveiled a Manifesto for Regenerative Fashion, which it says is “a commitment to putting the fashion industry on a more regenerative path”.
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French executives launch Fédération de la Mode Circulaire

French executives launch Fédération de la Mode Circulaire

A group of experienced and youthful French executives have launched the Fédération de la Mode Circulaire, designed to inject dynamism into the fight to stop climate change caused by the fashion and luxury industries.
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Paul Smith debuts collaboration and mentorship program with Ahluwalia collab

Paul Smith debuts collaboration and mentorship program with Ahluwalia collab

Paul Smith has launched an inaugural collaboration and mentorship program via an capsule collection with the happening London-based menswear brand Ahluwalia, founded by Priya Ahluwalia.
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