Levi Strauss & Co, Kontoor Brands and The Children’s Place have vowed to crack down on abuse in Lesotho factories making their jeans after an investigation found women were forced into sex to keep their jobs.
The company formed when VF spun off its jeanswear business in May announced on Monday that it has named the denim industry veteran as the new managing director of its Europe, the Middle East and Africa region.
Rapper Lil Wayne is turning to fashion design for American Eagle. The Grammy Award-winning hip-hop star has been snapped up by the apparel label to create a 25-piece back-to-school collection launching on August 10.
With the recent creation of Kontoor Brands Inc., Lee and Wrangler have separated from VF Corp. Simon Fisher, who previously worked for the two denim brands, is now back in charge of their EMEA business.
In an effort to cut down on the amount of clothing ending up in landfill, Patagonia is giving customers the option to mail-in used Patagonia clothing in exchange for purchase credit, as part of its Worn Wear program.