Mulberry has announced the introduction of digital IDs for its products that it says will help to “revolutionise the way luxury brands and customers connect, and steward circularity in luxury fashion”.
With the publication of its annual sustainability report, the Swiss luxury giant has confirmed its environmental commitments, having also created the post of head of sustainable development in February.
Zalando, a leading European online fashion and lifestyle platform, and Copenhagen Fashion Week have announced, Mworks, Ræburn, and Ranra as the finalists for this season’s Zalando sustainability award.
The fashion industry must do a lot better convincing consumers of its sustainability credentials. New research reveals 22% of consumers do not trust brands to follow through with their environmental claims or pledges.
With Russian gold and diamonds off-limits due to the war in Ukraine, makers of luxury jewellery and watches are finding it more difficult to secure raw materials and address human rights issues in supply chains.
Former model Sara Ziff, who founded the Model Alliance to combat unscrupulous industry practices, has recruited Chris Smalls, a former Amazon warehouse worker, who founded the online giant's first labor union.
Several streetwear brands unveiled collaborations during the end of May, such as Supreme and Nike, Daily Paper and Beats, Tommy Jeans and the NBA, Uniqlo and Final Fantasy, as well as Bricks & Wood and K-Swiss.
A consortium led by India's Reliance Industries could become the front-runner to buy the Boots chain from Walgreens Boots Alliance with the other major bidder reportedly on the verge of walking away from any deal.