Adidas is launching new fabrics made from recycled polyester and marine plastic waste and expand the product lines that use them after the success of shoes made with the Parley for the Oceans initiative.
On Monday, concerns about the impact of the new coronavirus epidemic on China's economy were reflected in the share prices of major international luxury groups, in anticipation of a slump in Chinese sales and tourism.
Jeremy Scott has cancelled his upcoming runway show in New York, in a move that will significantly weaken the American fashion catwalk season. Instead, the designer will show during haute couture in Paris in July.
The spread of the deadly coronavirus in China could mean the world’s luxury industry seeing sales dented by fewer Chinese shoppers travelling abroad, tax-free payments specialist Planet said on Thursday.
The Italian leather goods brand has laid claim to Russian top model Irina Shayk for the visuals of its Spring-Summer 2020 campaign. The emerald-eyed Shayk will be posing alongside Argentinian model Nicolas Ripoll.
Despite hailing the deal as “a step in the right direction,” GlobalData reports that it will “offer little relief to apparel firms” caught up in the middle of the ongoing trade conflict between the two countries.
Another big name has just announced that its banning the use of fur in its products with the Karl Lagerfeld brand singing up to be fur-free. AM Retail Group, which operate’s Lagerfeld’s stores, will also stop using fur.