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Stella McCartney inks deal with LVMH
Stella McCartney inks deal with LVMHArticle

French luxury group LVMH - owner of Vuitton, Dior and Givenchy - has purchased a minority stake in Stella McCartney's fashion firm.

12 hours ago

Twyg Awards to spotlight conscious Southern African fashion brands
Twyg Awards to spotlight conscious Southern African fashion brandsArticle

Nominations are open for the inaugural Twyg Sustainable Fashion Awards, which recognise Southern African designers who have implemented a sustainable design approach...

10 Jul 2019

What's on offer at the 2019 Bokeh SA International Lifestyle & Fashion Film Fest
What's on offer at the 2019 Bokeh SA International Lifestyle & Fashion Film FestArticle

The sixth edition of the Bokeh SA International Lifestyle & Fashion Film Festival will be held at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town from 9 to 14 July 2019...

12 Jun 2019

Is morality marketing right for your brand? (Probably not)
Is morality marketing right for your brand? (Probably not)Article

Morality marketing. Woke-washing. Brand-standing. Jumping on the brand wagon. Whatever you want to call it, companies are increasingly taking the plunge and tying their brands to issues of social justice...

Bronwyn Williams 30 May 2019

Prada pledges to go fur-free
Prada pledges to go fur-freeArticle

Luxury fashion house Prada will no longer use animal fur in its designs or new products, starting from its SS2020 Women's collections. The inventory will be sold until quantities will be exhausted...

27 May 2019

Call for applications: Impact Fund for African Creatives' accelerator programme
Call for applications: Impact Fund for African Creatives' accelerator programmeArticle

The Impact Fund for African Creatives (IFFAC) is calling on designers to apply for its accelerator programme. The programme is focused on supporting and strengthening emerging African brands...

21 May 2019

Fashion production is modern slavery: 5 things you can do to help now
Fashion production is modern slavery: 5 things you can do to help nowArticle

Fashion shouldn't cost lives and it shouldn't cost us our planet. Yet this is what is happening today. Globalisation, fast fashion, economies of scale, social media and offshore production have created a perfect storm...

Anika Kozlowski 26 Apr 2019

Adidas, Reebok and Patagonia ranked most transparent fashion brands
Adidas, Reebok and Patagonia ranked most transparent fashion brandsArticle

Sportswear giants Adidas and Reebok and outdoor clothing brand Patagonia are leading the way on transparency amongst the world's 200 largest fashion brands...

25 Apr 2019

H&M introduces product transparency for all garments sold online
H&M introduces product transparency for all garments sold onlineArticle

H&M has launched a new transparency initiative that will see the retailer share details on for each garment it sells online. This information will include the country where it's produced, supplier names, factory names and addresses...

25 Apr 2019

#CNILux: Global luxury industry shifts gaze to Africa
#CNILux: Global luxury industry shifts gaze to AfricaArticle

The fifth annual Condé Nast International Luxury Conference kicked off in Cape Town yesterday, bringing some of the biggest names in global luxury to African soil...

Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Apr 2019

#ATFexpo2018: Buy less, spend more - the case for luxury fashion
#ATFexpo2018: Buy less, spend more - the case for luxury fashionArticle

With a quick-throwaway culture defining the fast fashion era, investing in quality, handcrafted goods that are designed to last is one way consumers can shop more sustainably...

Lauren Hartzenberg 27 Nov 2018

Securing a future for fashion - in conversation with Jackie Burger
Securing a future for fashion - in conversation with Jackie BurgerArticle

The word 'pollution' may conjure up images of dirty waterways and smog-filled city skies but seldom is it realised that the clothing on our backs may be the product of a dirty and dehumanising supply chain...

Lauren Hartzenberg 13 Mar 2018

Untrustworthy memories make it hard to shop ethically
Untrustworthy memories make it hard to shop ethicallyArticle

Imagine a shopper, Sarah, who is concerned about child labour and knows about groups like the Fair Wear Foundation that certify which brands sell ethically produced clothing...

Rebecca Walker Reczek, Daniel Zane and Julie Irwin 16 Jan 2018

Polyester could slip on banana peel of green fashion
Polyester could slip on banana peel of green fashionArticle

For decades after polyester's invention in the 1940s, there wasn't much exciting innovation in the fibres used in the world's textiles. Until now...

Jackie May 14 Dec 2017

#BizTrends2018: The rise of authentic fashion
#BizTrends2018: The rise of authentic fashionArticle

Authenticity, inclusivity and conscious consumption are the major themes and buzzwords for 2018. Jackie Burger, salonniere of Salon 58, editor-at-large and style influencer unpacks these fashion trends and more.

Jackie Burger 5 Dec 2017

It may not be possible to slow down fast fashion - so can the industry ever be sustainable?
It may not be possible to slow down fast fashion - so can the industry ever be sustainable?Article

The fashion industry has some major sustainability problems. By 2030, it is predicted that the industry's water consumption will grow by 50% to 118 billion cubic metres...

Mark Sumner 22 Nov 2017

#InnovationMonth: The Joinery's journey to create a sustainable future for fashion
#InnovationMonth: The Joinery's journey to create a sustainable future for fashionArticle

Cape Town-based ethical fashion and lifestyle brand, The Joinery, is trailblazing the local sustainable business scene...

Lauren Hartzenberg 21 Sep 2017

Your organic T-shirt is doomed to end up in a dump
Your organic T-shirt is doomed to end up in a dumpArticle

Recently Marie Claire, a major fashion magazine, published its first-ever sustainability issue. It represents one of the first times mainstream fashion...

Anika Kozlowski 8 Sep 2017

Change Makers campaign highlights ATIFY's conscious couture
Change Makers campaign highlights ATIFY's conscious coutureArticle

Up-and-coming fashion designer Lukhanyo Mdingi has joined the Smirnoff Change Makers campaign, which highlights creatives who are bringing attention to issues...

12 Jul 2017

Fashionably conscious: Made in South Africa, it's not just a movement
Fashionably conscious: Made in South Africa, it's not just a movementArticle

A new generation of manufacturing is making local quality clothing. But can their success lead to a revival of ‘Made in South Africa'?

Cyril Naicker 15 May 2017

14 highlights from #MBFWCT17
14 highlights from #MBFWCT17Article

So, irrespective of a change in venue halfway through the shows due to forces of nature, the Cape Town Fashion Week was a huge success!

Meagan Duckitt 11 Apr 2017

This kids clothing range literally grows alongside your child
This kids clothing range literally grows alongside your childArticle

Today's fashion industry has long been embroiled in a sustainability challenge. Constantly contributing to the depletion of fossil fuels through its relentless use of natural resources...

Lindsay Samson 29 Mar 2017

Panâh: An ethical fashion production house in Kenya
Panâh: An ethical fashion production house in KenyaArticle

Founded by Morteza Saifi and Evgeniya Khromina, Panâh is an ethical fashion production house based in Nairobi, Kenya...

10 Mar 2017

McCartney gives fashion gentle leathering over animal skins
McCartney gives fashion gentle leathering over animal skinsArticle

PARIS: Fashion designer Stella McCartney claimed that fake leather was now as good as the real thing on Monday as she charged into the animal cruelty debate...

8 Mar 2017

SA entrepreneur exhibits luxury scarf range at London Fashion Week
SA entrepreneur exhibits luxury scarf range at London Fashion WeekArticle

South African entrepreneur Bushera Bashir exhibited her luxury cashmere scarf range at London Fashion Week, which took place 18-19 February...

27 Feb 2017

Five sustainable fashion brands
Five sustainable fashion brandsArticle

We highlight five brands making clothes ethically...

Lolita Pukwana 19 Dec 2016

Wal-Mart eyes women-owned businessesArticle

In line with its multi-billion dollar women's economic empowerment initiative announced earlier this month, global retail giant Wal-Mart said it would launch a dedicated page on Walmart.com featuring an assortment of products created by women in nearly two dozen countries, including those who work in cooperatives and own small businesses.

Zeenat Moorad 27 Sep 2011

Italian fashion show opens tomorrow with local influence
Italian fashion show opens tomorrow with local influenceArticle

The second L'Italia in Piazza, a showcase of Italian tradition, style and innovation takes place at the Montecasino Outdoor Piazza from 16-19 June 2011 to celebrate the opportunities arising from Italian South African cultural exchange.

15 Jun 2011

International speaker for Brands & Branding conference
International speaker for Brands & Branding conferenceArticle

The second Brands & Branding for Good conference takes place on 5-6 October 2010 at Gallagher Estate in Midrand and responsible marketing practice guru, Leslie Pascaud, will return to further inspire the country's brand owners and marketers to ‘buy into' sustainable branding.

7 May 2010

New EU regulations not good for SA apparel exports
New EU regulations not good for SA apparel exportsArticle

Regulations to identify the chemicals used in clothing destined for the European Union (EU) may have temporary detrimental consequences for the South African clothing industry.

Renato Palmi 8 Dec 2008

How ethical is eco fashion?Article

How the colours of fashion have changed. Red was once identified as being in fashion. The colour black arrived as a fashion statement of elegant vogue through the medium of the 1920s "little black dress" designed by Chanel. Now we have green - eco-friendly green. However, how green is green, how ethical is the PR spin around ethical fashion?

Renato Palmi 26 Sep 2008

International fashion conference to hit the Mother City
International fashion conference to hit the Mother CityArticle

Fashion Exchange +27, an essential business conference aimed at educating and elevating all role-players within the fashion industry in South Africa, will take place from 29 - 30 May 2008, at The Runway in Woodstock, Cape Town.

13 Mar 2008

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