Tommy Hilfiger Announces Winners of Fashion Frontier Challenge – Sourcing Journal

Tommy Hilfiger has announced the winners of its annual Fashion Frontier Challenge, a global design and innovation program that highlights the work of creatives in the emerging industry. Designed to identify and promote ideas that create greater inclusiveness in the fashion industry, the three-year program hosted its most recent virtual event from January 12-13. Six … Read more

Why One Gen Z-Led Fashion Retailer is Limiting Orders Per Customer – Sourcing Journal

Responsible drinking habits are a crucial component of sustainability, and a young retailer is making an effort to train consumers accordingly. Although online retailer Toward just launched in August last year, it is setting a bold precedent that it hopes established retailers will follow: On January 10, it placed a limit on the number of … Read more

Milan Fashion Week curtailed by virus, opens with 16 shows – The Journal

Milanese fashion houses were charting a path out of the pandemic that included a menswear calendar packed with 22 live shows and 18 more physical presentations this month. MILAN (AP) – Milanese fashion houses were plotting an exit path from the pandemic that included a menswear calendar this month full of enough live events to … Read more

Industry Fashions Carbon-Cutting Strategies – Sourcing Journal

Fashion brands and retailers have accelerated their sustainability efforts in 2021, and experts expect these initiatives to increase in the years to come, thanks to increased pressure from the government. A new report from Edited found that the government’s growing involvement in the environmental impact of fashion is helping push companies in the right direction. … Read more

Armenian family cooking meets fashion in Nensi Avetisian’s mouthwatering SS22 campaign — The Calvert Journal

What do they say: “Some pieces of the SS22 collection were actually inspired by local Armenian food and our family recipes ” Nensi Avetisian said Calvert’s diary You see The tasty series first of all as a “celebration of sisterhood and love”. “I don’t really like cooking, and Bella and I try to share our … Read more

From Recycled Materials to Secondhand Surge – Sourcing Journal

Despite the disruptions in the supply chain and the confusion caused by Covid-19, sustainability remained an important theme in fashion throughout 2021. Indeed, as the purchasing power of Generation Z, the most environmentally conscious generation, has continued to grow, we have seen an increase in second hand shopping and the use of the term “sustainability” … Read more

This Club Works With Fashion Firms to Reduce People’s Carbon Footprint – Sourcing Journal

Jack Bruner wants to help people lower their levels through the Carbon Neutral Club and is working with fashion companies to give club members an incentive to do so. Bruner and two co-founders launched the startup in July in Canada. Members use an online calculator to estimate the amount of carbon dioxide they produce. The… … Read more

From McDonald’s to Popeyes, 2021 in Fast-Food Fashion Drops – Sourcing Journal

While collaborations between the fast food and apparel industries are nothing new, just look at 2017’s Forever 21 x Taco Bell team or Human Made’s KFC 2018 capsule, last year it definitely kept the trend. Earlier this month, McDonald’s offered select customers the opportunity to claim a specially designed cap and t-shirt as … This … Read more

Isko Explores VR and Circularity at the Circular Fashion Summit – Sourcing Journal

The world’s largest virtual reality gathering for the fashion community concluded earlier this month, giving guests a glimpse of what the industry’s future could look like. This year’s Circular Fashion Summit, hosted by the Lablaco blockchain-enabled circular fashion platform, was held in the metaverse, a digital twin of the historic Grand Palais Éphémère in Paris, … Read more