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Slow fashion: a fast-growing opportunity?

Decidedly at odds with fast fashion, the slow fashion movement offers an alternative to mass-produced clothing and is steadily gaining momen...

African apparel sector needs cooperation to thrive

Greater integration and cooperation among African states is needed to boost business and investment in the continent's cotton, textiles and...

UK fashion sector prospects depend on partnerships

Another industry event looking at prospects for the British fashion industry has homed in on the need for partnership and collaboration if t...

US retailers to face logistics issues into 2015

On top of mounting concerns over the impact of worsening delays on shipments of holiday merchandise arriving at US west coast ports, analyst...

Latest Interviews

M&S continuing to drive sustainability agenda 12 Nov 2014

Michelle Russell

UK retailer Marks & Spencer is on something of a mission: To become the world's most sustainable retailer through its ambitious Plan A environmental and ethical programme. The person in charge of implementing this globally is Adam Elman, head of Plan A delivery, who discusses the initiative's challenging targets and the need for wider industry collaboration.


Mango continues on global growth trajectory 24 Oct 2014

Michelle Russell

Spanish fashion retailer Mango might have its roots firmly in Europe, but is on a growth trajectory globally, making its presence felt in most major countries. just-style spoke with managing director Enric Casi and Jose Gomez, VP of international business development, about what the future holds and the challenges of operating in today's changing retail environment.

Latest News

Tazreen Fashions compensation agreement outlined 24 Nov 14

Katie Smith

An agreement on delivering compensation to the victims of the Tazreen Fashions fire has been outlined - two years after the blaze killed at least 112 people and injured 300 others.


Bangladesh Alliance unveils fire safety initiative 24 Nov 14

Michelle Russell

The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety has launched a fire safety initiative to protect the lives of garment workers, a need highlighted by the Tazreen Fashions fire in Bangladesh that killed 112 people.


Puma commits to 100% PFC removal 24 Nov 14

Michelle Russell

German sportswear business Puma has laid out an action plan for the elimination of chemicals in its products and set milestones to achieve full transparency in its supply chain.


Zady launches supply chain transparency initiative 24 Nov 14

Michelle Russell

Online fashion retailer Zady has launched a new initiative, with a petition to the US Government, to reform the apparel industry's standard for supply chain transparency.


Long-running SL Garment dispute settled 21 Nov 14

Katie Smith

A long-running dispute at Cambodian clothing factory SL Garment, which resulted in the death of one person after violent clashes broke out between workers and armed forces, has been settled.


Top stories this week on just-style... 21 Nov 14

Katie Smith

The most-read stories on just-style this week include the revelation that adults in Uzbekistan have been forced to pick cotton during this year's harvest, new scenarios are driving sustainability in textiles, and Archroma launches eco-friendly dyes.

Latest blogs

Revised wage ladder marks step toward living wage 24 Nov 14

Michelle Russell

An online tool to help apparel brands, retailers and manufacturers work towards improved wages for garment workers in global supply chains has been updated in a move that marks another step towards the eventual provision of a living wage.


Firms urged to stay committed to Cambodia 17 Nov 14

Leonie Barrie

Apparel brands have been urged to stay committed to Cambodia after a 28% rise in the minimum monthly wage was agreed for textile, garment and footwear workers.

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