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Laura Husband is Just Style's managing editor and she is always eager to hear what Just Style's readers would like to see on the site. She has written and edited publications for both print and online for over a decade ranging from the professional hair and beauty industries to pharmacy and mental health.

Laura Husband

World Bank visits Bangladesh garment factory to boost sustainable development

Global financial institution, the World Bank, visited a LEED-certified garment factory in Bangladesh last week to collaborate on the sustainable development of the country’s apparel industry.

Cambodia to invest US$18m in apparel manufacturing projects

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) has approved three investment projects for the apparel sector that will create up to 5,000 jobs, according to local news reports.

SPESA to host 2023 executive conference in Puerto Rico

The Sewn Products Equipment & Suppliers of the Americas (SPESA) will host its annual executive conference on 30 to 31 March 2021 in Puerto Rico to highlight the strengths of Latin America’s sewn products industry.

Superdry issues FY23 caution, adjusts outlook to break even

UK fashion retailer Superdry has reported strong Christmas trading results with retail revenue up 24.9%, but it has adjusted its FY23 outlook to broadly break even due to increasing uncertainty for Q4.

Global textile recycling plea as secondhand clothes deemed 70x more sustainable

A new life-cycle assessment (LCA) commissioned by EURIC on behalf of European textile reuse and recycling industry suggests secondhand clothing has a 70 times lower environmental impact and calls for initiatives to accelerate investments in global textile recycling facilities.

Mamas & Papas new CEO to lead expansion in new markets

UK baby clothing retailer Mamas & Papas has named its chief operating officer Nathan Williams as new CEO and plans to expand into new and existing international markets.

Top stories last week on Just Style…

Top stories last week on Just Style included Adidas merging its US and Canada operations, advances in AI for fashion design and the importance of fashion brands taking accountability for how garment suppliers are treated.

Fashion-Enter, Fashion Impact Fund partner on upcycling fashion course

UK garment manufacturing social enterprise, Fashion-Enter Ltd (FEL) and the Fashion Impact Fund, which provides grants for women to encourage equality within the fashion sector are offering free places for an upcoming sewing and upcycling fashion course.

New study suggests AI will revolutionise fashion design

A new study conducted by the Pusan National University, Busan, South Korea suggests human-artificial intelligence (AI) collaborative designs could revolutionise the future of fashion design and serve as an educational tool.

Fashion brands must be accountable today for how garment suppliers are treated tomorrow

This year has kicked off with several reports suggesting that, yet again, the bad purchasing practices of fashion brands and retailers are resulting in the mistreatment of garment suppliers and as a consequence garment workers. But, time has run out and it must stop now.