All articles by Michelle Russell

Michelle Russell

Lycra Company develops anti-static technology for tights

Apparel fibre and technology solutions firm The Lycra Company has developed an anti-static technology for tights.

Week in Review – A fare-thee-well from Just Style’s Deputy Editor Michelle

After almost ten years as Deputy Editor on Just Style, Michelle is bidding a fond farewell to an industry she has thoroughly enjoyed reporting on.

M&S, Dune amongst firms ‘named and shamed’ for minimum wage breach

Fashion retailers Marks & Spencer, Dune and Chanel are among over 200 companies to have been named and shamed by the UK Government for failing to pay their lowest paid staff the minimum wage.

N Brown partners with Fashion-Enter to collect fit data

Online, catalogue and stores retailer N Brown has partnered with social enterprise Fashion-Enter to collect customer body scanning data to further improve the fit of its products.

Otrium, Vaayu quantify environmental impact of off-price fashion

Fashion outlet platform Otrium has partnered with climate tech start-up Vaayu on a “first-of-its-kind” investigation into the carbon emissions and waste-saving potential of off-price business models.

VF Corp names Bracken Darrell CEO

VF Corporation has appointed Bracken Darrell as president and CEO following the retirement of Steve Rendle last year.

Mango uses seaweed, wood cellulose to push sustainability agenda

Spanish fashion retailer Mango joins forces with textile supplier Pyratex to launch a “solidarity capsule collection” made from seaweed and wood cellulose blended with cotton.

YKK switches 31 locations to 100% renewable electricity

YKK Corporation says the number of its global locations that switched 100% of their electricity consumption to renewable energy last year increased by 20 from the prior year.

Deal of the Week: LVMH acquires majority stake in Nuti Ivo to integrate supply chain

LVMH Métiers d’Art, the specialist crafts division of luxury fashion and goods company LVMH has acquired a majority stake in Italian leather goods supplier Nuti Ivo SpA Group to increase its control of the leather manufacturing processes within its supply chain.

GOTS, Space Agency partner for cotton satellite monitoring

The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS), the European Space Agency (ESA) and AI company Marple have claimed a world-first, with the launch of a new demonstrator project that aims to show the potential for remote satellite monitoring of organic cotton cultivation systems.