All articles by Shemona Safaya

Shemona is a budding journalist on the Just Style team and would love to hear from you! She's passionate about sustainability, cinema and anything new and exciting within the apparel industry. If she's not at her desk writing, you can find her in the nearest coffee shop with a book.

Shemona Safaya

Recover names former H&M Group exec Sjoblom as CEO

Materials science company Recover has appointed Anders Sjoblom to lead its global team as its chief executive officer starting 1 January 2024.

Three textile firms added to US Entity List update in Xinjiang forced labour link fears

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is to block goods from another three Chinese textile firms under the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA), on the belief they have links to the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR).

Shanghai CHIC autumn repositions itself as platform for fashion supply chain solutions

The autumn event of CHIC, China International Fashion Fair held from 28 to 30 August at the National Exhibitions & Convention Centre in Shanghai welcomed 424 exhibitors and around 53,000 visitors.

Start-Rite shoes welcomes ‘agile’ investor to support growth ambitions

Norwich-based Start-Rite Shoes has bagged a seven-figure funding package from private equity firm Reward Finance Group (Reward).

Signal: Can mass customisation stop fashion overconsumption?

A recent report finds that a business model based on mass customisation of clothes can help address the issue of overconsumption and reduce the fashion industry’s environmental impact.

14 key recommendations from independent SAC Higg Index review

Non-profit Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) publishes the first of three reports based on the findings of its Higg Index Review in a bid to incorporate new industry developments and drive collaborative action.

Gartex Texprocess organisers praise Indian government for apparel growth initiatives

The New Delhi edition of the Gartex Texprocess India 2023 trade fair covered all aspects of the garment and textile industry including advanced innovations, business activities, seminars and product showcase highlighting the industry’s growth.

Coloreel strikes $2m deal to scale production of sustainable tech

The Swedish textile innovator, Coloreel entered into a $2m deal with a renowned Asian manufacturer to scale production of its new technology said to reduce water consumption up to 97%.

Houdini debuts subscription, rental, repair, trade-in circular retail concept

Swedish sportswear company Houdini is expanding its circularity platform with the launch of what it describes as the “first of its kind” circular retail concept in Stockholm that combines a rental, repair, subscription, trade-in and pre-loved apparel offering.

Signal: Tweets of the Week – Fair wages, forced labour regulation, sustainable material alternatives

Top fashion industry-related tweets this week came from the NGO Central Cambodia calling for urgent reform in the apparel industry with regard to Cambodian garment workers being compensated for their work and Natural Fiber Welding (NFW) partnering for production of sustainable leather.