All articles by Shemona Safaya

Shemona is a rookie 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 sat at her desk writing, you'll find her in the nearest coffee shop with her book.

Shemona Safaya

Week in Review: Apparel industry’s ‘coming of age’ slogan

We already know that ideas like circularity have outgrown its fads phase with the industry now taking concrete steps to redirect towards circularity holding collaboration key.

Top stories last week on Just Style…

Top stories last week on Just Style included Crystal International’s new naturally dyed denim, Cambodia Government’s stance to improve mechanisms against forced labour, and the US court’s position on keeping section 301 tariffs in place.

Glen Raven phases out PFAS across global portfolio

As part of its continued commitment towards sustainability and transparency, Glen Raven is phasing out PFAS (Per- and Polyfluorinated Substances) chemicals across its global fabric portfolio.

FLA reaccredits SanMar compliance program

The Fair Labour Association (FLA) is going ahead with the re-accreditation of SanMar’s social compliance programme following a review.

Foot Locker capitalises on resilient holiday demand, shares plans for 2023

US-based athletic footwear and apparel retailer Foot Locker has reported “strong” fourth-quarter financial results despite total sales falling by 0.3% to US$2.33bn, saying it “capitalised on resilient holiday demand.”

Section 301 tariffs on China imports to remain in place

The US Court of International Trade (CIT) has marked its position on keeping sanctions against China in place with recommended amendments for the United States Trade Representative (USTR).

Jeanologia reduces water consumption in garment manufacturing

As part of Jeanologia’s MissionZero project, the Spanish company aims to eliminate water use and discharge completely from global jeans production.

Top stories last week on Just Style…

Top stories last week on Just Style included fairer prices in Bangladesh apparel sourcing, a case study on PVH’s sourcing strategies and H&M’s new green collection.

ILO and IFC scale up collaboration on social issues

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) plan to strengthen their collaboration to enhance the focus on social issues in Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) efforts related to private investments.

Made For A Woman — a brand for women, run by women

Eileen Akbaraly, the founder of Madagascar’s sustainable fashion brand Made For A Woman, speaks to Just Style about establishing her brand in 2019 and simultaneously giving women a chance to boost their independence.