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February 22, 2019

Top stories this week on just-style…

Top stories on just-style this week include a call for the UK government to introduce legislation to require fashion brands and retailers to perform due diligence checks across their supply chains, how cost is slowing the move to a more sustainable denim world, and a decision on the future of the Accord for Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh is postponed until April.

By Beth Wright

Top stories on just-style this week include a call for the UK government to introduce legislation to require fashion brands and retailers to perform due diligence checks across their supply chains, how cost is slowing the move to a more sustainable denim world, and a decision on the future of the Accord for Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh is postponed until April.

British MPs call for laws to tackle fast fashion problem

The UK government is being urged to introduce legislation to require fashion brands and retailers to perform due diligence checks across their supply chains and take more responsibility for the environmental impact of their businesses. 

How the high cost of going green is slowing denim’s sustainable direction

There has been a marked shift toward more sustainable practices in the global denim industry, from the employment of new finishing technologies that cut water and chemical use to the recycling of post-consumer waste. A speedier move to an all-green denim world is the ideal, but the sector is far from this. The biggest hurdle? No-one is willing to foot the bill. 

Bangladesh Accord ruling pushed back for sixth time

A decision on the future of the Accord for Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh has been pushed back once again, with a hearing on the pact’s continued operation now due to take place on 7 April.

Survey suggests fast fashion is slowing down

A new report from the Fashion Retail Academy in London has indicated consumers are choosing “expensive, long-lasting” clothing items over the cheaper on-trend options, suggesting the fast-fashion movement is slowing down.

Boohoo reverses decision to ban wool

Online fashion retailer Boohoo appears to have gone back on its decision to ban wool, a day after announcing it would omit wool from its product range later this year.

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