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Boohoo misses a trick with one model factory focus

Plans by UK-based online fast-fashion retailer Boohoo to open a model factory in the city of Leicester will do little to drive change in gar...

Why sustainability must drive fashion's reset

The Covid-19 pandemic has presented the apparel industry with an opportunity to pause, reflect and rethink its future. Winners in this new p...

Coup continues to disrupt Made in Myanmar garments

The Myanmar clothing industry is continuing to struggle to operate effectively as political unrest continues following the seizure of power...

Garment workers' "severance theft" exceeds US$500m

Tens of thousands of garment workers fired by factories supplying clothing to leading brands and retailers during the Covid-19 pandemic are...

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Being less bad is no longer good enough for HKRITA CEO 13 Apr 2021

Leonie Barrie

With light finally starting to appear at the end of the pandemic tunnel, Edwin Keh, CEO of the Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA), is in a philosophical mood. The industry must move away from doing less bad things and refocus on doing more good things, he tells just-style, with solutions lying further upstream and downstream than ever before.

Denim major Saitex on a quest to be a force for good 29 Mar 2021

Michelle Russell

The global pandemic has done little to dampen the drive of Vietnam based ethical denim manufacturer Saitex, which has forged ahead with plans to set up a production line for people with different abilities, and set up a new model factory in Los Angeles. And its ambitions don't end here, as founder and CEO, Sanjeev Bahl, explains.

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Muji responds to concerns over Xinjiang cotton sourcing 15 Apr 21

Michelle Russell

Japanese fashion retailer Muji has moved to downplay concerns over its decision to continue to use cotton sourced from Xinjiang, claiming on-site audits are carried out at the cotton farms it uses.

France NGOs file complaint against apparel firms for Uyghur links 15 Apr 21

Michelle Russell

An alliance of NGOs have joined forces to call for an investigation in France of four multinational clothing companies, accusing them of profiting from forced labour imposed on China’s Uyghur population.

H&M partners global programme for fair jobs 15 Apr 21

Hannah Abdulla

H&M has revealed its partnership with the global programme Keeping Workers in the Loop (KWIL) as it looks to secure fair jobs at a time when the industry is increasingly concerned with circularity of fashion.

The Microfibre Consortium approves Eurofins as third-party member 15 Apr 21

Michelle Russell

Eurofins Softlines & Leather has been approved by The Microfibre Consortium (TMC) as one of its first third-party laboratory members.

Jeanologia, Cone Denim partner on Mission Zero collection 15 Apr 21

Michelle Russell

Denim finishing technology specialist Jeanologia has partnered with Cone Denim to launch a new 'Mission Zero' goal, which will see their first Road to Mission Zero sustainable collection launched, from fabric to finish.

UK brands adopt Mainetti closed loop initiative 15 Apr 21

Hannah Abdulla

A number of clothing retailers including Superdry, Nutmeg at Morrisons and have started working with Mainetti on its closed loop recycling initiative, Mainetti Polyloop.

Latest blogs

Contingency planning must include cargo transport pinch-points 12 Apr 21

Leonie Barrie

The ongoing fallout from the Ever Given blockage of the Suez Canal was among top stories on just-style last week, with mounting concerns about bottlenecks and container shortages impacting European garment supply chains. 

Myanmar workers urge brands to offer more support 6 Apr 21

Beth Wright

Myanmar's garment workers are calling on global fashion brands to condemn the country's military coup, provide meaningful support for their protests and to not order from factories that support the regime.

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