Fashion industry

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Fashion brands pause use of sustainability index tool over greenwashing claims
H&M has suspended its use of product labelling tool, The Higg Materials Sustainability Index

Fleur Britten

28, Jun, 2022 @6:48 PM

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Sex for a job: the scandal of Haiti’s exploited US garment workers
Women paid a pittance for making clothes for top US brands are often forced to have sex by bosses to keep their jobs, say unions

Sophie Cousins in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

23, Jun, 2022 @5:57 AM

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US ban on cotton from forced Uyghur labour comes into force
Fashion industry told to avoid cotton from Xinjiang, which accounts for 84% of China’s exports of the product

Fleur Britten

21, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Restoration revolution: how make do and mend turned into a fashion statement
As interest grows with TV shows, books and now a major a new exhibition in London, the idea of repairing beloved items is about more than cash

Karen Kay

19, Jun, 2022 @8:15 AM

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John Bates obituary
Designer whose costumes for the TV series The Avengers encapsulated fashion’s mid-60s turn towards youth

Veronica Horwell

17, Jun, 2022 @4:59 PM

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Activists to question Boohoo on living wage for Leicester garment workers
Campaigners ask online fashion retailer if it will pay estimated £125m in underpaid wages

Sarah Butler

17, Jun, 2022 @11:22 AM

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Twentysomething Asos is looking more fragile than agile | Nils Pratley
Fast fashion pioneer has changed habits but is yet to prove it can reliably make decent returns on capital

Nils Pratley

16, Jun, 2022 @5:38 PM

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Pakistani garment workers left destitute and starving after Missguided collapse
Fashion retailer’s suppliers in Pakistan have sacked hundreds without pay, as invoices for completed orders remain unpaid

Shah Meer Baloch

12, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Amazon’s luxury fashion site goes online in Europe
World’s largest online retailer launches Luxury Stores featuring clothes by Elie Saab and Altuzarra

Fleur Britten Acting deputy fashion editor

09, Jun, 2022 @10:52 AM

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Fast-fashion giant Shein pledges $15m for textile waste workers in Ghana
Gesture announced at Copenhagen sustainability summit earns praise – and some cries of ‘greenwashing’

Fleur Britten

08, Jun, 2022 @6:15 AM

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Missguided went badly off course. Could this become a trend?
Fast fashion boomed in the pandemic, but post-lockdown many others in the market are suffering too

Sarah Butler

04, Jun, 2022 @11:05 PM

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Missguided collapse could leave thousands of customers out of pocket
Deliveries of orders not guaranteed while administrators unlikely to honour refund requests from before they were called in

Sarah Butler

01, Jun, 2022 @5:36 PM

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