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    The Vampire’s Wife shuts down

    Susie Cave, designer of the luxury dress label, posted an announcement on the brand’s e-commerce site saying it would cease operations immediately.

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    Uniqlo and Anya Hindmarch face ‘googly eye’ trademark infringement lawsuit

    Googly Eye Cru, which sells apparel and accessories with a cartoon eyeball design, takes issue with last year’s collaboration between the designer and the Fast Retailing-owned brand.

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    TikTok users continue to grow and evolve: Here’s what the numbers say

    While TikTok has been a go-to for brands who want to reach younger cohorts, the average age of the platform’s users is climbing, per YouGov. 

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    Mara Hoffman puts namesake brand on hold

    The 2023 CFDA Environmental Sustainability award-winner cited challenges with creating eco-friendly fashion.

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    Nearly 20% of cotton-containing tested products traced to Xinjiang, China: report

    More than 800 items, including apparel and footwear, had fibers from the contested region, despite U.S. bans over forced labor concerns. 

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    Richemont names new CEO, posts record revenue

    Nicolas Bos moves into the role from Van Cleef & Arpels as the luxury house’s full year sales rise following a Q4 decline.

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    Figs will outfit hundreds of healthcare professionals at the Summer Olympics

    The scrubs brand formed a multiyear agreement with the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee and the LA28 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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    Browning West nominees to Gildan board boosted by pair of proxy advisory firms

    ISS and Glass Lewis have added their support to a months-long battle that began when the activewear company fired its former CEO.

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    Canada Goose yanks long-term targets, names creative director

    The brand has slowed its store expansion and paused its five-year plan to focus on “doing fewer things really, really well,” CEO Dani Reiss said Thursday.

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    Reebok spins photo memories into custom digital sneakers with AI tool

    An Instagram chat feature that allows consumers to create virtual footwear for use in popular games including Fortnite and Roblox.

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    Coach scraps its copyright infringement lawsuit against Gap

    The complaint, filed last month, focused on the use of the word “coach” on Old Navy T-shirts.

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    Polo Ralph Lauren creative director stepping down

    Michael Rider has been with the brand since 2018, and previously worked as ready-to-wear design director at LVMH-owned Céline under Phoebe Philo.

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    Destination XL marketing campaign focuses on ‘clothes that actually fit’

    The multichannel effort, which is being tested in three markets, focuses on “simplicity, quality, and fit,” CEO Harvey Kanter said. 

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    Shein factory employees work 75-hour weeks for low wages: report

    Following allegations from human rights group Public Eye, the fast fashion giant said it invests tens of millions of dollars into strengthening its supply chain governance and compliance.

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    Regulations could improve ESG in fashion, but Worldly exec says it’s not enough

    James Schaffer said recent mandates that require companies to disclose financial and environmental risks are a bellwether of the industry’s future.

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    Burberry profits fall by more than a third in 2023

    The London-based luxury house had an especially challenging fourth quarter with overall revenue for the year falling 4%.

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    California Gov. Newsom says climate bills are ‘funded’ in his revised state budget

    The governor’s original budget proposal for 2024-2025 left out funding needed to implement climate disclosure bills SB 253 and SB 261 — an omission met with much criticism.

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    Gap launches collab with Dôen

    The 51-piece collection features women’s and children’s apparel, including a “feminine take” on Gap’s classic styles.

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    Tory Burch gets a new North America president

    Former Clarins executive Christophe de Pous will join two additional leadership hires as the company expands its global presence.

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    Adore Me launches AI design tool

    AM by You, which uses generative AI, allows consumers to create their own customized bralette and panty set.

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    Salvatore Ferragamo revenue drops more than 18%

    The decline was attributed to poor DTC performance in China and Korea as well as weak global wholesale.

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    Allbirds revenue plummets 28% in Q1 as CEO says the brand is ‘executing with urgency’

    Joe Vernachio said the retailer shuttered three stores in the quarter and is on track with its planned closures, which will amount to 10 to 15 this year.

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    Eastside Golf steps into women’s apparel

    The collection includes more than 20 pieces that will be released throughout May.

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    Aeffe revenue down 14% in Q1

    The company is repositioning its Moschino brand following the January appointment of creative director Adrian Appiolaza.

  • Gap names new global CMO amid push to revitalize brand

    Fabiola Torres joins the retailer from PepsiCo and was lauded for her ability to connect with globally diverse consumers.