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Diet Coke names Kate Moss as creative director

Supermodel Kate Moss has been appointed as creative director of Diet Coke, which is celebrating its 40th birthday this year, to kick start its official partnership with London Fashion Week. The appointment marks the first creative director of Diet Coke in a decade and aims to build on the brand’s heritage of collaborating with some of the world’...

Jul 1, 2022

Business

Cotton from Uzbekistan: comeback after boycott, potential alternative to China

For decades, sourcing cotton in Uzbekistan was considered risky, with child or forced labour used in most cases to harvest by hand. In 2009, more than 300 international brands - including Burberry, Puma, Gucci and Adidas - even joined forces in the Cotton Campaign and announced a boycott of Uzbek cotton products. This hit hard, especially...

Jul 1, 2022

Fashion

Botter wins ANDAM Grand Prize 2022

Dutch menswear label Botter, designed by Lisi Herrebrugh and Rushemy Botter, was named the Grand Prize winner at this year’s ANDAM Fashion Awards. Botter beat off tough competition from Robert Wun, Peter Do, Lukhanyo Mdingi, Ottolinger, Heliot Emil, and Cool by Thomas Monet to win the coveted Grand Prize worth 300,000 euros, following in the...

Jul 1, 2022

Business

First 24 hour metaverse festival sees Burberry and H&M discuss brand loyalty in virtual world

A new 24 hour metaverse festival launched this week, bringing together leaders in the fashion industry to discuss the future of the digital world. Meta Festival, which was organised and co-founded by global digital agencies Dept and Journee, looked to establish a conversation around the metaverse, with the likes of tech developers and digital...

Jul 1, 2022

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