Fashion

Stan Smith Mylo, the first sneaker made from mushroom mycelium

DesignerStella McCartney, yoga label Lululemon, and luxury group Kering already rely on Mylo, the mushroom-based leather alternative. Now sporting giant Adidas is looking to tap into the plant-based material. Made from mycelium, the underground roots of mushrooms, Adidas elevates the Stan Smith silhouette by creating a sustainable renewable...

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Business

Luxury fashion M&A reactivates in 2021 with five deals in March

While it has taken a few months to take off, major investments, merges and acquisitions within the fashion and luxury industry seem to have started to flourish in 2021. From divestments to major acquisitions, these are the five deals that have the industry talking: Dondup, OAMC, Louboutin, Jil Sander and Vestiaire Collection. Confirming the...

17 hours ago

Fashion

Pronovias adds Vera Wang to portfolio as it increases luxury offering

Designer Vera Wang has signed a 10-year licensing deal with Barcelona-based Pronovias Group to manufacture, distribute and market Vera Wang Bride in its global fleet of stores and wholesale accounts from October. The deal with Pronovias will give Wang the chance to broaden her bridal audience worldwide while allowing the bridal group to solidify...

21 hours ago

Fashion |In Pictures

First look: Gucci collaborates with Balenciaga

The fashion rumour mill was in overdrive this week with the suggestion that Gucci was collaborating with Balenciaga, which would mark a new era in high fashion tie-ups, well the rumours are true. Balenciaga’s silhouettes have been given the Gucci treatment - think logos, crystal embellishments and branded necklaces. Gucci and Balenciaga branding...

1 day ago

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