At the second Kingpins24 virtual denim show held in New York on June 23 and 24, the sustainable benefits of hemp fibre were referenced by many Monforts customers including AGI Denim, Artistic Milliners, Black Peony, Calik, Cone Denim, Naveena Denim Mills (NDM) and Orta.
“Hemp is an easy to grow fibre w... Read more
The ongoing pandemic is altering the retail landscape in America as brands and their landlords are suing each other over rent payments. Brands like Valentino and Victoria’s Secret are filing lawsuits against their landlords. Valentino has complained that landlords are trying to exit from their leases wh... Read more
In its bid to prioritize profits over everything else, global fashion industry has been veering away from its original purpose for the last few years. The outbreak of COVID-19 has further exposed the industry’s deep-seated disregard for the environments. The only way forward is to infuse a social purpos... Read more
The last few months have been extremely challenging for apparel retailers. As sales stagnated and revenues declined, many had to survive on borrowed capital. S&P Global Market Intelligence study affirms, apparel retail industry drew down $7.2 billion credit during closures. Specialty retailers also drew $... Read more
As Coronavirus spread across the US, textile and apparel makers quickly diverted their production lines to manufacturing PPE items like face masks and hospital gowns that were in short supply. Though many apparel retailers and brands are anxious to return to core product lines, they may not be able to do so a... Read more