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Copy of Technology in Fashion | May Edit

A few quick reads from May 2019 to brush up on movements in the technology space for fashion…

3 June 2019
Technology in Fashion | May Edit

A few quick reads from May 2019 to brush up on movements in the technology space for fashion…

3 June 2019
McKinsey | China to account for 40 percent of world’s luxury spending by 2025

Global management consulting firm McKinsey & Company’s Apparel, Fashion and Luxury Group have released its latest report: “China Luxury Report 2019 : How young Chinese consumers are reshaping global luxury.” The report reveals that Chinese consumers are set to account for more than half of global growth in luxury spending to 2025, powered by a young generation for whom luxury is a form of social capital…

30 May 2019
Pulse of the Fashion Industry 2019 Update

On May 5th, Global Fashion Agenda, Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) published the 2019 update of Pulse of the Fashion Industry report. This is an annual assessment of the global fashion industry’s environmental and social performance…

30 May 2019
MEET | The Very Good Bra

Meet Stephanie Devine, Founder of The Very Good Bra - a brand with a mission to create “beautiful everyday bras that are comfortable and fit well but that can be disposed of safely at end of life”.

30 May 2019
Technology in Fashion | April Edit

A few quick reads from April 2019 to brush up on movements in the technology space for fashion…

7 May 2019
Fashion Business | April Edit

Our top fashion business reads from April 2019…

6 May 2019
Opportunity | Fashion Equipped

Melbourne-based fashion consultancy, Fashion Equipped are the masterminds behind the ‘Start Your Fashion Business’ (SYFB) online learning programme, designed to equip upcoming fashion business owners with the skills to successfully launch and run their own fashion business. Fashion Equipped have a series of exclusive offers for AFC and Curated members…

6 May 2019
MEET | Lambert + Associates

Ahead of their International Sales Seminar at this year’s MBFWA, we caught up with Lambert + Associates’ Market Manager & Retail Expert; Odette Rushton.

6 May 2019
David Jones Publish Interactive Factory List

In line with this year’s Fashion Revolution week, AFC Members David Jones have set the bar high for department stores both local and global. With a campaign sharing the stories of some amazing local Australian labels, the team at David Jones took transparency one step further, publishing an interactive map releasing the locations and details of their Tier One factory list, the suppliers worldwide responsible for the manufacturing of David Jones products.

6 May 2019
ELK Launch Their Transparency Report

In line with Fashion Revolution Week this year AFC Members ELK have released a 124 page, in-depth report providing complete business transparency, from internal operations, to exploring all fabrications and materials used, to listing their tier one suppliers. Co-founders Marnie & Adam seek to share their journey and by doing so open up the conversation with their customers, business partners and team. The Transparency Report proposes goals, celebrates achievements in their ethical and environmental mission and highlights to all, the areas where their business and the industry, needs to improve.

6 May 2019
Fashion Transparency Index 2019

Fashion Revolution’s Fashion Transparency Index 2019 reviews and ranks 200 of the biggest global fashion and apparel brands and retailers according to how much information they disclose about their suppliers, supply chain policies and practices, and social and environmental impact.

3 May 2019
Threading the Needle | Weaving SDGs in the Textile, Retail, & Apparel Industry

Textile Exchange joined forces with KPMG LLP, a leading global advisory firm, to develop Threading the Needle: Weaving SDGs in the Textile, Retail, and Apparel industry.

3 May 2019
Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals are a call for action by all countries – poor, rich and middle-income – to promote prosperity while protecting the planet. They recognise that ending poverty must go hand-in-hand with strategies that build economic growth and address a range of social needs including education, health, social protection, and job opportunities, while tackling climate change and environmental protection.

3 May 2019
Opportunity | Attend Hong Kong Fashion Week 2019

The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) are inviting AFC Members to attend Hong Kong Fashion Week for Spring/Summer, which will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 8-11th July 2019.

1 May 2019
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