Marcella Wartenbergh is to become the new chief executive of Pepe Jeans Group, taking over from group founder and shareholder Carlos Ortega. She joins from PVH Corp, which owns Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein.
Supima, the hyper quality American cotton company, has revealed the names of the finalists and jury for its 12th Annual Supima Design Competition, to be staged 59 Chelsea Piers on the Hudson River on Thursday, Sept. 5.
KappAhl has launched its autumn collection and said it has achieved the key milestone of manufacturing 100% of its denim range “in more sustainable fabrics and using more sustainable production processes.”
Fast fashion retailers are often criticised for their sustainability credentials, but Primark is seeking to change that and is to train 160,000 cotton farmers in India, Pakistan and China in eco-friendly farming methods.
Levi Strauss & Co, Kontoor Brands and The Children’s Place have vowed to crack down on abuse in Lesotho factories making their jeans after an investigation found women were forced into sex to keep their jobs.