(Relaxnews) - According to a statement issued Monday, August 13 from the animal rights group PETA, the organizers of Helsinki Fashion Week have pledged to ban leather clothing and accessories from July 2019.
China's retail sales rose 8.8 percent in July from a year earlier, below an expected 9.1 percent and down from 9.0 percent in June, in a further sign of softening demand in the world's second-largest economy.
While China has raised import duties on several categories of U.S. goods, it lowered tariffs on apparel, cosmetics, household goods and jewelry, which could see these industries thrive, according to Cowen and Company.
Asda and its clothing brand George have joined the Microfibre Consortium to understand and reduce the impact of microfibres in clothing, which can find their way into the ocean and eventually poison the food chain.
Most UK consumers think manufacturers are the most responsible for the development of unsustainable clothing, and nearly 50% would pay more for clothing made from natural fibres, a new survey has found.