A price jump in wool from Australia, the world's top exporter of high-quality fleeces, is rattling through the global clothing supply chain, with some mills passing along costs and retailers cutting down on wool.
DBG is conducting its first ever round of international crowdfunding via the U.K.-based platform Crowdcube, with a current total of over £1.3 million raised. The campaign will continue to run for the next 26 days.
Kylie, Kim, Meghan and Cardi have been the top influencers in 2018, while ugly sneakers, skinny jeans, bike shorts, leggings and logos, logos and more logos have been fashion favourites, the annual Lyst index shows.
Streetwear brand The Hundreds has partnered with tattoo and graffiti artist Mister Cartoon for an exclusive capsule collection. The collection made its debut at DesignerCon, which ran from November 16 through 18.
The Eco Performance Award for the best sustainable development has been given to a fabric from tech company Jou Jou Fish, and Green Threads and its "DPQ 1092 DWR" tear-resistant fabric has received the Performance Award.
Nike has opened its newest House of Innovation concept store in New York City. Located on Fifth Avenue, the store is a massive 68,000 square-foot, six-level one-stop-shop for cross-category Nike products.