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Sustainability in Fashion: Intention vs Action

Amy Rollinson

Amy Rollinson

26 Oct 21

The aftermath of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been characterised by stark tensions and contradictions. These range from social empathy and a sense of community to a “me first” attitude of self-interest; from risk aversion to compulsive behaviour; from cautious spending and “less stuff” to indulgence spending and comfort clutter. These choices and behaviours vary from individual to individual, but we are seeing consumers engaging with both sides of the trend. They are risk averse in some aspects of their lives whilst throwing caution to the wind in others. Fashion sees consumer interest peak in sustainable and ethical brands, while fast-fashion remains an affordable convenience for many.

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Trippin' Blue 2021

Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International

12 Oct 21 | CT: 09:00 AM
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Fashion Friday: Top 3 Trends Shaping Apparel in Latin America

Jorge Zuniga

Jorge Zuniga

13 Aug 21

The impact of COVID-19 raised awareness about the environmental consequences that consumption habits have on the planet. Companies that demonstrate purpose-driven solutions and sustainable commitments as part of the core business are increasing to…

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Fashion Friday: Can Japan Become a Diversity-Welcome Society, in the Olympic/Paralympic Year?

Yuri Gorai

Yuri Gorai

6 Aug 21

The opening ceremony of the Olympics Games Tokyo 2020 finally took place on July 23rd, 2021. Although diversity is one of the core values of the Olympics, Japan has lagged far behind other countries in terms of diversity including gender equality.…

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Fashion Friday: Accelerating the Digitalisation of Fashion Brands in Eastern Europe

Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International

28 May 21

Digitalisation has been a trend for fashion companies in Eastern Europe for the past few years, but the COVID-19 pandemic has forced further developments in the trend. E-commerce has been the primary way for consumers to buy clothing and footwear…

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Fashion Face Masks: Present Outlook and Future Growth

Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International

4 May 21

Fashion face masks1 appeared in most consumers’ lives in 2020. In some markets such as Japan, South Korea and China, they were already prevalent, commonly used to avoid the spread of viruses, or due to high levels of air pollution, as in India. But…

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Fashion Friday: Sportswear and Athleisure is the New Normal for North America

Benjamin Schneider

Benjamin Schneider

30 Apr 21

After a tough year for apparel in North America in 2020, forecasts are optimistic for 2021, especially in the categories of athleisure and sportswear. Increased time at home amid lockdowns has led consumers to dress completely differently, choosing…

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Five Themes for the Progression of Fashion in 2021 and Beyond

Natasha Cazin

Natasha Cazin

26 Mar 21

The global fashion industry declined by 18% at current prices in 2020, in contrast to 2% originally forecast prior to the pandemic, according to Euromonitor International. There is no question that 2020 has radically changed the face of fashion and…

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Fashion Friday: Sweatpants, Cardigans and The Rise of Casual Dress

Nina Marston

Nina Marston

29 Jan 21

While COVID-19 has caused double-digit declines for most apparel and footwear categories, sportswear has fared better than most. Globally, sportswear is estimated at US$ 292 Billion, and is set to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 6% to 2025,…