H&M Foundation announces virtual start-up collection
The H&M Foundation has announced the Billion Dollar Collection which showcases ten sustainable start-ups that the company believes can change the face of the fashion industry. The chosen innovators for the edgy collection are from across the world and focus on sustainability with their materials and traceability. The pieces will be showcased in...
10 Jun 2021
H&M announces collaboration with Japanese brand TOGA
H&M has revealed it will soon be launching a unique collaboration with Tokyo-based luxury label TOGA. TOGA was founded in 1997 and is renowned for its experimental designs of wardrobe classics that are genderless and have a fierce individual take on fashion. The new collaboration is set to feature TOGA’s archival hits for men and women with a...
10 Jun 2021
Video: H&M presents 'The Small Things'
In this video, H&M has presented 'The Small Things', a space created to share how the brand is improving its sustainability efforts. Watch the video below. Video: H&M via YouTube Photo credit: H&M, Facebook
8 Jun 2021
Video: H&M and Brock Collection collaboration
In this video, Swedish brand H&M has collaborated with Los Angelos-based fashion brand Brock Collection to create a sustainable clothing collection. Watch the video below. Video: H&M via YouTube
3 Jun 2021
H&M unveils summer collaboration with Brock Collection
H&M has unveiled its latest designer collaboration with LA-based womenswear brand, Brock Collection, founded by Laura Vassar and Kristopher Brock. The collection features signature Brock Collection pieces, including a “softly romantic yet city-ready” range of dresses, blouses, tops, denim jeans and denim shorts, plus shoes, jewellery, handbags...
1 Jun 2021
Why Bestseller, H&M and Primark are resuming sourcing in Myanmar
After a military coup on 1 February 2021 caused a state of emergency to be declared in Myanmar and protests by the population against the military junta’s seizure of power were met with violence, quite a few buyers withdrew from the Southeast Asian country for the time being. After a temporary pause, some apparel companies like Bestseller, H&M...
28 May 2021
H&M launches Higg Index Sustainability Profile
H&M has launched the first version of the Higg Index Sustainability Profile across its online stores in Europe and the US, sharing performance scores on the environmental impact of materials used to create its products. The brand is one of the first to apply the new Higg Index Sustainability Profile - designed by the Sustainable Apparel...
27 May 2021
Video: H&M discusses circular fashion part two
In this video, fashion brand H&M has released part two of its discussion about the meaning of the term circular fashion in the fashion industry, presented by model Alva Claire. Watch the video below. Video: H&M via YouTube
27 May 2021
H&M Spain reduces number of layoffs following protests
Swedish apparel giant H&M will only let go of 349 employees in Spain, out of the more than 1,000 previously announced, a reduction of about 68 percent. The decision follows a series of protests by H&M employees in the country, which included two national, 24-hour strikes. Several fast fashion chains around Europe, such as H&M and Zara (Inditex),...
26 May 2021
Fashion CEOs set sustainable priorities as gaps between goals and action remain
Leaders from fashion companies including Nike, H&M and Kering outlined priorities for a sustainable industry at this year’s Fashion CEO Agenda, while suppliers urged for the bridging of gaps between words and actions. The 2021 agenda introduced five areas of social and environmental sustainability that industry leaders have to focus on:...
25 May 2021
H&M launches swimwear collection from recycled polyester
H&M is launching a swimwear collection made from 85 percent recycled polyester. The company said in a statement it is their most sustainable swimwear range to date. Launching online and in stores from early June, the collection features classic bandeaus, curved briefs and off-the-shoulder silhouettes. The fabrics used are made from a mix of...
21 May 2021
H&M collaborates with Good News for sustainable unisex trainer
Fashion retailer H&M has announced a collaboration with British footwear brand Good News to create unisex trainers with a lower environmental impact. The collection will feature seven vibrant trainers and one pair of sliders. All shoes will include sustainable qualities like recycled rubber soles, recycled cotton, vegea, and bananatex uppers. A...
21 May 2021