Global-technology platform Ssense has received a minority investment from Sequoia Capital, which will afford to the Montreal-headquartered firm a post-money enterprise value of over $5 billion CAD, or $ 4.1 billion USD.
Announcing the launch of its Cycle-Logic technology, the Geretsried, Germany–headquartered Rudolf Group unveiled this new advancement to help the textile industry reuse a greater amount of polyethylene terephthalate—or PET—plastics sourced from the post-consumer stage.
With the release of its 2021 line of products, Los Angeles fashion-technology company Tukatech has included new features and additional tools to some of its most-popular solutions.
Vans recently announced a Pride Month collaboration to highlight the work of four LGBTQIA+ artists.
FIBER AND YARN
Fiber manufacturer Hyosung has announced the appointments of Claire O’Neill as European marketing manager and Julie Nam as U.S. marketing manager.
The "King of Vintage," Cameron Silver launched a pop-up of men's and women's designer vintage at Fred Segal Malibu Village on June 10.
A company that has followed a progressive course over its 168-year history, Levi Strauss & Co. has played an important role during revolutionary moments within history. From creating an integrated employment force in the mid–20th century or ensuring greater supply-chain transparency in the 1990s to encouraging United States citizens to vote in 2020, the San Francisco–based denim leader has remained committed to progress.
Love of Luxury
Blending her love of fashion with a lineage of garment making, Kristen d’Offay set out on a new career when she began development of her d’Offay line two years ago. On June 15, d’Offay will launch as a luxury women’s brand created using dead-stock textiles that provide the foundation for more-responsible fashion.
CALA Men’s Trend
The latest partnership to hit the trade-show floor is the CALA Men’s Trend Show, a project announced by founder Ken Haruta of the West Coast Trend Show and founder Gerry Murtagh of CALA.
A historically rich Studio City, Calif., site will experience a renewal as The Shops at Sportsmen’s Lodge welcomes visitors during late summer or early fall 2021 following a $100 million redevelopment. The 95,000-square-foot space will replace the property’s formerly occupied meeting-and-convention area.