All articles by Shemona Safaya

Shemona Safaya

Shemona is a budding journalist on the Just Style team and would love to hear from you! She's passionate about sustainability, cinema and anything new and exciting within the apparel industry. If she's not at her desk writing, you can find her in the nearest coffee shop with a book.

India to become ‘leader’ in Next-Gen textile solutions to tackle textile waste

Global sustainability initiative Fashion for Good has launched a new toolkit based on its two-year Sorting for Circularity India project to help tackle textile waste and drive a more circular economy as well as a new textile recovery alliance that aims to position India as a leading next-gen textile solutions hub.

Surge in interest for Digital Product Passport ahead of mandate

New research shared by the blockchain and web3 solutions developer, Protokol, claims there is a surge in interest for the upcoming regulation mandating Digital Product Passports (DPPs), with its media coverage up 413% compared to the same period last year.

Victoria’s Secret & Co slips into red in Q3

The American lingerie, clothing and beauty retailer Victoria Secret & Co, booked a $71m loss in Q3 on the back of lower revenues and higher costs.

GFA Monitor results indicate necessary shift from ‘ambition to holistic action’

Global Fashion Agenda has released the second iteration of its GFA Monitor report and urges fashion brands and retailers to accurately measure sustainability progress as they move from talk to action.

Mango invests in robotic 3D printing company Ziknes

Spanish fashion retailer Mango is investing in Ziknes, a start-up that develops software and robotic 3D printing systems enabling it to go from design to print, with recycled materials, in a matter of minutes.

Signal: Puma successfully trials a fully ‘biodegradable’ sneaker

As the apparel industry makes significant progress in shifting towards more sustainable and circular practices with the use of eco materials and recycling products, the German sportswear brand Puma shares its successful pilot completion of a “biodegradable” sneaker.

Digital channel drives record net sales at Urban Outfitters Inc in Q3 2024

Urban Outfitters Inc, owner of brands including Anthropologie, Urban Outfitters and Free People, saw total company net sales increase 9% to a record $1.28bn in the third quarter (Q3) of 2023, mostly driven by digital channel sales.

Avery Dennison completes Silver Crystal Group acquisition

Material science company Avery Dennison has completed the acquisition of Silver Crystal Group, a player in sports apparel customisation and application across in-venue, direct-to-business, and e-commerce.

Signal: The Very Group taps Generative AI to boost apparel retail experience

Generative AI is gaining traction in the apparel sector with UK online retailer The Very Group becoming the latest to announce it is using Amazon Web Services (AWS) to accelerate its retail innovation and transform its consumers’ shopping experience.

How digital fashion is making physical fashion more sustainable

Fashion industry experts reveal how digital technologies are already being used to lower the fashion industry’s environmental footprint and are forging a path towards more sustainable production.