All articles by Isatou Ndure

Isatou Ndure

Isatou is a new starter in the JustStyle team with experience in marketing, film and broadcast. She is passionate about sustainability, the apparel industry and labour rights. Isatou loves covering challenging issues and wants to hear from you!

Lectra insources China production to boost quality, efficiency

Technology solutions provider Lectra has taken its cutting equipment production in China in-house to ensure its Asian customers benefit from its “unrivalled quality” and “operational standards”.

Bestseller, H&M Group to develop Bangladesh’s first offshore wind project

Fashion giants Bestseller and H&M Group are developing an offshore wind energy project in Bangladesh aimed at boosting the sector’s transition to renewable energy.

UK retailers hopeful of end of year ‘flurry’ following November slowdown

UK retail sales witnessed a 2.7% increase in total retail sales in November, a slight slowdown compared to the 4.2% growth recorded in the same period last year as Black Friday momentum failed to hold out due to cautious consumers delaying Christmas spending.

‘Ruthless’ fashion industry urged to take decisive action on decarbonisation

Leading fashion activism movement, Fashion Revolution is making waves at COP28 with a set of demands directed at major fashion brands and policymakers, calling for decisive action and a just transition to decarbonisation.

Protein Evolution, Stella McCartney debut bio-recycled polyester at COP28

Biological recycling company Protein Evolution has collaborated with luxury fashion brand Stella McCartney to unveil the “world’s first” garment produced using package and textile strappings waste at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28).

Textile Exchange launches Materials Directory to boost visibility of green suppliers

Non-profit Textile Exchange has launched the Materials Directory tool to identify raw materials suppliers alongside the unveiling of the 10th edition of its annual Materials Market Report, which offers a snapshot of global fibre and materials production trends this year.

European Sporting Goods Industry welcomes GSP extension

The Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry (FESI) has expressed its satisfaction with the recent signing of legislation extending the current rules of the Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP) amidst concerns over stalled negotiations.

Frasers Group halts SportScheck purchase amid insolvency, ups Boohoo stake

UK fashion retail conglomerate Frasers Group has officially withdrawn its acquisition of Austrian sports retailer SportScheck following its insolvency but maintains interest in a potential buyout and has upped its stake in online retailer Boohoo once again.

Pangaia snaps up Avantium plant-based PEF for sustainable apparel line

Material science brand Pangaia has partnered with Dutch technology company Avantium to use its 100% plant-based and recyclable material in a new apparel collection.

Fashion experts urge COP28 to deliver ‘actionable steps’ for apparel sector

Fashion industry experts emphasise the need to shift away from discussions to implementation and tangible actions at this year’s COP28.