Category Archives: Apparel, Fashion & Beauty

Apparel, Fashion & Beauty Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Telekom Fashion Fusion & Lufthansa FlyingLab: Flight experience of tomorrow: Three prototypes will be presented and tested on board a Lufthansa Airbus A380

More individualized flight experience and increased passenger comfort Prototype test in Lufthansa FlyingLab Lufthansa and Deutsche Telekom extend collaboration with finalists BONN, 10-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The future of flying starts now: over a period of several months, the finalists of … Read the full press release

Cosmetagora: BASF presents new active ingredients for skin and hair care products

Anti-stress ingredient Hyalurosmooth® is a mindful way to cope with the effect of stress by regulating cortisol impact on skin New anti-aging active RNAge™ harnesses BASF’s findings in epigenetics and reshapes facial harmony Anti-aging active DN-Age™ slows down hair graying, counteracts hair loss … Read the full press release

NYSCC Cosmetic Congress: BASF Care Creations and the Cell Therapy Research Institute CTIBiotech reveal initial results of their joint research on 3D tissue models

Experts demonstrated both ex vivo production of physiological sebum in 3D human sebaceous gland model and its regulation by means of active ingredients Ludwigshafen, Germany, 10-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sebaceous glands help the skin stay moist and protect it against external … Read the full press release

BASF will present its new “Be authentic” concept at this year’s Cosmetagora

Mediterranean Influences: glamorous textures and effective sun protection based on BASF’s UV filter solutions Experimental Nomad: all-in-one, compact formulations that are easy to use and fit in a backpack – for beauty on the go Tinosorb® S Lite Aqua enables the … Read the full press release

Marks & Spencer to sell its retail business in Hong Kong and Macau to its long-established franchise partner Al-Futtaim

London, 04-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Marks & Spencer (M&S) has today (02 Jan 2018) confirmed the sale and franchise of its retail business in Hong Kong and Macau to its long-established franchise partner Al-Futtaim. The sale, which completed on 30 December, … Read the full press release

Acquisition of Zotos International by Henkel closed; Henkel’s 3rd acquisition in the US hair professional business

Düsseldorf / Germany, 04-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel has successfully closed the acquisition of Zotos International Inc., the North American Hair Professional business of Shiseido Company, Limited. The acquisition comprises leading hair professional brands such as Joico and Zotos Professional. The … Read the full press release

Henkel further strengthen Hair Professional business with acquisition of Zotos International Inc.

Broaden portfolio with leading brands Further strengthen Hair Professional business Significantly expand position in key region North America Düsseldorf, Germany, 01-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel signed an agreement to acquire Zotos International Inc., the North American Hair Professional business of Shiseido … Read the full press release

Henkel appoints Jens-Martin Schwärzler to its Management Board; will be responsible for Henkel Beauty Care

Change at Henkel Management Board Düsseldorf, Germany, 01-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Jens-Martin Schwärzler (54), currently Corporate Senior Vice President and responsible for Henkel’s Consumer Goods Business in North America, has been appointed to the Henkel Management Board effective November 1, 2017. … Read the full press release

Top model mother and son drive the final chapter of leading vehicle brand’s fashion story

STUTTGART/MILAN, 22-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Top model Amber Valletta, her son Auden McCaw and the Concept EQ are the focus of the third and last chapter of the #mbcollective Fashion Story from Mercedes-Benz. Director and filmmaker Luke Gilford’s photos and film … Read the full press release

Henkel strengthens its Hair Professional business with the acquisition of Nattura Laboratorios

Henkel further strengthens its Beauty Care business Düsseldorf, Germany, 08-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel has successfully closed the acquisition of Nattura Laboratorios, S.A. de C.V., headquartered in Guadalajara, Mexico. The agreement to acquire Nattura Laboratorios and associated companies in the USA, … Read the full press release

Kering and LVMH establish a charter to ensure good working conditions for models

PARIS, 07-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kering and LVMH have decided to establish a charter for the well-being of models that will be implemented throughout all their brands. Respecting the dignity of every man and woman is at the heart of both … Read the full press release

SGS: European Commission to restrict the application of zinc oxide as a colorant starting from August 24, 2017

The European Commission has published Regulation (EU) 2017/1413 to restrict the application of zinc oxide (CAS No. 1314-13-2) as a colorant. GENEVA, 22-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Zinc oxide is a permitted colorant, in Entry 144 of Annex IV to Regulation (EC) … Read the full press release

Amber Valletta, Hartmut Esslinger and Amber Mac at The me Convention organized by Mercedes-Benz and SXSW

FRANKFURT, 11-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The me Convention, initiated and organized by Mercedes-Benz and South by Southwest (SXSW), has recruited more high-calibre speakers: Amber Valletta, fashion icon and entrepreneur, will speak about the circular economy in the fashion industry as part … Read the full press release

SGS: 2749 industry standards abolished in China

GENEVA, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — According to the No. 23 Announcement issued by Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China on June 2, 2017, 2749 industry standards were abolished, including certain industry standards regarding softlines. The … Read the full press release

Pentland: The 32nd edition of New Designers exhibition brings together 3,000 promising graduate talents

LONDON, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The New Designers exhibition brings together 3,000 promising graduate talents across the whole creative spectrum to celebrate and recognise and the next generation of graduate designers . As we Enter the 32nd edition, Pentland Brands will … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom and Lufthansa to pose new and exclusive challenge for this year’s Telekom Fashion Fusion competition

The second edition of the Telekom Fashion Fusion competition is ready to go New this year: an exclusive challenge jointly with the Lufthansa FlyingLab Premium partners fostering talent in the development of smart fashion and smart services BONN, 04-Jul-2017 — … Read the full press release

BrainChip Holdings Ltd. and Safran Announce Collaboration on the Development of a Machine Vision Inspection System To Help Control Pin Insertion

Aliso Viejo, California, U.S.A., 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BrainChip Holdings Ltd. (ASX: BRN), a leading developer of software and hardware accelerated solutions for advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning applications and Safran Electrical & Power, a world leader in electrical systems … Read the full press release

University of St.Gallen: challenges suppliers of luxury goods have to tackle and what it means to manage luxury brands

St. Gallen, Switzerland, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The fact is, we readily dismiss luxury as bling-bling for the rich, an extravagance – and ignore what lies behind it. Tradition, craftsmanship and culture are an important part of the picture, not to … Read the full press release

DNV GL to contribute to the development of an industry-wide, standard-agnostic assessment framework in the apparel and footwear sector

OSLO, 13-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL – Business Assurance has joined the Social & Labor Convergence Project (SLCP), and will be one of the signatories contributing to the development of an industry-wide, standard-agnostic assessment framework in the apparel and footwear … Read the full press release

BASF strengthens its operations network for certified palm products

20 production sites worldwide now certified according to the RSPO standard BASF is Gold partner of the RSPO European Roundtable Good progress has been made in the changeover to certified sustainable palm oil products Ludwigshafen, Germany, 13-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF … Read the full press release

Loughborough’s Textiles course students to display their work at Fashanne 2017

Final-year students on Loughborough’s Textiles course are preparing to join universities from across the Midlands to display their work at Fashanne 2017. Leicestershire, UK, 23-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Founded by BBC presenter Anne Davies, Fashanne is a fashion award ceremony for … Read the full press release

Symrise Is the Newest Member of WBCSD

GENEVA, 17-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Symrise AG has joined nearly 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). Symrise is a global supplier of fragrances, flavorings, cosmetic base materials and substances as well … Read the full press release

Speedo’s V-Class™ goggle recognised for outstanding design and excellence by the expert committee at RedDot

LONDON, 05-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Speedo’s V-Class ™ goggle range has received a global seal of approval with a notorious Red Dot Award for Design & Innovation for 2017, under the Sports & Equipment category. V-Class ™ is the latest … Read the full press release

Evonik acquires cosmetics specialist Dr. Straetmans GmbH of Hamburg, Germany

Evonik continues to expand its position as one of the leading partners to the cosmetics industry Acquisition allows offering complete formulation solutions Hamburg site to become a global competence center for preservative solutions ESSEN/HAMBURG, 13-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik will acquire … Read the full press release

Top CDP Marks Proves Symrise’s Reputation as Leader in Sustainability

Impressive sustainability reporting in the areas Forest and Water Leadership ratings in all three CDP programs, thus a leader in the industry Sole company in the F&F industry with reports on all three CDP programs Holzminden, Germany, 07-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Symrise announces new logistics centre in the Port of Hamburg

Holzminden, Germany, 13-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Goodman Group, a global leading owner, developer and manager of logistics real estate, is developing a new 12,700 sqm logistics centre in Altenwerder Freight Village in the Port of Hamburg. The facility is divided into two … Read the full press release

Unilever to provide access to additional ingredient information for its home and personal care products

LONDON, 10-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever today announced a new transparency initiative to provide people with access to additional ingredient information about its home and personal care products. The initiative goes beyond labelling requirements to provide in-depth product and ingredient information. … Read the full press release

Dolce & Gabbana unveils historical musical illustrations in the new Alta Sartoria collection

Historical motifs from Verdi operas grace unique pieces of the new Alta Sartoria collection Gütersloh, Germany, 10-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dolce & Gabbana has expanded its collaboration with the Archivio Storico Ricordi in Milan and has incorporated numerous historical illustrations … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom selects the winners of the Fashion Fusion competition as part of the Berlin Fashion Week

Deutsche Telekom draws a positive conclusion to the Fashion Fusion competition The winning projects are: a virtual personal trainer, an augmented reality app, as well as a haute couture performance with dancing drones Deutsche Telekom continues with the international Fashion … Read the full press release

Bentley and Breitling launch new chronograph – the Breitling for Bentley Supersports B55 to celebrate the new Continental Supersports

Limited edition watch celebrates launch of Continental Supersports Featuring a titanium case, carbonfibre dial and connected technology Connected watch allows wearer to log lap times and rally data via app Three exclusive chronograph functions inspired by motorsports Performance-packed edition celebrates … Read the full press release