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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

Polar introduces its first-ever heart rate monitoring and GPS tracking apparel — the Polar Team Pro Shirt

Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A., 09-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Polar, the leader in wearable sports technology, introduces an entirely new wearable category to their growing fitness portfolio, the Polar Team Pro Shirt. The company’s first-ever heart rate monitoring and GPS tracking apparel … Read the full press release

Kérastase and Withings introduce world’s first-ever smart hairbrush developed in collaboration with L’Oréal’s Research and Innovation Technology Incubator

L’Oréal’s Research and Innovation Technology Incubator Brings Companies Together to Provide Beauty Consumers with a Data-Driven Way to Better Care for their Hair. LAS VEGAS, U.S.A., 05-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (January 3, 2017), Kérastase, the worldwide leader in professional luxury … Read the full press release

Helly Hansen rolls out its inaugural digital-first campaign for its new ‘alive’ message developed by WPP’s Grey and Maxus

LONDON, 22-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Helly Hansen has launched its inaugural digital-first campaign promoting its new ‘alive’ message to drive brand awareness and affinity amongst skiers. The integrated creative and media strategy has been developed collaboratively between WPP’s Grey and … Read the full press release

L’Oréal awarded position on the Water A List by CDP

CLICHY, 22-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — L’Oréal has been recognised as a global leader for its actions and strategies for sustainable water management and has been, for the first time, awarded a position on the Water A List by CDP, the international … Read the full press release

Intesa Sanpaolo will be a Premium Partner of the Decoded Fashion Milan presented by e-PITTI.com

• It’s all systems go for the fourth edition of the international summit, combining fashion and new technologies, on 15th and 16th November • A showcase for key players changing the Italian fashion system and innovators in the industry MILAN, 14-Nov-2016 — … Read the full press release

H&M Foundation launches campaign to provide school supplies for refugee children

Refugee children will benefit from school supplies under a global campaign launched today by non-profit H&M Foundation in support of UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. STOCKHOLM, 03-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — For every H&M gift card sold from 3 November until 31 … Read the full press release

VidCon Europe Launches in Amsterdam, Announces Featured Creators

Tickets are selling fast as VidCon — World’s Largest Online Video Conference — announces Featured Creators for first-ever VidCon Europe in Amsterdam AMSTERDAM, 02-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — VidCon (vidcon.com), the world’s largest online video conference for fans, creators, and industry … Read the full press release

Burda raised its stake in fashion platform Showroom to 64 percent

Burda raises stake to 64 percent Christian Graggaber appointed Managing Director Showroom Germany Showroom space in Berlin opened MUNICH, 05-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Showroom is the leading marketplace for independent designer fashion in Poland (www.showroom.pl). Since the start of the German … Read the full press release