Category Archives: Apparel, Fashion & Beauty

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

SGS to Acquire Institut d’Expertise Clinique (IEC), Expanding Global Leadership in Cosmetics Testing

(IN BRIEF) SGS has announced its acquisition of Institut d’Expertise Clinique (IEC), a prominent Clinical Research Organization specializing in advanced clinical testing for the cosmetics industry. Founded in 1990 and based in France, IEC operates across Europe, Asia, and Africa, … Read the full press release

Symrise Celebrates 70 Years of Sun Protection Innovation

(IN BRIEF) Symrise is celebrating its 70-year legacy of sun protection innovation as part of its “150 shades of innovation” campaign, honoring the 150th anniversary of its founding father Wilhelm Haarmann’s first patent. The company has pioneered advancements in UV … Read the full press release

Lenzing Group Names Rohit Aggarwal as Incoming CEO

(IN BRIEF) The Lenzing Group has appointed Rohit Aggarwal to the Management Board, where he will initially oversee the fiber division and later succeed Stephan Sielaff as CEO when Sielaff’s contract expires in March 2025. Aggarwal brings decades of experience … Read the full press release

H&M and Partners Celebrate Basquiat Collection in Parisian Showcase

(IN BRIEF) H&M, alongside Ev Bravado and Téla D’Amore, celebrated their collaborative collection inspired by Jean-Michel Basquiat in Paris. The event gathered celebrities, artists, and industry insiders to showcase the fusion of Basquiat’s art with modern fashion. Guests participated in … Read the full press release

Henkel Opens Second Application Center in North Vietnam to Drive Innovation in Footwear and Fashion

(IN BRIEF) Henkel has opened a second Application Center in Thanh Hoa, North Vietnam, to support leading sports and fashion brands in Asia-Pacific and Greater China. This center complements Henkel’s existing facility in Bien Hoa, Ho Chi Minh, enhancing local … Read the full press release

PUMA Teams Up with Rosé of BLACKPINK to Redefine Classic Style and Culture

(IN BRIEF) PUMA has announced a new partnership with Rosé from BLACKPINK, one of K-pop’s most influential groups. As PUMA’s newest ambassador, Rosé will collaborate on global campaigns and the “Rewrite the Classics” initiative, focusing on iconic PUMA styles. Her … Read the full press release

PUMA Launches CLOUDSPUN Collection: Elevating Comfort and Performance in Athletic Wear

(IN BRIEF) PUMA has launched its CLOUDSPUN Collection, featuring innovative athletic wear known for its ultra-soft fabric and advanced performance features such as moisture-wicking and 4-way stretch. The collection includes a range of men’s and women’s apparel designed for comfort … Read the full press release

PUMA Extends Sponsorship for Christopher Street Day Nürnberg, Affirming Commitment to LGBTQ+ Rights

(IN BRIEF) PUMA extends its sponsorship of Christopher Street Day Nürnberg for three more years, highlighting its ongoing commitment to LGBTQ+ rights. The company will actively participate in Pride events, organize Pride Month activities for employees, and illuminate its headquarters … Read the full press release

Bonprix Achieves Milestone in Digital Transformation with SAP BW/4HANA Integration

(IN BRIEF) Bonprix, a leading international fashion company, has successfully implemented SAP BW/4HANA and SAP Datasphere solutions, marking a significant step in its digital transformation journey. With a dynamic multi-cloud data landscape now in place, Bonprix aims to streamline operations, … Read the full press release

Brazilian Pulp Giant Suzano Enters Partnership with Lenzing Group in Share Acquisition

(IN BRIEF) The Lenzing Group announces a significant partnership as its main shareholder, B&C Group, and Brazilian pulp producer Suzano S/A sign a long-term agreement regarding Lenzing’s majority stake. Suzano will acquire a 15 percent stake from B&C Group, marking … Read the full press release

Lee Ufan Arles and Maison Guerlain Unveil the Art & Environment Prize: Celebrating Creativity with Global Impact

(IN BRIEF) Lee Ufan Arles and Maison Guerlain have united forces to establish the Art & Environment Prize in 2023, an annual accolade celebrating artworks that encapsulate universal significance and philosophical depth resonating with Lee Ufan’s ethos, while also embodying … Read the full press release

Louis Vuitton’s Core Values Campaign Soars with Federer and Nadal: ‘Journeys that Forge Legends’

(IN BRIEF) Louis Vuitton unveils its latest Core Values campaign, lensed by Annie Leibovitz, starring tennis legends Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal scaling the peaks of Italy’s Dolomites mountains. Titled “Journeys that Forge Legends,” the campaign symbolizes ambition, resilience, and … Read the full press release

PUMA Collaborates with Lost Management Cities for Retro GV Special Sneaker Revival

(IN BRIEF) PUMA partners with Seoul-based Lost Management Cities to reintroduce the iconic 2024 GV Special sneaker from PUMA’s archives. Inspired by ‘80s tennis culture, Lost Management Cities infuses the silhouette with a playful color scheme, incorporating hand-finished details like … Read the full press release

HUGO BOSS Unveils HUGO BOSS XP: A Cutting-Edge Customer Loyalty Program

(IN BRIEF) HUGO BOSS introduces HUGO BOSS XP, a groundbreaking omnichannel membership program designed to revolutionize customer engagement and loyalty. Leveraging innovative technologies, including blockchain-supported elements, the program seamlessly integrates traditional loyalty features with Web3 functionalities like NFTs. With a … Read the full press release

Symrise Unveils Cutting-Edge Fragrance Technologies at Detex 2024 in Amman

(IN BRIEF) Symrise, a leading fragrance company, is set to showcase its latest fragrance technologies at Detex 2024 in Amman, Jordan. The trade fair serves as a platform for Symrise to engage with regional partners and unveil innovations like SuperBloom® … Read the full press release

PUMA Unveils ULTRA 5: A Futuristic Speed Machine for Football

(IN BRIEF) PUMA introduces the ULTRA 5, a groundbreaking football boot set to revolutionize speed and performance on the pitch. Engineered with insights from motorsport and collaborations with Formula One teams, the ULTRA 5 features a SPEEDSYSTEM carbon outsole and … Read the full press release

PUMA and Borussia Dortmund Unveil Timeless 2024/25 Home Kit with Sustainability Focus

(IN BRIEF) PUMA and Borussia Dortmund have launched the 2024/25 Home kit, paying homage to the club’s rich heritage while incorporating modern design elements. The classic Black & Yellow kit features a sleek pinstripe flair, symbolizing Dortmund’s enduring legacy and … Read the full press release

Manchester City and PUMA Unveil 24/25 Home Kit Infused with Mancunian Spirit

(IN BRIEF) Manchester City and PUMA have revealed the new Home kit for the 2024/2025 season, incorporating elements that pay homage to Manchester’s cultural identity. The sky-blue kit features subtle threads of “0161,” representing the city’s dialing code and its … Read the full press release

Zalando Reorganizes Leadership for Enhanced E-commerce Ecosystem Strategy

(IN BRIEF) Zalando, Europe’s leading fashion and lifestyle e-commerce platform, is restructuring its management board to align with its updated strategy focusing on two growth vectors: Business-to-Consumer (B2C) and Business-to-Business (B2B). Co-founder David Schneider transitions to a dedicated role focusing … Read the full press release

EBRD Invests in Polish Cosmetics Giant Bielenda, Facilitating Strategic Acquisitions

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has acquired an indirect minority stake in the renowned Polish cosmetics brand Bielenda through a €33.9 million investment in its holding company, Innova Central Holding SCA, alongside private equity fund … Read the full press release

PUMA Hoops and LaMelo Ball Introduce the LaFrancé: A Bold Lifestyle Sneaker

(IN BRIEF) PUMA Hoops and LaMelo Ball have teamed up to unveil the LaFrancé, their first-ever lifestyle shoe collaboration. Inspired by LaMelo’s signature style and his lifestyle brand LaFrancé, the sneaker takes cues from 90s and early 2000s skate footwear, … Read the full press release

PUMA and Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team Launch Exclusive Mad Dog Jones Collection

(IN BRIEF) PUMA, in collaboration with the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team, introduces a groundbreaking collection by Mad Dog Jones, blending style, performance, and motorsport. Inspired by the vibrant energy of Miami’s Thermal Vision, the collection captures the chromatic vibrancy … Read the full press release

Beiersdorf Unveils Breakthrough Anti-Glycation Ingredient to Combat Sugar-Induced Skin Aging

(IN BRIEF) After nearly a decade of research, Beiersdorf has revealed a groundbreaking discovery in skincare: a patented active ingredient called NAHP, also known as GLYCOSTOP™, designed to counteract the skin’s glycation process induced by sugar consumption, which contributes to … Read the full press release

PUMA Launches RE:SUEDE 2.0 Sneakers: Taking Sustainable Footwear to the Next Level

(IN BRIEF) PUMA announces the commercial release of its RE:SUEDE 2.0 sneaker, following the successful conclusion of its two-year pilot project aimed at exploring sustainable end-of-life solutions for footwear. During the experiment, PUMA produced 500 pairs of the iconic Suede … Read the full press release

Kering and Festival de Cannes Honor Donna Langley with 2024 Women In Motion Award

(IN BRIEF) Kering and the Festival de Cannes are set to bestow the prestigious 2024 Women In Motion Award upon Dame Donna Langley, Chairman of NBCUniversal Studio Group and Chief Content Officer, during an official dinner in Cannes. Langley’s illustrious … Read the full press release

PUMA x Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team: Unveiling the Crews Go Summer Collection

(IN BRIEF) PUMA collaborates with the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team to introduce the Crews Go Summer Collection, seamlessly blending the team’s iconic identity with casual streetwear silhouettes. Each piece in the collection, from hoodies to shorts and shirts, exudes track … Read the full press release

A Hub of Creative Collaboration Redefining Luxury

(IN BRIEF) Bulgari unveils Bulgari Studio, a groundbreaking platform fostering co-creation and innovation, particularly focusing on reimagining iconic pieces like the B.zero1 ring and introducing new creations like the Bulgari Roma bag and Bulgari Bulgari watches. This initiative marks a … Read the full press release

DHL Global Forwarding Partners with Prada Group to Reduce Emissions Through Sustainable Aviation Fuel

(IN BRIEF) DHL Global Forwarding announces its collaboration with the Prada Group, marking the fashion giant’s first investment in Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) credits through DHL’s GoGreen Plus service. This strategic partnership allows Prada Group to significantly reduce its transport … Read the full press release

Beyond Beauty: BASF Unveils Sustainable Solutions at in-cosmetics Global

(IN BRIEF) BASF, a leading ingredient supplier in the Personal Care industry, showcased innovative solutions at in-cosmetics Global in Paris, highlighting their commitment to sustainability and consumer-centric products. Gisela Pinheiro, Senior Vice President of BASF Personal Care Europe, emphasized the … Read the full press release

Melodies of Milan: IKEA’s “1st” Exhibition Unites Music and Design

(IN BRIEF) During Milan Design Week, IKEA’s “1st” exhibition at Padiglione Visconti becomes a haven for the city’s music scene, celebrating individual journeys towards independence through the fusion of music and design. Featuring nightly performances from various artists like Lorenzo … Read the full press release

Bang & Olufsen and ADER ERROR Unveil “The Blueism” Collection: A Fusion of Fashion and Music

(IN BRIEF) Bang & Olufsen and ADER ERROR have announced a collaborative limited-edition collection titled “The Blueism”, marrying fashion and music through a sleek portable speaker and accessories. ADER ERROR infuses its signature Z-blue color into Bang & Olufsen’s Beosound … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel Unveils Cutting-Edge Fashion Hub in Piscataway, NJ

(IN BRIEF) In a strategic move, Kuehne+Nagel, a global logistics giant, has revealed plans for a state-of-the-art contract logistics fulfillment center in Piscataway, New Jersey. Spanning 100,000 sq. ft., this facility, positioned near the company’s existing luxury retail fulfillment center, … Read the full press release

UniCredit Debuts “Uni Sonos” at Milan Design Week 2024, Celebrating Women’s Empowerment and Creativity

(IN BRIEF) UniCredit unveils its collaboration with Arena di Verona and Studiopepe at Milan Design Week 2024 with “Uni Sonos,” a groundbreaking installation celebrating women’s empowerment, diversity, and creativity. Featuring costumes from the 100th Arena di Verona Opera Festival, the … Read the full press release

trinamiX Unveils Groundbreaking NIR Spectrometer for Consumer Use at BEAUTY Düsseldorf

(IN BRIEF) trinamiX GmbH introduces a revolutionary Consumer Spectroscopy solution at BEAUTY in Düsseldorf, showcasing the world’s first NIR spectrometer that fits into smartphones or handheld devices for cosmetic applications. This innovation enables consumers to conduct non-invasive molecular analysis of … Read the full press release

Symrise Unveils Savelite® HB: A Next-Generation Cosmetic Ingredient for Enhanced Product Protection

(IN BRIEF) Symrise Cosmetic Ingredients introduces Savelite® HB, a multifunctional hydroxypropolyester aimed at safeguarding various cosmetic products designed for normal to sensitive skin. This new addition to Symrise’s portfolio harnesses innovative technology while leveraging well-known ingredients, offering formulators and consumers … Read the full press release

Louis Vuitton Launches ‘Louis Vuitton [Extended]’ Podcast Series, Offering Exclusive Insights into Maison’s Creative World

(IN BRIEF) Louis Vuitton has debuted its inaugural podcast series, “Louis Vuitton [Extended],” hosted by journalist and fashion documentary filmmaker Loïc Prigent. This bi-monthly podcast delves into the heart of Louis Vuitton’s creative process, sharing behind-the-scenes stories of iconic events … Read the full press release

Kering Nominates Three New Independent Directors to Board

(IN BRIEF) Kering’s Board of Directors proposes the appointment of three new independent directors, Rachel Duan, Giovanna Melandri, and Dominique D’Hinnin, at the upcoming Annual General Meeting. Rachel Duan brings extensive experience from General Electric, focusing on the Asian market … Read the full press release

Experts Explore Sustainable Solutions in Sports Apparel Industry on Experts in Sport Podcast

(IN BRIEF) In this episode of the Experts in Sport podcast, host Martin Foster engages with guest Joanna Czutkowna to delve into the sustainability challenges facing the sports apparel industry. They dissect larger issues within the fashion industry, including the … Read the full press release

Lenzing Group Reports Stable Revenue Amid Economic Challenges in 2023

(IN BRIEF) Despite facing subdued demand and escalating raw material costs, the Lenzing Group, a global leader in regenerated cellulosic fibers, maintained stable revenue at EUR 2.52 billion in 2023. The company’s EBITDA surged by 25.4% to EUR 303.3 million, … Read the full press release

Evonik Launches Skin Institute to Revolutionize Cosmetics with Science-Backed Solutions

(IN BRIEF) Evonik introduces the Evonik Skin Institute, a global network of life science experts and labs aimed at bolstering support for claim-substantiated cosmetics. This initiative merges Evonik’s advanced biotech platform with a global network of evaluation labs, enhancing customer … Read the full press release