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Industry News – September 30th, 2016

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Curated fashion industry news links for Friday, September 30th, 2016…

ASOS ACCUSED OF ENFORCING “DEEPLY EXPLOITATIVE” WORKING PRACTICES – FASHIONUNITED
“Concerns over working conditions in Asos’s distribution centre have caught the media’s attention once more.”

CONFIRMED: FORMER HUGO BOSS CEO TO JOIN BOTTEGA VENETA – TFL
“On the heels of Bottega Veneta’s Spring/Summer 2017 runway show last week, which marked the Italian design house’s 50th anniversary, French luxury conglomerate Kering – parent to Gucci, YSL, and Balenciaga, among others – announced that ex-Hugo Boss Chief Executive Claus-Dietrich Lahrs will be the new head of its Bottega Veneta brand.”

TIBI SLAPPED WITH COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT SUIT OVER INSTAGRAM POST – TFL
“Tibi is on the hook for copyright infringement according to a new lawsuit.”

MR PORTER IS LAUNCHING A HOME SHOPPING APP FOR APPLE TV – Hypebeast
“Online men’s fashion retailer MR PORTER announced this week that it will be launching a home shopping application for Apple TV.”

PUMA LOCKS DOWN THE WEEKND AS A BRAND AMBASSADOR – FN
“Puma just added another ambassador to it’s already star-studded roster: The Weeknd.”

NIKE AND NORDSTROM OPEN CONCEPT SHOPS-IN-SHOP – FASHION NETWORK
“Nordstrom this month opened a new concept shop with Nike at the Nordstrom CF Toronto Easton Centre.”

REBECCA MINKOFF DESIGNS CHANDON BOTTLES FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON – FASHION NETWORK
“Rebecca Minkoff is the latest to design a limited edition bottle for Chandon. ”

GIGI HADID HAS A NEW GIG WITH STUART WEITZMAN – FN
“Gigi Hadid is falling into fall with a Stuart Weitzman collaboration.”

GUCCI LAUNCHES GUCCIGHOST COLLECTION WITH TROUBLE ANDREW – FASHION NETWORK
“Gucci on Thursday launched the new GucciGhost collection, a collaboration between Creative Director Alessandro Michele and artist Trouble Andrew.”

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