Month: February 2021

Burt’s Bees Releases Sustainability Impact, Goals Report – WWD

[ad_1] Burt’s Bees has unveiled its current sustainability initiatives — and its goals to reach by 2025. In Burt’s Bees’ 2020 impact report, the brand detailed the progress it has made on the sustainability front since 2012. A few of the callouts include the average 50 percent recycled materials used across its packaging, the 99.6 …

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Congress Eyes Arbitration Clauses in Employment Contracts – WWD

[ad_1] As Democrats in Congress craft an agenda in line with President Joe Biden’s stated focus on worker issues, they’re resurfacing long-standing efforts to address arbitration clauses in the employment context.  Controversial arbitration clauses in employment contracts are those that generally require those who sign them to agree not to pursue workplace disputes through lawsuits …

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Inauguration Fashion Designers Prepare for New York Fashion Week – WWD

[ad_1] Meeting the moment. That’s what the new vanguard of American designers thrust into the fashion spotlight during events surrounding President Joe Biden’s inauguration has been trying to do since their businesses changed overnight on Jan. 20. For the diverse group of young talent, the race is on to capitalize on the media attention, satisfy …

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Inez Valentine Swimwear – WWD

[ad_1] In the middle of the pandemic-driven lockdown, like-minded creatives Bianca Ubeda and Rocco Valentine quietly launched a sustainable swimwear label, Inez Valentine Swimwear, out of New York City.  The cofounders, who went to school together in Boston, desired a versatile swimwear label that offered luxurious, sustainable designs fit for the on-the-go NYC-woman with a …

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Ser.O.Ya Launches Gender Neutral Fashions Committed to Catalyzing Social Change – WWD

[ad_1] Ser.O.Ya, a contemporary fashion label with a commitment to catalyzing social change through philanthropic partnerships, is today launching exclusively on FWRD. The emerging brand, founded by Ohad Seroya, offers predominantly gender-neutral garments in unisex, feminine and masculine designs, featured on the collection’s campaign face: model and activist Teddy Quinlivan. Last March, Seroya and his …

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