Why fashion entrepreneurs should protect their IP

Designer making in workshop

Female bosses may be taking a different approach to protecting their business’s intellectual property

Burberry: a lesson on leadership and succession

Burberry CCO Christopher Bailey

Recent difficulties at luxury fashion brand Burberry illustrate the vital importance of leadership roles and the need for a smooth succession of power

Saving planet Earth is more than a fashion fad

Stella McCartney, whose name is now synonymous with eco fashion, was one of the rst big designers to promote sustainability and an environmentally friendly supply chain

The clothing industry has struggled with excessive and wasteful production, but sustainable manufacturing is at last topping the agenda

The future of fashion

The future of fashion

Technologists and designers are combining to produce innovative new fabrics and manufacturing processes which will reshape the fashion industry

Ethical issues remain in the fashion industry

child labour in fashion industry

Despite numerous and worthy initiatives, keeping track of ethical standards in fashion supply chains is still challenging

Fierce fashion: The tale of two British fashion brands

Burberry car

The divergent fortunes of two UK luxury clothes stores shows how fickle fashion can be for its investors, as a new wave of money flows into the sector

4 new beauty brands to watch

Beauty products

We reveal the new beauty startups taking on the big players

The rise of the beauty startup

Person holding a red lipstick

Fresh new startups are taking on the cosmetic giants and finding a market with appealing offerings catering for individualistic consumers