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Must Read: H&M Debuts Sustainable Fabric, Tiffany & Co. Looks to Court Millennials

Plus, how the CFDA will be impacted by New York Fashion Week's shake ups.
Natalia Vodianova for H&M Conscious Exclusive. Photo: H&M

Natalia Vodianova for H&M Conscious Exclusive. Photo: H&M

H&M creates new sustainable fabric for Conscious Exclusive collection
What do you do when Earth-friendly fabrics aren't always the easiest to produce? Develop your own. For H&M's 2017 Conscious Exclusive collection, the Swedish mega-retailer is debuting a new textile called Bionic, made of recycled polyester materials from plastic shoreline waste. This flowy, diaphanous fabric is featured most prominently in a pleated gown from the collection, proving that style and sustainability are anything but mutually exclusive. {Fashionista inbox}

Inside Tiffany & Co.'s plan to engage a millennial audience
On the heels of two major exits in the company — design director Francesca Amfitheatrof and more recently, CEO Frederic Cumenal — plus enlisting Lady Gaga as a new face, it's clear that Tiffany & Co. is in the process of reshaping its identity to be more inclusive of a younger demographic. As for whether it'll (quite literally) pay off? Only time will tell. {WWD}

New York Fashion Week's ch-ch-ch-ch-changes's effect on the CFDA
It's no secret that New York Fashion week is evolving rapidly with the times. But how do in-season shows, a rise in direct-to-consumer brands and an increasing number of designers choosing to show abroad impact America's fashion trade association? "We want to present designers with the resources to do what's best for their businesses," Mark Beckham, the business director of fashion weeks for the CFDA, told Glossy. "But there's always going to be designers showing [in New York]. It's okay if there's fluidity — we're supportive." {Glossy}

Meet Jenny Meirens, Martin Margiela's business and creative partner
In a new interview with T Magazine, longtime Martin Margiela collaborator Jenny Meirens sits down to share her early career path, meeting Margiela and what it was like working for the enigmatic fashion house for nearly two decades. "For me, one of the strongest things about Martin was him taking something very popular, common or cheap and turning it into something chic," she says in the interview. "It became a full symbiosis." {T Magazine}

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Universal Standard releases capsule collection co-designed by plus-size models
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