• Luxury brands are buying supply chains and passing on skills

    25 days ago - By Fashion United

    Luxury brands are taking vertical ownership of their supply chains to ensure longevity, sustainability, artistry and reduce risk.
    After all, what better way to ensure a designer's collections are delivered on time, than by owning the factory that produces the garments.
    And it is not just production facitilities that designers are investing in. When Victoria Beckham launched her namesake brand in London with investment from Simon Fuller's XIX Management, she quickly expanded her team with in-house pattern cutters and seamstresses, jobs that are often outsourced to sampling houses and...
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