Fashion

Red and Yellow will never go out of fashion

DHL is the fashion and retail industry’s leading global logistics partner. For decades, we have pioneered solutions to meet the needs of designers, retailers, and some of the world’s most glamorous fashion events. As the industry changes, our involvement evolves and crosses physical boundaries. This is why we also support the businesses providing e-commerce strategies to overcome any challenges that may arise and bring their products to the market.

Our speedy international transport has been critical to countless start-ups, shows and openings over the years. Moreover, we extend our approach by being present at every stage of the fashion retail journey, streamlining supply chains, reducing inventory needs and lead times, sourcing materials, advising on local customs regulations and taxation, and even handling quality control in the production process. On top of all this, our global presence provides companies with the opportunity to unleash their innovation to the fullest and explore new and exciting markets around the world.

At DHL we are passionate about fashion, which is why we’re engaged in the industry beyond logistics. With so much talent around the world, we know how important it is to support young designers and sponsor prestigious awards that advocate sustainability within the industry. We made “Positive Fashion” the rallying cry of our fashion-industry partnerships to highlight the growing need of sustainability in fashion’s ever-changing landscape. At DHL we love to be part of each one of their stories, while promoting a positive change in the industry.

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Fashion Forward sustainability

DHL’s long-term mission is to achieve zero emissions in our logistics operations by the year 2050. Through our partnerships we want to highlight the importance of sustainability in fashion and help inspire businesses and consumers with easy to follow recommendations. Here are some of our recent efforts to encourage positive change:

  • Fashion & Environment White Paper - Delivered by DHL: In collaboration with the BFC and NGO, Julie’s Bicycle, we developed an insightful white paper that examines the relationship between fashion and the environment, sharing tangible recommendations to ensure positive fashion remains at the heart of the industry.
  • Drive, Stories of Sustainable Entrepreneurship: This podcast series shines a spotlight on six global fashion entrepreneurs who have built their brands with sustainability in mind; sharing their journey, their successes as well the challenges they have faced to drive sustainable fashion practices. The 2019 podcast series will kick-off with the first episode on October 4, with the 5 remaining episodes to be aired on a bi-weekly basis. Listen out for the trailer which launches on September 27.
  • Upcycle your Style Competition: Fashion lovers are invited to share their best upcycled look for a chance to win an exclusive look created by an eco-conscious designer #REnewYourStyle

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