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Industry needs to take responsibility for the rise in fast fashion cul…

Industry needs to take responsibility for the rise in fast fashion culture

    Whether it is for putting a swastika necklace up for sale or for the #BamaRush TikTok controversy, Chinese online fashion company, Shein has perpetually been in the eye of storm. The fast fashion brand has often been accused of issues ranging from environmental to ethical. One frequent accusations a... Read more

China’s CPTPP membership could create hurdles for US’ textile industry

China’s CPTPP membership could create hurdles for US’ textile industry

  Textile and apparel companies have been on a high alert ever since China submitted its application to join the 11-member Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). They believe China’s potential accession to the CPTPP could create unprecedented challenges for the West... Read more

Sustainability pressures compel brands to relook raw material choices

Sustainability pressures compel brands to relook raw material choices

   The pandemic has accelerated demand for clothes made from performance fabrics because of its moisture-wicking, anti-odor and cooling properties they offer. As per a Women’s Wear Daily report, consumers are seeking not just presentable but also versatile garments. This has created demand for fabric... Read more

Apparel dominates Brand Finance’s 2021 luxury brands list with 62% val…

Apparel dominates Brand Finance’s 2021 luxury brands list with 62% value

  In 2021, 62 per cent of the total value generated by the world’s top 50 valuable luxury and premium brands was from apparel brands reveals 2021 Luxury and Premium 50 report by Brand Finance. The report states, 30 apparel brands dominated the ranking. However, the value of these brands declined due to CO... Read more

Innovations to help China’s luxe brands retain sheen despite official …

Innovations to help China’s luxe brands retain sheen despite official crackdown

  New rules by China’s State Administration of Market Regulation for technology firms have halted the bull run of Chinese luxury e-commerce players, who enjoyed uninterrupted growth over the past 18 months. Jing Daily reports, the new rules direct government to fine luxury players for anti-competitive pra... Read more

PLI scheme will make Indian textile industry self-reliant

PLI scheme will make Indian textile industry self-reliant

  Fuelling industrial growth since the pre-British era, Indian textile industry is likely to reach a value of $300 billion by 2035. Currently, textile and apparel exports account for 11 per cent of India’s overall merchandize exports. Export growth is being driven by the growing urbanization and rising in... Read more

Bangladesh: New Accord fails in brands’ legal accountability to suppli…

Bangladesh: New Accord fails in brands’ legal accountability to suppliers

  The recent renewal of the Bangladesh Accord has sparked a debate amongst industry leaders on the feasibility its renewal. While some believe, the agreement has led to substantial improvement in safety standards in Bangladesh factories, others are skeptical about the model’s ability to foster collaborati... Read more

Cotton prices to be bullish this year predict analysts

Cotton prices to be bullish this year predict analysts

  Cotton futures contract reached a 7.5-year high in August as falling global supply gave a boost to demand from China. A report by execution-only service provider Capital.com says, the benchmark intercontinental exchange (ICE) cotton contract for October delivery hit 96.27 cents a pound (lb) on August 27. Alth... Read more

Collaborations to be key for future textile industry growth

Collaborations to be key for future textile industry growth

  Collaborations are an important part of supply chain management in the textile industry. They help the industry create the right textile product for application. To highlight the importance of partnerships in the industry, MIT and the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) published an instruction manual descr... Read more

Luxury brands join the resale bandwagon as demand for sustainability g…

Luxury brands join the resale bandwagon as demand for sustainability grows

  Over the next few years, the resale fashion market is expected to grow 11 times faster than the regular fashion market. By 2025, the clothing resale sector is estimated to reach $47 million, says a new report by resale marketplace Threadup in its 2021 Resale Report. Yet, many luxury brands continue to stay aw... Read more

Despite repeated calls, fashion industry fails to achieve sustainabili…

Despite repeated calls, fashion industry fails to achieve sustainability targets

  The fashion industry, a major polluter fails to achieve carbon neutrality despite repeated calls by environmentalists and experts. A new survey report by environmental nonprofit Stand.earth shows, around 75 per cent of 47 surveyed fashion and apparel companies do not use clean energy sources. They have been r... Read more

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Kering to stop using furs in all brands from 2022

   France's fast fashion retailer Kering has decided to stop using animal fur for ... Read more

Taiwan Textile Roadshow to showcase garment products

   The upcoming Taiwan Textile Roadshow from October 6 to 7 will showcase garment ... Read more

Inverted duty structure may raise garment prices by 7 per cent, say experts

   The government’s approval of inverted duty structure on apparels costing ... Read more

European Commission approves proposal to improve EU GSP

   The European Commission has approved the legislative proposal to improve the Eu... Read more

Sri Lanka set to achieve $800 million export turnover this year: FAAMA

   With Sri Lankan apparel industry’s order books for October-December quart... Read more

Nike, Adidas regain popularity in China: Survey

   A Citi Research survey finds that Nike and Adidas have regained their popularit... Read more

US’ brassieres imports grow during January-July’21

   US’ import of brassieres – foundation garment and shapewear categor... Read more

Nike cuts sales outlook for fiscal 2022

   Nike Inc has cut its fiscal 2022 sales predictions as it expects the holiday sh... Read more

Messe Frankfurt launches new trade show for mainstream fashion

   Messe Frankfurt is launching a new trade event, under the name Val:ue, for the ... Read more

Cone Denim appoints new Senior Vice President, Commercial Strategy

   US denim producer Cone Denim has appointed Amie Borges as the new Senior Vice P... Read more

Nike cuts sales outlook for fiscal 2022

   Nike Inc has cut its fiscal 2022 sales predictions as it expects the holiday sh... Read more

Messe Frankfurt launches new trade show for mainstream fashion

   Messe Frankfurt is launching a new trade event, under the name Val:ue, for the ... Read more

Cone Denim appoints new Senior Vice President, Commercial Strategy

   US denim producer Cone Denim has appointed Amie Borges as the new Senior Vice P... Read more

Empyrean Luxury to use PETA approved Vegan mark on footwear

   A Delhi-based footwear firm, Empyrean Luxury plans to use the ‘PETA-Appro... Read more

Euratex urges European authorities to support companies facing energy crisi…

   Alberto Paccanelli, President, Euratex, issued an urgent appeal to European and... Read more

Chargeurs*PCC Fashion Technologies to sponsor CFS +2021

   Chargeurs*PCC Fashion Technologies has emerged as one of the Global Faashion Ag... Read more