"A meeting point of all global players in the lingerie and swimwear industry, Interfiliere Shanghai offered a China-based view of textiles and textile accessories for lingerie and swimwear industry. Organised from September 26-27, 2019 in the Chinese capital city, the event reflected the current fashion trends in China... Read more
"Official statistics released by the China Customs reveal the textile manufacturing sector is going through an intense transformation. Few years ago, many garment factories in China refused to manufacture less than 1,000 pieces of clothing on a single model. These factories also calculated their profit margins based on... Read more
"For decades the home textiles business focused on launching a wide range of products. These included everything from bed sheets and comforters to towels. But recently, the industry has started to curtail its product excess as it is finally discovering that less is often more. This was particularly evident at this year... Read more
"Launched by the Italian Ministry for Economic Development (MiSE) in collaboration with Sistema Moda Italia (SMI) and International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), an American IT company, the Textile Blockchain Project is currently facing a crisis as the time for its implementation is fast running out. The project... Read more
"With 1014 exhibitors from 25 countries, Texworld Paris once again asserted their dominance as undisputed leaders of sourcing for fabrics, components, trimmings and materials for the clothing industry. Spread across three halls in September, these remarkable events for anyone involved in creating fashion proved to be a... Read more
"Though a Bureau of Economic Analysis NIPA table notes Americans spent $391.5 billion on their clothing and footwear in 2018, their share of disposable income on these items declined from 3.8 per cent in 2007 to 3.0 per cent in 2019. Even more alarming is the fact that their global share of expenditure on fashion was o... Read more
"The upcoming Maroc in Mode - Maroc Sourcing, to be held from October 17-18, 2019 in Marrakech, will offer international buyers and retailers a complete overview of the Moroccan textile and clothing industry by focusing on varied topics ranging from fast fashion to sustainable production."
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"C.L.A.S.S. partnered ROICA and Varvaressos at Filo-the international fair dedicated to yarn held in Milan from September 25- 26, 2019. The ROICA EF– GRS (Global Recycled Standard ) yarn is made with 58 per cent f pre-consumer recycled content. GRS guarantees its sustainable mission with a certification by the in... Read more
"For decades, most retailers and brands focused on traditional sizing with a few plus size offerings (beyond size 0-12) often hidden at the back of the store. However, it is no longer acceptable for brands to cater only to a specific size or body type. They are now reaching beyond the norm into new categories and produ... Read more
"Held from September 17-19, 2019, latest edition of Premiere Vision in Paris showcased innovations for F/W 2020-21. Well-attended by top international buyers and insiders, the show held a number of meetings and networking activities. Focusing on sustainability, the fair displayed several new age materials and products ... Read more
"Over the last 60 years, Taiwan has evolved from a mass supplier to an innovator equipped with a comprehensive yet integrated value chain and developer of high value added products and functional textiles. One of the most significant sectors of the manufacturing industry, the textile industry now ranks among the top se... Read more
"From top fashion brands like H&M and Gucci to small fabric companies, all fashion lovers are making conscious efforts to reduce the colossal amount of waste filling our landfills every year. Luxury brand LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton recently signed a five-year biodiversity partnership with UNESCO, committ... Read more
"Around 60 per cent of Indian textile industry, projected to grow $223 billion by next few years, is cotton-based. Cotton cultivation consumes around 25 per cent of the world’s pesticides which is fast becoming a major cause of concern for the industry. Textile is the one of the biggest contributors of both dry a... Read more
"A new luxury or premium look is giving the traditional five-pocket denim a life beyond basics. New denim makers are responding to the changing mindset of consumers who now prefer brands that offer comfortable styles and designs besides using sustainable fabrics and adopting responsible manufacturing practices."
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