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India’s innerwear segment needs to harness its true potential

India’s innerwear segment needs to harness its true potential

  The innerwear market in India is segmented between men and the more fancy-driven women’s and both markets are growing significantly. While the global men’s innerwear segment is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 5.8 per cent to reach $13.6 billion by the end of 2024, women’s innerwea... Read more

All About Sustainability in focus at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fab…

All About Sustainability in focus at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics edition

"The upcoming Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics which opens on October 11, will be the perfect platform for sustainable paradigms and companies. The centre of sustainability at the three-day fair will be the All About Sustainability zone (hall 5.2), but eco-friendly products and companies will also abound in Beyond... Read more

Fashion Summit discusses innovative technology initiatives

Fashion Summit discusses innovative technology initiatives

Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) organized its annual innovation and technology symposium at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on September 7 and 8. The two-day symposium attracted over 600 industry partners, research experts, and association representatives. Industry player... Read more

Luxe designers focus on unique textiles to highlight craftsmanship

Luxe designers focus on unique textiles to highlight craftsmanship

"What gives luxury designers such as Schiaparelli, Ralph & Russo, Chanel, Dries Van Noten, Stella McCartney, Guo Pei and Ermenegildo Zegna, an edge over others? It’s the unique textile that brings life to the entire ensemble and couture. These designers and couturiers are increasingly focusing on creating uni... Read more

Techtextil India 2017: Texprocess pavilion launched for the first time

Techtextil India 2017: Texprocess pavilion launched for the first time

"Techtextil India 2017, the three-day premium international show for technical textiles and nonwovens, opened in Mumbai on September 13, 2017. With growing focus on making India the textile hub, the trade fair has drawn strong support from Ministry of Textiles; the Department of Handlooms and Textiles, Government of Te... Read more

Growing knitting sector bring innovative technologies in the limelight

Growing knitting sector bring innovative technologies in the limelight

"Knitting industry is on a roll with a number of players announcing new products and planning new collaborations. To start with, to commemorate its 80th anniversary, leading warp knitting machinery manufacturer Karl Mayer organised a series of open house events at its headquarters in Obertshausen, Germany, this July. T... Read more

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Is athleisure trend nearing its end? Opinion divided…

Is athleisure trend nearing its end? Opinion divided…

"Retail analysts closely following the US apparel trends feel the athleisure trend is going to end soon. The insight came as Dick’s Sporting Goods reported its same-store sales performance up by a weak 0.1 per cent in the second quarter. John Zolidis, President of Quo Vadis Capital, pointed out skidding athleisur... Read more

Pakistan needs to work on its export competency

Pakistan needs to work on its export competency

"While Pakistan’s garment sector can easily drive the country’s economy through exports, it has not been able to fully exploit the benefits of GSP Plus status so far, reveals World Trade Organization data. A recent study by the International Growth Centre highlights the private sector does feel too optimist... Read more

Ahmedabad apparels sector gaining strength

Ahmedabad apparels sector gaining strength

"Ahmadabad’s textile market is worth around $25 billion, contributing nearly 12 per cent to India’s textile exports. It is backed by a strong supply chain from cotton production to textile machinery and now a thriving hub for apparels. As all resources are available close, the city can even quote an extreme... Read more

GTE highlights the latest and the best

GTE highlights the latest and the best

Garment Technology Expo (GTE) was held in Gujarat, August 18 to 20. Over 230 participants and brands including leading manufacturers as well as suppliers of garment machinery and accessories from over 18 countries including Germany, Japan, Taiwan, China, Korea, Italy and India participated. The show attracted a total ... Read more

China’s ban on textile scrap import hampers global recycling programs

China’s ban on textile scrap import hampers global recycling programs

"As a stepping stone, textile companies have taken the onus on themselves to ensure sustainable development. While on the other hand, a new ban on scrap textile imports in China could curb global textile recycling progress. In one of the first initiatives, a recent life-cycle assessment (LCA) of a waterborne polyuretha... Read more

VIP Judge Mug's design world is a mix of femininity and masculinity

VIP Judge Mug's design world is a mix of femininity and masculinity

  Mug, the designer of her Japanese born-and-bred brand G.V.G.V., launched the brand in 1991 after graduating from Kuwasawa Design School, G.V.G.V. has now become one of the most attractive Tokyo fashion label. G.V.G.V. has also injected its creativity into other fashion brands through design collab... Read more

CENTRESTAGE ELITES presents Korea's JUUN.J,HK's FFIXXED STUDIOS

CENTRESTAGE ELITES presents Korea's JUUN.J,HK's FFIXXED STUDIOS

CENTRESTAGE ELITES, a major fashion spectacular, took to the stage on 6 September, showcasing the latest Spring/Summer 2018 collections of Hong Kong brand FFIXXED STUDIOS and Korean label JUUN.J. The opening gala show was a highlight of CENTRESTAGE, the event aims to further reinforce position of HK as an internatio... Read more

Fashionally Spring/Summer 2018

Fashionally Spring/Summer 2018

DEMO. The contemporary classic- SS18 collection – Boys, be flowers DEMO has always been inspired by contradictories. The traditional character in courtesan, oiran appears as the protagonist of the season spring summer 2018. "Ordinary flowers bloom in spring, only plum blossoms in the winter, effloresces prior ... Read more

Vietnam, emerges an alternate haven for Indian denim mills

Vietnam, emerges an alternate haven for Indian denim mills

"Struggling with overcapacity issues, the denim industry has been scouting for overseas markets. Vietnam gets a special mention after Bangladesh. Vietnam has some good jeans manufacturing units but lacks a strong fabric base which is in fact an advantage for Indian or other countries’ denim mills. Though a diffic... Read more

Asia’s first Fashion Summit aims to make Hong Kong industry sustainabl…

Asia’s first Fashion Summit aims to make Hong Kong industry sustainable

Asia’s first Fashion Summit aims to make Hong Kong industry sustainable The influential decision makers in the Hong Kong fashion industry came together today to officially announce the Asia’s first and largest sustainable conference dedicated to driving positive and sustainable change in the... Read more

‘Made in America’ tag lure domestic consumers more, study

‘Made in America’ tag lure domestic consumers more, study

"As per recent American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) data, the US apparel and footwear industry contributed $383.6 billion in retail sales to the US economy. According to AAFA, the industry continued to be in a deflationary market for apparel during the past decade, with per capita consumption of apparel in ... Read more

CENTRESTAGE the glam brand show takes off in Hong Kong

CENTRESTAGE the glam brand show takes off in Hong Kong

  CENTRESTAGE, Asia’s premier fashion event, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), opened today and will continue till September 9 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The four-day show features more than 210 fashion brands from 22 countries and re... Read more

Vietnam emerges a strong sourcing base for US apparel brands

Vietnam emerges a strong sourcing base for US apparel brands

"Who knew the Trump government would change the fate of people who are wanting to set up base in Vietnam on the grounds of low labour cost and increasing sourcing activities. Steve DiBlasi, VP-global sourcing, Lanier Clothes shifted a fair amount of his company’s apparel production from China to Vietnam around si... Read more

India’s apparel export growth to remain flat, say experts

India’s apparel export growth to remain flat, say experts

"As per textile trade analysts and industry stalwarts, India’s apparel exports growth will remain flat or may see marginal rise this year, due to factors like GST, rupee appreciation against the dollar and sluggish global demand. As Rahul Mehta, President, Clothing Manufacturers' Association India (CMAI) points o... Read more

Munich Fabric Start’s Bluezone to showcase sustainable denim range

Munich Fabric Start’s Bluezone to showcase sustainable denim range

"Global denim mills will congregate at Munich Fabric Start’s Bluezone in Munich, September 5-7, 2017 to present their Autumn/Winter 18-19 collections. Their major target is making a mark in the German and Northern European markets. These mills bring forth innovations and new product lines, with focus on sustainab... Read more

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Coimbatore to host CCI seminar on September 23

Cotton Council International (CCI) is organizing a seminar in Coimbatore, September 23, 2017. I... Read more

Welspun gets Oeko-Tex label for bed and bath textiles

Welspun has been awarded a Made In Green label by Oeko-Tex. This is a traceable consumer sustai... Read more

US hosts nonwovens event RISE

A conference on Research, Innovation and Science for Engineered Fabrics (RISE) was held in the ... Read more

Texworld opens in Paris with debut of Texworld Denim

Texworld is being held in France, September 18 to 21. This year the event sees the debut of Tex... Read more

Textile Asia in Pakistan rakes in huge orders

Textile Asia held in Pakistan from September 16 to 18, 2017 saw numerous orders and MoUs signed... Read more

Orissa to cultivate mulberry to boost silk production

Orissa has vast potential for mulberry and eri silks. Both can be promoted in coastal areas. As... Read more

Nike launches 50 per cent recycled leather material

Going ahead with its corporate sustainability plan to reduce its carbon footprint Nike has anno... Read more

New denim spray ‘OrganIQ Bleach’ replaces potassium permanganate

The used look on denim garments is produced using potassium permanganate. However, potassium pe... Read more

Lenzing develops viscose fiber Eco Vero

Eco Vero is an environmentally friendly viscose fiber from Lenzing. Eco Vero fibers are made fr... Read more

Jaipur to host textile fair Vastra

Vastra will be held in Jaipur from September 21 to 24. This is a textile and apparel fair, that... Read more

Ethiopia to host Africa Sourcing and Fashion Week from October 3

The three-day Africa Sourcing and Fashion Week will be held in Ethiopia from October 3 to 6, 20... Read more

Chinese print show All in Print schedule for next October

All in Print will take place in China, October 24 to 28, 2018. This is a trade fair for the Asi... Read more

Maharashtra to set up textile parks

Maharashtra will set up nine textile parks in the northern cotton-growing regions of the state.... Read more

Maglificio Ripa to exhibit at Première Vision

Maglificio Ripa, selected by Asahi Kasei as a key partner for Roica Feel Good project aimed at ... Read more

Telangana prepares for bountiful cotton crop

The Cotton Corporation of India has set up 59 centers in Telangana this year. These are an addi... Read more

Pakistan holds textile fair, Textile Asia

Textile Asia was held in Pakistan from September 16 to 18, 2017. The textile machinery fair aim... Read more

Industry expects a dip in yarn prices soon

The yarn sector, affected by high cotton prices in the past six months, might become normal wit... Read more

GSP Plus boosts Sri Lanka’s apparel exports

With GSP Plus, Sri Lanka hopes for a further $400 million in revenues from apparel exports to t... Read more

Canada’s Street Legal Clothing looking to source from Tirupur

Street Legal Clothing, based in Canada, will start sourcing garments from Tirupur. But this wil... Read more

Global brands turn to virtual warehousing

Retailers and brands are choosing virtual warehousing coupled with a strong omni-channel supply... Read more

Asia Pacific fuels polyester fabric demand

Asia Pacific is the largest and the fastest growing market for polyester fibers. China and Indi... Read more

‘Transparency’ the focus of upcoming Bangladesh Denim Expo

As per Fashion Transparency Index 2017 only 32 per cent of the top 100 global fashion brands ar... Read more

Nepal Yarn and Textile Expo opens doors, will be on till September 17

Nepal Yarn and Textile Expo is being held September 15 to 19, 2017. The expo will showcase a ra... Read more

Gujarat forward contracts of cotton decline

Gujarat is witnessing a sharp decline in forward contract of cotton for export in the new seaso... Read more

British Fashion Council launches Fashion Switch, to boost green energy

Fashion Switch is an initiative of the British Fashion Council to encourage brands and business... Read more

Denim Days comes to New York on September 29

New York Denim Days will be held September 29 to October 1. The show will connect denim insider... Read more

Chinese cotton auction limited to spinners

Chinese cotton prices have been increasing. Ending stocks (excluding state reserved cotton stoc... Read more

Chic to be held in October

Chic will be held in China, October 11 to 13, 2017. It offers a platform for fashion brands to... Read more

CCI to meet in Coimbatore to give insights on US cotton

Cotton Council International (CCI) is holding a seminar in Coimbatore on September 23, 2017. Th... Read more

Biological molecules added to cotton to boost durability

A team of international scientists from Israel, Germany and Austria has used a biological appro... Read more

Technical textiles on a growth path in India

India’s technical textile market is expected to grow at 12 per cent per annum. With suffi... Read more

Strong rupee affects Indian apparel exports

The overvalued rupee is hurting India’s apparel exports. A strong rupee has significantly... Read more

Pakistan wants GSP for textiles and leather goods from the US

Pakistan wants the US give GSP access for its textile and leather goods. At present, the US giv... Read more

Lectra enhances productivity by 18 points

Lectra has improved its productivity rate by 18 points in three years and has since maintained ... Read more

Intertextile Shanghai October edition to attract 74,000 visitors

Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics will be held in China from October 11 to 13, 2017. This i... Read more

Cotton USA to showcase ‘what’s new in cotton’ at Premier Vision Paris

Cotton USA will present to the global textile and apparel industry what’s new in cotton, ... Read more

Cotton buyers turn away from the US, look to India

The world’s top cotton buyers, all in Asia, are flocking to India. Fierce hurricanes in t... Read more

A&E partners CGS to boost quality and productivity in Sri Lanka’s appar…

US-based A&E has partnered CGS to improve productivity, quality and employee motivation wit... Read more

Reviving the art of tussar in Maharashtra

Maharashtra is encouraging tussar weavers, a handwoven fabric of Vidarbha. Weavers will be trai... Read more

India-Japan research project to improve silkworm quality

The union cabinet has given its approval for an ongoing collaborative research project with Jap... Read more

Baldwin firm purchases Ahlbrandt System GmbH

Baldwin Technology Company a world leader in process automation solutions, consumables, and ser... Read more

Pakistan PM gives package for textile sector, expects enhanced productivity

Expressing hope the industrial sector brings reforms to compete with regional competitors the P... Read more

UN ban on North Korean textiles will disrupt industry and ordinary lives

United Nations sanctions on North Korea's important textiles industry are expected to disrupt a... Read more

Nilit delivers great fiber quality

Functional fibers made from Israel-based Nilit Fiber’s special high quality nylon 6.6 del... Read more

Messe Frankfurt to now hold African textiles shows Source Africa, ATF

The South African subsidiary of the global trade fair company Messe Frankfurt has acquired Afri... Read more

Lenzing opens Application Innovation Center in Hong Kong

Lenzing has opened an Application Innovation Center in Hong Kong. New applications for Lenzing ... Read more

Indian bed sheets markets expanding globally

Indian bed sheet exporters cater majorly to international markets such as the US and Europe. Co... Read more

India to step up cooperation with Egypt in textiles sector

India vowed to step up its collaboration with Egypt in the textiles sector. It says there is an... Read more

Eco-friendly products to be showcased at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabr…

Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics will be held from October 11 to 13, 2017. This edition wi... Read more

Archroma launches color atlas

For 17 years, Archroma has been pioneering change in the formulation, standardization and manag... Read more

Ludhiana facing tough times post note ban and GST

Ludhiana’s textiles sector is bearing the brunt of GST. The textile sector in the norther... Read more

Yarn production falls in India as makers move up value chain

Spinning units in India have decided to curtail yarn production and minimise losses. They have ... Read more

Neenu Plastics to open accessories unit

Neenu Plastics is starting its own accessory manufacturing unit. The company is a supplier, man... Read more

Bangladesh wants bigger trade with Georgia

Bangladesh hopes to explore a new market for garment products in Georgia as it's an important c... Read more

Itema to at Techtextil from tomorrow

Itema the Italian manufacturer of weaving machines and spare parts offers technical textile man... Read more

Brics garment workers are underpaid

The global garment industry is infamous for its labour sweatshops in developing countries. Work... Read more

Global eco fibers market gaining ground, growing at 12.1 per cent

The global eco fiber market is growing at a CAGR of 12.1 per cent. Expanding textile industry i... Read more

Xinxiang Chemical Fiber’s viscose being used to make saris

Xinxiang Chemical Fiber’s viscose filament has a 52 per cent market share in India. Visco... Read more

Chinese textile park near Pakistan border alarms the latter

Pakistan is the fourth largest producer and the third largest consumer of cotton. But the count... Read more

Growing market for stain resistant garments pushes up production

The market for stain protective apparel has grown significantly in recent years. Stain repellen... Read more

Recycling moves towards a closed loop

A partnership between H&M Foundation and The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and A... Read more

Italian men’s shopping habits change

With over 100 well known players, menswear in Italy is highly fragmented. Vertical integration ... Read more

Oman strengthening textile sector, aims to be a sourcing country

Oman is building its textile and garment sector. The country has some advantages like land, lab... Read more

CPM Moscow attracts buyer interest

Around 22,900 professional buyers from over 50 countries visited CPM Moscow held from August 30... Read more

SIMA elects P Nataraj its new chairman

P Nataraj has been elected the new chairman of SIMA (Southern India Mills’ Association). ... Read more

Smart clothing market gets bigger

The growing adoption of smart products by professional athletes to optimize performance level a... Read more

ZDHC partners Oeko-Tex on sustainability and safe chemicals usage

Since 1992, Oeko-Tex has worked to provide safer products by eliminating hazardous substances f... Read more

Technical textile emerges strong in India

Technical textiles are the new buzz in Indian textile industry and among emerging and inventive... Read more

GST to affect handloom prices

GST is expected to increase prices of handloom products by 7.7 per cent. One reason is weight o... Read more

CPM Moscow attracts buyer interest

Around 22,900 professional buyers from over 50 countries visited CPM Moscow held from August 30... Read more

Baldwin Technology takes over Ahlbrandt

Baldwin Technology, a world leader in providing process automation solutions, consumables and s... Read more

AEPC submits inputs on Gujarat policy

The Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) has welcomed the extension of Gujarat's textile pol... Read more

Togo joins AGOA list

Togo is the latest African country eligible to enjoy trade benefits under AGOA for textile and ... Read more

Bangladesh group Nitol-Niloy to invest in India

Bangladesh’s Nitol-Niloy group plans to invest in India. A spinning mill will be opened i... Read more

Monsanto to sell seed unit

Monsanto will sell its small branded cotton seed business to Tierra Agrotech but remains fully ... Read more

Picanol to showcase innovative solutions at Techtextil

Picanol celebrates 10 years of operations in India. Picanol India has breakthrough solutions in... Read more

Destination Maternity’s net sales dip in Q2

Net sales of Destination Maternity fell from $106.5 million to $98.3 million for the second qua... Read more

US cotton sales rise in Indonesia

The US cotton industry expects a three per cent increase in sales in Indonesia this year. The t... Read more

Thomas Krautschneider is the new chairman of ETSA

Thomas Krautschneider is the new chairman of European Textile Services Association. He is the C... Read more

ECCO and Dyneema produce bonded leather

Dyneema bonded leather is a material created in collaboration between ECCO Leather and DSM Dyne... Read more

DyStar streamlines operations

DyStar aspires to become the world’s most sustainable and responsible supplier of colors,... Read more

BRIC garment workers underpaid

Western European garment industry workers in BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) countries e... Read more

Armenian apparel group to launch jeans line 5900 BC

Eight Armenian companies have come together to launch a line of jeans clothing called 5900 BC. ... Read more

British Wool to host National Golden Fleece competition

British Wool is hosting the 2017 National Golden Fleece competition on November 8. All producer... Read more

Archroma buys 75 per cent of M Dohmen

Archroma has progressively acquired 75 per cent shares of the M Dohmen group. Archroma and M Do... Read more

Global denim industry to grow by six per cent by 2020

The global denim industry is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 6.5 per cent from 2015 to 2020.... Read more

World cotton production to rise 11 per cent in 2017-18

World cotton production in 2017-18 is expected to rise 11.6 per cent from the previous season. ... Read more

Chinese nonwoven fabric market expands

The Chinese nonwoven fabric market has seen rapid growth in recent years. Spun-laid nonwoven fa... Read more

Sri Lanka banking on trade deals with India, China to boost exports

The Economic and Technology Co-operation Agreement (ETCA) with India is expected to increase Sr... Read more

India’s export growth slows down in July

India’s export growth slowed to an eight-month low of 3.94 per cent in July while trade d... Read more

Hyosung to set up a spandex unit in India

Korean conglomerate Hyosung is setting up a spandex yarn factory in India. The Hyosung is known... Read more

US trade deficit on the rise in first seven months of 2017

The US trade deficit is running almost 10 per cent higher in the first seven months of 2017 com... Read more

Now wool shoes from Woolmark

Woolmark has produced a range of wool shoes in collaboration with knitting machine manufacturer... Read more

Exiting Korus may hurt US

The US may exit Korus, the free trade agreement it has with South Korea. Under Korus the US and... Read more

Yarn Expo to be held in China on October 11

Yarn Expo will be held in China from, October 11 to 13, 2017. In response to the strong demand ... Read more

H&M steps on the gas to enter into tier-II cities this month

Swedish fashion retailer H&M looks to become a pan India player it is stepping up its expan... Read more