The pandemic has changed the age old, shabby and worn out image of secondhand fashion and encouraged young Indian fashionistas to embrace pre-worn or used clothes. A report by The Times of India shows, Indian market for secondhand clothes is expected to grow 185 per cent over the next 10 years with many globa... Read more
Although the Bangladesh denim industry has all backward linkage industries such as weaving, dyeing, finishing and washing, nearly 50 per cent of its denim fabrics are imported. As per ‘Denim in Focus,’ report Bangladesh is the top importer of denim fabrics. However, it is also the top exporter of ... Read more
Global denim market is expected to continue its upward growth trajectory predicts various studies. With growing demand for recycled denims made from plastics and other materials the market is expected to grow at 6.20 per cent from of 2020 to 2027, says a databridgemarketresearch study. Similarly, as per psmar... Read more
Though the European Union fears a significant decline in denim imports due to COVID-19, it will continue to remain a huge market for international denim exporters. As per a report by the Centre for Promotion of Imports, the Europe Union imported denims worth €9.2 billion in 2019.
Germany: The largest de... Read more
Held digitally, the recent Carved in Blue seminar, showcased the industry’s views on low-impact denim and the inclusion of wood-based Tencel branded fibers in new collections.
Denims from biodegradable materials
Pierette Scavuzzo, Design Director, Cone Denim, opened the discussion highlighting the com... Read more
With consumers rediscovering their love for denim during the lockdown, brands are focusing on technical innovations and upcoming trends in their upcoming Spring/Summer 2022 collection, says a Sportswear International report.
Innovations in fabrics and technologies
Denim manufacturer Isko has launched 360 de... Read more
One of the most polluting industries, denim has been closely watched for its adverse environmental impacts. This has led the industry to accelerate sustainability innovations and inspire the fashion industry towards a greener and cleaner future.
Over the years, denim industry has launched numerous innovation... Read more
The denim industry has been integrating new fabric technologies and retail formats to boosts sales for a while. However, increasing unemployment and store closures are forcing the industry to face an unfamiliar retail landscape. These were some of the views presented at a Kingpins24 panel moderated by Edward ... Read more
At the second Kingpins24 virtual denim show held in New York on June 23 and 24, the sustainable benefits of hemp fibre were referenced by many Monforts customers including AGI Denim, Artistic Milliners, Black Peony, Calik, Cone Denim, Naveena Denim Mills (NDM) and Orta.
“Hemp is an easy to grow fibre w... Read more
As businesses remain shut and balance sheets get stressed, the pace at which the denim industry is trying to develop a sustainable supply chain is slowing down. This is mainly because the crisis has generated extreme contraction in product consumption which has led to a decline in investments in sustainability, says Lu... Read more
Sustainability is a multi-step process, which requires technological advances, modification to processes as well as changes in the raw materials. Although, the word is sometimes treated like a fad, sustainability is actually a long-term process, and the journey to being fully sustainable can take years for brands.
Wit... Read more