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Wall Street and the Seduction of Sexy Calvin Klein Ads: Hype or performance…

Wall Street and the Seduction of Sexy Calvin Klein Ads: Hype or performance booster?

  The recent Calvin Klein campaign featuring Jeremy Allen White in his skivvies has set the fashion world abuzz. But can a billboard, no matter how eye-catching, truly move the needle on Wall Street? While the risqué Calvin Klein ads undeniably generated massive social media buzz (reportedly five times... Read more

Looming Iran-Israel conflict threatens to unravel global apparel trade

Looming Iran-Israel conflict threatens to unravel global apparel trade

  The already fragile global garment industry faces fresh challenges as tensions escalate between Iran and Israel. This adds another layer of disruption to a supply chain already strained by the Red Sea crisis and the war in Ukraine. The apparel industry being a complex web, and the Iran-Israel conflict prese... Read more

Fabric Stock Services: A rising trend but not a replacement

Fabric Stock Services: A rising trend but not a replacement

  The fashion industry is notorious for waste. Unsold garments and excess fabric often end up in landfills. Fabric stock services are emerging as a potential solution, offering a platform for manufacturers and designers to buy and sell leftover materials. But is this a new trend poised to dominate, or a niche... Read more

CMAI’s FAB Show 2024 inaugurated with industry giants

CMAI’s FAB Show 2024 inaugurated with industry giants

  The 4th edition of the Fabrics Accessories & Beyond Show 2024 (FAB Show), hosted by the Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI), commenced with grandeur on April 15, 2024. Esteemed sourcing heads from renowned brands and retail majors, including Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail, Bestseller, ... Read more

Asian Apparel Exports: A tale of four tigers, one lagging behind

Asian Apparel Exports: A tale of four tigers, one lagging behind

  The apparel industry in Asia presents a fascinating picture of contrasting fortunes.  While Bangladesh, Vietnam, and Sri Lanka have seen their garment exports soar in recent years, India, a traditional powerhouse in textiles, struggles to keep pace. This analysis delves into the reasons behind this dis... Read more

Roberto Cavalli: A legacy of bold prints and unbridled glamour

Roberto Cavalli: A legacy of bold prints and unbridled glamour

  Roberto Cavalli, the iconic Italian designer who passed away on April 12, 2024, leaves behind a rich legacy. Cavalli was more than just a name; it was a brand synonymous with flamboyant sensuality, exotic prints, and a celebration of individuality. Early innovations and rise to fame  Born in 1940, Ca... Read more

Candiani & Madh unveil first regenerative cotton jeans

Candiani & Madh unveil first regenerative cotton jeans

  In a move towards sustainable fashion, Swedish denim brand Madh has partnered with Italian producer Candiani Denim to introduce the first-ever jeans collection crafted from Europe-sourced, non-GMO regenerative cotton. This pioneering endeavor utilizes the exclusive Blue Seed cotton variety, developed by Can... Read more

Uniqlo trims China footprint while chasing growth

Uniqlo trims China footprint while chasing growth

  Uniqlo's story in China is one of explosive growth. Entering the market in 2002, it capitalized on the country's rising middle class and growing demand for high-quality basics at affordable prices.  Uniqlo's focus on innovation, like its HeatTech thermal wear, and its commitment to functionality resona... Read more

Chinese Polyester Exports on Shaky Ground: Boom or bust for global market?

Chinese Polyester Exports on Shaky Ground: Boom or bust for global market?

  Polyester product exports from China, a major global supplier, have dipped in the first two months of 2024, raising concerns about the industry's health. According to customs data, total exports reached nearly 1.803 million tons, down 18,000 tons year-on-year. This decline is primarily driven by significant... Read more

Sustainable Stitches: Shirt industry sews a greener future with eco-fibers

Sustainable Stitches: Shirt industry sews a greener future with eco-fibers

  The cotton shirt, a wardrobe staple for generations, is facing a new challenge: man-made fibers (MMF). This shift in the global shirt industry is driven by a confluence of factors – functionality, affordability, and ever-evolving fashion trends. A balancing, cost vs performance Cotton reigns supreme... Read more

FY25 outlook brightens for Indian textiles sector: Systematix

FY25 outlook brightens for Indian textiles sector: Systematix

  In a recent panel discussion organized by Crisil, titled 'Upstream textiles sector: Threads of promise', industry experts provided insights into the outlook for the cotton yarn and polyester yarn segments of the upstream textiles industry for the fiscal year 2025 (FY25). Crisil anticipates moderate revenue ... Read more

Bangladesh poised for growth in Man-Made Fiber garments: PwC study

Bangladesh poised for growth in Man-Made Fiber garments: PwC study

  A new study by Price Waterhouse Cooper (PwC), titled ‘From Shirts to Shores: Blueprint for Bangladesh RMG Industry’ paints a promising picture for Bangladesh's garment industry, with a focus on man-made fiber (MMF) apparel. Here are the key takeaways: Rising demand for MMF apparels The global ... Read more

China's Apparel Industry in 2023: A statistical backdrop and future outlook

China's Apparel Industry in 2023: A statistical backdrop and future outlook

  China’s apparel industry faced numerous challenges in 2023. A slowdown in global economy, decreasing demand, trade wars put pressure on the clothing sector. And even in 2024 the challenges remain.  Statistical overview As per Global Data, China’s apparel market size is CNY 2.89 trillion p... Read more

PwC Report: MMF garments to dominate by 2030, reshaping apparel landscape

PwC Report: MMF garments to dominate by 2030, reshaping apparel landscape

  A new study by Price Waterhouse Cooper (PwC) titled 'From Shirts to Shores: Blueprint for Bangladesh RMG Industry' sheds light on an intriguing transformation within the global apparel sector towards garments made from man-made fibers (MMF). According to the report, there will be notable increase in MMF gar... Read more

Successful 37th International Cotton Conference Bremen attracts global audi…

Successful 37th International Cotton Conference Bremen attracts global audience

  Around 400 participants from nearly 40 countries attended the 37th International Cotton Conference Bremen from March 20 to 22, marking yet another successful gathering of industry leaders and experts. The event, which featured a blend of on-site and online sessions, hosted nearly 70 speakers across eleven s... Read more

Fashion Forward: How startups are disrupting the garment sector

Fashion Forward: How startups are disrupting the garment sector

    The fashion industry, known for its slow-moving behemoths, has become a surprising breeding ground for innovative startups. Forget the notion that fashion startups struggle to make a significant impact. Today's innovative companies are redefining the industry, from sustainability to personalizatio... Read more

Rules of Origin Reshape Garment Exports: A new landscape for global apparel…

Rules of Origin Reshape Garment Exports: A new landscape for global apparel trade

  The global garment industry is facing a potential paradigm shift driven by stricter regulations on sourcing and production. Export markets like the European Union (EU) are increasingly favoring garments where countries source their own textiles internally, driven by compliance with stricter Rules of Origin ... Read more

Paris retains fashion week crown but social media shifts the landscape

Paris retains fashion week crown but social media shifts the landscape

  Paris Fashion Week (PFW) solidified its dominance once again, generating a whopping $425.5 million in Media Impact Value (MIV), revals Launchmetrics, a data analysis firm. MIV is a metric that assigns a monetary value to media coverage, essentially gauging the buzz and hype surrounding an event. While direc... Read more

New Cotton Project: Creating a circular future for fashion

New Cotton Project: Creating a circular future for fashion

  The EU-funded New Cotton Project has successfully concluded its three-and-a-half-year mission of exploring the possibilities of fibre-to-fibre recycling in the textile industry. Here's a breakdown of the project's concept, goals, progress, and potential impact: Concept and initiative The project aimed to ... Read more

Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics –March’24

What have been the major changes in market over the years?

Bruno Landi, Vitale Barberis Canonico, Italy
Bruno LandiThe major changes in the China market over the years have included a shift from buying high-quality, high-priced products to more price- conscious options, a transition from formal wear to leisure and outdoor products, and a slowdown in the market due to economic challenges such as high unemployment rates and real estate issues. Additionally, there has been a shift towards functional leisure products, with a small percentage of formal production transitioning to this new trend.”
Bob McAuley, President, HMS International
Bob McAuleyThe emerging trends in products around the world include a shift towards heavier fabrics, a preference for casual and performance fabrics with stretch, and a focus on more casual and sportswear options. Additionally, there is a trend towards more women's wear tailored clothing and a demand for heavier fabrics in many countries.”
Takashi Mitani, General Manager, Kurabo Textiles, Japan
Takashi MitaniThe world of textiles is changing in terms of focus on ecology and sustainability, with advanced markets like the USA and Europe leading the way. Japanese companies are also trying to promote ecology and sustainability, especially as they enter the China market. Additionally, there is a shift towards using Japanese technical expertise in production facilities in countries like Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and China. ”
 
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LVMH starts 2024 with 3% revenue growth in Q1

  Luxury giant LVMH reported a solid start to 2024 with overall revenue growth of 3 per... Read more

Superdry proposes rescue package to avoid bankruptcy

  Led by Julian Dunkerton, CEO, Superdry, a prominent British fashion chain, has propos... Read more

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Amid unprecedented Non Woven growth, China revises mask quality standards

Amid unprecedented Non Woven growth, China revises mask quality standards

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China: Silk city Shengze is pilot zone for the world-class textile cluster

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AAFA supports renewal of GSP Reform Act

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Denim brands explore performance fabrics for new menswear collections

  To cater to the everyday needs of modern-day wearers seeking comfort and versatility,... Read more

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China reports 14.3% Y-o-Y rise in T&A exports in first two months

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