The fourth Future Fabrics Expo will be held from September 28 to 30, 2014, in London. It will showcase several hundred individually selected fabrics with a reduced environmental impact from a wide range of international mills. In addition, extensive background information on sustainability in fashion and textiles, and the latest textile and processing innovations, will be provided.
It’s also possible to discover new sustainable fabrics and mills at Future Fabrics Virtual Expo. This is an online destination, which displays a curated range of sustainable fabrics, and information regarding sustainability issues in the textile industry, rigorously researched throughout the year by ‘The Sustainable Angle;. The virtual expo aims to introduce fabrics buyers and designers to international mills and suppliers of sustainable textiles, allowing constant access to specification and sustainability focused information about fabrics with a reduced environmental impact, any time, from anywhere. It provides a sneak preview of some of the fabrics in the collection ahead of the expo
The Sustainable Angle will additionally present a seminar on building sustainability into textile buying on September 30, exploring how to assess fabrics in relation to sustainability, avoiding pitfalls when sourcing sustainably, and developments in the sustainable textiles market.