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Stanford Study: Refashioning sustainability in the apparel industry

Stanford Study: Refashioning sustainability in the apparel industry

  x`x` A recent Stanford University study ‘How the Apparel Industry Could Refashion Itself with Sustainability in Mind’ highlights the need for the apparel industry to embrace sustainability. The research points to the rise of fast fashion – cheap, trendy clothing with a short lifespan &nda... Read more

Texworld Apparel Sourcing Paris 2024 concludes

Texworld Apparel Sourcing Paris 2024 concludes

  The summer edition of Texworld Apparel Sourcing Paris featured nearly 1,200 exhibitors from 26 countries. Despite various challenges, the event introduced several new features and maintained a dynamic atmosphere. The next edition is set for February 10-12, 2025, at the partially renovated Paris-Le-Bourget... Read more

Textiles, Apparel and Fashion: A stitch in time for India's global tra…

Textiles, Apparel and Fashion: A stitch in time for India's global trade

  India, the world's 5th largest economy by GDP (Gross Domestic Product), holds a significant position in global trade. In 2023, its total trade value surpassed $1 trillion, a remarkable feat for a developing nation. But a closer look reveals an interesting dynamic between its import and export partners. I... Read more

China's textile and apparel exports show strong growth in May

China's textile and apparel exports show strong growth in May

  China's textile and apparel exports witnessed significant increase in May 2024, according to converted export volume data. All three major segments – fibers, textiles, and clothing – displayed growth compared to both the previous month and the same period last year. Finished fabric products l... Read more

Slow Fashion on the Rise: A critical look at the sustainable style mov…

Slow Fashion on the Rise: A critical look at the sustainable style movement

    Fast fashion's grip on the clothing industry may be loosening, as a growing movement – slow fashion – takes root. Fast fashion, with its emphasis on cheap, trendy clothes and frequent turnovers, has dominated for decades. However, a growing awareness of its environmental and social costs... Read more

Digital Product Passports: Revolutionizing transparency in the textile…

Digital Product Passports: Revolutionizing transparency in the textile industry

    Imagine a world where your t-shirt comes with a digital identity, revealing its journey from cotton field to clothing rack. This is the promise of Digital Product Passports (DPPs), a game-changer for the textile and apparel sector. What are DPPs? DPPs are essentially secure digital records contain... Read more

Mexico: Ground zero in the apparel industry's shifting sands

Mexico: Ground zero in the apparel industry's shifting sands

    The statement ‘Mexico is ground zero as China takes Global South battle to US backyard’, highlights a complex shift in the industry's landscape, particularly for the Americas. The global south refers to developing nations in Latin America, Africa, and Asia. These countries have historica... Read more

The Stitches of Change: The global south's rising share in the fashion…

The Stitches of Change: The global south's rising share in the fashion industry

  The term ‘Global South’ encompasses a diverse array of developing countries, primarily in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Traditionally viewed as reliant on raw material exports and basic manufacturing, the economic landscape of the Global South is undergoing a significant transformation. A ... Read more

Global denim trade threads its way through a shifting global landscape

Global denim trade threads its way through a shifting global landscape

  Denim, that iconic fabric synonymous with casual cool, continues to be a global fashion staple. But the trade winds that carry jeans around the world are shifting. While the global market for denim jeans is projected to reach a $95.2 billion by 2030 at CAGR of 5 per cent from $64.5 billion in 2022, the tr... Read more

US textile and apparel trade slows in first quarter of 2024

US textile and apparel trade slows in first quarter of 2024

  Imports and exports of textiles and apparel in the US dipped in the first quarter of 2024, reveals Department of Commerce US Department of Commerce statistics. This follows a year of significant decline in clothing imports, which plunged by 22 per cent in 2023 to €77.8 billion. Notably, European luxu... Read more

India International Garment Fair inaugurated by Union Textiles Ministe…

India International Garment Fair inaugurated by Union Textiles Minister

  The 71st edition of the India International Garment Fair (IIGF) was inaugurated today by Union Textiles Minister Giriraj Singh in New Delhi. The event, graced by prominent figures including Member of Parliament Ramesh Bidhuri, AEPC Chairman Sudhir Sekhri, international buyers, and exhibitors, aims to boost ... Read more

Slow Fashion on the Rise: A critical look at the sustainable style mov…

Slow Fashion on the Rise: A critical look at the sustainable style movement

  Fast fashion's grip on the clothing industry may be loosening, as a growing movement – slow fashion – takes root. Fast fashion, with its emphasis on cheap, trendy clothes and frequent turnovers, has dominated for decades. However, a growing awareness of its environmental and social costs has led... Read more

Fashion Revolution: How blockchain is transforming the apparel industr…

Fashion Revolution: How blockchain is transforming the apparel industry

  The fashion industry is on the cusp of a major transformation, driven by a compelling need for transparency and sustainability. Enter blockchain, a revolutionary technology poised to reshape how clothes are made, distributed, and ultimately, consumed. Tracing the Journey: From farm to final sale One of th... Read more

Vision 2030: Can India become a $100 billion textile and apparel expor…

Vision 2030: Can India become a $100 billion textile and apparel exporter?

  India's ambitious plan to reach $100 billion in textile and apparel exports by   2030 faces challenges but holds promise. This includes $40 billion from apparel exports. As per WTO 2023 statistics, India is the second-largest textile exporter globally (7.4 per cent market share) but the fifth-lar... Read more

Yarn Expo Shenzhen 2024 concludes on a high note, highlighting innovat…

Yarn Expo Shenzhen 2024 concludes on a high note, highlighting innovation and sustainability

  Yarn Expo Shenzhen 2024 drew its curtains on a successful three-day run, marking the close of South China’s first summer sourcing platform this year. Held concurrently with Intertextile Shenzhen Apparel Fabrics and PH Value, the fair welcomed nearly 20,000 visits from 45 countries and regions. A th... Read more

Intertextile Shenzhen 2024: South China’s successful showcase of trend…

Intertextile Shenzhen 2024: South China’s successful showcase of trends, innovations, and sustainability

  The recently concluded Intertextile Shenzhen Apparel Fabrics provided a vibrant platform for the exchange of trends, innovation, and sustainability practices amongst key players in the Asian textile industry. From June 5-7, 2024, the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center (Futian) buzzed with activity ... Read more

Nanodiamond-Coated Fabrics: A breakthrough in temperature regulation

Nanodiamond-Coated Fabrics: A breakthrough in temperature regulation

  In a groundbreaking study conducted by RMIT University, nanodiamond-coated fabrics have emerged as a potential game changer in temperature regulation, offering hope for cooler and more comfortable clothing amid rising global temperatures. Cooling efficiency and UV protection Published in Polymers for Ad... Read more

GOTS debuts at Intertextile Shenzhen, marking a huge success

GOTS debuts at Intertextile Shenzhen, marking a huge success

     Felicia Shi, GOTS Representative for the Asia Pacific region, delivered a presentation highlighting the benefits of GOTS certification and emphasizing the importance of the GOTS standard for sustainable and ethical textile production. "We were especially encouraged to hear at the trade show t... Read more

Munich Fabric Start: Embracing Intuition in fashion

Munich Fabric Start: Embracing Intuition in fashion

    The fashion industry is set to witness a significant shift towards intuitive design at the upcoming Munich Fabric Start event on September 3-4, 2024. Held in Munich, this premier European trade show will spotlight innovations and aesthetically demanding trends under the guiding theme of "Intuition".... Read more

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Euratex backs EU customs reform, targets De Minimisloophole

   The European Textile and Clothing industry (Euratex) supports the EU’s pr... Read more

CM Tessuti, 1stCorporation team up to launch 1stPlatinumwool at Milano Unic…

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Source Fashion pioneers positive change in fashion

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Minifibers develops fiber packges using PureCycle resin made from PCR waste

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SGCCI to host Yarn Expo 2024 from Aug 09-11, 2024 in Surat

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Afghan cotton thread headed to China in $25 million deal

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PureCycle partners with MiniFibers and Beverly Knits

   PureCycle Technologies, in partnership with MiniFibers and Beverly Knits, has a... Read more

Textile industry outlook brightens for spinners

   Textile companies are set to report mixed results for the April-June quarter. W... Read more

India seeks textile boost to capitalize on global shift

   The Indian Texpreneurs Federation (ITF) has called on the government to support... Read more

Ludhiana textile industry threatens protest

   Ludhiana's Federation of Hosiery and Textile Manufacturers Association has issu... Read more

SGCCI hosts Yarn Expo in Surat

   The Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SGCCI) will host the Yar... Read more

Provide policy support to boost textile exports, urges ITF

   In a report titled ‘Opportunities & Challenges for Indian Textile &am... Read more

Huntsman secures Bluesign approval for 10 TPU products

   A global chemical company, Huntsman has secured Bluesign approval for ten of it... Read more

The Lycra Company launches new bio-derived fiber at MarediModa

   The Lycra Company unveiled its latest innovation, a new patent-pending bio-deri... Read more

Reda expands operations with new projects

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Taliban-led company signs cotton export deal with Shanghai Kuban Textile Co

   Led by the Taliban, Afghan Golden Cotton Company signed a $25 million contract ... Read more

Indo Count, Shreeram Cotton Industries collaborate for Regenagri Cotton Pro…

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Carrington Textiles’ sustainability report highlights company’s eco-friendl…

   The first sustainability report published by global workwear textile manufactur... Read more

Coats Digital wins dual Awards for innovation and sustainability

   Coats Digital’s GSDCost solution has won the Innovation - Supply Chain Aw... Read more

Textile department organises competition to reward best handloom design in …

   The Office of the Regional Deputy Commissioner of Textiles is organising a comp... Read more

ICAR to help Punjab farmers combat pest infestation in cotton crops

   The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has stepped in to help farme... Read more

ITF meets Textile Minister to outline key themes for industry growth

   In a meeting with Giriraj Singh, Union Textile Minister, representatives of the... Read more

Rajasthan announces new policy to boost textile industry in state

   In its first full-year state budget, the new Rajasthan government has announced... Read more

The Woolmark Company introduces new Recycled Wool specification

   To commemorate its 60th anniversary this year, The Woolmark Company is introduc... Read more

Italian Textile Machinery poised for green transition challenges

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