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Brits embrace denim for all occasions: Survey

Submitted by admin on 26 February 2024

Source: www.fibre2fashion.com

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˙Denim is increasingly the go-to choice 1 for British people for almost any occasion, from weddings to work, with 1 in 10 wearing it to nuptials.
˙The trend towards casual wear is highlighted, as 71 per cent prefer jeans for formal events.
˙Nearly half of participants embrace denim in professional settings, with debates over its office suitability.

Global fashion sector struggling to embrace circularity: WBCSD report

Submitted by admin on 22 January 2024

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While leading on innovation, the global fashion industry finds it difficult to transition to circularity and still largely depends on a linear business model, according to a report by Geneva-based World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).

Misaligned incentives and reward systems that do not factor in externalities prevent progress on the more circular and sustainable use of resources, and current incentives do not support the transition to circularity and companies lack actionable decision-making information, it notes.

Panel discusses digitalisation ahead of Techtextil & Texprocess 2024

Submitted by admin on 15 January 2024

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How is digitalisation affecting the textile industry in terms of innovativeness? How can digitalisation be used to meet the challenges currently facing the sector? What are the latest developments? What does the digital future of the textile industry look like? In a panel discussion ahead of this year’s editions of Techtextil and Texprocess, experts considered these and other questions and previewed the trade fairs from 23 to 26 April 2024.

Luxury brand Hermes expands presence in China

Submitted by admin on 8 January 2024

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Hermes has opened a store in Wuxi, its thirty-fourth address in China. This new store showcases the diversity of the house’s sixteen métiers and asserts Hermes’ anchorage in Jiangsu province.

Located in Centre 66, at the core of Liangxi District, the store features two levels with architecture inspired by water and stone. The façade pattern is a nod to traditional Ming temple roofs.

60+ countries attend BRICS+ Fashion Summit in Moscow

Submitted by admin on 2 January 2024

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The BRICS+ Fashion Summit, held in Moscow from November 28 to December 2, brought together fashion experts from over 60 countries, showcasing their diverse expertise and potential. Heads of fashion associations, content creators, lecturers and designers shared their expertise with an international audience at the summit.

Cambodia's Koh Kong province to establish green special economic zone

Submitted by admin on 27 December 2023

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In a recent development, plans are being laid out for a new green special economic zone (SEZ) in Koh Kong province of Cambodia. The discussions, which took place in the coastal province recently, are paving the way for an eco-friendly industrial hub with investments estimated between $400-$800 million.

Vietnam, UNIDO launch project to speed up low-carbon circular economy

Submitted by admin on 18 December 2023

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Vietnam’s Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment under the ministry of natural resources and environment and the UN Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) have launched a project to accelerate low-carbon circular economy through clean technology innovation, leading to sustainable development.

With an investment capital of over $11 million, the project is being financed by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the Vietnamese government and other partners.