More than 300 brands display at Gartex Texprocess India 2021

Submitted by admin on 10 January 2022


Through five focused segments and the co-located Screen Print India and Denim Show, Gartex Texprocess India 2021 brought together 145 exhibitors with over 300 brands and more than 800 products on display. The most comprehensive B2B exhibition returned to Delhi with its first-ever post-pandemic edition and business opportunities in December 2021.

German fashion brand Hugo Boss to phase out mulesed wool by 2025

Submitted by admin on 20 December 2021


Hugo Boss will exclusively source mulesing-free wool for its pure wool suits from 2025. By 2030, the company aims to stop the usage of mulesed wool for its entire product range to become verified free of it. The company has joined 35 other international brands including Puma, Adidas and Calvin Klein who have pledged to stop using this wool.

Neonyt's Fashionsustain to begin from January 18 in Germany

Submitted by admin on 13 December 2021


Under the motto Change the set-up, Fashionsustain – the international and multidisciplinary conference format of Neonyt will take place from January 18-20, 2022 during Frankfurt Fashion Week in Germany. The three-day conference will show its participants ways to do that, as well as provide inspiration for the industry’s ongoing transformation process.

Taiwan's TITAS generated business for over 150 textile exhibitors

Submitted by admin on 6 December 2021


The recently-concluded 25th Taipei Innovative Application Show (TITAS) successfully reached out to a wider audience, breaking up the limitation of physical restrictions to develop more business opportunities. The month-long virtual event organised by Taiwan Textile Federation created business opportunities for more than 150 exhibitors from the textile industry.

UK university finds natural solution for fabric fire safety problem

Submitted by admin on 29 November 2021


The University of Huddersfield has collaborated with UK textiles firm Camira to investigate natural solutions to produce fire resistant fabrics with a more sustainable manufacturing process. Collaborating with Future Fashion Factory, the company is moving towards a new finish that meets the same performance standards with a much smaller environmental impact.

The finish reduces water, energy and chemical usage for more efficient and sustainable manufacturing, according to a press release from the university.

'Made in the UK, Sold to the World' plan to boost UK exports to £1 trn

Submitted by admin on 22 November 2021


The UK government recently launched a ‘Made in the UK, Sold to the World’ plan to help domestic businesses double exports and sell products around the globe. The 12-point export strategy by the department for international trade (DIT) will offer businesses the tools needed to become a nation of exporters and reap the benefits of the country’s free trade deals.

Italian fashion house Zegna opens first lab in NYC, US

Submitted by admin on 15 November 2021


Zegna, Italian luxury fashion house and world leader in luxury menswear, has announced the opening of the first Zegna Lab in Soho, New York City in the United States. The arrival of the Lab is expected to reinforce the company’s continual development in new and interactive retail spaces, meeting the renewed demand of the luxury leisurewear clientele.

Japan's sewing equipment show JIAM 2022 Osaka to be held in December

Submitted by admin on 8 November 2021


JIAM 2022 Osaka, organised by the Japan Sewing Machinery Manufacturers Association (JASMA), has started accepting exhibitor applications for its next edition to be held from November 30-December 3, 2022 in the Intex Osaka. The theme is ‘it all connects at JIAM, the forefront of technology and master craftsmanship. JIAM is a sewing equipment trade fair.

Swedish brand H&M launches animal-friendly collection Co-Exist Story

Submitted by admin on 1 November 2021


Fashion brand H&M has launched Co-Exist Story, an animal-friendly fashion collection approved by the animal rights organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). Spanning womenswear, menswear and kidswear, the collection combines innovative animal-substitute fabrics and more sustainably sourced materials with a fashion-forward mentality.

H&M & HKRITA launch project for handling textile waste in Cambodia

Submitted by admin on 25 October 2021


The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel Limited (HKRITA) and Sweden’s H&M Foundation have launched an ambitious project to address textile waste in Cambodia. It is led by Green Machine, the world’s first technology that can recycle blend textiles at scale, which will contribute to a better future for people of Cambodia and the planet.