Industry News

Date : 2022-08-08

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In the second quarter (Q2) this year, Gucci narrowly reclaimed the top spot in the hottest brands list of the Lyst Index after nine months of Balenciaga topping the chart. Together, the two Kering-owned fashion houses are now powering a huge 21 per cent of the overall Lyst Index heat score generated by the top 20 brands. The Lyst Index was launched in 2017.

Date : 2022-08-01

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Hexaware Technologies is one of the partners in the UNFUR Project, a campaign that raises awareness around the atrocities of the fur trade and attempts to create a sustainable alternative for fur and faux fur. The project creates digital fur fashion as NFTs that can be collected/purchased and the earnings will be directed to combat the fur trade.

Date : 2022-07-25

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Burberry is continuing to support creative communities and promote a circular economy by donating once more to the ReBurberry Fabric programme in partnership with the British Fashion Council (BFC). Launched in 2020 with BFC, the programme provides donations of leftover fabrics to fashion students, upcycling surplus fabric and saving it from going to waste.

Date : 2022-07-18

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British luxury fashion house Burberry has introduced a virtual handbag collection on online gaming platform Roblox. The project is in collaboration with Builder_Boy, one of Roblox community’s digital fashion designers. Inspired from the brand’s classic Lola bag, the exclusive limited-edition Lola range comprises five handbags in experimental designs.

Date : 2022-07-11

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Reliance Retail Limited has entered into a long-term partnership with Gap to bring the US fashion brand to India. Through the franchise agreement, Reliance Retail has become the official retailer for Gap across all channels in India. Reliance Retail will bring Gap’s shopping experience to customers in India, offering the brand’s fashion for men, women, and kids.

Date : 2022-06-27

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Global multi-brand e-retailer Amazon is heavily dependent on two Asian major economies—India and China—for apparel and home textiles. The two countries together account for more than 54 per cent of the total 353 suppliers of apparel to Amazon. Likewise, in home textiles more than half of the suppliers ae from India, while over quarter are from China.

Date : 2022-06-20

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French fashion house Louis Vuitton is the first luxury brand to reach the global Top 10 in Kantar BrandZ Most Valuable Global Brands 2022 ranking, reflecting the growth of the luxury market worldwide and in China in particular. Louis Vuitton experienced 64 per cent growth in brand value this year and is the first European brand to reach the Top 10 since 2010.

Date : 2022-06-13

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JIAM 2022 OSAKA, organised by the Japan Sewing Machinery Manufactures Association (JASMA), is set to be held at Intex Osaka from 30 November to 3 December 2022. An estimated 109 exhibitors from 6 countries and regions will showcase their products bringing state of the art technology and master craftsmanship together.

The theme for the 2022 edition is ‘It all connects at JIAM the forefront of technology and master craftsmanship’.

Date : 2022-06-06

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Researchers from US-based North Carolina State University (NCSU) have found they could filter carbon dioxide (CO2) from air and gas mixtures at promising rates using a proposed new textile-based filter that combines cotton fabric and an enzyme called carbonic anhydrase – one of nature’s tools for speeding chemical reactions.

In addition to testing the filters’ carbon capture rates, they also tested how well the filter would work after five cycles of washing, drying and storing. They found it could maintain a high level of performance.

Date : 2022-05-30

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Since 2013, the international Green Product Award has been honouring outstanding products, services, and concepts that stand out for their good design, innovation, and sustainability. Over 1,500 participants from 52 countries applied for this year’s awards, and Recover was elected as the winner in fashion by an international jury of experienced experts, thanks to its sustainable and cost-effective plug-in-play solution, Recover said in a press release.