Industry News

Date : 2019-03-18

Source: www.fibre2fashion.com

Fashiondex and LIM College have partnered up for to present the Fashion & Sustainability Summit, a one-day conference focusing on tangible solutions to help fashion businesses operation with sustainably and responsibly. The summit on April 12 will delve into how designers, manufacturers, and retailers Can reduce their eco-impact while growing their business.
The Fashion & Sustainability Summit will explore ways for companies to increase performance in every area from fabric design and post-textile management to shipping and more.

Date : 2019-03-11

Source: www.fibre2fashion.com

One-fourth of accessories and three-fourths of ready-to-wear apparel displayed at the WWD Magic trade show hero in Las Vegas in February first week were dedicated to women, according to Kelly Helfman, president of the show. Hundred and fifteen new brands participated in the show this time, many of which were from Portugal and Africa, she said.

WWD Magic, organized by leading producer of fashion tradeshow events UBM Fashion, is a bi-annual show with the largest selection of women's apparel and accessories.

Date : 2019-03-04

Source: www.fibre2fashion.com

Pakistan's textile and apparel exports are likely to rise to $15 billion during the remaining period of the current fiscal, according to the All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA), whose chairman Syed Ali Ahsan recently appreciated the government for recognising the export sector and providing regionally Competitive energy to five zero-rated sectors.

Date : 2019-02-25

Source: www.fibre2fashion.com

Though poor supporting industries have been traditionally considered by experts as the major reason hindering Vietnam's path towards joining global supply chains, that no longer holds true for the textile and garment industry, thanks to policy measures and enterprises' preparations for free trade agreements (FTAs) , which set high requirements on product origin.

Date : 2019-02-18

Source: www.innovationintextiles.com

Premium out-of-home media owner Ocean is launching a limited-edition label at London Fashion Week on 14 February in a collaboration with the world leading eco fashion studio VIN + OMI. The fashion label, the first from a UK outdoor media owner, Will launch with men's and women's accessories made entirely from used vinyl panels taken from Ocean's advertising displays.

Date : 2019-02-11

Source: www.innovationintextiles.com

Over 20 top Bangladeshi garment exporters are expected to participate at the Apparel Sourcing Week 2019 scheduled for March 15-16 in Bengaluru. The show will see spread a wide range of apparel from denimwear to kidswear, sweaters, suits, jackets, athleisure, casual fashion And bottoms. The event is being supported by governments of India and Bangladesh.

Date : 2019-01-28

Source: www.innovationintextiles.com

This year’s Spring Edition of Intertextile Apparel Fabrics, which takes place from 12-14 March, will see larger product zones and country pavilions – proving the fair’s growing recognition from worldwide suppliers who view these zones as gateways to the apparel market.

Date : 2019-01-21

Source: www.innovationintextiles.com

The Heimtextil home textiles show is now simply huge – exhibitors topped 3,000 for the first time at this year’s show in Frankfurt from January 8-11th.

Date : 2019-01-14

Source: www.innovationintextiles.com

Imports at major retail container ports in US have slowed down after months-long rush to beat increased tariffs on goods from China, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates. US ports handled 1.81 Million TEU in November, down 11.4 per cent from 2.04 million TEU set in October.
A TEU is one 20-foot-long cargo container or its equivalent.

Date : 2019-01-07

Source: www.innovationintextiles.com

Continuing its mission to build the ultimate creative experience, Joann has launched MyFabric to allow customers to show their personal style through completely customised fabric creation. Powered by WeaveUp, the program offers customers design control and product quality. Customers can now not only select from thousands of designer patterns, but also customise the exact colour, scale and repeat of the pattern, and choose from dozens of high-quality fabric substrates.