Industry News

Date : 2023-06-05


Upon examining the biodegradability of various fabric types in the ocean for the first time, researchers at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego found that natural and cellulose-based fabrics from wood degraded within a month. In contrast, Polylactic Acid (PLA), a touted biodegradable plastic, and oil-based sections of fabric blends didn’t show any degradation signs after over a year underwater.

Date : 2023-05-29


Manufacturers engaged in the yarn industry, the most important raw material in the textile industry, will convene for the 19th time at TUYAP Fair and Exhibition Center for the Istanbul International Yarn Fair from June 1-3. Visitors will find the opportunity to experience the transformation adventure of the recyclable yarns as well as sector innovations in the fair, which was established on an area of 40,000m2 with new additional halls added this year due to intense demand.

Date : 2023-05-22

Source: fashionunited

Italian luxury house Gucci took to Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul, South Korea, this week to present its Cruise 2024 collection, where it attempted to merge its own historic design codes with those of the East Asian region.

In what the luxury label said was a “shared style language”, the collection looked to reflect Gucci’s own community brought together by designers and artisans of different backgrounds that each interpret its codes individually through their own cultural perspective.

Date : 2023-05-15


South Korea’s CLO Virtual Fashion, digital garment solutions company and the developer of CLO and Marvelous Designer, and Epic Games, the developer of Unreal Engine, have announced that the companies have purchased shares in each other.

Date : 2023-05-01


Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) in the European Parliament's Environment Committee have adopted recommendations to promote circular, sustainable, and socially just production of textiles in the EU. The recommendations aim to put an end to the fast fashion industry, characterised by high volumes of lower quality garments at low prices.

Date : 2023-04-24


The European Commission has proposed common criteria against greenwashing and misleading environmental claims. When companies choose to make a ‘green claim’ about their products or services, they will have to respect minimum norms on how they substantiate these claims and how they communicate them, as per the new proposal.

Date : 2023-04-17


British luxury fashion brand Burberry has signed an agreement to acquire a business from its longstanding Italian supplier, Pattern SpA. The acquisition includes employees, equipment, and inventory, with the agreed price set at €21 million, subject to closing conditions and standard adjustments.

Date : 2023-04-10


Luxury fashion house Hermes has opened a new leather goods workshop in Louviers, France, creating 280 jobs and further strengthening its commitment to sustainable job creation and artisanal know-how. The Maroquinerie de Louviers, which is the second leather goods hub of the house in Normandy, will employ 260 leatherworkers, saddlers and other staff in roles including management, logistics and human resources.

Date : 2023-03-27


Welcoming nearly 3,000 exhibitors, next week’s spring edition of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics will feature a wide spectrum of fabrics and accessories at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai). With the fair taking place from March 28-30, a series of seminars, forums and panel discussions will be held concurrently to further promote industry development.

Date : 2023-03-20


11th Jul, 2023 to 13th Jul, 2023 at International Convention Center, Sydney, Australia

Global Sourcing Expo, to be held for the first time in Sydney, is Australia’s most exciting trade show, offering a premier platform for trade buying and global sourcing in giftware and home decor.

Located at the beautiful, new ICC, Sydney the event will attract trade buyers, retailers and sourcing agents from across Australia and offers international suppliers a direct route to the Australian and New Zealand market.