Industry News

Date : 2021-05-24

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Fashion for Good has launched the Sorting for Circularity Project to drive textile recycling by conducting a comprehensive textile waste analysis using accurate, innovative Near Infrared (NIR) technology, while also mapping textile recycler’s capabilities. The research will lead to an open digital platform to match textile waste from sorters with recyclers.

Date : 2021-05-17

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Scotland’s sustainable clothing firm, ACS (Advanced Clothing Solutions), has joined the leading circular economy network, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, as an emerging innovator.

Date : 2021-05-10

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US-based apparel brand Fruit of the Loom has partnered with Spanish fashion retailer Zara to launch their first joint capsule collection for women. The inspiration behind the collection was a play on Fruit of the Loom's heritage and leverages the brand's most recognised vintage logo. It features t-shirts, sweatshirts, shorts, pants and undergarments.

Date : 2021-05-03

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Gucci has retained its position as the hottest brand on the planet for the third time in a row, in the first quarter of 2021, according to The Lyst Index, a quarterly ranking of fashion’s hottest brands and products. Nike successfully jumped 9 places to become the second hottest brand, while Dior joined the list for the first time and took the third position.

Date : 2021-04-26

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The West Virginia University Davis College has opened a new textile laboratory to help fashion, dress and merchandising students gain better educational opportunities in textile science. The Amy A Bircher Textiles Laboratory has been set up with the donation of more than $200,000 by Amy Bircher, a WVU alumna and international leader in the textile industry.

Date : 2021-04-19

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Date : 2021-04-12

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H&M has joined hands with Zalora and has launched on the e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia, covering four markets namely Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Indonesia. The tie-up debuted in Indonesia in mid-March, April 1, 2021, in Malaysia, and on April 14, 2021 in Singapore. H&M is a Swedish multinational clothing-retail company.

Date : 2021-04-07

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Six women-led, emerging technology companies which offer market ready solutions for the industry, have been selected for the eighth cohort of the New York Fashion Tech Lab (NYFTLab), the leading programme for women promoting fashion and retail-tech advancement. These companies will participate in the Lab's first fully virtual/digital Lab experience.

Date : 2021-03-29

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UST, a digital transformation solutions company, and Piktorlabs, UST’s future-focused product innovation lab, announced that they have developed an online e-commerce platform solution for Uniqlo India to launch its nationwide ‘Shop From Home’ service through online.uniqlo.in. Uniqlo is a brand of Fast Retailing, a Japanese retail holding company.

Date : 2021-03-22

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The global technical textiles market is estimated at $193 billion in 2020 and is expected to reach $274 billion by 2027, growing at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.1 per cent during 2020-27, backed by increasing global demand for technical textiles across industry and an expanding base of new products based on application research, according to a new report.