Industry News

Date : 2020-12-21

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Amazon recently opened a custom clothing store, allowing US shoppers to buy T-shirts that conform to their specifications. In the ‘Made for You’ store, customers can submit details about weight, height and body type, and two photos through Amazon’s app or website. With eight colour options, one can pick how long he would like the T-shirt and sleeves to be.

Customers can choose between two cotton-based fabrics, the fit type, and crew or V-neck. Amazon can print the customer’s name on the label as well, according to US media reports.

Date : 2020-12-14

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Date : 2020-11-30

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This year, Icebreaker is celebrating 25 years of creating natural apparel challenging status quo on how clothing is made and what it is made from. Leading charge with its transparent, ethical & sustainable practices, it has initiated a long-term commitment to have plastic-free materials by 2023 eradicating synthetics from its entire collection within 3 years.

Date : 2020-11-23

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Renewcell, a Swedish textile recycling innovator, and H&M have entered a multi-year partnership to replace virgin fibres with recycled textiles in fashion products. Building on the successful introduction of Circulose in the SS2020 Conscious Exclusive collection, H&M have committed to scale up the use of the material over the course of five years.

The agreement, which was reached in September 2020, is the first of its kind in the industry and marks a significant step forward in the development of a circular economy for fashion.

Date : 2020-11-16

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Uniqlo, a Japanese casual wear designer, manufacturer and retailer, has announced that it has successfully concluded its debut at the annual China International Import Expo (CIIE) held this year, from November 5-10, in Shanghai. CIEE is the world’s first import-themed national-level expo. The show features exhibitions of multiple countries and businesses.

Date : 2020-11-09

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FET has strengthened its reputation in the field of sustainable textiles and processes. Its range of laboratory and pilot melt spinning extrusion lines is suited for both process and end product development of sustainable materials. FET is a supplier of state-of-the-art process technology and equipment for the man-made yarns and fibre extrusion industry.

Date : 2020-11-02

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Denim Premiere Vision has launched a new event format, the Digital Denim Week. This 100 per cent digital show, to be held from November 30- December 4, 2020, will replace the physical edition of the show to be held in Berlin, assisting and accelerating the industry’s growing move to digital, where initiatives are being strongly catalysed by the health crisis.

Date : 2020-10-27

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Date : 2020-10-19

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Clothing labels need to be clearer when it comes to showing how a product is sustainable, as transparency continues to be a key driver of purchasing decisions, according to data analytics company GlobalData, whose figures suggest 37.3 per cent of UK consumers agree that retailers that place greater emphasis on sustainability are more appealing, and that retailers ought to capitalise on changing attitudes as the shift towards ethical retail gains more momentum.

Date : 2020-10-12

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US denim brand Levi’s is launching its resale platform, Secondhand, where customers can sell their old jeans back to the retailer. Resellers will receive between $15 and $25 in store credit for their old Levi’s jeans and quality, will determine the price. The resale platform will then relist the garments for between $30 and $100 for shoppers to purchase.

For too well-worn jeans to be resold, Levi’s says it will offer $5 and recycle those with its Sweden-based sustainable partner Renewcell, US media reported.