What fashion revolution is made of: embrace materials of the future
For years, consumer demand for sustainable, eco-friendly fashion has increased and every season we are seeing more and more new sustainable materials incorporated into product lines. Focusing on the sustainability of the raw material is critical. According to Kering, choice of raw material accounts for 72 percent of a brand’s environmental...
15 Sep 2020
ITA 2019: The collaboration process in Industry 4.0
The Innovate Textile & Apparel Europe conference returned to Amsterdam in October, bringing delegates together from across textile market to listen and share ideas on the industry’s future. Collaboration, mass personalisation and standardisation were key themes at this year’s Innovate Textile & Apparel (ITA) conference, which ran on 15-17...
24 Oct 2019
Design students inspired by Yorkshire's textile heritage at Future Fashion Factory
Innovative ideas evolving from Yorkshire’s unique textile heritage took centre stage at Future Fashion Factory’s first annual showcase on October 16. More than 100 guests from across the fashion and textile industry congregated at Salts Mill in Saltaire to celebrate the programme’s success in its first year, and learned more about the research...
24 Oct 2019
EU-Mercosur trade deal opens opportunity for textile and clothing companies
Brussels, 2 July 2019 - EURATEX, the European Apparel and Textile Confederation, welcomes the conclusion of negotiations for a comprehensive and ambitious Free Trade Agreement between the European Union and Mercosur (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay). EURATEX has been actively engaged in the negotiation process to ensure an agreement fit...
2 Jul 2019
Video: How did clothing gets so cheap?
How did clothing gets so cheap? This video explore the evolution of technological innovation that makes our manufacturing lines more efficient than ever. Source: How To Make Everything, Youtube
18 Dec 2018
Video: In Japan, A Textile Dyer Sticks With Tradition
Dyeing fabric the non-synthetic way, with traditional techniques date back at the Edo period. Source: Great Big Story, Youtube
11 Dec 2018
Video: Exhibition on Fashion and Fabrics in Teheran Around 1900
'Shades of Elegance – Fashion and Fabrics in Teheran Around 1900', exhibition at Museum Rietberg, Switzerland.
23 Nov 2018
Jean-François Limantour: “The EU favors Asian countries over the Maghreb”
With a resumé that includes experience as General Representative, both at the French Union of the Fashion and Apparel Industries and the European Association of the Apparel Industry, Jean-François Limantour has been an eye-witness to many geopolitical changes that have transformed the sector. During an in person interview with FashionUnited, he...
5 Jul 2018
US textile state lawmakers want China monitoring
'The president has to set up a program to monitor imports from China to evaluate whether goods are being sold in the U.S. below market value or the cost of manufacturing, known as dumping', that is what the House Textile Caucus wants. The caucus has sent a letter to its members, 80 textile state lawmakers, seeking their support to pressure...
24 Jul 2008