Tag: Textile

CLASS flies to Textile Exchange Sustainability Conference 2019 in Vancouver
Ethical Fashion

CLASS flies to Textile Exchange Sustainability Conference 2019 in Vancouver

C.L.A.S.S. the global platform for sustainable materials, fibres and textiles for the fashion business is ready up for its world tour in some of the most cutting-edge venues and events truly committed to ‘weave’ a better future. The first appointment will be the Textile Exchange conference, the influential annual event organised by the eponymous certification agency and non-profit association, held in Vancouver, BC – Canada, from October 16. Ready to discover smart and cutting-edge innovations? In Vancouver, C.LA.S.S. is looking forward to shaking hands at Booth 40.

VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies with high expectations for Texprocess 2019
Fashion fairs

VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies with high expectations for Texprocess 2019

The industry looks forward to Texprocess, the leading trade fair for processing textile and flexible materials, taking place in Frankfurt from 14 to 17 May 2019. "Sales in the entire German Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies sector rose by 5.7 percent in real terms yearon-year in the months from January to October 2018," explained Elgar Straub, Managing Director of VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies, at Texprocess's international press conference in Frankfurt.

ReLAST: the Super-Smart GOTS and GRS certified Stretch Denim from Candiani with ROICA™
Ethical Fashion

ReLAST: the Super-Smart GOTS and GRS certified Stretch Denim from Candiani with ROICA™

Candiani launches at Kingpins its new eco-smart denim range in partnership with ROICA™ from Asahi Kasei.

C.L.A.S.S. Proudly Supports Textile Exchange’s Sustainability Conference in Milan
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C.L.A.S.S. Proudly Supports Textile Exchange’s Sustainability Conference in Milan

This year’s Textile Exchange’s Sustainability Conference will be held in Milan later this month. The conference offers an opportunity to connect with industry pioneers and learn about cutting edge solutions and innovations in textile and apparel sustainability. The theme of the 2018 conference is United by Action: Accelerating Sustainability in Textiles and Fashion.

VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies: The industry is recording very good revenues
Business news

VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies: The industry is recording very good revenues

"Sales in the Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies sector rose by 11.4 percent in real terms in the months from January to August 2018 compared with the previous year," explained Elgar Straub, Managing Director of VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies, at the industry meeting and general meeting of the trade association in Munich. Similarly, exports by the sector, which brings together manufacturers of sewing and garment technology, shoe and leather technology as well as laundry and dry-cleaning technology, increased by 6.2 percent in 2017 from 1.049 billion euros (2016) to 1.114 billion euros (2017). "Although times are still economically successful, many external components, such as Brexit or the trade policy of the US President, are nevertheless bringing considerable unrest to the markets," said G?nter Veit, Chairman of the VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies.

ILUNA Group with ROICA™ by Asahi Kasei Winner of the Interfeel’ Award 2018 in the Sustainability category @ Interfiliere Shanghai
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ILUNA Group with ROICA™ by Asahi Kasei Winner of the Interfeel’ Award 2018 in the Sustainability category @ Interfiliere Shanghai

In line with the powerful global trend towards smarter fashion solutions, Iluna Group launches its Embroidery Division. Specialists in lace since 1985, the new Embroidery Division offers a complete and innovative product match in line with the modern expectations of brands and retailers.

ROICA™ and ECOTEC at Premiere Vision Paris
Fashion fairs

ROICA™ and ECOTEC at Premiere Vision Paris

Marchi & Fildi, recognized as the leading Italian manufacturer of ECOTEC® smart cotton is widening their international reach with new partners that offer a wide range of fantastic products in exciting colors and inspiring textures. ECOTEC® is the trademark, representing high-quality 100% traceable yarns made in Italy, and a certified manufacturing process.

C.L.A.S.S. e-commerce - the place to source responsible material innovations with low minimums
Business news

C.L.A.S.S. e-commerce - the place to source responsible material innovations with low minimums

The new, e-commerce platform provides an opportOur new, e-commerce platform provides an opportunity for designers, fashion startups, and fashion students to source responsible smart materials. Be inspired as you explore available C.L.A.S.S. select partners’ materials. They now offer low minimums and the chance to purchase up to 50 meters max, as you source responsibly.

High-tech textiles – a cross-industry inspiration
Events

High-tech textiles – a cross-industry inspiration

Stuttgart – between November 30 and December 1, one of the most important conventions for the European technical textile industry took place in Stuttgart. The Aachen-Dresden-Denkendorf-International Textile Conference brought together 600 professionals from 28 countries, across four continents from the textile, textilemachinery and various user-industries. Economy and research experts reported on research results and marketable textile innovations concerning high performance fibers, fiber composites and medical textiles.

GOTS - Global Organic Textiles Standard
Organizations

GOTS - Global Organic Textiles Standard

GOTS is comprised of four reputed member organisations, namely OTA (USA), IVN (Germany), Soil Association (UK) and JOCA (Japan), which contribute to the GOTS, together with further international stakeholder organizations and experts, their respective expertise in organic farming and environmentally and socially responsible textile processing.

The future of clothing production
How to produce

The future of clothing production

One of the projects that caught my attention at Munich Fabric Start was the MicroFactory at Keyhouse. Coordinated by the Deutsche Institute fur Textil- und Faserforschung (German Institute for Textile and Fibre Research), MicroFactory at Keyhouse demonstrated for the first time a fully networked and integrated production chain from the design stage through to the finished product. It illustrated the possibility for a swift reaction to market needs already from the first production batch.

MILANO UNICA AND ICE AGENCY - United to promote Italian textiles
World fashion

MILANO UNICA AND ICE AGENCY - United to promote Italian textiles

Starting from next September, the fashion shows in Milan will be held concurrently with the Women’s Fashion Week. This was confirmed by Ivan Scalfarotto, Deputy Secretary at the Italian Ministry for Economic Development, the Ministry that, together with ICE Agency, the Italian Trade Promotion Agency, has provided unfailing support to Milano Unica and the entire fashion supply chain.

Fashion Fairs and Trade Shows 2017 in Europe and USA
Events

Fashion Fairs and Trade Shows 2017 in Europe and USA

We are going to present you the fairs that are coming during the next year. You will see the dates, the places and a brief description of the fair so you could choose which of them to visit. We will separate the fairs in two groups - Menswear Trade Fairs and Textile Trade Fairs.

Wool-rich fabric by Lizzie Kimbley won the 2016 Woolmark Company Award
Competitions & awards

Wool-rich fabric by Lizzie Kimbley won the 2016 Woolmark Company Award

'For this project I looked at textures within decaying buildings such as peeling paint, crumbling plaster, lichen and so on. I wanted a soft yet textured feel to the cloth, so hand-dyed Merino wool combined with some textured yarns in different weights was perfect for this'.

World Textile Summit explores business basis of textile sustainability
Menswear fabrics

World Textile Summit explores business basis of textile sustainability

World Textile Summit gave more than 150 textile industry leaders a range of expert insights into the business issues that feed into decisions on sustainability in the textile supply chain.

World Textile Summit 2015
Fashion fairs

World Textile Summit 2015

The World Textile Summit is a unique one-day event that brings together the world's most influential textile business leaders to debate issues of strategic importance to the global industry.

Botanicaldye by Color Ball™
Menswear fabrics

Botanicaldye by Color Ball™

Shinnaigai Textile is a Japanese textile company involved in the manufacturing, processing of yarns and fabrics, woven and jersey.
The Shinnagai Spinning system has established new standards in high-quality yarns for the production of consistent, performing fabrics. This also includes the production of high tech, sustainable ranges such as Botanicaldye by Colorball™. Those qualities and fabrics are based on Lyocell, Organic cotton and organic bamboo materials.

Fashion trends Fall/Winter 2015-2016 in textile and accessories at Milano Unica
Fashion fairs

Fashion trends Fall/Winter 2015-2016 in textile and accessories at Milano Unica

The Italian Textiles Trade Show is showcasing the Fall/Winter 2015-2016 textile collections and accessories with the participation of 410 exhibitors, of which 74 from other European countries.

What is Fiber Fineness?
Menswear fabrics

What is Fiber Fineness?

An S number on the label of a wool fabric shows the fineness of the wool fiber (measured in micrometers) used in apparel production.
Fiber fineness is one of the factors determining the quality and performance of a wool product and it's also an important marketing device.
The S numbers may be used on products of 100 % wool and on these of at least 45 % wool.

Stella Contemporary Fashion Award 2009 on 12 November in Zurich
Competitions & awards

Stella Contemporary Fashion Award 2009 on 12 November in Zurich

On 12 November 2009, the Swiss Textile Federation will be presenting its international fashion prize, the Swiss Textiles Award, for the 10th time at the Schiffbau in Zurich on the occasion of the Stella Contemporary Fashion Award event.

Stella Contemporary Fashion Award 2009
The Swiss Textile Federation will be presenting the Swiss Textiles Award for the 10th time on 12 November 2009 at the Schiffbau in Zurich.This is one of the world’s best endowed fashion prizes for young designers. The prize is worth 100,000 euros to the competition winner. The prize has given a career boost to former winners, many of whom now enjoy an international reputation.

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