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Sales of Italian textiles are up 1.3% in 2017
Business news

Sales of Italian textiles are up 1.3% in 2017

Made-in-Italy textiles (including wool, cotton, linen, silk fabrics and knits) are expected to close 2017 with an overall turnover of Euro 7.94 billion, up by 1.3%, according to estimates by the Confindustria Moda Research Center.

Filatura C4 is a Re.Verso™ partner of excellence
Sewing industry

Filatura C4 is a Re.Verso™ partner of excellence

For the first time at FILO Milano, Filatura C4 is proud to present, in addition to the already established Re.Verso™ collection for contract, the Blue Drop winning fabric by Audejas, made with Re.Verso™ re-engineered wool. A result born from the shared commitment and vision to integrate a new generation of eco values into their circular economy creations.

Paris to host the Morpheus Cup in 2018
World fashion

Paris to host the Morpheus Cup in 2018

It is now official : the most important challenge for European students will take place in the French capital on April 12th, 2018 at Palais Brongniart.

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.

H&M Conscious Foundation gives 1 million grant to pioneering ideas closing the loop for fashion
Competitions & awards

H&M Conscious Foundation gives 1 million grant to pioneering ideas closing the loop for fashion

On August 25, the H&M Conscious Foundation launches the first ever Global Change Award − one of the world’s biggest challenges for early stage innovation and the first such initiative in the fashion industry. By catalysing green, truly ground-breaking ideas the aim of the challenge is to protect the earth’s natural resources by closing the loop for fashion.

Jimmy Choo designed Fukushima shoes
Accessories

Jimmy Choo designed Fukushima shoes

After visiting the workshops for fabric around Fukushima, the designer Jimmy Choo created six new models of shoes from special fabric in honor of the local craftsmen.

The Global Campaign for Wool was held in Milan
Events

The Global Campaign for Wool was held in Milan

Italy held its first Wool Week from 10 to 16 September 2013 in Milan.
There were celebrations supporting the global Campaign for Wool inspired by the 'Live naturally, choose wool' claim and promoting wool as a natural, biodegradable and renewable fibre.
One of the aims is to build a bridge between the textile community, fashion industry and consumers.

Bulgarian textile, clothing and fashion industry - present, future and opportunities
Sewing industry

Bulgarian textile, clothing and fashion industry - present, future and opportunities

Textile and apparel industry in Bulgaria is the second most important industry (after tourism) for the country’s economy. This industry includes around 3000 small and medium companies, which employ approximately 170 000 people. According to some research, in 2009 the occupied in the production of clothes in Bulgaria are specialized mainly in the creation of lady’s store clothes – trousers, skirts, jackets, dresses, blouses, shirts, top garment...

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