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How clusters can strengthen the European economy in the textile sector
Menswear fabrics

How clusters can strengthen the European economy in the textile sector

The first fully virtual European Cluster Conference brought together more than 900 stakeholders, policymakers, cluster managers, researchers, entrepreneurs and the public to discuss and share current and future priorities for cluster policies and developments to support sustainable industry development and interregional cooperation, and to build connections between Europe’s value chains, clusters and ecosystems. Silvia Kabaivanova, Chairman of Bulgarian Fashion Association and editor-in-chief of Be Global Fashion Network, made a speach about How clusters can strengthen the European economy in the textile sector.

Recovery strategy for textiles and apparel industry
Business news

Recovery strategy for textiles and apparel industry

The European textiles and clothing sector needs urgent support in order to remain a strategic pillar of the European economy, wrote Euratex.

The RealReal as a Leader of the Circular Economy
Sewing industry

The RealReal as a Leader of the Circular Economy

The days of thrift stores being connotated with musty old tee shirts are over. Resale culture has been deemed the “new sustainability” as consumers shift mindsets surrounding luxury goods and fashion. This mindset shift has widespread economic and environmental benefits, as resale of luxury designer goods benefits both the environment, the consigner, and the consignee.

EURATEX offers proposals to the EU Circular Economy Action Plan
Business news

EURATEX offers proposals to the EU Circular Economy Action Plan

The European textiles and clothing sector cares about circularity of its products. The industry is re-inventing itself to offer solutions that are workable and make a sustainable impact.

ROICA unveils the next level of responsible innovation at Premiere Vision
Sustainable fashion

ROICA unveils the next level of responsible innovation at Premiere Vision

So far, ROICA™ the very first sustainable premium stretch fibre has become a global success in the market reaching in the end consumer’s wardrobe. At Première Vision, the company by leading material innovator Asahi Kasei takes place at the Smart Creation Area, the fair’s epicentre of sustainability. On show in Paris premium collaborations for the wardrobe of tomorrow starting from G-Star Raw cutting-edge smart jeans and Licia Florio’s soft sports apparel as well as the very next level of responsible innovation.

Sustainability is the main topic at Texcare International 2020
Sustainable fashion

Sustainability is the main topic at Texcare International 2020

From 20 to 24 June 2020, the leading international trade fair Texcare International will once again be the worldwide meeting place for laundry and dry-cleaning technology in Frankfurt am Main.

Smart yarns stretch toward a more sustainable future
Ethical Fashion

Smart yarns stretch toward a more sustainable future

Next summer, whether you plan to sun-bathe by the pool, swim in the ocean, or jog along palm-trees boulevards, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t do it sustainably, starting from what you wear.

Training: Milan is not only the International capital for students, but  for new managers as well
Fashion design education

Training: Milan is not only the International capital for students, but for new managers as well

Milan is no longer just the capital of economy and business. In fact, in recent years, Milan has built a solid reputation in the training sector. It is no longer news that the Polytechnic, Bocconi and State Universities are among the most prestigious in Europe, but the number of Italian and international professionals who choose Milan to attend postgraduate and masters courses increases year after year.

ITMA - Innovating the World of Textiles
Organizations

ITMA - Innovating the World of Textiles

ITMA is the trendsetting textile and garment technology platform where the industry converges every four years to explore fresh ideas, effective solutions and collaborative partnerships for business growth. Organised by ITMA Services, the upcoming ITMA will be held from 20 to 26 June 2019 in Barcelona at Fira De Barcelona, Gran Via.

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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