WORTH II 2nd call is open - Inspiring innovation through creative connections around Europe
WORTH Partnership Project is funded by the European Commission under COSME, the EU Programme for the competitiveness of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises. WORTH is the sole European project where designers, SMEs, manufacturers, and tech providers work together to develop innovative, design-oriented business ideas. The project focuses on lifestyle industries, including fashion and textile, footwear, leather and fur, furniture/home decoration/interior design, jewellery and accessories.
The Benefits of Choosing a Quality Clothing Manufacturer
When looking for high-quality clothing, it ’s important to consider the source. A reputable clothing manufacturer has a long history of research and design behind its products. Italian production is often seen as a sign of quality, as the country has a long tradition of fashion excellence.
The White Label World Expo Gets Ready to Take on Frankfurt
We are still blown away by the huge success of our UK edition of the White Label World Expo but now it’s time to get ready for the EU edition. On the 6th and 7th May 2020 thousands of visitors, hundreds of exhibitors, and various industry experts from across the globe will flock to the Messe Frankfurt and come together all under one roof. Masterclasses, seminars, and keynote speeches will offer industry insights that you won’t find anywhere else.
TINTEX at Premiere Vision presents "Teaming up is the responsible way forward"
Thanks to its renown expertise, premium collaborations with some of the most influential fashion brands and an array of international awards, Jersey manufacturer TINTEX has established itself as a global leader in smart innovation. The commitment to support brands in creating responsible collections is interwoven into his motto Naturally Advanced.
Manteco presents The Manteco System: the integrated sustainable network making fashion circular
World leading textile manufacturer Manteco presents its sustainable path for a better future: The Manteco System. A strategy and a vision shaping the company’s sustainable imprint since 1943. The system consists in the development and engineering of a production network involving 100 partner-companies from the whole supply chain within 10 km of Manteco HQs in Prato, Italy; “We all team up responsibly to create premium collection based on transparent , traceable circular economy practices,” comments Matteo Mantellassi, co-CEO of Manteco.
Manteco launches MWool - the next generation of recycled wool
Manteco, the world leading premium wool manufacturer launches a new precious ingredient MWool; it’s the ‘upgraded’ recycled wool born from the company’s cutting edge Manteco System combined with sustainable innovation and heritage.
The Growing Brand Crisis of Private Label Products
As stated in the Winsight Grocery Business article Private Label Growth Outshines National Brands, “Dollar volume of private label in the mass retail channel grew 41% over the past five years compared to a gain of only 7.4% for national brands, according to a report from the Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA) based on Nielsen data.”
Where to produce socks in Europe
All types of socks are manufactured within the standard men’s, ladies’ and children’s sizes but also in specified by the customer ones.
How Can the Fashion Industry Become More Sustainable?
If you just got a new pair of comfortable moto boots for walking, then you’ve surely done some research in the meantime. As you’ve probably noticed, there are so many items, styles, and types of products that you can choose from, given that this is such a versatile industry. However, it’s the magnitude of fashion as a whole that makes it such a polluting segment of our commerce.
Choosing Quality Scrubs
For those looking for a rewarding career of helping people and who aren’t afraid of long hours and hard work, a career in nursing can prove to be a viable and lucrative path. The men and women who choose to take on the role of a nurse are often the most hard-working.
3 Best Diver's Watches
Many watch manufacturers claim to have waterproof and shockproof watches but not all of them are as reliable as they claim to be. When you want more from a watch than just time, it is important for you to search smartly. Most of the diver’s watches don’t come cheap therefore, you need to be very certain about the kind of watch you’re opting for.
Holde Textil Expo in Bucharest
“We believe it is extremely favorable for textile manufacturers to have the opportunity to adjoin, as closely as possible, the full range of products available on the Chinese market. Thus, they are able to assess the production trends for the autumn of 2019 and obtain the necessary trade contacts to import without having to travel to China or other countries, reducing the purchase time and saving travel cost”.
VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies
The manufacturers of sewing and garment technology as well as machines for processing technical textiles look back on a turbulent year in 2018: While the sector reported a substantial increase of 120 percent in cumulative terms between 2009 and 2017, exports in 2018 fell by 16.7 percent from 603 million Euros in 2017 to 502 million Euros in 2018. "The industry is experiencing strong uncertainty among its customers, which has a negative impact on investment behaviour," said Elgar Straub, Managing Director of VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies (TFL), at the opening press conference of the Texprocess in Frankfurt. "The overbureaucratisation in Germany, such as the Posting of Workers Directive or the DSGVO, the threat of Brexit and the national tendencies in many European countries, but also the situation in Turkey, the trade dispute between the USA and China and the ever more severe trade sanctions set up by the USA - all this is bringing considerable unrest to the markets.
Fashion World Tokyo - big numbers and conclusions
The show was attracted by 813 exhibitors from 31 countries/regions, 17,103 trade visitors and 7,686 conference attendees in 3 days.
Montblanc Reconnects Through Nature at SIHH
Walking into the Montblanc area at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie is like stepping outdoors, taking a stroll through luscious greenery and breathtaking mountain vistas and valleys. Against this natural backdrop, Montblanc introduces its latest watchmaking collections including TimeWalker, Star Legacy, Heritage and the new 1858 timepieces inspired by the legendary professional Minerva watches from the 1920s and 1930s conceived for military use and exploration. The design of the booth combines natural wood, plants and rock evoking the beauty of mountain landscapes and bringing visitors closer to nature.
BREITLING marks its entry into China with a dazzling Red-carpet Gala Celebration
Breitling, the Swiss watch brand with a worldwide reputation for luxurious high-performance timepieces, hosted a dazzling celebration of its entry into the Chinese market with a red-carpet gala night at Beijing’s breathtaking Phoenix Center on November 20, 2018. International movie stars and Breitling Cinema Squad members Brad Pitt and Daniel Wu were on hand to mark the occasion, along with surfer Sally Fitzgibbons and photographer and filmmaker Peter Lindbergh. They were joined by personalities from the worlds of fashion, high society, sport, music, and film, including Japanese fashion designer Motofumi “Poggy” Kogi, South Korean actress Shin Se-Kyung, Chinese actress Qi Wei, and Chinese actor Li Zonghan.
Bonaudo Spa - a leader in tanning kangaroo leathers
Bonaudo was founded in 1923, when the brothers Gioacchino, Giovanni and Marco Bonaudo starder Theri tannery in Chivasso, outside of Turin.
Announcing the World's First Robotically-Sewn Garment
Sewbo’s technology will allow manufacturers to create higher-quality clothing at lower costs. It will shorten supply chains and lessen the long lead times that hamper the fashion and apparel industries, helping to reduce the complexity of today’s intricate global supply network.
Abraham Moon, Alfred Brown and Taylor & Lodge awarded for keeping fashion traditions
At Milano Unica three UK fabrics manufacturers received the "303 TUSCANS" award for ethical fashion. It is awarded by TOC Fashion Academy Tuscany to manufactures of fabrics made from natural materials, following the principles of Ethical fashion, keeping traditions and having transparent supply chain.
303 TUSCANS award for ethical fashion was given to Dormeuil at Milano Unica
At Milano Unica Dormeuil was one of the brands that received the "303 TUSCANS" award for ethical fashion. It is awarded to manufacturers of fabrics made from natural materials, following the principles of Ethical fashion and having transparent supply chain.
Lanificio Zignone received the "303 TUSCANS" award for ethical fashion
At Milano Unica Lanificio Zignone was one of the brands that received the "303 TUSCANS" award for ethical fashion. It is awarded to manufacturers of fabrics made from natural materials, following the principles of Ethical fashion and supporting the Italian supply chain.
Gallo socks - combining the poetry of craftsmanship with the industrialisation of technology
The key pieces are the socks: accessories that have the power to ennoble every look in the male wardrobe.
Casa Fagliano - Devoted to the pursuit of excellence since 1892
The Boots that fit, from personalities and famous actors to the best professional polo players. Boots that are the result of more than 120 years of experience and love for the trade, transferred from generation to generation, from parent to child. A unique heritage and distinctive character that is unmistakably Fagliano.
The 4 levels of the fashion industry
The fashion industry is devided into four levels - Primary, Secondary, Retail, and Auxiliary. They work independently and interdependently to serve the consumer.
FibreScan - Experts in Narrow Fabrics Inspection
Charles Schofield - Founder, Chief Designer Fibrescan has been designing and manufacturing automated inspection equipment for the narrow fabric industry. Getting automated textile inspection right is difficult let no one tell you otherwise, getting it right and on budget is even tougher. That's why at Fibrescan they do inspection machines and only inspection machines, this is not an add-on product to our portfolio this is our core activity.
Sam Weller & Sons Ltd. - Worldwide leaders in decatising wrapper manufacturing
Sam Weller & Sons Ltd. is one of the leading decatising wrapper manufacturers in the world. The company was founded in 1911, and for more than three quarters of a century it has worked with the cloth finishing industry, providing an unrivalled knowledge in the manufacture and application of decatising wrappers.
Zünd shows how cutting systems can be integrated seamlessly in digital production workflows
At Texprocess 2017, Zünd demonstrated how manufacturers involved in textile processing can integrate a high-performance Zünd digital cutter and create a seamless end-to-end digital production workflow. In clothing and in home textiles, consumer demand for more customization and personalization is growing steadily. This trend is shining a spotlight on the need for efficient, cost-effective short-run or even one-off production, which is causing a major shift in the textile industry. Manufacturers are looking to convert more and more of their production to all-digital processes.
Savile Clifford Ltd. - English manufacturer of high quality fabrics for formalwear and tailoring
There was originally a company named Savile Clifford established over one hundred years ago. They were a weaver based in Huddersfield, the historical birthplace of fancy worsted fabrics. However, over the years a lot of the history surrounding Savile Clifford has become somewhat clouded after the company was taken over numerous times.
Dugdale Bros - a high quality manufacturer of fabrics
Dugdale Bros & Co are cloth merchants based in the very centre of Yorkshire's worsted industry despatching fine cloth from an imposing historic headquarters building in Huddersfield.
How to reduce costs for transportation of suits from the manufacturer to the customer
SuitPack Tailored is a single product that can be used to pack, receive and deliver a suit “ready to wear”. It has been developed to allow suit manufacturers, distributors and retailers to experience greater predictability and consistency in this process. SuitPack Tailored helps to reduce the costs for transportation of suits from the manufacturer to the customer.
Barrington Fabrics - gateway to cloth for every fabric
Barrington Fabrics Ltd was established in the 1990's and its primary target area was the manufacturing of piece good for the middle and far east clothiers merchants and retail fabric stores.
High quality British fabrics by Huddersfield Fine Worsteds
Huddersfield Fine Worsteds is an internationally-renowned fabric manufacturer supplying the world's biggest design houses and most prestigious tailors with superior and selectively-sourced fabrics. The company is based in West Yorkshire, England.
Association of Suppliers to the British Clothing Industry
The Association of Suppliers to the British Clothing Industry (ASBCI), formed in 1992, is the only association to bring together the clothing industry from fibre manufacture to garment manufacture, retail and aftercare.
Shigoto Project Leclaireur x Premiere Vision
LECLAIREUR offers a unique vision of fashion, highlighting the most daring and avant-garde artists and designers in all its event spaces for the past 35 years. LECLAIREUR innovates, discovers and inspires. These values also drive PREMIÈRE VISION, the leading organiser of trade fairs for the upstream side of the creative fashion industry.
William Halsted - a part of the largest speciality fibre manufacturers and merchants in the world
The company was founded in 1875 in Bradford by William Halstead (1815-1924). Late in 1889 with the business expanding rapidly, William built Stanley Mills to which the company transferred in 1890 and still operates from today. The business has been run by a further five members of the family until in 2006 the company was acquired by SIL Holdings Ltd, another Bradford based family textile business. SIL are one of the largest speciality fibre manufacturers and merchants in the world.
Hield Brothers - a manufacturer of the finest quality English cloth
Hield Brothers was established in 1922 during the reign of His Majesty King George V of the United Kingdom, a year which saw the British Empire at its largest ever, covering one-quarter of the world's population. The company was founded by entrepreneurs David and Hugh Hield under the name Hield Brothers in West Yorkshire as a manufacturer of the finest quality English cloth.
Made-To-Order and Made-to-Measure - the new fashion formula in men's suit market
The Made To Order system will help fashion industry to get out of the crisis and will restore many work positions in European factories.
London Textile Fair 2015
On 14th and 15th January 2015, from 9am to 6pm, The London Textile Fair will showcase pre - collection Autumn-Winter 2015/2016 and Spring-Summer 2016 highlights.
'Begin × THE SUIT COMPANY' collaboration suit
'Begin × THE SUIT COMPANY' collaboration suit sales started on October 16, 2014 in the Suit Company stores in Japan. The suits are made from Italian fabrics of the brand Carlo Barbera.
Canadian designer Christopher Bates moves to Milan
'In my opinion, Canada has been the perfect incubator for my brand to grow and to figure out what works and what doesn't, and to get to a point where it's strong and then: 'What next?' I think for me, it's Europe for many reasons. I think that's a natural evolution for a Canadian designer to take', said Christopher Bates to CTV News Canada.
Lanificio Bottoli men's fabrics collection
Nowadays Lane Bottoli is one of the best-known manufacturers of cloth with the Made in Italy label.
ZOOM industry show - a platform for fashion sourcing solutions
ZOOM, the industry show for ready-to-wear, accessories and household linen manufacturers from the Euromed region (Central and western Europe, Eastern Europe, North Africa) and the Indian Ocean (Madagascar and Mauritius), is optimising its B2B strategy and expanding its sourcing offer.
Clothing and footwear manufacturers from Poland with a common label "Polish Fashion"
Domestic clothing and footwear manufacturers have decided to join forces to strengthen the image of Polish brands both at home and abroad. Companies participating in the programme "Polish Fashion" will start tagging their products with the common label since September.
ANATOMY OF A SHIRT Spring Summer 2015 collection
Like a body composed of portions, the shirts arise from the symbiosis of each one of its pieces...”
The process begings each season with a rigorous selection of exclusive textiles from the best manufactures in the world, Italian, Egyptian, English, Spanish.
Richmart - the brand for high quality men's suits
The brand 'Richmart' is a symbol for high quality menswear. The company manufactures two and three part ready-to-wear men's suits, coats and made-to-measure suits. It offers a wide range of both classic and sport suits. Richmart works with partners from Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Holland, Greece, Sweden, Czech Republic, Poland and other European countries.
Men in Israel return to the made-to-measure fashion
101 Private Line is a manufacturer of ready-to-wear clothes for men, according to a strictly French know-how. The brand has a shop in Jerusalem, Israel.
Representatives of 101 Private Line were on a visit to the Richmart men's suits factory in Ruse, Bulgaria and shared with us some thoughts about men's fashion in Israel and Jerusalem.
Support Bulgarian clothing industry in the competition Building of the Year
From now until December 11, 2013 runs online voting in the national competition 'Building of the Year'. As supporters of the Bulgarian fashion and apparel industry, we at Fashion.bg undoubtedly support and will vote for the new factory of one of the largest manufacturers of men's suits in Bulgaria - Top Man Ruse, which is recently popular with brand Richmart.
Fusing Machine FX DIAMOND takes fusing to the next level
The VEIT Group is worldwide a leading manufacturer of ironing equipment, fusing machines, underpressing and final pressing machines as well as refinishing equipment for garments.
This year the group launched VEIT DIAMOND Fusing Machine Series. This new generation of fusing machines achieves an as yet unmatched fusing quality.
Première Vision presents a new space dedicated to knitwear experts
The World's Premier Fabric Show Première Vision will take place from 17-19 September 2013 at Parc d'Expositions Paris Nord Villepinte.
Richmart will present men`s suits collection during the Festival of Fashion and Beauty - Varna
The company is one of the biggest European manufacturers of men's suits. Its factory is located in Ruse, Bulgaria. Richmart has capacity for manufacturing 1500 suits per day. The company has whole year contracts with more than 30 clients from Germany, Switzerland, Italy, the Netherlands, Greece, Sweden, Czech Republic, Poland, etc.
The audience at the Festival of FASHION and BEAUTY in Varna will be pleased to see the latest Richmart's menswear collection.
Top print ideas for Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 from Printsource
Printsource is the main resource for surface and textile design for America's major manufacturers, retailers and catalogs, covering such industries as men's, children's and women's apparel, bed and bath, kitchen and tabletop, paper goods and stationery, wallcoverings, window fashions and other surface and textile design applications. Printsource has released its list of the Top 10 Print Ideas for the Autumn / Winter 2012-2013 season. We present this trend forecast in help of apparel and home textile executives, creative directors, textile designers, product developers, textile mills, retail chains, private label developers and buying offices.
Spring-Summer 2011 trends from Poland
FashionPhilosophy Fashion Week Poland is the greatest, periodical fashion event in Poland.
This autumn the show that took place in Łódź between 12 and 17 October presented spring-summer 2011 trends. FashionPhilosophy confronts Polish market with foreign clothing industry. Informs and inspires designers. Fashion Week is also a platform of communication for the branch managers, technologists, producers, stylists, media reps, fashion agents and traders. It supports cooperation, fusion and transfer.
FashionPhilosophyFashion Week Poland will present spring-summer 2011 trends
FashionPhilosophyFashion Week Poland is the greatest, periodical fashion event In Poland. This autumn we are going to present spring-summer 2011 trends. FashionPhilosophy confronts Polish market with foreign clothing industry.
Informs and inspires designers. Fashion Week is also a platform of communication for the branch managers, technologists, producers, stylists, media reps, fashion agents and traders. It supports cooperation, fusion and transfer.
Fashion Trends: Bulgarian fashion Fall-Winter 2010-2011
We present to you photos from collections for Fall/Winter 2010-2011 of more than 25 Bulgarian fashion companies.
The garments, available for the season are practical, with clean and elegant line. From these collections you can judge the level of Bulgarian fashion at the moment, having in mind that we mainly present ready-to-wear garments. We plan to publish a separate article about formal and bridal designer collections.
The aim of this article is to hear your comments – the actual producers and designers and people who buy Bulgarian clothing.
European textile and apparel manufacturing companies at BGate 2010
The 9th International fashion fair for professionals in Bulgaria, BGate, will take place on September 16 - 18, 2010 in Inter Expo & Congress Center, Sofia.
This business-to-business specialized international exposition will present the professionals in fashion and producers of clothing and textile, designers and dealers, retailers, distributors and media from Bulgaria, Europe and the Balkans. They will participate in the event, invited by Bulgarian Association of Apparel and Textile Producers and Exporters (BAATPE).
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...
Pantyhose and stockings Magdalena – for your elegance
Magdalena Ltd. is one of the leading producers of ladies’ stockings and tights for Bulgaria. For the relatively short time on the Bulgarian market, the company can boast about its high quality products and elegant style, which wants to give to the Bulgarian woman.
Magdalena products are comfortable and provocative every day and evening. The brand offers wide range of ladies’ stockings and tights – classic, luxury and super luxury tights.
What is the future of the fashion industry in Bulgaria?
On April 23 at the city theatre in Rousse with presentations of innovative solutions, charting the future of the clothing industry, starts the two-day congress Richmart Innovation. European producers of machines and equipment will be presented a number of products - Brisay (DE), Eton (SE), Kaenengiser (DE), Veit (DE), Pfaff (DE), Strobel (DE), AVM (DE), Ina Trading (BG), Lectra (DE). Italian companies will present fabrics - Vitae Barberis, Reda and Fintes. Several consulting companies and universities with profile fashion design, will also make presentations.
Spring 2009 with Markam Fashion
With its traditional participations and successes at the fashion forums in Europe in the past few years, such as „Collection Premiere” in Dusseldorf, “Collection Premiere” in Moscow, “Fashion Premiere” in Salzburg, “Order start” – Vienna, “Styl” – Brno, “Showroom”- Amsterdam, “CIFF” – Copenhagen, etc., Markam becomes more and more famous as a leader in the segment of the luxurious lady’s clothing. As a winner of the most prestigious awards of the Fashion Academy - Golden Mercury – 2006, for fashion business and high quality in the production of clothing and of Golden needle – 2008 for Fashion house of the year, Markam is in line for presentation at the fashion show „We are Europe” during “Fashion week” in Tokyo, Japan, in the end of March with the newest collection – Fall-Winter 2009/2010.
MARINO COSTA: Unique is in fashion
trade-mark MARINO COSTA was created eight years ago in order to
be wide spread on the Balkan and Russian market. The name is particularly
invented to speak a lot about its origin and to be easy to pronounce
The models, which are offered on the Bulgarian market can really pretend to be unique for two reasons: First, small quantities of them are produced, second, which is probably most important - the project after which they are manufactured (the project includes the types of leather and the colours for the upper part, the lining, the types of the soles, respectively sole-leather and rubber, i.e. a description of every element of the shoe).
Interview with David Roubach, founder of Balena, a material science company aiming to transform the fashion industry
Where to produce quality men's suits in Eastern Europe - made-to-measure suits, ready-to-wear suits and CMT