"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.
Preciosa Components, the world’s leading producer of authentically crafted Bohemian crystal and fine jewelry stones, today unveiled their latest assortment of seasonal novelties featuring several market firsts including the smallest twelve-facet chaton rose, the world’s most brilliantly cut chaton and two exquisite new coatings suitable for lost-wax casting.
Muchaneta Kapfunde, founding Editor-in-chief of FashNerd.com presented at Munich Fabric Start a brief lecture about different biotech innovative materials. Biotech is anything and everything that combines technology with biology. It has a potential to revolutionise the design and fabric of the future.
The winners of the HighTex Award have been chosen. The innovation award of MUNICH FABRIC START was presented for the 4th time already but for the first time companies were recognized for their overall strategic commitment with regard to resource–saving process solutions, innovative product development as well as process implementation and marketability.
Predictions of fashion usually focus on the next season, but this coming September 2018, FashNerd.com will be creating a unique experience in collaboration with Munich Fabric Start, to further strengthen the fashion technology presence at the Keyhouse.
A couture collection made in France, entirely handmade, intimately inspired by nature, showing the natural elements in all their forms. Ice, crystallization, rain, wind, dew and roots. Each shape of the collection represents one of these elements while at the same time a climate evolution where each season has its unique beauty and a gentle and mysterious atmosphere.
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.
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.
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.
Carry the things you need & access them easily with their patent pending "Quick Draw" Wallet. Easily remove any card with a single touch.
The key pieces are the socks: accessories that have the power to ennoble every look in the male wardrobe.
Automobili Lamborghini presents the Collezione Fall-Winter 2018-2019 during Milan Men's Fashion Week
The new collection was presented at a reception in the exposition spaces of Via Tortona: a must-visit venue during the Milanese Fashion week.
Sartorial aesthetics, sophisticated technology and environmental sustainability combined into a single two-piece suit for all occasions.
Cygnet Texkimp provides specialist knowledge and bespoke machinery for the global technical fibre and fabric, paper, plastic, foil and film processing markets. They focus on the design and manufacture of leading-edge creel technologies and accessories for the unwinding, tensioning and guiding of all types of yarns, tapes and fibres, from package to process.
The route to the 26th edition of Milano Unica has begun with the presentation of the S/S 2019 trends at the Teatro Vetra in Milan. The three themes that inspire the international global trends focus on three elements that are essential to our life on the planet - Water, Air and Earth - and its payoff is projected towards the future: «Milano Unica: Save the Planet»
The Company began life on 10th December 1931 from a mill in Marton Street in Skipton and for the following 46 years manufactured Single and Double Jersey Knitwear. They have recently installed a goods lift to the first floor of No 10 building, which will enable them to store all of their yarns on site. They have 34,000 square feet of space, which should be adequate for their operation for many years to come.
Full colour statements, innovative finishes, an abundance of ideas and beautiful manufactured details bring an overload of exciting textile messages from the British mills this season.
Already for the third time now the HIGHTEX AWARD was presented as an exclusive innovation prize at MUNICH FABRIC START. Specially designed on the basis of the latest technological material and process innovations in modern 3D production by VOJD Studios Berlin.
The world leader in trade fairs for the upstream side of the creative fashion industry, Premiere Vision continues to further its development, and announces the launch of its marketplace in 2018. In an ever more connected and technological world, Premiere Vision is already positioning itself to meet future market developments.
Today’s fashion-forward men know remaining on the cutting-edge of the latest trends goes well beyond owning a well-tailored suit or new pair of shoes. Indeed, savvy, smart and stylish guys are taking their fashion finds to new levels with the latest wearable tech that effortlessly complements their look — and offers the height of convenience and connectivity.
Assembly by ultrasonic is a modern future-oriented and economical alternative to sewing. PFAFF Industrial has been dealing with this technology for more than 25 years.
Intelligent textiles of any kind have to be assembled during the final production step. This means that the individual components have to be combined into a final product (e. g. a piece of clothing) using a joining technology. Here traditionally a sewing machine is used. Usually intelligent textiles (in leisure, sports outdoor, protective clothing) are also technical textiles; in this case assembly by ultrasonic is a modern future-oriented and economical alternative to sewing. PFAFF Industrial has been dealing with this technology for more than 25 years.
The traditional final event of the academic year took place on July 5th at 9.30 pm at the NABA campus in Milan. Almost 200 students from the BA in Fashion Design (60 of which attended the course in Fashion Styling & Communication) and 45 students of the MA in Fashion and Textile Design were able to celebrate their hard work with a catwalk attended by press, fashion institutions, companies and influencers, besides their teachers and families.
Explore the specific design features, history and the evolution of the booming menswear industry. This one year Fashion Design Menswear course is for individuals looking to gain advance skills in menswear collection design, together with industry preparation in order to become experts in managing and developing innovative designs for a fashion brand, or individual collection in this fast growing field of apparel.
“Although we had extra personnel on our exhibition stand, visitors still had to queue on occasions. For us, the fair was fantastic”, said Dr Jan Zimmermann of Techtextil exhibitor Forster Rohner from Switzerland. Many of the 1,789 exhibitors of Techtextil and Texprocess had similar experiences. Over 47,500 visitors (an increase of around 14 percent, 2015: 41,826) from 114 countries made their way to Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Centre from 9 to 12 May, to discover the most innovative products in the field of technical textiles and the latest processing technologies.
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.
The Texprocess Innovation Awards were presented during today’s official opening ceremony of Texprocess 2017. Altogether, the expert jury chose four products for an award. They include a new technology for dyeing yarns and a digitalised sewing machine that is set up via a touchscreen or app.
With 312 exhibitors from 36 countries (2015: 273 from 33 countries) and a growth rate of 14 %, Texprocess (9 to 12 May 2017) launches its biggest event ever. Held in parallel to Techtextil, Texprocess, the leading international trade fair for the processing of textile and flexible materials in Frankfurt am Main, will showcase, for the fourth time, all the stages of the value creation train in the textile industry, including design technologies, IT, the various processes and procedures for cutting, sewing, seaming, embroidering and knitting, as well as technologies for finishing, textile printing and logistics. And Texprocess will be offering additional stimulus for the sector with the first ever Digital Textile Micro Factory.
Beam me up, Scotty: a large amount of material has to be transported for a journey into space – and technical textiles account for a large proportion of them. Examples of the parts and products in which they are to be found will be on show at the ‘Living in Space’ exhibition during this year’s Techtextil und Texprocess (9 to 12 May 2017), which has been organised by Messe Frankfurt in cooperation with the European Space Agency (ESA) and the German Aerospace Centre (DLR)
As part of our ongoing mission to become the North American reference in made-to-measure menswear, Surmesur has revolutionized the retail experience by taking augmented reality further than any retailer has gone before.This week Canadian menswear company Surmesur (trans. Made-to-Measure) is launching customizable Augmented Reality (AR) clothing at all of its North American retail stores – including two locations in the GTA. This new Google Tango technology is a retail “first” and gives customers a customized shopping experience that appeals to millennial men and tech fans alike.
Porsche Design and Dezer Development Announce Grand Opening of first-of-its-kind Porsche Design Tower Miami
The Porsche Design Tower Miami, one of the world’s most highly-anticipated luxury high rise developments, has come to life, creating an unmistakable architectural and engineering masterpiece. Gil Dezer, president of Dezer Development, and Jan Becker, CEO of Porsche Design Group will commemorate the Grand Opening of the first-of-its-kind Porsche Design Tower with an exclusive event held on Saturday, March 18 in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida.
Google, Dior, French Federation of the Haute Couture and Pret-a-Porter, Skolkovo and other leaders will tell about the future in Fashion Futurum Conference
On March 16-17 over 30 world fashion industry leaders from 9 countries will meet in the very center of Moscow to discuss contemporary trends and main challenges of the industry. During Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia the Central Exhibition Hall Manege will become the heart of the primary innovative fashion technologies.
Dolce&Gabbana Intenso is pure instinct; the power of an emotion that is freely expressed. It is the force of a determined man, with a heart that is rooted in tradition, yet revels in the modern world. Dolce&Gabbana Intenso is a woody aromatic fragrance, whose profound appeal is defined by a brand new discovery in the olfactory world: the Moepel accord which has been re-created from the flowers and leaves of the Milkwood tree using Headspace technology.
Surmesur Pittsburgh is now open for business at 202 Fifth Ave., after the company spent more than a year in search of just the right fit for its original shopping concept, which blends traditional tailoring methods with technological innovation.
Michele Latorre founded Sartoria Latorre in 1965, initially as a little local company, to produce made-to-measure suits. During the years, Michele gains experience serving local customers in his small workshop at Locorotondo, a beautiful village, in the very heart of Valle d’Itria, Puglia.
ISAIA was founded in Naples in the 1920s thanks to the intuition of Enrico Isaia, forefather of the family, who opened a fabrics store for the most renowned tailors in town. In later years, Enrico set up a small workshop next to the store, where skilled craftsmen made tailor-made men's clothing.
The market leader for ironing technology is displaying its products to trade professionals at the TEXCARE trade fair in Frankfurt am Main, which takes place every four years. From 11 to 15 June 2016, there will be a lot to explore on the 250-square metre-area in Hall 9, booths C30 and D40.
Russian Fashion Council launches the first Fashion Futurum Conference held on 14-15 March 2016 in Moscow, Russia. Over 30 executive level insiders from 12 countries and the world's top 4 fashion capitals will gather under one roof at Manege to define the current trends in fashion industry and how it effects the future. The Conference will commence in frames of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia, the biggest fashion week in Eastern Europe (scheduled on March 11-15).
Spring-Summer 2017 is guided by the captivating laws of attraction. This season cultivates good vibes to attract and bring closer very different worlds. It unites softness and performance, encourages rawness and modernity to converse, binds mysticism with authenticity.
At the last Premiere Vision in September ‘15, Asahi Kasei launched the ROICA™ Colour Perfect and the ROICA™ Eco-Smart families of advanced stretch materials to great acclaim. Since then, demand at a commercial level has redefined the stretch market with ROICA™ as the NEW STANDARD in terms of unique colour technologies and also in responsible innovation.
I saw them in a shop in Milan and I fell in love with those bags. They are so original and fresh. Below you can see the latest collection of Braccialini bags made in Italy.
The new cloth offers thermo regulation - the higher the temperature, the more the fabric cools and the cooler the temperature, the more the fabric warms. So, Tecnik® by Dormeuil is a great choice for both Summer and Winter and your all season men's suit.
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.
Danit Peleg graduated from Shenkar College of Design in 2015 and has created a ready-to-wear collection, printed entirely at home. It was a graduate project for her Fashion Design degree. Danit is interested in the influence of technology on fashion design and believes that it can give designers more independence in the creation process, that's why she dedicated a year of her life to her 3D printing journey.
C.L.A.S.S. the international Milan based eco-smart resource platform, is pleased to announce the third edition of its WORLD C.L.A.S.S. TOUR presenting the latest trends and promoting partners’ smart textiles to selected brands and retailers. Thanks to the Italian Trade Commission’s support, they will provide spaces in New York, Madrid, Paris and London, while for Copenhagen stop we are pleased to conﬁrm the partnership with Danish Fashion Institute (DAFI).
Who says you have to choose between being active and being fashionable? Our Start moving collection has already proven that you can love sports and set trends at the same time with active wear. Today we are going further and announcing THE ultimate combo: Bershka’s experience in the fashion world and Reebok‘s knowhow in active wear technology are coming together to create a special edition of sneakers for certain sports and fitness activities, and, especially, urban workout.
Just when you think you have seen everything there is within the fashion industry, something always seems to jump up and grab you unexpectedly. For Dutch designer Anouk Wipprecht, her work not only does this from time to time, but just about every piece of fashion that she designs will leave you either totally awe inspired or incredibly freaked out. She is known within the fashion industry for taking things to a level previously unthought of, and within the 3D printing industry for exhibiting the potential the technology provides for the future.
We look forward to the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games where Stella McCartney will return as adidas UK Creative Director for Team GB.
Fashion Space Gallery, located at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London is pleased to announce its latest exhibition Digital Disturbances. A group show curated by Leanne Wierzba and featuring designers: ANREALAGE, Bart Hess, Flora Miranda, POSTmatter, Simone C. Niquille and Alexander Porter, Tigran Avetisyan, Texturall. This new exhibition will examine the influence of digital concepts and tools on fashion.
Ralph Lauren Corporation’s (NYSE: RL) innovative PoloTech™ smartshirt, a seamless blend of sleek, modern style with real-time biometric technology, makes its retail debut on August 27. Ralph Lauren continues to lead the fashion industry in wearable technology with the launch of this groundbreaking fitness shirt and the simultaneous introduction of a game-changing, adaptive workout app that uses detailed data to tailor individualized training for maximum results.
Texas A&M and adidas today unveiled the Aggie Nights Primeknit alternate football uniform, which will be worn by the Aggies exclusively on Halloween, Saturday, October 31st, versus South Carolina at Kyle Field. Developed in collaboration with Texas A&M Athletics, the new special edition uniform is at the forefront of design and innovation, providing players with the perfect blend of style and technology for elite performance.
In the midst of the Paris men's fashion schedule, adidas Originals last night boldly launched four new styles from the progressive Tubular footwear series, inspired by early 90s running technology.
The summer edition of Modefabriek 2015 ( 12 - 13 July 2015) was held in Amsterdam as usual. More than ever before, the internationally popular Modefabriek is mobilising knowledge, tools and inspiration to innovate the fashion industry, particularly retail.
FXMirror is an augmented-reality based virtual fitting room system, an innovative retail and marketing solution for fashion retailers. An electronic mirror is combined with an extra-large smart pad, incorporating infrared and RGB cameras. This enables shoppers to virtually try on clothes before taking their final selection to the dressing room, or even buy clothes, without the tedium to dress and undress in shops.
'The Stealth Suit was inspired as a hybrid - your go-to-suit, perfect for a 3-day trip. It's black, it's simple, and it's versatile. Made from a woven fabric of 93% nylon and 7% elastane, the Stealth's feel skirt that line between freeing knits and crisp wovens. Its jacket is structured but stretchy, and partially lined for ventilation and ease, and its pants boast a trim, tailored cut', explains co-founder and CEO Gihan Amarasiriwardena.
On January 13th, the surfer's paradise down under proved the perfect place for TAG Heuer (a Swiss Avant-Garde watchmaker) to mix up its universes. MS Collins, the trendiest nightclub in Melbourne, was the site of TAG Heuer's most upside-downiest summer party ever, with the reigning queen of tennis Maria Sharapova in attendance, there to welcome the super hot Australian DJ duo NERVO to the TAG Heuer family of Brand Ambassadors.
British cloth is recognised around the world as the finest available and Joseph H. Clissold design and weave the most outstanding Made In England cloth.
Sinterama is European leader in the production of coloured polyester threads and yarns, born in 1968 in Biella (Italy). In over 40 years of development, Sinterama has built important partnerships with its clients, offering the most innovative solutions, investing in product research and giving collaboration and service the utmost attention. In line quality control, the automation of processes and the flexibility of production systems represent some of the company’s points of excellence and ensure the highest quality and production standards. At present, Sinterama produces a vast range or products able to satisfy any requirement for fabrics for automotive, furnishing, clothing and technical end uses.
The collection, available in selected stores as well as online from November 5, draws inspiration from Samurai Culture and fractured mineral formations, using new technologies and materials for both function and style.
Re.Verso™ is a new textile platform, 100% Made in Italy result of the collaboration between Green Line, Nuova Fratelli Boretti and Lanificio Stelloni. Together these companies have created a new, unique fashion textile offer that is completely integrated from fiber to finished fabric.
SITAM-AB School of Fashion Design and Applied Arts, founded in 1970 in Thessaloniki, Greece, is one of the longest running and most successful training institutions in Greece in the field of Fashion and Design.
Robert Noble was originally established in Galashiels, Scotland under the name of David Ballantyne in 1666 and today - almost 350 years later - it combines centuries-old techniques with modern technology to serve some of the most famous fashion houses in the world.
Brooks brothers combines modern technology with the detailing of hand tailoring, offering both non-iron fabrics and traditional finish pure cotton cloths - totally over 1,500 of the world's finest fabrics.
The young French designer presented his fourth collection as part of the LVMH portfolio on 28 September 2014 in France, during the Paris Fashion Week and brought the spirit of the 60s to the catwalk.
The luxury lifestyle brand Ralph Lauren is unveiling the high-performance, fashion-forward Polo Tech shirt on opening day of the US Open.
The Ralph Lauren Polo Tech shirt features sensors knitted into the core of the product to read biological and physiological information. The compression shirt also has a sleek look in black with a signature yellow Polo Player logo. The second-skin fit enhances comfort and agility.
3-D entrepreneur Michael Stouyiannos and fashion show producer and designer Andres Aquino have joined forces to produce future couture fashion shows in 3-D, as well as the first mini-series of 3-D films, launching these projects in the global entertainment marketplace. Attendees at Couture Fashion Week in New York, September 5-7, 2014, will be able to experience a special presentation in 3D. The event will be held at the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, 1605 Broadway.
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.
Bulgarian fashion designer Nikolay Bozhilov had his international debut during BERLIN FASHION WEEK 2014 (8-14 July). He presented his newest collection SYMBIOSIS at his fashion show at lavera Showfloor.
Dormeuil offers a new fabric for men's summer suits, exclusively developed to answer the need of the Modern Man. This summer Super 130’s merino wool is treated with a special Nano surface finish to live vagaries of the weather without apprehension.
Lady Gaga's by Polaroid Grey Label products are finally ready to be discovered in WORLDWIDE EXCLUSIVE at MIDO, leading Eyewear fair scheduled in MILAN, March 4th to 6th, 2011! Eyewear insiders will be able to touch exclusive GL20 CAMERA GLASSES and learn about theire latest technology first at MIDO, waiting for them to be available to purchase starting from May 2011, as well as other two Grey Label kids like GL10 Istant Mobile Printer (with retail price around 150 US dollars) and GL30 Instant Digital Camera.
In celebration of 10 years of digital innovation, Ralph Lauren presented on its website the ultimate fusion of art, fashion & technology in a visual feast for the 5 senses.
Through the magic of cutting-edge, architectural light-mapping technology, Ralph Lauren presented the world's first 4-dimensional experience featuring 3D imagery, digital sound effects and scents from Ralph Lauren fragrances. The shows were projected in two cities - London and New York on November 10 and posted on the brand's website.
It all began in July 2002 when the plan to flood the world with ugly shoes come in the heads of three friends from Boulder, Colorado.
Born in 2002, the shoe was initially intended as footwear for boating, with its nonslip tread and waterproof tendencies. The first model produced by Crocs, the Crocs Beach, was unveiled in 2002 at the Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show, and sold out the 200 pairs produced at that time.
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...
Professionals from the clothing and textile sectors will have a unique opportunity
to establish business cooperation on various levels at the fashion shows
held on the grounds of Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie at the beginning of
As many as five trade fair events will be organised on 2-4 March 2010:
NEXT SEASON Contracting – Exhibition of Clothing, Shoes and Accessories,
BODY STYLE Exhibition of Lingerie and Beach Fashion,
FAST FASHION Exhibition,
TEX-STYLE Clothing Industry Fabrics and Accessories Trade Fair,
INTERMASZ International Trade Fair of Textile, Clothes and Shoe Making Machines.