The fourth edition of Texhibition Istanbul Fabric, Yarn, and Textile Accessories Fair, held at the Istanbul Expo Center from September 13 to 15, solidified its reputation as a global textile powerhouse. Since its debut in March 2022, Texhibition has rapidly ascended in the international trade fair scene. Th... Read more
The impact of climate change is here and how. Random flooding is commonplace and summer heat waves are the new normal. Analysis by Cornell University’s Global Labor Institute and Schroders, which has studied four important readymade garment manufacturing countries, namely, Bangladesh, Pakistan, ... Read more
Hong Kong's own fashion sensation, REDEMPTIVE, by designer Wilson Choi took the spotlight at CENTRESTAGE Hong Kong 2023, unveiling its latest collection that seamlessly blended street style with sustainability. This vibrant collection featured an array of ready-to-wear apparel and accessories that not only ... Read more
As the curtains fell on the 2023 edition of CENTRESTAGE, Asia's premier fashion event, a sense of accomplishment and innovation permeated the air. The four-day extravaganza had not only showcased the latest in ready-to-wear apparel and accessories but had also emphasized sustainability as a cornerstone of t... Read more
Japanese fashion designer Emi Funayama and her brand FETICO made their Hong Kong debut at CENTRESTAGE 2023, Asia's leading fashion event. The brand was featured in the CENTRESTAGE ELITES show, which showcases the work of emerging designers from around the world.
Funayama's collection for FETICO was inspire... Read more
Starting her journey from a small town in UP in India, Pavneet Kaur, to become the People's Choice winner at the Redress Design Award 2023 at Centrestage, Hong Kong.
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, in a small town in Uttar Pradesh, India, a young designer's journey into the world o... Read more
Textile and apparel circularity is a vital part of the sector’s sustainability goals and practicing circularity in textiles has significant implications for the Earth’s natural resources. When textile production is developed in a manner that links it to reverse logistics, capacities could then i... Read more
The textile and apparel sector is rapidly aligning with other manufacturing sectors to increase sustainability and decrease its carbon footprint. In a world full of colors, shades, hues and tints, fabric manufacturing that includes dyeing is not only one of the two main action points but also the single mos... Read more
The impact of climate change is here and how. Random flooding is commonplace and summer heat waves are the new normal. From the US to Australia, from Japan to Germany, climate change the new reality the world is grappling with alongside inflation, political conflict and wave after wave of uncertainty.... Read more
IFCO Istanbul Fashion Connection marked its fourth edition with resounding success. The event, held from August 9 to 11 in Istanbul, showcased the city's growing prominence in the global fashion business. The numbers tell the story: a remarkable 30% increase in both exhibitors and visitors, including ... Read more
The Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics event of August 2023 provided a comprehensive snapshot of the textile industry's current state, with a particular focus on China. The event demonstrated that while challenges exist, opportunities for growth, sustainability, and innovation continue to shape the indus... Read more
The Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Autumn Edition 2023 transcended expectations with its record international attendance, robust business results, and a spotlight on the transformative trends reshaping the textile industry. With digitalization, sustainability, and functional fashion at the fo... Read more
Western fast fashion buyers had a profitable run with Pakistan as a readymade garment manufacturing hub for exports. A buoyant industry, availability of locally grown cotton and of course cheap labour was just the successful mix that Pakistan offered. And for Pakistani garment exporters and their worldwide ... Read more
Asian readymade garment manufacturers have a solid reason to be stressed as the EU Strategy for Sustainable and Circular Textiles is being put forward with renewed vigor and commitment. The strategy in itself is renewing standards in the production and consumption of textiles as well as protecting the right... Read more