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H&M's shift from recycled bottle polyester and what it means …

H&M's shift from recycled bottle polyester and what it means for circular fashion

  In a significant move Swedish fashion giant H&M has recently moved away from recycled polyester derived from plastic bottles and towards a ‘circular’ solution – recycling textiles from pre-worn clothing and offcuts. H&M's $600 million investment in Syre a startup specializing in te... Read more

CMAI FAB Show 2024 wraps up successfully, boosting textile indust…

CMAI FAB Show 2024 wraps up successfully, boosting textile industry

  The Fabrics, Accessories & Beyond Show 2024 (FAB Show 2024), organized by the Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI), concluded its fourth edition with resounding success. Held at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, from April 15 to April 17, the event surpassed industry expectations, igni... Read more

The Fast Fashion Conundrum: Profits soaring, sustainability stall…

The Fast Fashion Conundrum: Profits soaring, sustainability stalling

  The story of Shein's soaring profits in 2023 presents a fascinating paradox. While a growing number of consumers, particularly millennials and Gen Z, express a desire for sustainable clothing, fast fashion giants like Shein are experiencing tremendous financial success. This raises several key questions. E... Read more

Fabric Stock Services: A rising trend but not a replacement

Fabric Stock Services: A rising trend but not a replacement

  The fashion industry is notorious for waste. Unsold garments and excess fabric often end up in landfills. Fabric stock services are emerging as a potential solution, offering a platform for manufacturers and designers to buy and sell leftover materials. But is this a new trend poised to dominate, or a niche... Read more

CMAI’s FAB Show 2024 inaugurated with industry giants

CMAI’s FAB Show 2024 inaugurated with industry giants

  The 4th edition of the Fabrics Accessories & Beyond Show 2024 (FAB Show), hosted by the Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI), commenced with grandeur on April 15, 2024. Esteemed sourcing heads from renowned brands and retail majors, including Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail, Bestseller, ... Read more

Chinese Polyester Exports on Shaky Ground: Boom or bust for globa…

Chinese Polyester Exports on Shaky Ground: Boom or bust for global market?

  Polyester product exports from China, a major global supplier, have dipped in the first two months of 2024, raising concerns about the industry's health. According to customs data, total exports reached nearly 1.803 million tons, down 18,000 tons year-on-year. This decline is primarily driven by significant... Read more

Sustainable Stitches: Shirt industry sews a greener future with e…

Sustainable Stitches: Shirt industry sews a greener future with eco-fibers

  The cotton shirt, a wardrobe staple for generations, is facing a new challenge: man-made fibers (MMF). This shift in the global shirt industry is driven by a confluence of factors – functionality, affordability, and ever-evolving fashion trends. A balancing, cost vs performance Cotton reigns supreme... Read more

FY25 outlook brightens for Indian textiles sector: Systematix

FY25 outlook brightens for Indian textiles sector: Systematix

  In a recent panel discussion organized by Crisil, titled 'Upstream textiles sector: Threads of promise', industry experts provided insights into the outlook for the cotton yarn and polyester yarn segments of the upstream textiles industry for the fiscal year 2025 (FY25). Crisil anticipates moderate revenue ... Read more

UK fashion buyers on the hunt for new sourcing destinations

UK fashion buyers on the hunt for new sourcing destinations

  Fashion buyers are actively exploring new sourcing destinations that offer a combination of ethical production, unique materials, and cost-effectiveness. Fashion buyers are increasingly looking beyond traditional sourcing hubs like China and India for their garment needs. This shift is driven by a desire fo... Read more

Wazir Advisors leads global strategy for India's textile recyclin…

Wazir Advisors leads global strategy for India's textile recycling

  In a collaboration, Wazir Advisors, The Swedish School of Textiles - University of Boras, and the IIT, Delhi, have jointly released a whitepaper today. Titled ‘Positioning Indian Textile Recycling Ecosystem Globally: Setting the Strategic Intervention Areas for Future Road Mapping,’ the document... Read more

Successful 37th International Cotton Conference Bremen attracts g…

Successful 37th International Cotton Conference Bremen attracts global audience

  Around 400 participants from nearly 40 countries attended the 37th International Cotton Conference Bremen from March 20 to 22, marking yet another successful gathering of industry leaders and experts. The event, which featured a blend of on-site and online sessions, hosted nearly 70 speakers across eleven s... Read more

Fashion Forward: How startups are disrupting the garment sector

Fashion Forward: How startups are disrupting the garment sector

    The fashion industry, known for its slow-moving behemoths, has become a surprising breeding ground for innovative startups. Forget the notion that fashion startups struggle to make a significant impact. Today's innovative companies are redefining the industry, from sustainability to personalizatio... Read more

New Cotton Project: Creating a circular future for fashion

New Cotton Project: Creating a circular future for fashion

  The EU-funded New Cotton Project has successfully concluded its three-and-a-half-year mission of exploring the possibilities of fibre-to-fibre recycling in the textile industry. Here's a breakdown of the project's concept, goals, progress, and potential impact: Concept and initiative The project aimed to ... Read more

New Cotton Project: Creating a circular future for fashion

New Cotton Project: Creating a circular future for fashion

  The EU-funded New Cotton Project has successfully concluded its three-and-a-half-year mission of exploring the possibilities of fibre-to-fibre recycling in the textile industry. Here's a breakdown of the project's concept, goals, progress, and potential impact: Concept and initiative The project aimed to ... Read more

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Trends-Woven Fabrics Trends for Autumn/Winter 2024

  In an article titled ‘Five trends for knits & woven fabrics watch out for A... Read more

Cone Denim to launch new denim color technology at Kingpins Amsterdam

  US-based textile manufacturer Cone Denim plans to launch Colourizd, a groundbreaking ... Read more

The Lycra Company, Eurojersey, Marithe+Francois Girbaud launch collaborativ…

  Three fashion industry stalwarts—The Lycra Company, Eurojersey, and Marith&eacu... Read more

Archroma & Cotton Incorporated renew focus on cotton circular innovatio…

  Archroma, a pioneer in sustainable specialty chemicals, and Cotton Incorporated, a ke... Read more

Karl Mayer showcases DiMo partnership at Techtextil 2024

  The convergence of digitalization and sports is ushering in a new era of fitness and ... Read more

Bangladesh tops with highest number of LEED-certified garment factories

  Bangladesh has emerged as the country with the highest number of LEED-certified garme... Read more

Eastman teams up with Debrand to recycle top brand apparel waste

  In a bid to revolutionize textile recycling and combat the growing apparel waste cris... Read more

Stratasys to adopt D2G solution on J850 TechStyle Printer for Urban Tattoo …

  A leading additive manufacturer Stratasys will apply its newly launched Direct-to-Gar... Read more

Stoll unveils CMS 503 ki L knitting machine

  Stoll, a leader in textile machinery, has launched the CMS 503 ki L, a 50" knitting m... Read more

Sympatex unveils sustainable innovations at Functional Fabric Fair

  Sympatex, a global leader in sustainable membranes, is showcasing its latest innovati... Read more

Zimbabwe industry associations call for increased value addition to raw cot…

  Various farmer associations and industry stakeholders’ in Zimbabwe have called ... Read more

SATCoL to recycle polyester waste into new yarns

  Tim Cross, CEO, SATCoL, has launched an innovative project to recycle polyester waste... Read more

Denim brands explore performance fabrics for new menswear collections

  To cater to the everyday needs of modern-day wearers seeking comfort and versatility,... Read more

Rajapalayam Spinning Mills shutdown leads to mass job losses

  The textile industry in India, particularly in regions like Rajapalayam, is facing a ... Read more

Government to set up laboratories to test high-grade cotton

  The Union Government aims to establish dedicated laboratories to test high-grade cott... Read more

3rd e-P Summit focuses on Artificial Intelligence

  The third edition of the e-P Summit focused on the theme of ‘Artificial Intelli... Read more

Ding Xia to head the China operations for Sephora

  Sephora has appointed Ding Xia, former E-commerce Chief-Asia, Nike Inc as the new hea... Read more

GTIL to expand garment processing capacity to 6 lakh units per month

  Renowned exporter of fabrics and garments to both global and domestic markets for the... Read more

Tomra Textiles teams up with Circle-8 Textile Ecosystems for a textile sort…

  Norway based-Tomra Textiles and London-located Circle-8 Textile Ecosystems have teame... Read more

Archroma & DMIx collaborate for fashion's colorful, sustainable workflo…

  In a strategic alliance set to redefine color management in the textile industry, Arc... Read more

Kraig Labs launches successful spider silk trials in SE Asia

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc.strides forward in its quest for cutting-edge biomaterials a... Read more

YKK shifts to low-carbon aluminum for eco-friendly zippers

YKK Corporation is embarking on a significant shift towards eco-friendly practices by introdu... Read more

Nitin Spinners wins Texprocil awards for export & employment

  Nitin Spinners Ltd has clinched prestigious awards at the Cotton-Textiles Export Prom... Read more

Fashion Revolution organises campaign to celebrate 10th anniversary

  World's largest fashion activism movement, Fashion Revolution is celebrating its tent... Read more

ITMA ASIA + CITME 2024 to showcase automation solutions

  The 9th combined edition of the textile machinery exhibition, ITMA ASIA + CITME 2024,... Read more

Stoll unveils CMS 703: Seamless knitwear revolution

  In a move set to disrupt the seamless knitwear market, STOLL has launched the CMS 703... Read more

Candiani & Madh unveil first regenerative cotton jeans

  In a move towards sustainable fashion, Swedish denim brand Madh has partnered with ... Read more

Lenzing AG appoints Walter Bickel as Chief Transformation Officer

  In a strategic move aimed at bolstering its performance amidst economic challenges, L... Read more

TechnoSport launches new fabric range for performance wear

  A leader in sportswear innovation, TechoSport has launched a new fabric range known a... Read more

Cotton fabric trends for Autumn/Winter 2024 by Italtex

As predicted by textile trendsetter, Italtex the autumn/winter 2024 promises to be luxurious ... Read more

CMAI's FAB Show 2024 boosts apparel industry sentiments

  The Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI) is set to host the highly anti... Read more

Karl Mayer Group to showcase innovations at IGATEX in Pakistan

  The Karl Mayer Group is set to make a significant impact at the upcoming Internationa... Read more

Double Stitch launches maiden GOTS-certified collection

  Marking a significant stride in their eco-friendly initiatives, premium bedding brand... Read more

Accelerating Circularity to launch Global Cotton Report at upcoming Chicago…

  Marking a significant milestone in its mission to transition the textile industry fro... Read more

NCTO fights economic crisis, trade challenges

  In his address at the National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) 20th Annual Me... Read more

M&S tests clothing recycling for net zero by 2040

Marks and Spencer (M&S) is aiming to be a net zero business by 2040 and has launched a &pou... Read more

India's textile industry takes bold steps towards environmental sustainabil…

  India's textile industry is at the forefront of a transformative movement towards env... Read more

India wraps up FTA negotiations with Oman, signing post-elections

  India and Oman have finalized negotiations for a Comprehensive Economic Partnership A... Read more

Vietnam’s garment companies report significant rise in exports during Q1 FY…

  Vietnamese garment companies including Saigon 3 and Garco 10 have reported significan... Read more

France passes new law to make fast fashion industry more sustainable

  To address mounting concerns over the environmental impact of fast fashion, France ha... Read more

Portland's Functional Fabric Fair features Circular Design panel

  The urgency for sustainable practices in the textile industry intensifies as Portland... Read more

India's textile ambition: $600b exports by 2047

  India is charting an ambitious trajectory in the textile sector, targeting a substant... Read more

SaigonTex and SaigonFabric 2024 to attract over 1,000 exhibitors

  To be held from Apr 10-13, 2024 in the Ho Chi Minh City, the Vietnam Saigon Textile &... Read more

PlatformE leads sustainable fashion as B Corp

  Fashion innovator PlatformE achieves B Corp certification, marking a pivotal moment i... Read more

Kraig Labs inks deal in Vietnam's silk hub

  Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc. has entered an agreement with the Vietnam Sericultu... Read more

Alchemie Technology launches digital dyeing hub in Taiwan

  Alchemie Technology, a trailblazer in clean digital textile dyeing based in Cambridge... Read more

Polyester's role drives recycling push

  A report by Textiles Intelligence underscores the urgent need for the apparel sector ... Read more

TDMI to showcase Cashmere Denim collection at Kingpins Amsterdam in April

  To redefine the conventional limits of denim while spearheading eco-conscious initiat... Read more

Denim brand launch bohemian styles for upcoming fashion fests

  As the festival fashion season approaches, denim brands are embracing bohemian flair ... Read more

Nahar Group to go coal-free by 2024-end

  Firmly establishing itself as a frontrunner in sustainability, textile stalwart Nahar... Read more

Rocky Brands unveils inaugural ESG report

  Marking a significant milestone in its commitment to corporate responsibility and com... Read more

Brands should adopt water management strategies: Planet Tracker

  A recent report by Planet Tracker urges brands to adopt comprehensive water managemen... Read more

Swedish brand Madh to launch new collection with Candiani Denim

  A pioneering Swedish denim fashion brand established in 2023, Madh has teamed up with... Read more

Shanghai Fashion Week F/W 2024 attracts luminaries from across the world

  Organised amidst vibrant spring scenery, the Fall/Winter edition of Shanghai Fashion ... Read more

NCTO hails DHS plan to combat customs fraud in textile trade

  Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas unveiled a compreh... Read more

Denim Gets Cleaner: Archroma, G-Star Raw & Advance partner

  In an era marked by heightened environmental consciousness, the denim industry stands... Read more

Archroma drives textile industry sustainability with One Way+ Program

  Archroma, a leading provider of specialty chemicals for sustainable solutions, unveil... Read more