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Almost half of UK clothes still end up in landfill despite recycl…

Almost half of UK clothes still end up in landfill despite recycling efforts, wrap report finds

  Despite growing awareness of sustainable fashion, a new report by WRAP, a leading climate action NGO, reveals that nearly half of all used clothes in the UK still end up in general waste bins. The report, titled ‘Textiles Market Situation Report 2024’, highlights that in 2022, out of the 1.45 m... Read more

France push for EU ban on used clothes exports, a complex issue w…

France push for EU ban on used clothes exports, a complex issue with no easy answer

  The fashion industry is a major contributor to textile waste, with Europe alone generating 5.2 million tons annually. France is proposing a ban on EU exports of used clothing, aiming to curb this waste and prevent African nations from becoming dumping grounds for unwanted garments. This proposal has sparked... Read more

On-Demand Manufacturing: A blueprint for the fashion industry's w…

On-Demand Manufacturing: A blueprint for the fashion industry's waste crisis

  The global fashion industry is going through multiple levels of issues. Struggling sales, overflowing stockpiles, and unsustainable practices are just a few of the issues plaguing major brands. But a new solution is emerging: on-demand manufacturing. Mass production, mass waste Traditional fashion relies... Read more

Texworld Paris: Fashion's global hub

Texworld Paris: Fashion's global hub

  Texworld Apparel Sourcing Paris, a cornerstone event for the European textile and clothing markets, is set to open its doors from July 1 to 3 at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles. This premier trade show amalgamates the prowess of Apparel Sourcing, Texworld, Avantex, and Leatherworld, providing a comprehen... Read more

Techtextil and Texprocess 2024 conclude, driving global textile i…

Techtextil and Texprocess 2024 conclude, driving global textile innovation

  Techtextil and Texprocess 2024 concluded with resounding success, serving as the premier global platform for textile innovation. With 1,700 exhibitors from 53 countries and 38,000 visitors from 102 countries, the trade fairs experienced a remarkable 29 percent increase in visitor numbers.  Germany, It... Read more

HKRITA recognized on global stage

HKRITA recognized on global stage

  Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) garners recognition at the Edison Award 2024 and the 49th International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva, showcasing innovative advancements in textile technology. In the realm of innovation and societal impact, the Hong Kong Research Institute o... Read more

China's luxury e-com boom fizzles as shoppers drive up returns

China's luxury e-com boom fizzles as shoppers drive up returns

  China's luxury e-commerce market, once a golden goose for high-end brands, is facing a new challenge: skyrocketing return rates. Shoppers are exploiting loopholes in e-commerce platforms like Alibaba's Tmall to snag discounts and fleeting status symbols, only to return the items shortly after. For example, ... Read more

Dynamic growth and evolution of the women’s apparel market

Dynamic growth and evolution of the women’s apparel market

  The Women’s Apparel market stands as a dynamic force within the global fashion industry, embracing a plethora of clothing and accessories to suit diverse style preferences and lifestyles. Reflecting evolving fashion trends, cultural influences, and consumer demands, it serves as a canvas for personal ... Read more

Fashion InStyle, Home InStyle showcase lifestyle trends and susta…

Fashion InStyle, Home InStyle showcase lifestyle trends and sustainability efforts

  The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is hosting a week-long extravaganza of lifestyle products and creative industries, featuring two key fairs: Home InStyle and Fashion InStyle. The events, running from April 20th to 30th at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), bring together ... Read more

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

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NCTO praises DHS for expanding forced labor ban and enforcement

  Kim Glas, President and CEO of the National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO), ... Read more

Trutzschler to unveil textile innovations at ITM Istanbul 2024

  Trutzschler Group is gearing up to showcase its trailblazing advancements in spinning... Read more

B.I.G. Yarns revolutionizes sustainable design at Clerkenwell Design Week 2…

  B.I.G. Yarns makes a grand entrance at Clerkenwell Design Week 2024, unveiling a grou... Read more

Kraig Biocraft: Market response to milestones addressed

  Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, proudly reports significant strides in its spring produc... Read more

Paolina Russo debuts Spinnova outfit at the Fabric Challenge

  Designer duo Paolina Russo, recognized in Forbes' 30 under 30 list, unveiled their la... Read more

Kering partners with NUS to develop sustainability benchmark

  Kering has formalised a partnership with the National University of Singapore (NUS) t... Read more

Italian textile innovation takes center stage at ITM 2024

  The Italian Trade Agency (ITA) has confirmed its participation in the upcoming ITM 20... Read more

Coats Digital's FastReactPlan transforms High Fashion's production

  High Fashion/Dali China Limited, a leading vertically-integrated Chinese fashion manu... Read more

ColossusTex redefines fabric industry standards with innovative Graphene Ya…

  ColossusTex continues to lead the fabric production sector, setting new benchmarks in... Read more

Hyosung to set up bio-based fiber plant in Vietnam

  In alignment with its pledge to achieve net zero by 2050, Hyosung has embarked on a g... Read more

Kraig Labs inks key deals in Southeast Asia

  Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc.has inked significant agreements with the Lam Dong A... Read more

NCTO: US textile industry's key leadership roles filled for 2024

  The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) has solidified its leadership fo... Read more

Nuevo Mundo advances sustainability with Archroma partnership

  South American textile powerhouse Nuevo Mundo joins forces with global specialty chem... Read more

Amann launches India production plant for sewing threads

  Amann, a German-based company, has inaugurated its inaugural production facility in R... Read more

India's cotton stocks plummet 31% to decades-low

  India's cotton stocks are set to plummet by almost 31 per cent in the 2023/24 period,... Read more

IMARC Group report on cotton yarn manufacturing insights & trends

  International Market Analysis Research and Consulting Group (IMARC Group) recently re... Read more

Welspun Living reports 16% rise in Q4 net profit

  Indian textile giant Welspun Living has announced a significant 16 per cent rise in c... Read more

India reigns supreme as world's largest cotton producer in 2024

  India continues to dominate the global cotton market, reaffirming its position as the... Read more

Trutzschler revolutionizes textile recycling with Truecycled solution

  Trutzschler, in collaboration with Balkan Textile Machinery Inc.Co., unveiled the Tru... Read more

Gokul Tex & Lenzing shine at CMAI FAB Show 2024

  In an innovative collaboration, Lenzing Group, a global leader in wood-based specialt... Read more

Denim mills focus on circularity to drive innovation during Fall/Winter 202…

  Innovations in denim mills for the Fall/Winter 2025-26 season are being driven by a f... Read more

Archroma debuts soft, eco-friendly DWR for apparel fabrics

  Archroma, a leading player in specialty chemicals advocating sustainable solutions, u... Read more

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories hits milestone in silk production trial

  Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc. declares a significant achievement today, marking t... Read more

Hanesbrands on par with sustainability targets; to achieve zero waste by 20…

  Renowned global apparel leader, HanesBrands Inc is steadfastly progressing towards ac... Read more

Rudolf revolutionizes textile industry with innovative solutions

  Rudolf, a global leader in textile auxiliaries and construction chemicals, is poised ... Read more

Fashion brands, innovators join forces for Earth Day forest protection

  Fifteen prominent companies have made a commitment to cease sourcing from Ancient and... Read more

AGI Denim teams up with Green Story to quantify environmental performance

  Vertical denim manufacturer, AGI Denim has teamed up with sustainability analytics pl... Read more

Uniqlo launches new T-shirts range for protection against hot weather

  Japanese apparel and lifestyle brand Uniqlo has launched its ‘Airism’ ran... Read more

Officina39 revolutionizes indigo garment dyeing with Easyndigo

  Officina39, the renowned Italian chemical company, unveils a solution set to redefine... Read more

Oerlikon’s Polymer Processing Solutions Division to participate in ITM 2024

  Oerlikon’s Polymer Processing Solutions Division, alongside its joint venture p... Read more

Autumn Fair 2024 unveils spectacular array of gift and retail delights

  Autumn Fair 2024 is set to reignite retail excitement from September 1st to 4th at NE... Read more

Devan chemicals introduces revolutionary stain release technology

  Devan Chemicals, a leading figure in pioneering textile solutions, proudly unveils it... Read more

Devan chemicals introduces revolutionary stain release technology

  Devan Chemicals, a leading figure in pioneering textile solutions, proudly unveils it... Read more

Jack & Jones, Spinnova launch 2nd fiber product

  In a pioneering stride towards sustainable fashion, Jack & Jones and Spinnova hav... Read more

Key decisions at Lenzing AG's 80th Annual General Meeting

  In a significant move, the 80th Annual General Meeting of Lenzing AG, held on Thursda... Read more

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