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Singing the Praises of Customization

The Woolmark Company and Thursday Finest speak to the environmental impact of producing apparel on demand.

clock 6hJean E. Palmieri

A selection of fabrics from Bonotto. Milano Unica

Textiles

Milano Unica to Post 20% Increase in Exhibitors

The Milan-based textile trade show will host 456 exhibitors at the upcoming anticipated edition, running July 11-13.

clock 8hAlessandra Turra

Patrick Grant at his Community Clothing booth.

Textiles

British Manufacturers See Surge in Demand Ahead of Brexit

The annual Meet the Manufacturer trade show in London, which promotes sourcing and production in the U.K., doubled in size this year.

clock June 5, 2017Paulina Szmydke-Cacciapalle

The Newby family has been growing cotton for seven generations.

Textiles

Wrangler to Work With Cotton Farmers on Sustainability

The denim brand has selected seventh-generation growers from Alabama to be the lead on the pilot program.

clock May 25, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

Cotton plant

Textiles

Sustainability Is Important — but Not at All Costs

A Cotton Incorporated survey found environmental improvements are important, but not if they cut into sales.

clock May 23, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

Inside one of 9b Apparel's Los Angeles factories

Textiles

Made in L.A.: How One Manufacturer Is Getting Creative to Thrive

9b Apparel recently began working with Amazon, is a proponent of flexible manufacturing and says Millennials could help bring manufacturing back to the U.S.

clock May 10, 2017Kari Hamanaka

The scene at the Kingpins Amsterdam denim fair.

Textiles

Sustainability and Fit Key at Kingpins Amsterdam

The European edition of the specialist denim fair highlighted green practices, vintage styles and activewear.

clock April 24, 2017Lily Templeton

Inside Reformation's downtown Los Angeles factory

Textiles

Reformation to Begin Offering Factory Tours

The born-online contemporary brand moved into expanded factory space this year and will now open it up to the public for the first time ever.

clock April 20, 2017Kari Hamanaka

The winning Grape Leather.

Textiles

Grape Leather Scoops Top H&M Foundation Prize

The wine-based vegetal skin trumped four competing sustainable inventions in a recent online vote held across five days.

clock April 5, 2017Katya Foreman

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Japan’s Most High-end Silk Fabric Struggles Against Extinction

The government is facilitating efforts to get designers such as Yohji Yamamoto to use the textile, which dates back at least 1,300 years.

clock April 5, 2017Kelly Wetherille

Natalia Vodianova for H&M Conscious Exclusive

Textiles

H&M Ups Its Green Game

The Swedish fast-fashion giant hopes textile innovations will help it close the loop on its production.

clock April 4, 2017Joelle Diderich

Brooks celebrated Global Running Day.

Textiles

Cotton Inc. Ups Performance Angle With PurThread Partnership

Under the alliance, antiodor solutions will be brought to cotton knit and woven fabrics.

clock March 31, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Members of the jury of H&M Foundation’s Global Change Award

Textiles

H&M Foundation Names Winners of Second Edition of Global Change Award

Members of the public can vote online until April 2 to determine how much money each project should receive.

clock March 27, 2017Joelle Diderich

woolmark wool

Textiles

Ath-leisure-Clad, Sustainably Aware Consumers Catapult Wool Market

Demand is up, costs are high and shoppers are watching.

clock March 27, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Jay Hertwig at the Yadkinville Repreve Recycling Center.

Textiles

Unifi Spins Survival Into Prosperity With Repreve

The Repreve facility in Yadkinville, N.C., is the largest texturized yarn manufacturing plant in the country, with 72 texturing machines.

clock March 27, 2017Arthur Friedman

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