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Botto Giuseppe Zero waterproof fabrics

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Milano Unica Unveils July Edition

More than 6,000 visitors attended the trade show, which showcased the fall 2018 collections of high-end textile companies.

clock July 25, 2017Alessandra Turra

Milano Unica's opening ceremony on Tuesday.

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Milano Unica Lifts Veil on 25th Edition

The leading textile trade show has anticipated its edition from September to July to meet the evolving demands of international markets.

clock July 11, 2017Sandra Salibian

A still of Loro Piana's short movie promoting the Tasmanian fabric.

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Loro Piana Introduces New Green Storm System, Launches New Ad Campaign for Tasmanian Fabric

The company is investing in a more eco-friendly version of the existing Storm System treatment, which makes natural fabrics waterproof and wind resistant.

clock July 10, 2017Sandra Salibian

Blossom Premiere Vision Paris

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Blossom Première Vision Continues to Carve Its Place

The textile fair held in central Paris, now in its third edition, targeted pre-collections for fall 2018.

clock July 7, 2017Alex Wynne

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Zegna Foundation, London College of Fashion Team on Social Project

Fabrics and tailored clothing designed by London students and made between an Italian rehab center and a British prison will be unveiled in the fall.

clock June 29, 2017Samantha Conti

Textiles

Singing the Praises of Customization

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

clock June 27, 2017Jean 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 June 27, 2017Alessandra 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

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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

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