NEW YORK — Sustainability and environmentally friendly fabricsand production methods are going from secondary concerns to theforefront of textile sourcing.
The need for innovation andintegrating inventions and research into the mainstream of manufacturingwas a major theme at last month’s round of fall-winter 2012-13 textileand sourcing fairs here, with companies touting such materials asrecycled polyester, antibacterial fabrics, eco-dyed goods and organiccotton.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)