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Textiles

Tollegno 1900 Digitalizes Its Textile Archives

The Italian textile company has digitalized half of its archive, including 800 books of samples and technical charts, plus more than 10,000 wool samples.

clock November 22, 2017Sandra Salibian

Dropel Labs is selling cashmere T-shirts for women and men.

Fashion Scoops

Dropel Labs Uses Hydrophobic Tech for Waterproof, Stain-proof Cashmere T-shirts

Dropel poached Kwaku Temeng, a former director of Under Armour’s Open Innovation Lab, to become its chief technology officer.

clock November 21, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

S'well and Liberty Fabrics fall 2017 collaboration, launching November 21st. Photo courtesy of S'well.

Retail

S’well Looks to Textiles for Art and Design Inspiration

S’well cites textiles as a muse for the company’s decorative signature silhouette bottles.

clock November 6, 2017Tracey Greenstein

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 07:  Designer Alyssa Wardrop, Fashion Institute of Technology backstage at Supima Design Competition SS18 runway show during New York Fashion Week at Pier 59 on September 7, 2017 in New York City.  (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for Supima Design Competition)

Fashion Scoops

FIT’s Alyssa Wardrop Wins 2017 Supima Student Design Competition

Supima’s annual design competition celebrated the unique characteristics of Supima cotton.

clock September 8, 2017Lauren Olsen

Penney's new Xersion Studio line.

Technology

Silver Linings: Noble Biomaterials Introduces Special Yarn Blend

Noble Biomaterials created a range of sustainable high-performance textiles.

clock July 21, 2017Tracey Greenstein

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

Textiles

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

Alessandro Sartori.

Fashion Scoops

Alessandro Sartori Working on a New Fabric

Ermenegildo Zegna’s artistic director said to be developing a new crease-resistant wool fiber aimed to prevent felting.

clock May 18, 2017Martino Carrera

"Euphoria" by Liz Collins

Lifestyle

Todd Oldham, John Chaich Explore the ‘Queerness’ of Fiber Art in New Book

Chaich talks “Queer Threads: Crafting Identity and Community.”

clock May 16, 2017Alexa Tietjen

Textiles

China Supreme Court Upholds Huntsman’s Patent Infringement Case

In earlier decisions, lower courts ruled that Colva had infringed on Huntsman’s Chinese patent.

clock February 24, 2017Arthur Friedman

Cordura

Textiles

Cordura Launches 50th Anniversary Microsite

The site is designed to showcase brands, mills, collaborations and innovations.

clock February 15, 2017Arthur Friedman

Milano Unica

Textiles

Italian Fabrics Firms Still Banking on U.S.

Milano Unica introduced its new B2B platform at the event called MU365.

clock February 6, 2017Sofia Celeste

Textiles

Gore Fabrics Establishes Environmental Goals for 2020

By the end of 2020, Gore Fabrics will eliminate PFCs from its consumer laminate shipments corresponding to about 85 percent of units sold.

clock February 6, 2017Arthur Friedman

HYDRO_BOT

Textiles

Textile Firms Combine for Moisture Management Technology

HYDRO_BOT is aimed at transporting moisture to match human sweat rates in various climates, conditions and activity levels.

clock February 6, 2017Arthur Friedman

Textiles

Textile Holding Company Imprima Formed, Makes Acquisitions

Imprima has acquired 100 percent of the German finishing and textile printing company KBC and Italian printed-fabric firm Guarisco.

clock February 2, 2017Arthur Friedman

WoolVisions

Textiles

CoolVisions Introduces WoolVisions Blended Fabric

WoolVisions fabrics blend merino wool with polypropylene, a lightweight fiber known for its dry insulating qualities.

clock February 1, 2017Arthur Friedman

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