Business

Sebastian Suhl Joining Valentino

clock 4hLuisa Zargani

Fashion

Fashion World Mourns Death of Azzedine Alaïa

clock November 18, 2017WWD Staff

Business

Uncovering China's Lingerie Opportunity

clock 12hTiffany Ap and Casey Hall

fiber

"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

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

Spinexpo was held in Shanghai.

Markets

SpinExpo Pushes Sustainability as Suppliers Battle Challenges

The three-day fair saw a sharp increase in visitors, although exhibitor numbers dipped.

clock March 2, 2017Nyima Pratten

Downlite

Government and Trade

Supply Chain Undeterred in Environmental Efforts

There is some concern that advances will be counteracted by action to roll back environmental protections and laws by the Trump administration.

clock February 27, 2017Arthur Friedman

Hollister’s Advanced Stretch jeans

Textiles

Invista Exploring Sale of Apparel & Advanced Textiles Unit

Invista, a unit of Koch Industries, said options include potentially selling or further investing in the business.

clock February 24, 2017Arthur Friedman

The ADNAS lab

Textiles

Applied DNA Sciences Expands Patent Portfolio

Applied DNA’s U.S. and global patent portfolio now totals 44, with 84 applications pending.

clock February 21, 2017Arthur Friedman

James Hayward.

Textiles

Applied DNA Builds Recurring Revenue in Synthetic Fiber Market

This synthetics supply chain experience has accelerated contract discussions in progress with other man-made fiber manufacturers.

clock February 16, 2017Arthur Friedman

Unifi

Textiles

Unifi Joins With Sports Teams to Spread Environmental Message

Collaboration includes in-stadium activations and launch of a special sweepstakes series.

clock February 15, 2017Arthur Friedman

Lenzing Tencel

Textiles

Lenzing Launches Tencel-Branded Denim Shop on ShopStyle

The shop showcases denim partners Bella Dahl, DL1961, Level 99, Mavi, NYDJ and the Blue Shirt Shop.

clock February 15, 2017Arthur Friedman

Lenzing

Textiles

Lenzing Creates Refibra Fiber With Recycled Cotton

Refibra is the first cellulose fiber featuring recycled material on a commercial scale and was launched Tuesday at Première Vision in Paris.

clock February 7, 2017Arthur Friedman

Boble Biomaterials

Textiles

Circuitex Technology Advances Design Flexibility in Smart Apparel

Circuitex is made by permanently bonding pure silver – nature’s most conductive element – to the surface of a textile fiber or fabric.

clock February 6, 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

Tencel

Textiles

Lenzing and Jeanologia Team on Laser Tech Study

Under the banner of “Light Sensitive,” Lenzing and Jeanologia have conducted a study to demonstrate the advantages of laser technology using Tencel fabrics.

clock January 30, 2017Arthur Friedman

Thomas Iannacone

Textiles

Setting Sourcing Strategies in the Trump Era

Mixed in with the Trump threats and actions on international trade are the Instant Fashion phenomenon and the continued desire and move toward greater sustainability in the supply chain.

clock January 30, 2017Arthur Friedman

Cordura

Textiles

Cordura to Unveil X.Venture Collexion in Europe

The collection is a co-operative collaboration between Cordura and Artistic Milliners and features Tencel from Lenzing Fibers, and coatings for Swiss manufacturer Schoeller Technologies.

clock January 26, 2017Arthur Friedman

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