Textiles

A look inside the new Timberland Tree Lab store.

Retail

Timberland, Eileen Fisher Help Launch Puerto Rico Cotton Fund, Raises $30,000

The Puerto Rico Cotton Fund raised $30,000 for victims of Hurricane Maria.

clock November 17, 2017Tracey Greenstein

Photo courtesy of Material Connexion.

Technology

Material Connexion Introduces ‘Innovation Wall’ Service for Brands

Material Connexion will introduce its “Innovation Wall” as a textile design service for fashion brands.

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Repreve multifilament polyester yarn.

Technology

Unifi Recycles 10 Billionth Bottle for Recycled Performance Fibers

Unifi has recycled more than 10 billion plastic bottles for its Repreve fiber.

clock November 15, 2017Tracey Greenstein

A look from the Wrangler 70th anniversary collection.

Technology

Wrangler Adopts New Foam-Dyeing Technology for Denim

Denim brands Wrangler, Lee and the Wal-Mart Foundation invested in the new dyeing process owned by Indigo Mill Designs.

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Mark Fedyk of Jockey International, Emcee Lisa Cusimano of Jockey's "Everyday Heroes" campaign and Tricia Carey of Lenzing Fibers. Photo courtesy of Project Help Us Give.

Media

Annual HUG Gala Honored Lenzing Fibers, Jockey International

The annual Project Help Us Give Gala celebrated its 62nd anniversary and honored industry leaders Lenzing Fibers and Jockey International.

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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

Cordura Denim Infinity Collection

Technology

Invista Enters ‘Definitive Agreement’ With Shandong Ruyi Investment Holding

Invista entered a definitive agreement with Shandong Ruyi Investment Holding to sell its apparel and advanced textiles business.

clock November 3, 2017Tracey Greenstein

Financial

VF Corp. to Acquire Icebreaker Brand

Icebreaker focuses on natural fibers, specifically merino wool.

clock November 2, 2017Vicki M. Young

Archroma's EarthColors natural dye denim.

Technology

Archroma and Kathmandu Partner for New Capsule Collection

Archroma partnered with New Zealand-born brand Kathmandu to create a “vintage-casual look” for the company’s new capsule collection.

clock November 2, 2017Tracey Greenstein

Macy's on Herald Square in ManhattanMacy's on Herald Square in Manhattan, New York, America - 07 Jan 2016After a disappointing 2015, Macy's plans to restructure its business and eliminate more than 4,500 positions. The retailer announced the locations of 36 stores closing across the U.S.

Retail

PVH Adds Oeko-Tex Sewn-in Label for Men’s Dress Shirts

Oeko-Tex announced that PVH Corp. will begin communicating its Standard 200 by Oeko-Tex certification to consumers.

clock November 2, 2017Tracey Greenstein

The quake-collapsed textile factory building leaves an empty space at the corner of Bolivar and Chimalpopoca streets after the rubble was cleared away in the Obrera neighborhood of Mexico City, . As rescue operations stretched into day 5, residents throughout the capital have held out hope that dozens still missing might be found aliveEarthquake, Mexico City, Mexico - 23 Sep 2017

Government and Trade

Mexican Earthquake Said to Have Spared Apparel Supply Chain

Apparel manufacturers are struggling against lost orders as a result of the disaster, however.

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Photo courtesy of Datacolor.

Technology

Hugo Boss Partners With Datacolor for Textile Technology

Datacolor partnered with Hugo Boss to support the brand with its proprietary color measurement technology.

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Cone Denim Jeans

Markets

Cone Denim White Oak Mill Closure Shakes Denim Industry

Industry members reflect on the closure of the storied White Oak Mill in Greensboro, N.C.

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A colorful selection of textiles at the Sheep and Wool Festival.

Markets

Handcrafting, Knitting and Crocheting: The Rising Trends in Wool

The two-day festival was held at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck, N.Y. on Oct. 21 through 22.

clock October 27, 2017Tracey Greenstein

Photo Credit: Nabile Quenum. Photo Editor: Biel Parklee./Nabile Quenum

Technology

Fashion Search Engine Identifies Top Fall Color Trends

Top color trends for fall include apricot, technicolor palettes and glowing greens.

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London’s Oxford Circus Hit by Reported Gun Attack on Black Friday

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