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Markets

Première Vision Returns to New York for Its Winter Edition

Première Vision New York will take place at Pier 94 on Jan. 16 to 17.

clock January 16, 2018Tracey Greenstein

An innovation lab at N.C. State's College of Textiles.

Human Resources

VF Corp. Raises Innovation Focus Via N.C. State Partnership

VF’s charitable foundation is also donating $1 million to support the school, and it will open an office on the school’s research campus.

clock January 11, 2018Vicki M. Young

"Everyday Hoodie," in black. Photo courtesy of HPE.

Technology

Technical Sportswear Brand Human Performance Engineering Offers Subscription Model

Technical sports apparel company Human Performance Engineering added subscription services to its business model.

clock January 10, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Marimekko RTW Spring 2018

Fashion Scoops

Marimekko Names Satu Maaranen as Head Designer of Ready-to-Wear, Bags and Accessories

Having designed clothes and prints for the brand in the past, Satu Maaranen has joined Marimekko full-time as head designer of ready-to-wear, bags and accessories.

clock January 8, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

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Technology

Textile Technologies Meet Consumer Demand for Sustainability

Textile technology solutions are meeting consumer demand for sustainable apparel, products and services.

clock January 8, 2018Tracey Greenstein

A designer free hand painting on a base fabric that is resist printed at Design House Kaze. This helps to create a three-dimensional effect. Photo courtesy of JETRO.

Markets

Japan External Trade Organization to Host First Textile Salon

The Japan External Trade Organization will host its first Textile Salon on Jan. 17 through 18 in New York City.

clock January 8, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Archroma's EarthColors natural dye denim.

Government and Trade

Chemical Company Archroma Joins United Nations Global Compact

Archroma said it has become a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, a voluntary corporate social responsibility initiative.

clock January 5, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Uzbekistan cotton

Government and Trade

Nonprofit Launches Program for Ethically and Sustainably Sourced Yarn

YESS aims to eradicate forced labor and the worst forms of child labor out of cotton production.

clock January 5, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Aritzia Bancroft Vegan Parka. Photo courtesy of PrimaLoft.

Technology

PrimaLoft Brand Partners to Be Showcased at Outdoor Retailer Show

PrimaLoft said it will showcase an expanded group of fall brand partners at the Outdoor Retailer and Snow Show this month.

clock January 4, 2018Tracey Greenstein

The atmosphere at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics.

Retail

Handcrafting Takes Center Stage in ‘Modern Luxury’

Brands and retailers are incorporating locally, ethically made handcrafted items into their product offerings to keep up with consumer demand.

clock January 4, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Oeko-Tex

Technology

Oeko-Tex Association Updates Guidelines

The Oeko-Tex Association updated guidelines for its Oeko-Tex product portfolio for all certification systems and other services.

clock January 3, 2018Tracey Greenstein

The inspiration board from Xcel's textiles research team.

Business Features

Speed-to-Market Is the New Currency at Retail

Using technology to create virtual samples helps get goods to market sooner and meet consumer demand for instant gratification.

clock January 2, 2018Vicki M. Young

The summer 2017 edition of Texworld USA returns to New York, with more than 540 exhibitors showing offerings in apparel textiles, trims and accessories.

Markets

Texworld USA Returns to New York for Its Winter Edition

The annual textile show returns to New York on Jan 22-24.

clock December 22, 2017Tracey Greenstein

Technology

Mineral-Based Fabric Technology Celliant Enhances Performance Apparel

The fabric technology Celliant is categorized as a “responsive” textile.

clock December 19, 2017Tracey Greenstein

An outfit concept from the Riders by Lee spring 2018 collection. Photo courtesy of Riders by Lee.

Retail

Lee Jeans’ Spring Collections Offer Outfit Concepts, Plus-Size Styles

Lee Jeans’ spring collections for Riders by Lee and Crafted by Lee offer complete outfit concepts and an array of plus-size styles.

clock December 18, 2017Tracey Greenstein

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