One of the images of the #Redaway exhibition during Pitti Uomo.


Reda Stages Exhibition on Sustainability During Pitti Uomo

For the Italian textile company’s chief executive officer Ercole Botto Poala sustainability is a matter of survival.

clock January 8, 2019Sandra Salibian

Noyon's sustainable lace was among the developments at Interfilière this year


Historic Lacemaker Noyon Dentelle Files for Bankruptcy

The Calais-based lace manufacturer was unable to pay its 170 employees’ salary for December 2018.

clock January 4, 2019Fleur Burlet

Visitors at the Blossom Première Vision trade show.


Exhibitors, Buyers Talk Conscious Consumption at Blossom Première Vision

The ecological impact of apparel industry overproduction was a key talking point at the show.

clock December 18, 2018Katya Foreman


Trunk Club Seeks to Answer Style Questions

“Smart casual” was the term most frequently searched among consumers in 50 states.

clock December 17, 2018Jean E. Palmieri



Kering Partners With Savory Institute For Regenerative Sourcing Plan

The luxury giant said the push for regenerative sourcing is a potential game changer.

clock December 6, 2018Mimosa Spencer

Photo courtesy of Mindsight Lab.


Mindsight Lab Touts Fashion Pop-up Exhibition

Its interactive month-long pop-up, Up Down, will come to a close on Oct. 30.

clock October 26, 2018Tracey Greenstein

The fully traceable organic cotton fabrics developed by Albini Group for Kering.


Kering, Albini Group Partner on Traceable Cotton

The textile specialist developed a cotton fiber equipped with traceable “fingerprints” created with forensic science and data analysis.

clock October 15, 2018Martino Carrera


Circular Economy Hot Topic at Paris Fabric Fairs

The challenges and opportunities of the new movement were a key talking point at the recent Première Vision Paris and Texworld fairs.

clock October 4, 2018Katya Foreman and Fleur Burlet

Lineapelle 95th edition held at the Milano-Rho fairgrounds.


Performance, Innovation, Diversification Key at Lineapelle

The trade show, held Sept. 25 to 27 at the Milano-Rho fairgrounds, highlighted the Italian tanneries’ abilities to adjust to markets’ demands.

clock September 28, 2018Martino Carrera

Behind the scenes at the Supima Design Competition.


Supima Design Lab to Launch at Paris Fashion Week

The inaugural edition of the Supima Design Lab will feature looks created by the winners of the Hyères festival and Paris-based designers.

clock September 25, 2018Joelle Diderich


Messe Frankfurt France to Introduce Leatherworld Paris

The trade fair will join a cluster of shows headed by Texworld due to present Sept. 17 to 20.

clock August 28, 2018Katya Foreman

Penn Textile Solutions


What to Watch: Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Drive Textile Innovations

Biodegradable fabrics and sustainable materials with performance properties taken from nature are also among directions shaping the industry’s future.

clock August 27, 2018Katya Foreman and Alessandra Turra

Suzanne Lee with the Modern Meadow design team.


What to Watch: Modern Meadow’s Suzanne Lee Discusses the Material World’s New Frontiers

The biofabrication pioneer talked to WWD about the company’s experiments with lab-grown materials headed to the luxury market.

clock August 27, 2018Katya Foreman

Inside Eres's Creative Studio in Paris.


EXCLUSIVE: Behind the Scenes at Eres

The luxury French swimwear brand opened the doors of its Paris headquarters and a partner factory to share the process behind its swimwear creations.

clock July 20, 2018Katya Foreman

Splendid Home


Splendid to Enter Home Category

The Los Angeles label aims for lifestyle brand status with its foray into home.

clock July 19, 2018Kari Hamanaka

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A still from Gillette's #MeToo inspired ad campaign.


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