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Amazon’s New Climate Pledge Friendly Advances Sustainable Shopping

Amazon’s new Climate Pledge Friendly program is looking to advance sustainable shopping, and it’s tapping into sustainable textile leaders to do it.

clock September 23, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

A look at the Première Vision Paris' marketplace.

Textiles

Digital Première Vision Paris Thrives Despite Deteriorating Economy

The textile trade show’s marketplace made up for the forgone physical fair drawing 1,675 exhibitors and almost 20,000 users.

clock September 21, 2020Martino Carrera

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Leading Fashion Sustainability Initiatives Band Together to Accelerate Impact

The Sustainable Apparel Coalition, ZDHC Foundation, Textile Exchange and Apparel Impact Institute are teaming up to align resources.

clock September 17, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Spools showing the Cariaggi's fall 2021 Bliss range.

Textiles

Pitti Filati’s Exhibitors Give Thumbs-up to Digital Platform, Miss Physical Show

Italian spinners leveraged the Pitti Connect digital platform to press on and keep their businesses going — in spite of it all.

clock September 16, 2020Martino Carrera

A look inside the 31st edition of Milano Unica held Sept. 8 and 9, 2020.

Textiles

A Sign of Hope for Italy’s Textile Sector: Milano Unica Presses On

Although the number of visitors and exhibitors was down, the first physical trade show since lockdown proved the resilience of the Italian textile sector.

clock September 16, 2020Martino Carrera

Many of the contestants designed for body shapes not always well represented in the fashion industry.

Textiles

Denim Leads Sustainable Fashion, and Here’s What’s Setting the Sector Apart

Denim scrutiny has led the sector to “innovate faster,” with hope to inspire the rest of the fashion industry in its sustainability journey.

clock September 15, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

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Eileen Fisher, West Elm Launch Sustainable Home Line Using Denim Discards

Eileen Fisher and West Elm team in a limited sustainable home collaboration using clothing discards.

clock August 25, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

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European Textile Makers Give Antiviral Fabrics a Try — Will They Work?

While addressing consumers’ safety and health concerns, these “new gen” fabrics pose questions of safety, sustainability and compliance with countries’ regulations.

clock July 16, 2020Martino Carrera

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Textile Maker Colombo Group Debuts New Line After Lockdown

The Como, Italy-based textile firm is expanding its offer with Progetto 62 centered on creativity, innovation and sustainability.

clock July 7, 2020Martino Carrera

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Reda Receives B Corp Certification

The Biella-based company is the first Italian textile maker to join B Corp’s global network of more than 3,400 certified firms.

clock July 6, 2020Martino Carrera

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Textiles

Silk Specialist Mantero Seta Steps Up Green Efforts

The Como, Italy-based textile company is debuting Resilk, an upcycled silk fabric.

clock May 28, 2020Martino Carrera

Technology and Sustainability Main Focus at Denim Premiere Vision in Paris

Textiles

Première Vision Releases New Calendar, Loosens Registration Terms

Première Vision Paris will take place on Sept. 15 to 17 and include exhibitors from Blossom Première Vision and Denim Première Vision.

clock April 30, 2020Mimosa Spencer

The London brand Auroboros creates clothing and accessories that grow organically on the body.

Textiles

Like Nature Intended: Auroboros Creates Couture That Grows on the Body

By using biomimicry, Auroboros creates garments that crystalize and metamorphosize over time.

clock April 22, 2020Fiona Ma

Established in 1902, Mantero produces and distributes silk prints and fabrics.

Textiles

Italian, U.K. Textile Industries Dodge the Worst, Prepare to Restart

Paul Alger of UKFT, believes the textile industry has been much less affected by the coronavirus than ready-to-wear.

clock April 20, 2020Luisa Zargani and Martino Carrera and Samantha Conti

Italy’s Textile Supply Chain Holds Out in Coronavirus Crisis

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Italy’s Textile Supply Chain Holds Out in Coronavirus Crisis

From access to credit to sustainability and new purchasing habits, Italy’s textile entrepreneurs weigh in.

clock March 31, 2020Martino Carrera

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