From access to credit to sustainability and new purchasing habits, Italy’s textile entrepreneurs weigh in.
Single polyester fleece is one of the biggest eco-culprits, producing more than 1,900 microfibers per wash.
“Metropolis Sunrise,” a repurposed fabric art sculpture begins installation in Westchester, N.Y., among other happenings.
A 50 percent drop in Chinese exhibitors had a major knock-on effect on attendance at Texworld Paris, with a quieter turnout also palpable at Première Vision Paris.
In response to global economic uncertainties, exhibitors upped the ante on sustainability, performance and stretch fabrics.
The Sustainable Cotton Ranking urges brands to form policy, be transparent and actually uptake “sustainable cotton,” as the gap widens.
Starting 2021, both editions of the Paris trade show will take place earlier in the year to fit with market changes.
The hunt for sustainable raw materials continues. Exclusively for WWD, executives explain H&M’s investment in Re:newcell and why the Circulose fiber may be outpacing its competitors.
He’s reinvented classics to solve modern-day problems for the modern-day wearer.
Attendance was drastically down at the Blossom Première Vision trade show in Paris due to the countrywide train strike.
Facing a slowdown of the sector, exhibitors at the three-day leather trade show focused on high-quality and precious treatments, as well as on sustainability.
The inaugural edition of Impact bumped up traffic at Who’s Next, while attendance at jewelry salon Bijorhca was stable.