Textiles

Inside one of 9b Apparel's Los Angeles factories

Textiles

Made in L.A.: How One Manufacturer Is Getting Creative to Thrive

9b Apparel recently began working with Amazon, is a proponent of flexible manufacturing and says Millennials could help bring manufacturing back to the U.S.

clock May 10, 2017Kari Hamanaka

The scene at the Kingpins Amsterdam denim fair.

Textiles

Sustainability and Fit Key at Kingpins Amsterdam

The European edition of the specialist denim fair highlighted green practices, vintage styles and activewear.

clock April 24, 2017Lily Templeton

Inside Reformation's downtown Los Angeles factory

Textiles

Reformation to Begin Offering Factory Tours

The born-online contemporary brand moved into expanded factory space this year and will now open it up to the public for the first time ever.

clock April 20, 2017Kari Hamanaka

The winning Grape Leather.

Textiles

Grape Leather Scoops Top H&M Foundation Prize

The wine-based vegetal skin trumped four competing sustainable inventions in a recent online vote held across five days.

clock April 5, 2017Katya Foreman

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Japan’s Most High-end Silk Fabric Struggles Against Extinction

The government is facilitating efforts to get designers such as Yohji Yamamoto to use the textile, which dates back at least 1,300 years.

clock April 5, 2017Kelly Wetherille

Natalia Vodianova for H&M Conscious Exclusive

Textiles

H&M Ups Its Green Game

The Swedish fast-fashion giant hopes textile innovations will help it close the loop on its production.

clock April 4, 2017Joelle Diderich

New Balance and Brooks Celebrate Global Running Day

Textiles

Cotton Inc. Ups Performance Angle With PurThread Partnership

Under the alliance, antiodor solutions will be brought to cotton knit and woven fabrics.

clock March 31, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Members of the jury of H&M Foundation’s Global Change Award

Textiles

H&M Foundation Names Winners of Second Edition of Global Change Award

Members of the public can vote online until April 2 to determine how much money each project should receive.

clock March 27, 2017Joelle Diderich

woolmark wool

Textiles

Ath-leisure-Clad, Sustainably Aware Consumers Catapult Wool Market

Demand is up, costs are high and shoppers are watching.

clock March 27, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Jay Hertwig at the Yadkinville Repreve Recycling Center.

Textiles

Unifi Spins Survival Into Prosperity With Repreve

The Repreve facility in Yadkinville, N.C., is the largest texturized yarn manufacturing plant in the country, with 72 texturing machines.

clock March 27, 2017Arthur Friedman

A cotton-polyester checked woven by Bonotto.

Textiles

Function Goes Fancy in Textiles

For spring 2018, mills are taking a less obvious approach to functional fabrics, with creative visual impact, textural effects and unexpected hands moving the spotlight away from techy aspects.

clock March 27, 2017Katya Foreman

Hollister’s Advanced Stretch jeans

Textiles

Invista Exploring Sale of Apparel & Advanced Textiles Unit

Invista, a unit of Koch Industries, said options include potentially selling or further investing in the business.

clock February 24, 2017Arthur Friedman

Textiles

China Supreme Court Upholds Huntsman’s Patent Infringement Case

In earlier decisions, lower courts ruled that Colva had infringed on Huntsman’s Chinese patent.

clock February 24, 2017Arthur Friedman

The new line of textiles by Caresse d'Orylag.

Textiles

Première Vision Paris Dynamic Despite Ongoing Market Challenges

Design-led performance fabrics, sustainability and a return to proximity sourcing were among the key topics.

clock February 21, 2017Katya Foreman

The ADNAS lab

Textiles

Applied DNA Sciences Expands Patent Portfolio

Applied DNA’s U.S. and global patent portfolio now totals 44, with 84 applications pending.

clock February 21, 2017Arthur Friedman

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