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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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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

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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.

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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.

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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

Winners of the International Woolmark Prize, Emily Bode and Richard Malone with models

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Merino Wool Among the Fastest Fabrics to Biodegrade, New Study Finds

Single polyester fleece is one of the biggest eco-culprits, producing more than 1,900 microfibers per wash.

clock March 30, 2020Fiona Ma

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Short Takes: The Fabric Arts, Science and Sustainability

“Metropolis Sunrise,” a repurposed fabric art sculpture begins installation in Westchester, N.Y., among other happenings.

clock March 11, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

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Got GOTS?

The GOTS certification saw a 35 percent increase in certified facilities last year, the highest growth on record with even U.S.-based manufacturers feeling the love (of new demand).

clock March 5, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Masked visitors in the main trend forum of Premiere Vision Paris trade show.

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Coronavirus Epidemic Impacts Traffic at Paris Textile Fairs

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.

clock February 18, 2020Katya Foreman and Fleur Burlet

Most Texworld visitors chose to wear protective masks.

Textiles

Coronavirus Epidemic Impacts Traffic at Paris Textile Trade Shows

Face masks were the accessory du jour at Premiere Vision and Texworld, with the impact of the coronavirus epidemic weighing on an already challenging market.

clock February 18, 2020WWD Staff

The scene at the 30th edition of the Milano Unica textile trade show.

Textiles

Milano Unica Feels Coronavirus, Australian Bushfires Pinch

In response to global economic uncertainties, exhibitors upped the ante on sustainability, performance and stretch fabrics.

clock February 14, 2020Martino Carrera

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Textiles

Top of the Crop: Adidas, Ikea, H&M Group Rank in Sustainable Cotton

The Sustainable Cotton Ranking urges brands to form policy, be transparent and actually uptake “sustainable cotton,” as the gap widens.

clock February 13, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Textiles

Première Vision to Launch Event in China

The announcement comes as the coronavirus epidemic interrupts production and supply chains in China and beyond.

clock February 11, 2020Katya Foreman

Paris Première Vision Trade Show

Textiles

Drops, Collabs and a Faster Fashion Pace Push Première Vision Paris to Change Trade Show Dates

Starting 2021, both editions of the Paris trade show will take place earlier in the year to fit with market changes.

clock February 6, 2020Fleur Burlet

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