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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.

Short Takes: The Fabric Arts, Science and Sustainability

"Metropolis Sunrise," a repurposed fabric art sculpture begins installation in Westchester, N.Y., among other…

Got GOTS?

The GOTS certification saw a 35 percent increase in certified facilities last year, the highest growth on…

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…

Milano Unica Feels Coronavirus, Australian Bushfires Pinch

In response to global economic uncertainties, exhibitors upped the ante on sustainability, performance and…

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…

Première Vision to Launch Event in China

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

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…

Pitti Filati Gets Loud on Sustainability

Italian spinners banked on sustainable yarns to navigate the complex moment of the industry, affected by…

‘Circulose’ Fabric Hits Retail for First Time With H&M

The hunt for sustainable raw materials continues. Exclusively for WWD, executives explain H&M's investment in…

Suits, Shoes and Shirts to Travel In: Designing With Limitations, and Innovation

He's reinvented classics to solve modern-day problems for the modern-day wearer.

Brands Want Shine and Flexibility, Say Exhibitors at Blossom Première Vision

Attendance was drastically down at the Blossom Première Vision trade show in Paris due to the countrywide…

Italian Tanneries Focus on Natural Finishes, Sustainability at Lineapelle

Facing a slowdown of the sector, exhibitors at the three-day leather trade show focused on high-quality and…

New Sustainable Salon Pulls Visitors at Paris Trade Shows

The inaugural edition of Impact bumped up traffic at Who's Next, while attendance at jewelry salon Bijorhca…

Milliken’s Performance Division Names McAllister President

The division includes the recently acquired Polartec business.