Textiles

Satya Beachwear

Business Features

This Swimwear Brand Touts Natural Dyes and ‘Environmental Karma’

Sustainability is not marketing, but a necessity for Brazilian luxury swimwear brand Satya Beachwear.

clock August 3, 2020Tracey Meyers

Texworld USA

Business Features

Textiles Went Virtual for Texworld USA’s Summer Edition

Texworld USA and its co-located show Apparel Sourcing USA was presented on an algorithmic digital platform this year.

clock July 28, 2020Tracey Meyers

Sustainable apparel coalition, SAC, board members, staff changes, sustainability

Human Resources

Sustainable Apparel Coalition Reveals New Board Members

The SAC’s web site reveals staff changes and new board members with a focus on academia and supply chain experts.

clock July 22, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Cirillo Marcolin.

Human Resources

Confindustria Moda Promotes Cirillo Marcolin to President

Formerly vice president of the Italian federation, Marcolin will succeed Claudio Marenzi in the new role.

clock July 21, 2020Sandra Salibian

Marzotto-Wool-Manufacturing-Valdagno

Textiles

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

Lenzing AG

Business Features

How Will COVID-19 Impact the Growth of Sustainable Materials?

Fiber firm Lenzing AG discusses COVID-19’s impact on sustainability, as well as trends and opportunities in the post-pandemic world.

clock July 14, 2020Tracey Meyers

Turkish Textile Industry Struggles

Government and Trade

Turkish Textile Sector Struggles in Wake of Pandemic

The industry is expected to contract by 20 percent this year as the sector battles with overseas brands about order payments.

clock July 7, 2020Suna Erdem

Dagsmejan

Business Features

Sustainable Sleepwear Brand Talks Antibacterial, Antiviral Fabrics

Swedish-Swiss sleepwear brand Dagsmejan discusses key differences between antibacterial and antiviral fabrics.

clock July 1, 2020Tracey Meyers

Jeanologia_Hong Kong

Business Features

Field Notes: The Latest in the World of Denim

This week, we share the latest developments in denim.

clock June 29, 2020Tracey Meyers

United Colors of Benetton fall 2019 ad campaign.

Financial

Benetton Parent Edizione Reports 2019 Profits Down, Sales Up

Edizione’s clothing and textile division represented 6.8 percent of total sales, standing at 1.23 billion euros as the holding plans to support the companies it controls “to ensure their growth and development also by engaging partners that will share strategy and governance.”

clock June 23, 2020Luisa Zargani

Thermore

Business Features

Thermore Debuts Premium ‘Ultra-Light’ Sustainable Product

Thermore created Ecodown Fibers Light to meet demands for premium, sustainable thermalinsulation in the market.

clock June 17, 2020Tracey Meyers

Pride_Cone Denim

Business Features

Field Notes: A Time for Material Transformation

In the material world, transformation is in the air.

clock June 17, 2020Tracey Meyers

Government and Trade

Textile, Apparel Trade Plunges 12 Percent, Study Says

A U.N. agency projects global trade overall in value terms will contract by 27 percent in the second quarter.

clock June 11, 2020John Zarocostas

Recycle

Technology

Brands Need to Do Better, More When Communicating Sustainability Values

Convinced that sustainability is an engaging subject, Giusy Bettoni, the founder and ceo of CLASS, is adding new services to her consultancy helping brands to better communicate their green efforts.

clock June 11, 2020Martino Carrera

People emerge from the subway wearing protective face masks at Columbus Circle in New York, New York, USA, 04 March 2020. The city recently announced new cases of the coronavirus, including a patient who is a healthcare worker who had recently travelled to Iran.Coronavirus in New York, USA - 04 Mar 2020

Business Features

Will Anti-Viral Apparel Become the Norm Post-COVID-19?

As consumers get back to shopping, the growth and popularity of anti-viral textiles remain in question.

clock June 4, 2020Tracey Meyers

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Talitha Getty by Jeanloup Sieff for Vogue Paris, February 1970.

Fashion

Saint Laurent Acquires Major Private Collection of Vintage YSL Clothes

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