Knitted discarded computer cables on display at the New School's MFA Textiles' Open Studios.

Fashion Scoops

Tech-Based Textiles, Fragrant Embroidery and Other Imaginative Ideas on View at the New School

Onion-dyed textiles and a vortex-looking design made from discarded computer cables are some of the creations made by MFA Textile students at the New School.

clock May 17, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

Business Features

Lycra Opens New Center in China for Material Innovation

Lycra’s Advanced Textile Innovation Center in Nanhai, China, officially opens on May 16.

clock May 16, 2019Tracey Greenstein

Demonstrations of Lectra's Cutting Room 4.0 recently took place in Bordeaux, France.


Lectra Wins Texprocess Innovation Award for 2019

The Texprocess international trade fair takes place May 14 through 17 in Frankfurt, Germany.

clock May 14, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

Arvin Goods' Made in Japan collection is 100 percent upcycled.

Business Features

Field Notes: Reduce, Reuse, Upcycle

Editor’s note: WWD Field Notes is a column featuring the latest technology, B2B and business solution news.

clock May 13, 2019Tracey Greenstein

A look from Aday.

Business Features

This Sustainable Fashion Brand Urges Shoppers to ‘Do More With Less’

Aday’s Carry-On Capsule launched this week, offering five versatile styles.

clock May 13, 2019Tracey Greenstein

Alpaca fiber sorting at the Mitchell Group factory in Arequipa, Peru.

Government and Trade

At the Source: Peruvian Manufacturing in Focus

Manufacturers in Arequipa produce garments for the likes of Prada, Mara Hoffman and Kate Spade.

clock May 2, 2019WWD Studios

Photo courtesy of Prom Peru.


Perú Moda Delivers Premium and Locally Made Sustainable Fashion

Peru Moda, a two-day trade show and celebration of sustainability, took place in Lima earlier this month.

clock April 30, 2019WWD Studios


Business Features

NorCal Brand Marine Layer Introduces Fully Recycled ‘Re-Spun’ Capsule

Marine Layer will soon launch Re-Spun, its first capsule collection created entirely from upcycled consumer T-shirts.

clock April 25, 2019Tracey Greenstein

A look from Haney Green Label.

Business Features

Sustainable Fashion Is in Style

But can only the well-heeled afford to buy it?

clock April 23, 2019Kellie Ell

CLASS believes "responsible innovation" is the focus of fashion.


The ‘Smart Choice in Creating Fashion’

How Giusy Bettoni, founder and ceo of CLASS, guides fashion brands to responsible innovation, meeting demand of today’s conscious consumer.

clock April 22, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

The material involves using genetically engineered spider silk technology.

Business Features

Scientists Engineer Spider Silk for Performance Apparel

Polartec partnered with Kraig Biocraft Laboratories to develop spider silk for high-performance and apparel markets.

clock April 19, 2019Tracey Greenstein

Sheertex's unbreakable pantyhose.

Business Features

Textile Technology Brand Sheertex Created Unbreakable Pantyhose

Sheertex offers a solution for the growing volume of discarded pantyhose ending up in landfills after only one or two wears.

clock April 15, 2019Tracey Greenstein

Day 1 of the Sustainable Business and Design Conference held on the campus of Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan on Wednesday, April 3, 2019.

Business Features

Phillip Lim Talks Sustainability, Presence and Brand Transformation

Lim asserts that putting sustainability into practice begins “with yourself.”

clock April 12, 2019Tracey Greenstein

Inside the Isko "Denim Sound Texture" exhibit.

Fashion Scoops

Isko’s Interactive Installation Reveals the ‘Sound of Denim’

The exhibit transforms denim technology into various sounds.

clock April 11, 2019WWD Staff

Photo courtesy of Ably.

Business Features

Field Notes: Sustainability in Tech and Textiles

Editor’s note: WWD Field Notes is a column featuring the latest technology, B2B and business solution news.

clock April 3, 2019Tracey Greenstein

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