Textiles

Devan

Business Features

Time to Wear Your Vitamins?

Devan said its vitamin fabric treatment now meets the Standard 100 by Oeko-Tex.

clock January 7, 2021Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Marzotto-Wool-Manufacturing-Valdagno

Textiles

Will Antiviral Fabrics Sustain Momentum in 2021?

These “new gen” fabrics became all the rage in 2020 and are poised to become a new market standard despite vaccines.

clock January 6, 2021Martino Carrera

Monika Tilley

People

Swimwear and Loungewear Designer Monika Tilley Dies at 86

The New York-based designer grasped the functionality of high-tech fabrics decades before most brands did.

clock January 4, 2021Rosemary Feitelberg

Jack Lenor Larsen

People

Textile Designer and Weaver Jack Lenor Larsen Dies at 93

The weaver and textile designer used his vast travels to preserve handcrafted techniques.

clock December 23, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Wrangler

Business

Wrangler Steps Into Sustainable Footwear

Wrangler partnered with sustainable footwear brand Twisted X to distribute Wrangler footwear.

clock December 11, 2020Tracey Meyers

Everlane, transparency, remake, sustainability

Business

Everlane, Reformation Respond to Callouts in Remake Transparency Report

Brands are walking the line of transparency, but to what end? Everlane, Reformation and industry react to Remake’s transparency report.

clock December 9, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Gore-tex, bionic yarn, sustainability, materials, plastic, waste, oceans, fashion

Materials

Bionic Yarn, Gore-Tex Maker Want ‘High-Performance’ Textile from Ocean-Bound Plastic

The partners built infrastructure in a coastal town in Costa Rica and have begun the collection of ocean-bound plastic.

clock December 3, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

textiles, sustainability, biodiversity, fashion

Environment

Textile Exchange Considers Biodiversity Loss With New Benchmark

“As an organic cotton farmer, biodiversity is at the heart of everything for me.”

clock December 2, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

A look inside the 31st edition of Milano Unica held Sept. 8 and 9, 2020.

Fashion Scoops

Milano Unica February Edition to Be Held Digitally

The textile trade show will compensate for the forgone physical show with its info-commerce platform e-Milano Unica Connect.

clock December 2, 2020Martino Carrera

Evans C. Reitman-Swiss

Business Features

Textile Executive Evans C. Reitman-Swiss Dies at 91

The former textile executive died of complications from COVID-19.

clock November 29, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Dirty labs, sustainability, washing, laundry,

Business

Short Takes: Greener Washing, Trans Inclusivity and ‘Evergreen’ Recycling

The details on start-up Dirty Labs, Re.Uniqlo’s next steps and the denim factory earning accolades from the World Economic Forum.

clock November 25, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Varsity Headwear

Business Features

Luxury Norwegian Headwear Brand, UNICEF, Partner for Black Friday

Norwegian brand Varsity Headwear and UNICEF have partnered for a Black Friday initiative.

clock November 19, 2020Tracey Meyers

Fabrics

Mergers and Acquisitions

Reda Acquires Digital Native Tailor Lanieri

Through the acquisition, Reda is strengthening its consumer division and enhancing its digital capabilities.

clock November 16, 2020Martino Carrera

Lenzing

Business Features

Lenzing Carves New Path for Textile Transparency With Blockchain

Lenzing partnered with Textile Genesis to ensure traceability of textiles from fiber to production and distribution.

clock November 11, 2020Tracey Meyers

Circulose, renewcell, textiles, materials, innovation, recycling, reuse, circular economy, secondhand, waste, fashion

Innovation

Behind the Sweden-based Partnership Scaling Up Textile Recycling

Beyond Retro and Bank and Vogue partner with Renewcell to transform 30,000 metric tons of used clothing a year into new goods.

clock November 11, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

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