Welcoming sustainable fashion

Related Keywords: bedding, clothing, fashion industry places, furniture, growing cotton for fabric, locally produced raw materials, secondhand fashion, sustainable fashion movement, textile manufacturing, upcycled fashion

USA
Summary: 
When you think about industries that are harmful to the environment, chances are metals, plastic, or coal come to mind. But not the clothes in your closet. So consider this the next time you try on a sweater or buy a new pair of shoes: the fashion industry places such a heavy burden on the environment that some critics call it one of the dirtiest industries in the world.

When you think about industries that are harmful to the environment, chances are metals, plastic, or coal come to mind. But not the clothes in your closet. So consider this the next time you try on a sweater or buy a new pair of shoes: the fashion industry places such a heavy burden on the environment that some critics call it one of the dirtiest industries in the world.

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Mammut becomes part of the leading clothing, footwear and textile industry alliance for sustainable production

Related Keywords: brands and products, clothing, footwear and textile industry, supply chain, Sustainable Apparel Coalition, sustainable production

Switzerland
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By joining the SAC, Mammut has become part of the leading clothing, footwear and textile industry alliance for sustainable production. The SAC’s Higg Index provides all industry stakeholders with a series of standardised tools to measure environmental impacts and working conditions, encompassing the supply chain, brands and products. The ability to measure the sustainability performance of suppliers, brands and products increases the focus on results and provides strong foundations for the continuous improvement process in the textile industry, as well as addressing the consumer need for ecological and social transparency.

By joining the SAC, Mammut has become part of the leading clothing, footwear and textile industry alliance for sustainable production. The SAC’s Higg Index provides all industry stakeholders with a series of standardised tools to measure environmental impacts and working conditions, encompassing the supply chain, brands and products.

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Christmas shopping 2018

Related Keywords: Christmans Shopping, clothing, online fashion giants, online retailers

London
Summary: 
The biggest number of deals are on clothing, with shoppers already flocking to major high street players like Laura Ashley and House of Fraser to cash in on the sales that have already started, and on Friday afternoon, over half (52.5 percent) of all online clothing was discounted compared 45 percent last year. The early deals are promising more money off too, with the average discount on clothing coming in at 39 percent off today compared to a 35 percent discount on 21 December 2017. This allowed for the biggest savings on clothing over the last five years, when comparing the same day since 2013.

The biggest number of deals are on clothing, with shoppers already flocking to major high street players like Laura Ashley and House of Fraser to cash in on the sales that have already started, and on Friday afternoon, over half (52.5 percent) of all online clothing was discounted compared 45 percent last year. The early deals are promising more money off too, with the average discount on clothing coming in at 39 percent off today compared to a 35 percent discount on 21 December 2017.

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Plan to grow textile value chain

Related Keywords: clothing, fast fashion, textile retail value chain, textile sector, The Trade and Industry Department

Johannesburg
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South Africa’s general elections are scheduled to take place during May next year. Rob Davies, the Trade and Industry Minister said they envisaged the same sort of concept for the clothing and textile sector as the motor industry, but admitted the challenges and issues confronting this sector were a bit more complicated because of the huge amount of illicit trading happening and new entrants and competitors.

South Africa’s general elections are scheduled to take place during May next year. Rob Davies, the Trade and Industry Minister said they envisaged the same sort of concept for the clothing and textile sector as the motor industry, but admitted the challenges and issues confronting this sector were a bit more complicated because of the huge amount of illicit trading happening and new entrants and competitors.

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Most textile workers weak to new technology - PIDS

Related Keywords: clothing, Philippine Institute for Development Studies, textile and footwear sector, textile firms

Manila
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Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) noted emerging technologies such as 3D printing enables textile firms to improve their productivity and output at lower cost and fewer errors. The think tank said this gender displacement in the workforce could be traced to the lower educational attainment and training of women in scientific and technical disciplines. To treat this, the think tank is pushing for the greater training of women in these disciplines.

Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) noted emerging technologies such as 3D printing enables textile firms to improve their productivity and output at lower cost and fewer errors. The think tank said this gender displacement in the workforce could be traced to the lower educational attainment and training of women in scientific and technical disciplines. To treat this, the think tank is pushing for the greater training of women in these disciplines.

https://www.philstar.com/business/2018/09/16/1851817/textile-footwear-workers-most-vulnerable-new-technology-pids
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Yomoko launches plus size summer apparel

Related Keywords: apparel brand, clothing, fashion, fashionistas, floral tankinis, latest trends, long-sleeve side-zip tunic and a batwing-sleeve cardigan, new styles, shopping platform, swimwear to shoes, V-neck pullover, versatile dresses, Yomoko

California
Summary: 
Yomoko expects this new line to stand out due to availability via a world-renowned shopping platform. The brand will continue to launch new styles with each season, ranging from swimwear to shoes. Yomoko’s offerings this year include a variety of versatile dresses that can easily be dressed up or down, beyond swimwear. The company has also recently started to add sweaters to it’s growing catalogue as the perfect complement for cooler weather when the leaves begin to fall.

Yomoko expects this new line to stand out due to availability via a world-renowned shopping platform. The brand will continue to launch new styles with each season, ranging from swimwear to shoes. Yomoko’s offerings this year include a variety of versatile dresses that can easily be dressed up or down, beyond swimwear. The company has also recently started to add sweaters to it’s growing catalogue as the perfect complement for cooler weather when the leaves begin to fall.

http://www.textileworld.com/textile-world/knitting-apparel/2018/09/yomoko-introduces-trendy-plus-size-summer-apparel-and-fall-fashions/
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Promising textile product innovations in the LEISUREE.FASHION sector

Related Keywords: Chantilly lace, clothing, Karl Mayer, knitting, Knitting elastane, lace creations, LEISUREE.FASHION, sportswear fabrics, stretch fabric, textile companies, textile product development, Textile product innovations, yarn

Germany
Summary: 
Textile product innovations in the LEISUREE.FASHION sector have been extremely promising. At one of KARL MAYER’s 80th anniversary celebrations, an unusual, stretch fabric for shapewear brands was being produced on an MJ 52/1 S. This fabric is lighter and more feminine than normal fabrics, creates transparent and opaque effects and, with its relief-like, superimposed design, is reminiscent of lace. A dense fabric with a light, two-way-stretch ground produced by the jacquard bar and the stitch-forming ground bar at the rear was also being produced on the MJ 52/1 S. Valentina Krel is currently working on customer trials involving the production of pre-made-up items directly on the machine.

Textile product innovations in the LEISUREE.FASHION sector have been extremely promising. At one of KARL MAYER’s 80th anniversary celebrations, an unusual, stretch fabric for shapewear brands was being produced on an MJ 52/1 S. This fabric is lighter and more feminine than normal fabrics, creates transparent and opaque effects and, with its relief-like, superimposed design, is reminiscent of lace. A dense fabric with a light, two-way-stretch ground produced by the jacquard bar and the stitch-forming ground bar at the rear was also being produced on the MJ 52/1 S.

http://www.texdata.com/news/26.Infoletter/11528.html
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Rupee weakening against the dollar to benefit the textile and clothing category

Related Keywords: Apparel Export Promotion Council, Apparel exports, clothing, Garment Exporters, garment producers, raw material prices, Textile, yarn exports

Coimbatore
Summary: 
Apparel exports, which were almost stagnant for the last couple of years, is expected to do better. It will give the garment producers cushion against increasing raw material prices. A. Sakthivel, vice chairman of the Council said that, “However, buyers will ask for cut in rates even for existing orders, and we might not get the full benefit.”

Apparel exports, which were almost stagnant for the last couple of years, is expected to do better. It will give the garment producers cushion against increasing raw material prices. A. Sakthivel, vice chairman of the Council said that, “However, buyers will ask for cut in rates even for existing orders, and we might not get the full benefit.”

https://www.thehindu.com/business/weak-rupee-good-for-textiles-and-clothing/article24692269.ece
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Helsinki Fashion Week 2018 features

Related Keywords: 100% sustainable fashion week, a womenswear label, clothing, custom developed fabrics, design to production, Designer highlights -N&S Gaia, Helsinki Fashion Week (HFW) 2018, Italian Tiziano Guardini, Kata Szegedi, modern pieces, slow fashion, sustainable hand-woven textiles blended, upcycled mill-woven fabrics, wearable

Helsinki
Summary: 
Bringing together various designers from across the world, who all share the same principles of creating fashion in a more sustainable and ethical way, press, buyers and guests alike were treated to a showcase of incredible talent. Designer highlights -N&S Gaia by Sidharth Sinha is a womenswear label based in New Delhi, India. Focusing on slow fashion, and using sustainable hand-woven textiles blended with upcycled mill-woven fabrics, the brand showcased a range of wearable, modern pieces.

Bringing together various designers from across the world, who all share the same principles of creating fashion in a more sustainable and ethical way, press, buyers and guests alike were treated to a showcase of incredible talent. Designer highlights -N&S Gaia by Sidharth Sinha is a womenswear label based in New Delhi, India. Focusing on slow fashion, and using sustainable hand-woven textiles blended with upcycled mill-woven fabrics, the brand showcased a range of wearable, modern pieces.

https://www.marieclaire.com.au/helsinki-fashion-week-2018
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Invista is celebrating the 60th anniversary Lycra fibre

Related Keywords: activewear, branded fibre in 1958, clothing, designed to improve fabric performance, differentiated fibres, Dr Joseph C. Shivers a DuPont chemist, Garments, hosiery, INVISTA, Invista Apparel, Lycra, natural fibre, original spandex fibre, single elastic fibre, socks, stretch denim, swimwear, underwear, women’s clothing and menswear

Wilmington
Summary: 
The Company concluded that, “What began six decades ago as a single elastic fibre renowned for its ability to stretch and snap back to its original shape, time after time and wash after wash, has evolved into a portfolio of over 200 differentiated fibres designed to meet a wide variety of consumer needs. Each one is engineered to improve fabric aesthetics and add lasting performance benefits that continue to drive sales for leading clothing brands and retailers around the globe.”

The Company concluded that, “What began six decades ago as a single elastic fibre renowned for its ability to stretch and snap back to its original shape, time after time and wash after wash, has evolved into a portfolio of over 200 differentiated fibres designed to meet a wide variety of consumer needs. Each one is engineered to improve fabric aesthetics and add lasting performance benefits that continue to drive sales for leading clothing brands and retailers around the globe.”

https://www.knittingindustry.com/fibres-yarms/lycra-celebrates-60-years-of-innovations/
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