Critical approach to fashion industry

Related Keywords: cotton, fabric, fashion, fashion industry, fiber, Garments, pure, silk, sustainable fashion

United Kingdom
Critical approach to fashion industry
Summary: 
In a long-ago era before the world worried about climate change, social justice, ecology, etc., sustainable fashion was based on the snob value of pure wool, pure cotton and pure silk. In a long-ago era before the world worried about climate change, social justice, ecology, etc., sustainable fashion was based on the snob value of pure wool, pure cotton and pure silk. Synthetic fabrics, initially hailed with wonder because they laundered

In a long-ago era before the world worried about climate change, social justice, ecology, etc., sustainable fashion was based on the snob value of pure wool, pure cotton and pure silk.

In a long-ago era before the world worried about climate change, social justice, ecology, etc., sustainable fashion was based on the snob value of pure wool, pure cotton and pure silk.

Synthetic fabrics, initially hailed with wonder because they laundered reasonably well the first few times and did not require ironing, were subsequently regarded with disdain by true fashionistas.

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Fashion offers a lot to learn in New York

Related Keywords: America, cotton, dresses, fashion, fashion industry, jersey, sportswear, suits, Textiles, wool

United States
Fashion offers a lot to learn in New York
Summary: 
The educational and cultural-influencing aspects of fashion exhibitions are often eclipsed by their visual appeal, but a few new exhibitions are set up to be more thought-provoking. Next month visitors to the Bard Graduate Center’s “French Fashion, Women and the First World War,” will get a better understanding of wartime textiles and fashion, French-American fashion allegiance

The educational and cultural-influencing aspects of fashion exhibitions are often eclipsed by their visual appeal, but a few new exhibitions are set up to be more thought-provoking.

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Prada making nylon more sustainable

Related Keywords: Aquafil, fashion, fashion industry, nylon, ocean plastics, Prada, Re-Nylon, recycling, sustainability, sustainable, sustainable manufacturing, waste materials

Italy
Prada making nylon more sustainable
Summary: 
The Italian house has partnered with Aquafil to create the signature fabric from ocean plastics and waste materials. All the way back in 1978, Miuccia Prada took over the helm of family brand Prada, and a year later debuted the house’s iconic nylon – previously used by her grandfather for trunk coverings – in the form of backpacks and totes. Now, decades later, Prada’s signature nylon appears on the runway season

The Italian house has partnered with Aquafil to create the signature fabric from ocean plastics and waste materials

All the way back in 1978, Miuccia Prada took over the helm of family brand Prada, and a year later debuted the house’s iconic nylon – previously used by her grandfather for trunk coverings – in the form of backpacks and totes.

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Goverment lets the fashion industry to thrash our planet

Related Keywords: clothing, environmental impact, fashion, fashion industry, fast fashion, Garments, landfills, planet, Sustainable clothing, Textiles

United Kingdom
Goverment lets the fashion industry to thrash our planet
Summary: 
The proposals from Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee to begin to address the thoroughly outsized contribution of the fashion industry to the trashing of our planet were modest. If they could be criticised, it was for that very modesty. They started with the proposal for 1p per garment to be taken

The proposals from Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee to begin to address the thoroughly outsized contribution of the fashion industry to the trashing of our planet were modest.

If they could be criticised, it was for that very modesty.

They started with the proposal for 1p per garment to be taken as a levy, raising £35 million a year to fund better collection and sorting of garments to stop them ending up in landfill.

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China's child obesity problem could be big business for Fashion Industry

Related Keywords: childrenwear, Chinese, fashion industry, growth, health children, obesity, retail

China
China's child obesity problem could be big business for Fashion Industry
Summary: 
Nearly 20% of Chinese children ages 7 to 18 are overweight or obese, up from 2.6% in 1985. Factors driving that trend include rising family incomes, changing eating habits and cultural notions of what's healthy. As a result, the market for larger kids' clothing is expected

Nearly 20% of Chinese children ages 7 to 18 are overweight or obese, up from 2.6% in 1985.

Factors driving that trend include rising family incomes, changing eating habits and cultural notions of what's healthy.

As a result, the market for larger kids' clothing is expected to be worth $9.1 billion by 2020.

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Urban Outfitters looks to rent clothes

Related Keywords: apparel, clothes, fashion, fashion industry, global data, Nuuly, renting, research, sustainability, Urban Outfitters

United States
Urban Outfitters looks to rent clothes
Summary: 
The sharing economy is now making its way into the fashion industry as Urban Outfitters looks to rent clothes to younger fashionistas. The retailer is launching an online subscription service allowing people to borrow six items to wear for a month before swapping them. The firm says that in terms of clothing, millennials in particular want variety

The sharing economy is now making its way into the fashion industry as Urban Outfitters looks to rent clothes to younger fashionistas.

The retailer is launching an online subscription service allowing people to borrow six items to wear for a month before swapping them.

The firm says that in terms of clothing, millennials in particular want variety and sustainability.

The womenswear service, called Nuuly, will launch in the US this summer.

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The future of circular fashion

Related Keywords: clothes, environment, fashion, fashion industry, future, recycling, rental, sustainability, Textile

United Kingdom
The future of circular fashion
Summary: 
Global sustainability initiative Fashion for Good, in collaboration with global professional service provider Accenture Strategy, has launched a new report today that for the first time explores the financial viability

Global sustainability initiative Fashion for Good, in collaboration with global professional service provider Accenture Strategy, has launched a new report today that for the first time explores the financial viability of circular business models in the fashion industry.

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No fur in New York City?

Related Keywords: coats, fashion, fashion industry, fur, fur products, Garments, manufacturer, New York, synthetic substitutes, Textile

United States
No fur in New York City?
Summary: 
A burgeoning movement to outlaw fur is seeking to make its biggest statement yet in the fashion mecca of New York City. Lawmakers are pushing a measure that would ban the sale of all new fur products in the city where such garments were once common and style-setters including Marilyn Monroe, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Joe Namath and Sean "Diddy" Combs have all

A burgeoning movement to outlaw fur is seeking to make its biggest statement yet in the fashion mecca of New York City.

Lawmakers are pushing a measure that would ban the sale of all new fur products in the city where such garments were once common and style-setters including Marilyn Monroe, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Joe Namath and Sean "Diddy" Combs have all rocked furs over the years.

A similar measure in the state Capitol in Albany would impose a statewide ban on the sale of any items made with farmed fur and ban the manufacture of products made from trapped fur.

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Apparel Textile Sourcing Miami show unveils top speaker line-up to boost international trade success for fashion industry players

Related Keywords: apparel, apparel brands, Apparel Textile Sourcing, customs, designers, fashion industry, forecasts, future of fashion, industry trends, investment opportunities, JP Communications, Miami Fashion Week, retailers, sustainability, technology, Textile, textile products, trade policy

United States
Apparel Textile Sourcing Miami show unveils top speaker line-up to boost interna
Summary: 
Miami, FL – Latest updates on U.S. trade policy, customs and imports, investment opportunities for apparel brands and retailers, industry trends and forecasts, and the future of fashion, technology and sustainability, are among the key topics

Miami, FL – Latest updates on U.S. trade policy, customs and imports, investment opportunities for apparel brands and retailers, industry trends and forecasts, and the future of fashion, technology and sustainability, are among the key topics to be presented at the upcoming Apparel Textile Sourcing Miami (ATSM) show.

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Garmon launches white&green line at the Amsterdam Kingpins Show

Related Keywords: apparel industry, Avol Oxy White, chemicals, chemistry, fashion industry, garment treatment, greenofchange, innovation, potassium permanganate, sustainability innovative bleaching, sustainable issue, sustainable jeans, textile chemistry, white&green

Netherlands
Garmon launches white&green line at the Amsterdam Kingpins Show
Summary: 
Garmon Chemicals confirms itself as a pioneer in chemistry specifically applied to garment treatment, at the forefront in terms of product research and active promotion on the sustainable issue. The Dutch show is the ideal stage to present a preview of the latest innovation

Garmon Chemicals confirms itself as a pioneer in chemistry specifically applied to garment treatment, at the forefront in terms of product research and active promotion on the sustainable issue. The Dutch show is the ideal stage to present a preview of the latest innovation born out of Garmon’s volcanic R&D department. It is Avol Lime, the revolutionary and ecologically advanced neutralizing agent. Used in combination with Avol Oxy White (the bleaching agent that represents the safe alternative to potassium permanganate), it allows to obtain a fully safe and sustainable bleaching process.

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