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
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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
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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?
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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.

Good vs. Bad

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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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Hemp is known to be a far more sustainable material than cotton

Related Keywords: apparel companies, Clothing Manufacturers, cotton-hemp blend, fashion industry, fiber technology specialists that softens the hemp, jeans and jacket, launching a line of jeans made from old fishing nets, nylon garments, recycling services for old clothes, single-fiber nylon, sustainable material than cotton, sustainably-minded denim company, T-shirts made from both recycled denim and the cotton-hemp blend

USA
Summary: 
Levi Strauss & Co. has been working hard in recent years to rebrand itself as a forward-thinking, sustainably-minded denim company. It has done an admirable job, introducing a water-saving finishing process, offering recycling services for old clothes in all U.S. stores, launching a line of jeans made from old fishing nets, and encouraging clients to wash their jeans less frequently (or never).

Levi Strauss & Co. has been working hard in recent years to rebrand itself as a forward-thinking, sustainably-minded denim company. It has done an admirable job, introducing a water-saving finishing process, offering recycling services for old clothes in all U.S. stores, launching a line of jeans made from old fishing nets, and encouraging clients to wash their jeans less frequently (or never).

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LSU junior majoring in apparel design attends New York Fashion Week

Related Keywords: apparel design, Apparel Design and Merchandising, Department of Textiles, fashion industry, Fashion week

Baton Rouge, LA
Summary: 
Students who participated in Fashion Week got to attend shows and networking events from companies such as Victoria’s Secret, among many others. Last week, an LSU junior majoring in apparel design, Katie Brunet, experienced fashion like a celebrity in New York City. Brunet was one of 17 students from around the country selected by LSU Textiles, Apparel Design and Merchandising faculty to attend 2019 New York Fashion Week.

Students who participated in Fashion Week got to attend shows and networking events from companies such as Victoria’s Secret, among many others. Last week, an LSU junior majoring in apparel design, Katie Brunet, experienced fashion like a celebrity in New York City. Brunet was one of 17 students from around the country selected by LSU Textiles, Apparel Design and Merchandising faculty to attend 2019 New York Fashion Week.

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Highest buyer attendance at the Hong Kong Fashion Week

Related Keywords: clothing and garments, cotton market outlook, cotton textile technologies, current fashion trends, fashion industry, Fashion Week for Fall/Winter, global fashion traders and retailers, iGarment, leading international fashion forecaster Fashion Snoops, product sourcing and retailing patterns

Hong Kong
Summary: 
Cloud-based job order system - Facing changes in product purchasing and retailing patterns, the fashion industry also needs to contend with challenges arising from rising costs and smaller orders, it was heard. iGarment (Hong Kong) is addressing these issues through the development of an innovative cloud-based garment production coordination system.

Cloud-based job order system - Facing changes in product purchasing and retailing patterns, the fashion industry also needs to contend with challenges arising from rising costs and smaller orders, it was heard. iGarment (Hong Kong) is addressing these issues through the development of an innovative cloud-based garment production coordination system.

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Swedish textile initiative for climate action

Related Keywords: apparel and textiles industry, fashion industry, Sustainable Fashion Academy, Textile Industry

Sweden
Summary: 
H&M, Kappahl and Peak Performance collaborate with SFA for STICA - Initiated by Kappahl, H&M, Peak Performance and Sustainable Fashion Academy, the purpose of STICA is to support the Swedish fashion and textile industry in its efforts to reduce its climate impact and stimulate industry innovation. To achieve this, STICA is creating a platform for knowledge sharing, collaboration and reporting so that the Sweden's fashion and textile industry can lead the way and be climate-positive well before 2050.

H&M, Kappahl and Peak Performance collaborate with SFA for STICA - Initiated by Kappahl, H&M, Peak Performance and Sustainable Fashion Academy, the purpose of STICA is to support the Swedish fashion and textile industry in its efforts to reduce its climate impact and stimulate industry innovation. To achieve this, STICA is creating a platform for knowledge sharing, collaboration and reporting so that the Sweden's fashion and textile industry can lead the way and be climate-positive well before 2050.

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