Turning old clothes into art

Related Keywords: clothes, dresses, dyes, environmental commitment, fabric, felting technique, Garments, old clothes, stockpiled material, tops, women apparel

United States
Turning old clothes into art
Summary: 
Eileen Fisher's New York factory is Marie Kondo's worst nightmare: Filled with bags and bags of old clothes, it houses the over 1.3 million garments the brand has collected since launching its take-back program in 2009. These old designs aren't being hoarded

Eileen Fisher's New York factory is Marie Kondo's worst nightmare: Filled with bags and bags of old clothes, it houses the over 1.3 million garments the brand has collected since launching its take-back program in 2009. These old designs aren't being hoarded for posterity's sake, though. If all goes to plan, one day they'll all be reused instead of sent off to a landfill.

How Eileen Fisher is using old clothes in a new way.

0

H&M dancing down the ages

Related Keywords: apparel, clothing retailer, environmental cost, fabric, fast fashion, future of fashion, Garments, growth, head of sustainability, organic cotton, polluting industries, Recycle, second-hand market, supply chains, Vintage garments

Germany
H&M dancing down the ages
Summary: 
H&M will trial sales of second-hand and vintage clothes as it seeks to tap into consumers' growing concerns about the environmental cost of fast fashion, its head of sustainability said on Friday. Anna Gedda told Reuters H&M would launch a pilot

H&M will trial sales of second-hand and vintage clothes as it seeks to tap into consumers' growing concerns about the environmental cost of fast fashion, its head of sustainability said on Friday.

Anna Gedda told Reuters H&M would launch a pilot in Sweden for online sales of second-hand garments on the site of its & Other Stories brand, with the aim of extending the scheme to other markets and brands in years to come.

0

Fashion Enter launches it's own womenswear label

Related Keywords: clothing brand, designer collection, dresses, Garments, high street brands, jumpsuits and eveningwear, tailoring, womenswear

UK
Summary: 
With prices ranging from £60 - £225, the womenswear brand will also offer a bespoke fit service. The nonprofit social enterprise recently acquired a clothing manufacturer which produced garments for brands including Aquascutum, Mulberry, Whistles and Jaeger, and is preparing to open a Tailoring Academy next year.

With prices ranging from £60 - £225, the womenswear brand will also offer a bespoke fit service. The nonprofit social enterprise recently acquired a clothing manufacturer which produced garments for brands including Aquascutum, Mulberry, Whistles and Jaeger, and is preparing to open a Tailoring Academy next year.

It also operates a factory for large scale production and a fashion studio for smaller production runs.

0

Swiss textiles brand ZigZagZurich produces a range of artist-designed blankets

Related Keywords: Autumn Winter 2018 collection, blankets, fabric, Garments, Textiles, twisted yarn, weave, womenswear, wool, woven, yarns

Zurich
Summary: 
Woven in 100 per cent New Zealand wool in Scandinavia, the blankets are made using twisted yarns that give them blankets a unique multicolour effect – which the brand likens to the effect of looking through a kaleidoscope.

Woven in 100 per cent New Zealand wool in Scandinavia, the blankets are made using twisted yarns that give them blankets a unique multicolour effect – which the brand likens to the effect of looking through a kaleidoscope.

"To weave the blankets we used two yarns with the same thickness but in the different colours," said ZigZagZurich. It explained that, "The yarns are twisted together and then woven. The beauty that comes out of this artistic choice is a kaleidoscopic game of colours and the creation, at the same time, of a pattern which cannot be controlled.”

0

How Vidya achieves the next level of 3D simulation at Munich Fabric Start

Related Keywords: apparel industry, Assyst, clothing industry, Color Digital, Digital Textile Connection, Epson, fabric, Garments, Munich Fabric Start, X-Rite Pantone and Peter Buedel Accessoires

Munich
Summary: 
Vidya is becoming more and more realistic -3D is a key technology in the apparel industry to drive the digitization of companies. And digital products can be integrated into advance process steps. At the Munich Fabric Start, Assyst is going to demonstrate how the 3D simulation software Vidya can be used for the development of a fashion collection and beyond. Dr. Andreas Seidl, Managing Partner of the Human Solutions Group said that, "Together with our partners in the Digital Textile Connection, we are showing how 3D is getting closer and closer to reality through perfect color and material presentations," Also, "The more realistic the simulations become, the more possibilities arise for the use of 3D data, beyond product development, for example for sales and marketing. We show what 3D can already do with Vidya today and where the journey is heading."

Vidya is becoming more and more realistic -3D is a key technology in the apparel industry to drive the digitization of companies. And digital products can be integrated into advance process steps. At the Munich Fabric Start, Assyst is going to demonstrate how the 3D simulation software Vidya can be used for the development of a fashion collection and beyond. Dr.

https://www.texdata.com/news/Software/11585.html
0

BOI teams up with garments and textile manufacturers to support the local industry

Related Keywords: export-quality products, Garments, Manufacturing Resurgence Strategy, Philippine Garment and Leather Goods Industries and Fabric Expo, sustainable economic growth, textile and leather sectors, wearables

Manila
Summary: 
Being the first-ever trade event in the Philippines to focus on promoting the wearables, textile and leather sectors, the expo served as a venue where 11 local and 70 international companies showcased export-quality products, and connect with investors to discuss business opportunities.

Being the first-ever trade event in the Philippines to focus on promoting the wearables, textile and leather sectors, the expo served as a venue where 11 local and 70 international companies showcased export-quality products, and connect with investors to discuss business opportunities.

The expo also arranged a chain of factory visits for investors, business matching and forums which were open to the public.

https://businessmirror.com.ph/boi-partners-with-garments-textile-leather-goods-manufacturers-to-further-strengthen-local-industry/
0

An Italian producer of textile laboratory equipment, Mesdan-Lab division of Mesdan introduces Aqualab

Related Keywords: Aqualab, Bremen Cotton Conference in 2014, Cotton Testing Methods, fabrics, fibres, Garments, high quality yarns, international testing standards, knotters and laboratory equipment, Mesdan, nonwovens and technical textiles, textile laboratory equipment, textile processing, Textiles, textiles chain, textiles industry, yarn splicers, yarns

Puegnagno
Summary: 
The Mesdan-Lab division is devoted to the development and marketing of Laboratory equipment manufactured according to major international testing standards. It’s product portfolio includes a complete range of equipment for the testing and the quality control of fibres, yarns, fabrics, garments, nonwovens and technical textiles. Mesdan is well known in the textiles industry for its yarn splicers, knotters and laboratory equipment.

The Mesdan-Lab division is devoted to the development and marketing of Laboratory equipment manufactured according to major international testing standards. It’s product portfolio includes a complete range of equipment for the testing and the quality control of fibres, yarns, fabrics, garments, nonwovens and technical textiles. Mesdan is well known in the textiles industry for its yarn splicers, knotters and laboratory equipment.

https://www.innovationintextiles.com/testing-standards/mesdan-introduces-new-aqualab/
0

L11 allows PA6 filament and BCF fibre producers to finally adopt fully inherent halogen free flame retardant performance for garments, home textiles and carpets

Related Keywords: automotive, BCF and PA6 filament producers, bedding, corporate wear and underwear markets, Dornbirn Global Fiber Congress, fibre cross section, Garments, halogen-free flame retardant PA6 additive, home textiles and carpets, Litrax, outdoor and sportswear, PA6 and PA6.6 filaments, PA6 filament and BCF fibre producers, polymer masterbatches, staple fibres and filaments and nonwoven insulation, supply custom-designed and cost-effective solutions, textile and garment finishing

Switzerland
Summary: 
Litrax CEO Felix B. Stutz said that, “We work with clients and brands worldwide to meet existing challenges and supply custom-designed and cost-effective solutions to the specific technical requirements of companies, whether large or small,” Also, “Our background is in the research and development of innovative materials for smart garments and we cooperate with government co-funded research institutes worldwide on specific applications.”

Litrax CEO Felix B. Stutz said that, “We work with clients and brands worldwide to meet existing challenges and supply custom-designed and cost-effective solutions to the specific technical requirements of companies, whether large or small,” Also, “Our background is in the research and development of innovative materials for smart garments and we cooperate with government co-funded research institutes worldwide on specific applications.”

https://www.innovationintextiles.com/fibres-yarns-fabrics/added-extra-from-litrax/
0

Carrington to launch it's new Hudson 200 fabric showcasing a range of fabrics available with a sanitized finish

Related Keywords: 200 fabric, Best Fabric & Fibre category, Carrington textiles, Carrington’s Stretch range, durable fabric, Garments, Professional Clothing Awards, Professional Clothing Show, range of fabrics available with a Sanitized finish, retail and food processing industries, stretch performance, trousers and jackets, workwear and personal protective equipment

Adlington
Summary: 
According to the manufacturer, sanitized is an antimicrobial finish that protects the fabric against bacterial growth and odours, making it ideal for healthcare professionals and those working in medical environments, as well as hospitality, retail and food processing industries.

According to the manufacturer, sanitized is an antimicrobial finish that protects the fabric against bacterial growth and odours, making it ideal for healthcare professionals and those working in medical environments, as well as hospitality, retail and food processing industries.

The company explains that, garments keep their outstanding stretch performance throughout extended wear and wash cycles, including industrial laundering. Carrington will also be launching its new Hudson 200 fabric and showcasing a range of fabrics available with a Sanitized finish.

https://www.innovationintextiles.com/protective/carrington-heads-to-professional-clothing-show/
0

New sustainable fabrics by Singtex

Related Keywords: athleisure, cotton or polyester, eco-friendly moderate stretch fabric, fabric manufacturers in Taiwan, fabrics with 6% spandex, functional and environment-friendly fabrics, Garments, ISPO Textrends 2019/20 selection, outdoor, S.Leisure, Singtex Biotec bio-based nylon fabrics, Singtex is the first textile company, sports, sustainable fabrics, T-Shirts, training and sports apparel, yarn technology

New Taipei City
Summary: 
More than 116 million tonnes of waste clothes end up in the landfills every year. A sustainable manufacturer of functional fabrics, Singtex has developed Biotec series to tackle this issue. It reuses organic materials, such as coffee grounds, to make coffee oil membrane and castor beans to produce bio-nylon fabrics. These bio-based materials are said to replace more than 25% petroleum consumption during production and offer a better wearing experience.

More than 116 million tonnes of waste clothes end up in the landfills every year. A sustainable manufacturer of functional fabrics, Singtex has developed Biotec series to tackle this issue. It reuses organic materials, such as coffee grounds, to make coffee oil membrane and castor beans to produce bio-nylon fabrics. These bio-based materials are said to replace more than 25% petroleum consumption during production and offer a better wearing experience.

https://www.innovationintextiles.com/singtex-releases-new-sustainable-fabrics/
0
 
Let Us Know Your Need
click here icon
 
Pricewatch Enquiry
Name
Company
Phone
Email
Country
 
Word Verification
 
News & Views
Indian cotton production estimated fall to 321 lakh bales  
  16 Apr , 2019 Read full story  
Unfortunately many company gradings on human rights and welfare remain disappointing  
  16 Apr , 2019 Read full story  
Evonik to boost production of nylon  
  16 Apr , 2019 Read full story  
 
Prices
 
Market Intelligence
  • Polyester Intelligence
    YnFx's Polyester Intelligence Service consolidates all the information at a click. This service provides the following:
    • Daily Price Trends
    • News & Views
    • Weekly Prices on Polyester Chain
    • Price Forecast Covering 3 Regions
    • Spun Yarn Exports from India
    • Polyester Chain - Demand/Supply Statistics
 
Special Reports
 
Country Reports
  •  
    Who have subscribed this report
    Live Chat online
    feedback button