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China's Shifting Sands: A new landscape for luxury

China's Shifting Sands: A new landscape for luxury

  China's luxury market, once marked by conspicuous consumption and a booming economy, is undergoing a significant transformation. The current economic scenario, with slower growth and a focus on domestic brands, is reshaping consumer preferences and forcing international players to adapt. Market resizes Th... Read more

Fast Fashion's Frenzy: A race against time and the environment

Fast Fashion's Frenzy: A race against time and the environment

  The fashion industry is in a whirlwind. Fast fashion, with its trendy clothes at rock-bottom prices, continues to dominate the market, projected to reach a staggering $291.1 billion by 2032 at a CAGR of 10.7 per cent. However, a growing shadow looms – the environmental cost of this relentless trend. ... Read more

From Waste to Wear: Booming rPET market paves the way for sustain…

From Waste to Wear: Booming rPET market paves the way for sustainable textiles

rPET fibers, Patagonia, The North Face, Adidas, H&M, Mordor Intelligence Recycled polyester fiber (rPET), reborn from plastic waste, is rapidly transforming the textile industry. This eco-friendly alternative to virgin polyester offers a glimpse into a more sustainable future for fashion and beyond. The global ... Read more

Indian Textiles: Weaving a path to $100 bn exports by 2030

Indian Textiles: Weaving a path to $100 bn exports by 2030

  The Indian textile industry, a cornerstone of the nation's economy, has set its sights on an ambitious goal: achieving $100 billion in exports by 2030. This target marks a significant leap from the current figures. According to the Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics (DGCIS), India... Read more

EU cracks the whip on fashion, now EUCSDDD will reshape retail

EU cracks the whip on fashion, now EUCSDDD will reshape retail

  The European Union's Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (EUCSDDD), which came into effect on April 24, 2024, is set to shake up the fashion industry. It’s been touted as a game changer as brands and retailers, of a certain threshold size will now require certain practices and sourcing sh... Read more

EU cracks down on unsustainable fashion, new directive demands tr…

EU cracks down on unsustainable fashion, new directive demands transparency

  The European Union (EU) has ushered in a new era for sustainable clothing with the implementation of the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (EUCSDDD). This legislation, effective in phases starting 2027, will significantly impact the textiles and apparel industry, forcing brands to clean up th... Read more

Almost half of UK clothes still end up in landfill despite recycl…

Almost half of UK clothes still end up in landfill despite recycling efforts, wrap report finds

  Despite growing awareness of sustainable fashion, a new report by WRAP, a leading climate action NGO, reveals that nearly half of all used clothes in the UK still end up in general waste bins. The report, titled ‘Textiles Market Situation Report 2024’, highlights that in 2022, out of the 1.45 m... Read more

France push for EU ban on used clothes exports, a complex issue w…

France push for EU ban on used clothes exports, a complex issue with no easy answer

  The fashion industry is a major contributor to textile waste, with Europe alone generating 5.2 million tons annually. France is proposing a ban on EU exports of used clothing, aiming to curb this waste and prevent African nations from becoming dumping grounds for unwanted garments. This proposal has sparked... Read more

On-Demand Manufacturing: A blueprint for the fashion industry's w…

On-Demand Manufacturing: A blueprint for the fashion industry's waste crisis

  The global fashion industry is going through multiple levels of issues. Struggling sales, overflowing stockpiles, and unsustainable practices are just a few of the issues plaguing major brands. But a new solution is emerging: on-demand manufacturing. Mass production, mass waste Traditional fashion relies... Read more

Texworld Paris: Fashion's global hub

Texworld Paris: Fashion's global hub

  Texworld Apparel Sourcing Paris, a cornerstone event for the European textile and clothing markets, is set to open its doors from July 1 to 3 at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles. This premier trade show amalgamates the prowess of Apparel Sourcing, Texworld, Avantex, and Leatherworld, providing a comprehen... Read more

Techtextil and Texprocess 2024 conclude, driving global textile i…

Techtextil and Texprocess 2024 conclude, driving global textile innovation

  Techtextil and Texprocess 2024 concluded with resounding success, serving as the premier global platform for textile innovation. With 1,700 exhibitors from 53 countries and 38,000 visitors from 102 countries, the trade fairs experienced a remarkable 29 percent increase in visitor numbers.  Germany, It... Read more

HKRITA recognized on global stage

HKRITA recognized on global stage

  Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) garners recognition at the Edison Award 2024 and the 49th International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva, showcasing innovative advancements in textile technology. In the realm of innovation and societal impact, the Hong Kong Research Institute o... Read more

China's luxury e-com boom fizzles as shoppers drive up returns

China's luxury e-com boom fizzles as shoppers drive up returns

  China's luxury e-commerce market, once a golden goose for high-end brands, is facing a new challenge: skyrocketing return rates. Shoppers are exploiting loopholes in e-commerce platforms like Alibaba's Tmall to snag discounts and fleeting status symbols, only to return the items shortly after. For example, ... Read more

Dynamic growth and evolution of the women’s apparel market

Dynamic growth and evolution of the women’s apparel market

  The Women’s Apparel market stands as a dynamic force within the global fashion industry, embracing a plethora of clothing and accessories to suit diverse style preferences and lifestyles. Reflecting evolving fashion trends, cultural influences, and consumer demands, it serves as a canvas for personal ... Read more

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AlphaTauri unveils key looks for SS25

  AlphaTauri introduces Cirrus, an innovative Spring/Summer 2025 collection that transc... Read more

SU.RE launches transformative project to revolutionise India’s apparel sect…

  SU.RE (Sustainable Resolution) aims to revolutionise India’s apparel sector thr... Read more

Eastman launches Naia Renew ES staple fibers at Intertextile Shanghai Appar…

  Showcasing its dedication to sustainability, Eastman unveiled the Naia Renew ES stapl... Read more

Vicunha Group inaugurates new sewage treatment plant

  A Brazilian multinational company specialising in denim manufacturing with operations... Read more

RE&UP unveils Next-Gen recycling at Global Fashion Summit

  At the Global Fashion Summit, RE&UP introduced a recycling ecosystem poised to re... Read more

RE&UP unveils Next-Gen recycling at Global Fashion Summit

  At the Global Fashion Summit, RE&UP introduced a recycling ecosystem poised to re... Read more

Champion unveils Weighted Hoodie to promote mental health

  Renowned for its authentic athletic apparel since 1919, Champion has unveiled its lat... Read more

Mud Jeans to raise €250,000 in second crowdfunding round

  In its second crowdfunding round launched this week, circular denim brand Mud Jeans a... Read more

Half of Guess’ mainline apparel portfolio to be included under Eco Label by…

  US-based fashion brand Guess aims to incorporate half of its mainline apparel product... Read more

VDMA leads strong presence at ITM Istanbul

  The Istanbul Textile Machinery (ITM) trade fair, commencing in early June, will featu... Read more

Primark to advance circular business models through the Fashion ReModel pro…

  Primark has joined an innovative project by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, The Fashi... Read more

Source Fashion unites global sourcing regions

  Europe's premier responsible sourcing event, Source Fashion, is set to captivate Olym... Read more

Hightex 2024: Redefining technical textiles globally

  Hightex 2024, the eminent global showcase for technical textiles and nonwovens, is po... Read more

Yarn & Jari Expo 2024: Surat's global showcase

  Surat recently hosted the fourth edition of the Yarn & Jari Textile Expo 2024, a ... Read more

Gujarat CM inaugurates Fabexa 2024, boosting Ahmedabad's textile industry

  Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel inaugurated the Fabexa Fabric Sourcing Expo 20... Read more

Decathlon partners Recyc’Elit to develop recycled products from textile was…

  Decathlon plans to make an investment in the startup Recyc’Elit through its Dec... Read more

Levi’s commemorates 501 Day with oversized replicas of the pioneering jeans

  On 501 Day-the day the world’s first blue jean received its official patent, Le... Read more

Indian apparel exporters spotlight sustainability at IATF Dubai

  More than 35 Indian apparel exporters, primarily representing the MSME sector, are ac... Read more

Uster offers profitable solutions for spinners at ITM 2024

  Spinners looking for sustainable and profitable mill operations should consider Uster... Read more

GFA maps out next level sustainability for fashion industry

  Global Fashion Agenda (GFA) is urging fashion leaders to step up their sustainability... Read more

Primark, H&M collaborate to promote circular business model

  Leading fashion brands including Primark and H&M are collaborating in a new initi... Read more

Kenya to unveil world’s first sustainable clothing factory

  Kenya is set to unveil the world’s first sustainable clothing factory valued at... Read more

More than just fashion retail, brands focus on new technologies

  Increasingly evolving beyond their traditional role as clothing retailers, fashion br... Read more

Better Cotton Conference tackles sustainability in Istanbul

  The Better Cotton Initiative will hold its annual conference in Istanbul, Turkiye on ... Read more

Kraig Biocraft Labs boosts spider silk output after trials

  Kraig Biocraft Labs announced positive results from their spring spider silk producti... Read more

NCTO praises DHS for expanding forced labor ban and enforcement

  Kim Glas, President and CEO of the National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO), ... Read more

Trutzschler to unveil textile innovations at ITM Istanbul 2024

  Trutzschler Group is gearing up to showcase its trailblazing advancements in spinning... Read more

B.I.G. Yarns revolutionizes sustainable design at Clerkenwell Design Week 2…

  B.I.G. Yarns makes a grand entrance at Clerkenwell Design Week 2024, unveiling a grou... Read more

Kraig Biocraft: Market response to milestones addressed

  Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, proudly reports significant strides in its spring produc... Read more

Paolina Russo debuts Spinnova outfit at the Fabric Challenge

  Designer duo Paolina Russo, recognized in Forbes' 30 under 30 list, unveiled their la... Read more

Kering partners with NUS to develop sustainability benchmark

  Kering has formalised a partnership with the National University of Singapore (NUS) t... Read more

Italian textile innovation takes center stage at ITM 2024

  The Italian Trade Agency (ITA) has confirmed its participation in the upcoming ITM 20... Read more

Coats Digital's FastReactPlan transforms High Fashion's production

  High Fashion/Dali China Limited, a leading vertically-integrated Chinese fashion manu... Read more

ColossusTex redefines fabric industry standards with innovative Graphene Ya…

  ColossusTex continues to lead the fabric production sector, setting new benchmarks in... Read more

Hyosung to set up bio-based fiber plant in Vietnam

  In alignment with its pledge to achieve net zero by 2050, Hyosung has embarked on a g... Read more

Kraig Labs inks key deals in Southeast Asia

  Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc.has inked significant agreements with the Lam Dong A... Read more

NCTO: US textile industry's key leadership roles filled for 2024

  The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) has solidified its leadership fo... Read more

Nuevo Mundo advances sustainability with Archroma partnership

  South American textile powerhouse Nuevo Mundo joins forces with global specialty chem... Read more

Amann launches India production plant for sewing threads

  Amann, a German-based company, has inaugurated its inaugural production facility in R... Read more

India's cotton stocks plummet 31% to decades-low

  India's cotton stocks are set to plummet by almost 31 per cent in the 2023/24 period,... Read more

IMARC Group report on cotton yarn manufacturing insights & trends

  International Market Analysis Research and Consulting Group (IMARC Group) recently re... Read more

Welspun Living reports 16% rise in Q4 net profit

  Indian textile giant Welspun Living has announced a significant 16 per cent rise in c... Read more

India reigns supreme as world's largest cotton producer in 2024

  India continues to dominate the global cotton market, reaffirming its position as the... Read more

Trutzschler revolutionizes textile recycling with Truecycled solution

  Trutzschler, in collaboration with Balkan Textile Machinery Inc.Co., unveiled the Tru... Read more

Gokul Tex & Lenzing shine at CMAI FAB Show 2024

  In an innovative collaboration, Lenzing Group, a global leader in wood-based specialt... Read more

Denim mills focus on circularity to drive innovation during Fall/Winter 202…

  Innovations in denim mills for the Fall/Winter 2025-26 season are being driven by a f... Read more

Archroma debuts soft, eco-friendly DWR for apparel fabrics

  Archroma, a leading player in specialty chemicals advocating sustainable solutions, u... Read more

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories hits milestone in silk production trial

  Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc. declares a significant achievement today, marking t... Read more

Hanesbrands on par with sustainability targets; to achieve zero waste by 20…

  Renowned global apparel leader, HanesBrands Inc is steadfastly progressing towards ac... Read more

Rudolf revolutionizes textile industry with innovative solutions

  Rudolf, a global leader in textile auxiliaries and construction chemicals, is poised ... Read more

Fashion brands, innovators join forces for Earth Day forest protection

  Fifteen prominent companies have made a commitment to cease sourcing from Ancient and... Read more

AGI Denim teams up with Green Story to quantify environmental performance

  Vertical denim manufacturer, AGI Denim has teamed up with sustainability analytics pl... Read more

Uniqlo launches new T-shirts range for protection against hot weather

  Japanese apparel and lifestyle brand Uniqlo has launched its ‘Airism’ ran... Read more

Officina39 revolutionizes indigo garment dyeing with Easyndigo

  Officina39, the renowned Italian chemical company, unveils a solution set to redefine... Read more

Oerlikon’s Polymer Processing Solutions Division to participate in ITM 2024

  Oerlikon’s Polymer Processing Solutions Division, alongside its joint venture p... Read more

Autumn Fair 2024 unveils spectacular array of gift and retail delights

  Autumn Fair 2024 is set to reignite retail excitement from September 1st to 4th at NE... Read more

Devan chemicals introduces revolutionary stain release technology

  Devan Chemicals, a leading figure in pioneering textile solutions, proudly unveils it... Read more