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Textile Fairs. Denim Trends. Share: Read what 200000+ Industry Leaders read everyday for free FASHIONIM (Fashion in Denim), a fashion event dedicated to denim industry, will be organized on the sidelines of Bangladesh Show, which is scheduled to take place on March 2-3, 2016 at Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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The 3rd edition of FASHIONIM will be held on 2nd March. At the previous edition of the event, models displayed collections of denim from three countries. The assortments from Vincunha Textile, Brazil and Envoy from Bangladesh were featured for Autumn/Winter ’15 season; Bhaskar Denim from India too presented its denim collection at the fashion event. Also Read – Garmentech a big hit, benefits Bangladesh RMG industry This time around, designs of fashion students of Bangladesh Universities will be seen on the ramp. The 2015 edition witnessed over 400 guests from some of the most reputed retailers, factories, buying houses and brands. FESPA Textile 2016: ‘Digital Textile Technologies’ to be at focus.

Share: Read what 200000+ Industry Leaders read everyday for free Image Courtesy: Touted as the largest digital textile show – FESPA Textile 2016 – is set to bring global digital textile community under the same roof from March 8-11, at Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

FESPA Textile 2016: ‘Digital Textile Technologies’ to be at focus

At the fair, visitors will get the opportunity to explore various textile solutions, with even more applications and technologies than featured at the previous editions. Kornit Digital, Kiian and MS Printing Solutions, VAVAtex, Fersan Textile Trade Industries, Elkotb Textiles and Zschimmer and Schwarz Mohsdorf GmbH, with other 50+ exhibitors, will display latest digital textile advancements at FESPA Textile 2016.

Workwear fabric manufacturer Carrington gets bluesign accreditation. Share: Read what 200000+ Industry Leaders read everyday for free Carrington, UK’s largest manufacturer of workwear fabrics, has been awarded bluesign accreditation for its Tomboy fabric.

Workwear fabric manufacturer Carrington gets bluesign accreditation

The company is one of two workwear fabric manufacturers in Europe to achieve this status. “Carrington already has a reputation for innovation and for producing fabrics and finishes with extremely high performance in some of the most demanding workplace environments. Gaining bluesign accreditation proves that we are producing workwear fabrics that don’t just benefit the people wearing them, but the environment and work place safety as well,” comments Chris Schoonjans, Export Sales Director, Carrington. Also Read – Microban receives bluesign approval for Scentry BC100 It may be mentioned here that the accreditation is awarded to organizations that can prove their compliance to the bluesign criteria, their commitment to continuously improve environmental performance and building a sustainable future.

Messe Frankfurt inks deal to organize textile fairs in Africa. Share: Read what 200000+ Industry Leaders read everyday for free Messe Frankfurt, the global market leader in trade fairs for the textile industry, is expanding its textile event portfolio to encompass Africa following Europe, Asia and America by entering into a partnership with Trade and Fairs East Africa, the organizer of Africa Sourcing & Fashion Week in Ethiopia, from 2017 onwards.

Messe Frankfurt inks deal to organize textile fairs in Africa

This will lead to offshoots of the three trade fairs Texworld, Apparel Sourcing and Texprocess being integrated into the Africa Sourcing & Fashion Week, Africa’s biggest textile trade fair. Apparel Fashion. Share: Read what 200000+ Industry Leaders read everyday for free Image Courtesy: Sri Lanka-based RV Fashion, a leading retailer offering a wide range of clothing for men, women and children, was recently recognized at the FLAME 2016 Western Province Entrepreneur Awards for its contribution to the readymade garment industry.

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President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena was the Chief Guest at the occasion where 39 outstanding mid-level entrepreneurs in various sectors were honoured by the Chief Minister’s Office of Western Province. International Trade Show of Apparel and Garment & Trade Fair. Guess, Kloth Lifestyle start ‘denim recycle drive’ Share: Read what 200000+ Industry Leaders read everyday for free Guess, a US based apparel retailer, has teamed up with Kloth Lifestyle to start a ‘Denim Recycle Drive’ at all Guess stores in Malaysia from 29 September (i.e. today) to 30 October, 2016.

Guess, Kloth Lifestyle start ‘denim recycle drive’

The collected denim will be passed on to the team at Kloth Lifestyle, which owns sustainable apparel maker Waste2Wear in Malaysia, to recycle the denim and distribute a portion of it to communities in need. Guess, with the aim to make a social and environmental impact through this campaign, wants to provide its customers with the resources and the means necessary to recycle clothes. To participate in this campaign, one needs to bring as much denim as they want to any Guess store. Also Read – Levi’s to recycle old jeans into new ones. Event News Bangladesh. Home » News » Events News » 6th Denimsandjeans Com Bangladesh To Show Natural Indigo Dyeing Practices Share: Read what 200000+ Industry Leaders read everyday for free The sixth edition of Bangladesh with the theme – ‘Vintage Recall, Denim Goes Back To Its Roots’, will be held on 5th and 6th October in Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh.

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The major attract of the show will be Natural Indigo Dyeing Workshop where artisans from India, practicing indigo and other natural dyeing practices will present the traditional way of indigo dyeing practices which is slowly getting eliminated. Also Read – 6th edition of Bangladesh returns in October! The event will also witness a Live Video Conference on “Sustainable Design, Five Fundamental Steps to Create a Sustainable Collection” by Lucia Rosin from Italy on the first day of the show.

H&M’s Cambodian garment suppliers under scanner: Reports. Share: Read what 200000+ Industry Leaders read everyday for free Image Courtesy: Four garment suppliers of Cambodia working for Swedish clothing giant H&M have been called out by a local labour rights group for their continued use of short-term contracts, hampering employees’ ability to unionize and, in one case, allegedly paying workers less than the US $ 140 monthly minimum wage.

H&M’s Cambodian garment suppliers under scanner: Reports

NikeLabs teams up with British designer for travel wear collection. Share: Read what 200000+ Industry Leaders read everyday for free Image Courtesy:

NikeLabs teams up with British designer for travel wear collection

Reebok unveils new ‘combat training line’ for Indian market. Share: Read what 200000+ Industry Leaders read everyday for free Image Courtesy: Sportswear retailer Reebok, in association with UFC, has launched its latest combat training collection at select stores in India.

Reebok unveils new ‘combat training line’ for Indian market

Silvia Tallon, Senior Marketing Director, Reebok India while speaking on the occasion of the launch said, “UFC represents some of the toughest and most dedicated athletes in the world and Reebok is proud to support its greatness in the Octagon. Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is an exciting sport of fitness and we are at its forefront – both globally and in India. ZARA brings out its first-ever sustainable collection ‘Join Life’ YKK develops super lightweight aluminium slider. Share: Read what 200000+ Industry Leaders read everyday for free The YKK Group, world’s largest zipper manufacturer has developed a super lightweight aluminium slider, reducing the weight of its Lumina zipper by 50 per cent, along with the latest fastening solution.

The Lumina zipper range by YKK comprises of aluminium alloy elements and is known as the ‘lightweight’ series. According to YKK, the zipper is strong enough to fit a large size twelve chain, yet durable and light enough to complement a diverse range of leather goods products. Using quality aluminium with fully polished elements, the Lumina aluminium chain and sliders are an optimal combination of lightweight and excellent corrosion resistance, says the Japanese company.

IKEA’s India venture now includes online retailing. Share: Read what 200000+ Industry Leaders read everyday for free Image Courtesy: IKEA, the Swedish home furnishing company, which has already announced its first store opening in India by the end of 2017, in yet another move has decided to take a plunge into the online retail sector to facilitate hassle-free shopping for Indian consumers. The company plans to assimilate its online trading with the retail outlets that are in the pipeline for the Indian market in the next 10 years. Import duty exemption to benefit Indian garment exporters. Share: Read what 200000+ Industry Leaders read everyday for free Image Courtesy: Inkjet Technology unveils new textile printing machine. Share: Read what 200000+ Industry Leaders read everyday for free US-based printing solutions providers, Inkjet Technology Inc. (ITI) will again make industry take notice of its new invention at SGIA Expo, scheduled to be held at the Las Vegas Convention Centre, Las Vegas from September 14-16, 2016.

At the Expo, the company will introduce its Super-Wide ‘Dual Production’ TX3200 Direct-to-Fabric or Transfer Paper Sublimation Printer. The new 3.2-metre-wide textile printer is equipped with the capacity to print directly on textile fabrics and handle dye-sub transfer paper applications. Walmart to stop selling Welspun’s Egyptian cotton sheets. Indian technical textiles market to touch Rs. 1.58 lakh crore-mark in FY ’17. Fashion Brand Analysis. Gap Joined the league of brands that reveal their supplier factories - Apparel Retailers. Innovation in Textiles: Hohenstein develops textile finish with sensory cooling effect – textilestechnologies. As part of an IGF research project, scientists at the Hohenstein Institute have been developing and analysing a textile finish that could provide a sensory cooling effect.

This being an innovation in textiles, the sensory perception of cold depended not only on the area of skin being treated but also on a range of other parameters, such as the moisture level in the skin and the topography of the skin surface. M&S to cull 525 head office jobs. Creating Sustainable Fashion – Sustainable Textile. Fashion designer Ninoshka Alvares-Delaney from Saligao,Goa won the National Award for best design in the menswear category in the India Handloom Brand Design Contest. It was selected by a panel of judges from among more than 1660 entries from all over India in the first ever contest of this nature. As a designer, Ninoshka’s focus has always been on using sustainable fabrics. For her sustainability is the conservation of life achieved through maintaining ecological balance – human, animal, vegetable and planetary. Textile & Dye Chemical Industry Suppliers News, Updates & Analysis. Levi Strauss and IFC to work on sustainable textile factories.

Scientists develop new cooling textile from plastic. Calvin Klein names new Chief Creative Officer. Share: H&M releases Sustainability Report 2015. India’s Cabinet clears ROSL scheme to boost apparel export. Textile Technology. Australian fashion brand Willow set to close in a month - Apparel Retailers. Traditional garment fasteners become trendy value additions in S/S ’17… Textile Technology. ‘Mega Brands’ focusing more on women’s wear. Simran & Company in process to add new markets. Fabric Trade Shows. 2nd Day at Lakmé India Fashion Week 2016 Dedicated to Sustainable Fashion – Sustainable Textile. Indian Government to set up ‘Green’ textile park in Chhattisgarh. Sustainable Fashion. Consumer files US $ 5 million lawsuit against Zara USA. John Lewis aims for £ 1 billion ‘Home’ business. Value Addition gets Army influence! Target Cuts Ties With Indian Textile manufacturer Welspun Over Fake Egyptian Sheets.

Vu Thao, Updating Eco-Design With Ancient Knowledge – Sustainable Textile. Simran & Company in process to add new markets. Menswear Trends S/S ’17: Moving ahead this year with a relaxed and punk route. Upcoming Textile Exhibition. Hidesign to open seven new stores soon - Apparel Retailers. Raymond focuses on increasing digital business. Fabric Fair. Myanmar to set up textile & apparel zone. Lindex Scale Up Initiative For Textile Reuse and Recycling – Sustainable Textile.

Higher incentive for Bangladesh leather sector irks environmentalists. International Trade Show. Welspun unveils smart textiles for home furnishing. Denim trends that could help usher in a change in fashion - Fashion Forecast. New Sustainable Apparel For Fashion Clothing – Sustainable Textile. Retail News USA. Textile Technology. Future of Retail: Zika - Proof Fitness Apparel Line. Sustainability Analysis. C&A Foundation aims to highlight improvements in Bangladesh RMG sector.

Textile Conference on Natural Fibres featuring Innovation in Textile – textilestechnologies. Chinese firm to invest in Uttarakhand’s textile park. Apparel Manufacturing Technology. Eastman Chemical, Unifi team up to launch performance fibres. Levi Strauss awards scholarship for sustainable clothing – Sustainable Textile. Textile Manufacturers celebrates the introduction of GST.

Italy-based Thermore produces 100% recycled down jackets. Retail Information. Kering reveals financial results for H1FY ’16. Nanotex launches DRY INSIDE technology for cotton apparel - Textile Technology. Kombucha Clothing: Bacteria-Based Sustainable Clothing Revolution – Sustainable Textile. Future Lifestyle set to raise Rs500 crore for fashion retail business - Apparel Retailers.

Textile Industry News. Garment Fair.