Fibres & fabrics: Latest news and analysis articles
Greater integration and cooperation among African states is needed to boost business and investment in the continent's cotton, textiles and...
Another industry event looking at prospects for the British fashion industry has homed in on the need for partnership and collaboration if t...
An online tool to help apparel brands, retailers and manufacturers work towards improved wages for garment workers in global supply chains h...
Driving meaningful change towards sustainability in textiles within organisations, within the industry, and with consumers topped the agenda...
Adriano Goldschmied, Diesel's co-founder, is working to promote a new stretch fabric he hopes will turn around the fortunes of the $50bn denim industry.
Building the business for long-term growth, but also ensuring that the company has a strong local supply chain in place to deliver on its goals, are among the challenges faced by Andrew Lo, CEO of Hong Kong based Crystal Group, as he continues to build the capacity and competitiveness of one of Asia's largest garment manufacturers.
US fibre maker Invista and Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing Group have collaborated for a second time on a denim project.
UK fit specialist Alvanon has launched its latest academic fit and sizing tools that mimic the fit of lingerie and swimwear on real women.
The most-read stories on just-style this week include the revelation that adults in Uzbekistan have been forced to pick cotton during this year's harvest, new scenarios are driving sustainability in textiles, and Archroma launches eco-friendly dyes.
The International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) has trimmed its forecast for world average cotton prices in 2014-15, and notes that a combination of low prices and high production costs has incited governments in many large cotton-producing countries to take steps to help growers.
Smart fabrics firm Outlast Technologies has expanded its product range to include a performance filling material that offers a natural solution for climate comfort in apparel products.
Colour and specialty chemicals company Archroma has unveiled a new range of eco-friendly dyes derived from agricultural waste that can also be fully traced along the supply chain to consumers.
Apparel brands have been urged to stay committed to Cambodia after a 28% rise in the minimum monthly wage was agreed for textile, garment and footwear workers.
US firms including apparel retailers and importers are urging the government to intervene in the ongoing dispute at US west coast ports, amid worsening delays on shipments of holiday merchandise and fears a total shutdown may be imminent.
- New wage ladder lifts workers towards living wages
- US retailers to face logistics issues into 2015
- New scenarios driving sustainability in textiles
- African apparel sector needs cooperation to thrive
- UK fashion sector prospects depend on partnerships
- Bangladesh worker dies as factory boiler ruptures
- Eight footwear factories lead on social compliance
- Global unions join forces on apparel wage poverty
- US firms eye Vietnam footwear growth ahead of TPP
- J Crew embarks on new expansion phase