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Where next for 3D design and prototyping?

There’s no doubt 3D design and virtual prototyping is a potential disruptor to the traditional way the apparel industry does business, from...

Setlog portal “monitors down to the mill”

Visibility into the entire apparel and textile supply chain – or “monitoring down to the mill” – is one of the biggest challenges facing bra...

Methods Workshop speeds labour cost calculations

The latest software from Methods Workshop is designed to help retailers, brands and manufacturers accurately predict a garment’s labour cost...

Crystal Group eyes “mega-capacity” in Vietnam

Garment maker Crystal Group sees Vietnam as its "new star", with expansion projects under way that the company hopes will increase sweater p...

Latest Interviews

North Face ahead of the game on sustainability 8 May 2015

Katie Smith

Outdoor wear behemoth The North Face has secured its position as a leader in the field since its inception 50 years ago. While "ahead of the game" on sustainability, the US2$bn brand is also just "scratching the surface," according to Adam Mott, the group's director of sustainability. Here he tells just-style how the company is re-evaluating and rethinking everything it does based on what's right for the worker, the environment, and the consumer.


Multi-channel a "powerful proposition" for N Brown 10 Apr 2015

Michelle Russell

A "constant run to keep up" with consumer demands is keeping multi-channel retailer N Brown on it toes as it adapts its sourcing model, its systems and international growth to keep apace. Paul Kendrick, customer, financial services and international director, explains.

Latest News

PVH to use Tekfit stretch in Van Heusen shirts 18 May 15

Michelle Russell

US apparel giant PVH Corp is to incorporate Tekfit proprietary stretch technology into the collars of its Van Heusen dress shirts.


JD.com buys stake in Kingdee Software 18 May 15

Michelle Russell

Chinese online direct sales group JD.com has entered into a deal to acquire a stake in Kingdee International Software Group Company.


Top stories this week on just-style... 15 May 15

Katie Smith

The most-read stories on just-style this week include a roundup of US apparel retailers' comparable store sales in April, Nike pledging to expand its US manufacturing operations if the TPP agreement is finalised, and Puma promising tougher supplier audits.


Graphene advance a “game-changer" for wearables 14 May 15

Leonie Barrie

A team of researchers has successfully created what they say is the world’s first truly electronic textile, which could pave the way for the next generation of wearable electronic devices such as clothing containing computers, phones and MP3 players that are lightweight, durable and easily transportable.


Alvanon president Ed Gribbin joins IAF board 13 May 15

Katie Smith

Ed Gribbin, president of apparel size and fit expert Alvanon, has joined the board of the International Apparel Federation (IAF).


VF Corp testing new fabric finishing technology 12 May 15

Leonie Barrie

VF Corporation is exploring potential apparel and footwear uses for an innovative new technology that adds high performance finishes to fabrics without the use of water or heat.

Latest blogs

West Coast ports strike skews data 11 May 15

Leonie Barrie

Apparel imports into the US surged in March, as retailers ramped up their imports of spring/summer merchandise and cargo volumes at West Coast ports started to clear. The top three supplier countries booked double-digit increases, with China leading the way.


Africa's potential to rival Asia for sourcing 8 May 15

Michelle Russell

Interest in sourcing apparel from sub-Saharan Africa might be on the rise, yet the results of a new survey suggest few players currently have concrete plans to tap into its potential.

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