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Wool makes a comeback as a 21st century fibre

While global wool production for the 2014/2015 year is forecast to be at its lowest level for 70 years, its prospects for future growth are...

Apparel retailers balance bricks and clicks

Where once retailers invested in e-commerce as an extension of their physical stores, an acceleration in shopping online means they are now...

Changing business models to drive sustainability

Executives from fashion brands and manufacturers met in London last month for the Ethical Fashion Forum's annual Source Summit to discuss wa...

Fung Capital helps PLM firm expand into Asia

Fung Capital is investing in US-based Centric Software, a provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software to the apparel industry, h...

Latest Interviews

Innovation backs Burlington’s 90 years in business 13 Mar 2014

Michelle Russell

Founded in 1923, North Carolina-based Burlington Industries has spent the last 90 years transforming itself into the world's largest textile manufacturer. Here, president Jeff Peck talks to Michelle Russell about the secrets to the company's success, the ongoing challenges facing the textile industry, and what the future is likely to hold.


Interview: Brad Poorman, CMSO, DryDye Fabrics 21 Jan 2014

Michelle Russell

Waterless dyeing took a step forward in December when Nike revealed plans to launch sportswear made from fabric dyed using a process that eliminates water and cuts down on chemicals. The technology is not new though. The Yeh Group first launched a range of DryDye fabrics three years ago using high-tech equipment from DyeCoo Textile Systems. Michelle Russell asks Brad Poorman, chief marketing sales officer for DyeDry, some burning questions about the new technology.

Latest News

Global news roundup 2 Sep 14

Michelle Russell and Katie Smith

The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy.


just-style's research roundup 2 Sep 14

Ellie Morgan

The latest reports from just-style's research store include a global database of the top 1,000 apparel knitting mills, a look at the jeans market in Colombia, and a country report on Turkey.


Top stories this week on just-style... 29 Aug 14

Michelle Russell

The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at the shifts in manufacturing costs that are driving companies to re-think their global production strategies, a closer look at Li & Fung's three-year strategy, and the continued unrest in Cambodia's garment industry.


Ralph Lauren unveils high-performance Polo shirt 26 Aug 14

Michelle Russell

Ralph Lauren Corp has developed a high-performance Polo Tech shirt that merges biometrics into active lifestyle apparel, and is designed to improve general wellness and increase personal fitness.


Garmatex develops advanced cooling fabric 22 Aug 14

Michelle Russell

Performance fabric specialist Garmatex Technologies has developed an advanced cooling fabric designed to help wearers function in extreme weather temperatures by regulating body temperature.


RevoLaze files patent lawsuit against denim firms 20 Aug 14

Michelle Russell

Lazer technology firm RevoLaze has filed a complaint with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) against 17 denim jean companies for patent infringement.

Latest blogs

Cambodia garment industry approaching crossroads 27 Aug 14

Michelle Russell

If Cambodia's US$5.5bn garment industry is not yet at a crossroads, it is approaching one, according to participants at an industry trade show held in Phnom Penh. Many industry suppliers believe that while Cambodia remains a growing market for their textile and garment products, there are challenges ahead, from rising labour costs to increased competition from neighbouring countries.


Apparel industry reacts to Russia tensions 18 Aug 14

Michelle Russell

Retail shares have been among the biggest fallers in the last two weeks as financial markets react to President Vladimir Putin's retaliation to the imposition of sanctions on Russia.

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