The most-read stories on just-style this week include a look at where 3D design and prototyping is heading for textiles and apparel, Brandix being named PVH's global supplier of the year, and an insight on why broad-based policies are essential to improve working conditions in the garment industry.
Texprocess 2015: 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 sampling and pattern making to the creation of 3D digital catalogues and a range of customer-centric services. And with it, comes debate on how the tools are re-writing the rules.
Brandix named PVH ‘Global Supplier of the Year’ One of the world’s largest apparel companies has named Sri Lanka’sBrandixGroup as its Global Supplier of the Year across all product categories represented by its global vendor base.
Broad-based policies essential for garment industry Broad-based policies are essential to improve poor garment industry working conditions and promote a better balance between the economic and social benefits of global supply chains, a new report suggests.
China and India to exploit textile trade relationship China and India have agreed to remove impediments to bilateral trade and investment, and to exploit "complementarities" in the textile and other sectors outlined in a trade plan signed between the two last year.
Ascena Retail to buy Ann Taylor owner for $2bn Ascena Retail Group, operator of Lane Bryant and Justice, brands, is to acquire Ann Inc in a deal valued at around US$2.16bn – making Ascena one of North America’s largest apparel retailers.