Shanghai - While China is on course to surpass the US as the world’s biggest clothing market this year, the future of the country’s fashion industry is still uncertain. Chinese fashion companies have yet to figure out how to appeal to millennials and succeeding generations as labor costs increase the […]

Rotterdam - This year’s MaterialDistrict event held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, showcased the latest innovative materials both in the fashion industry and further afield. Fur coats made from hemp, bags made of bananas and shoe soles made of chewing gum were just a few of the exhibits displayed in […]

Menswear trade show Pitti Uomo has announced that LVMH-owned fashion house Givenchy will be the guest designer at the 96th edition in Florence this June. In a statement, Pitti Uomo, which will run from June 11-14, stated that British designer Clare Waight Keller, who is artistic director of Givenchy […]

How can brick and mortar stores benefit from digitisation? This was the dominating question at the Eurocis trade fair for retail technology in Düsseldorf, which took place in February. More than ever, new solutions focus on the benefits for customers and retail. Implementation is the new motto In recent […]

Denim trade fair Kingpins is upping its ethics and sustainability efforts by introducing new requirements for its denim supply chain members after noticing that few had made serious progress toward establishing CSR standards. The new standards programme, which will require all exhibiting denim mills […]

INTERVIEW Antoine Floch teamed with business partner Olivier Migda to launch the MAN/WOMAN series of trade shows seven years ago after spending several years in the trade show circuit and noticing an element of overcrowding in the market. “For many years I was listening a lot, not talking too much, […]

The organisers of apparel and textile trade fair Gartex India, MEX Exhibitions, have entered into a strategic alliance with Texprocess India, Messe Frankfurt’s international trade fair for processing textiles and flexible materials. The resulting unified industry platform Gartex Texprocess India will […]

White Milano has closed its February edition will an increase in visitors, with the trade show hitting over 25,000 visitors, up 4.8 precent compared to last year’s edition. The strong visitor numbers was helped by an increase in buyers attending, up 2.3 percent, as well as a rise of 6.8 percent from […]

London Fashion Week mourned Karl Lagerfeld on Tuesday, with designers paying tribute to the "irreplaceable" German icon who helped define the industry. "It's such a loss. I know he wasn't that young, but I didn't expect it," said fashion student Edson Toniato, dressed in a black suit and burgundy turtleneck. […]

IN DEPTHFrom plastic we get polyester, from mushroom roots we get leather, and from dialogue we get inspiration to reinvent the textile industry. A panel discussion during Texworld trade fair provides a status report on the fields of recycling and upcycling, both of which seem to be having their moment […]

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