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 […]

One thing was made clear at this month’s Ispo Munich 2019 fair: The sportswear industry is getting serious about sustainability, and more and more brands are pushing the hot topic to the top of their agenda. Snow chaos at the beginning of the fair Taking place between 3-6 February, Ispo Munich offered […]

London - Never one to shy away from voicing her opinion, Katharine Hamnett took to the main stage of Pure London on Sunday evening to give a passionate speech about the state of the fashion industry, while criticising the government, fast-fashion brands and policy makers alike for their contributions […]

Womenswear trade fair Project Women’s, which is currently being held in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, has teamed up with Conscious Fashion Campaign and the UN Office for Partnerships. Together, they aim to recognize brands and designers that are working to end poverty, protect the […]

Berlin’s fashion fairs had just closed their doors at the end of January when Jörg Wichmann opened the debate about their future. The CEO of Panorama trade fair announced plans that sounded almost revolutionary: Wichmann said in a statement that Panorama was going "on the offensive to meet the industry's […]

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