Sewing industry

Cupro: The Circular Economy fiber Balancing Beauty with Smarter Sustainable Values

Cupro: The Circular Economy fiber Balancing Beauty with Smarter Sustainable Values

Experience the unique touch and feel of Cupro. Let it move your emotions through the Asahi Kasei responsible culture of smart innovation. Understand about the company commitment to ongoing improvements, with a mission to make smarter, cleaner products and a production focusing on the real innovation journey where “zero emissions” disposal is one of their goal.

Rubbish Removal Hits the Fashion Industry

Rubbish Removal Hits the Fashion Industry

If you're looking for new ideas on what to do with your rubbish before rubbish removal, consider this recent news story! The ninth annual Festival of Arts Runway Fashion Show, part of the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts, was held August 12, 2017. If you're conjuring up mental images of silk gowns and expensive fancy lace, think again! At least eighty percent of materials for each outfit worn at this fashion show must be made from recycled, reclaimed, or reused materials! The fashions are created by artists with a great deal of creativity and the crowds this show draws includes people very passionate about saving Planet Earth.

MG2 CREATION presents ECLASTIQ with ROICA

MG2 CREATION presents ECLASTIQ with ROICA

Leading French weaver from Lyon, MG2, has presented the new ECLASTIQ collection made with ROICA™ at the recent Interfili?re salon in Paris. MG2 is a renowned manufacturer of 25 years deep experience, pioneering stretch and bi-stretch fabric innovations that are driven by creativity and technical know-how to make speciality elastic wovens for lingerie and swimwear.

Continuing evolution that aims to smart growth with the launch of the super light SuperLampo T2

Continuing evolution that aims to smart growth with the launch of the super light SuperLampo T2

‘'Every day we produce 50 km of zippers and we do it not only by paying close attention to the functionality and aesthetics of our products, but also to the environmental impact of our industrial processes. All of our company and its production cycle are geared towards reducing waste and enhancing its subsequent use. A commitment that has not escaped to the Environment Edition that has proposed to participate in an important editorial project, the drafting of the book ” Neo Materials in the Circular Economy . Fashion ’ explains Gaetano Lanfranchi, CEO Lanfranchi Spa. The book, edited in Italian and English, was prepared by Marco Ricchetti in co-operation with Blumine srl and with the sustainable fashion social network Sustainability-Lab and presented at the last edition of Pitti Uomo.

C.L.A.S.S. Spring/Summer 2018 is becoming Smarter

C.L.A.S.S. Spring/Summer 2018 is becoming Smarter

C.L.A.S.S., the leading eco-material hub based in Milan and specialized in the integration of a new generation of smart values within fashion and home d?cor, presents the new SS 2018 collection through its partners, highlighting the new generation of values as innovation, research, creativity, traceability, transparency and sustainability. A very new business model and a real supporting tool for companies (not only the “fashion” ones) for lower environmental impact productions. A new concept that contributes to improve the quality of life, properly answering to cultural changes and to consumer’s new mind-set that links excellence to smarter products.

Blossom PREMIERE VISION expands with a wider offer and welcomes the leather industry

Blossom PREMIERE VISION expands with a wider offer and welcomes the leather industry

Last July, the PREMI?RE VISION group inaugurated BLOSSOM PREMI?RE VISION, a new biannual trade show dedicated to first collections and designed for creative, luxury and high-end fashion brands. The first edition was a resounding success, winning praise from fashion houses for the relevance and effectiveness of a concept organized to be consistent with the fashion calendar for first collections, and complementary to the PREMI?RE VISION PARIS* calendar, which targets main collections.

Re.Verso & Filatura C4 at Filo

Re.Verso & Filatura C4 at Filo

Filatura C4: Re.Verso™ partner of excellence for smart wool yarns for contract and woven fabrics for fashion, is now presenting at Filo its exclusive A/W 2017/2018 “Thanks to a shared philosophy and dedication to sustainable manufacturing and business, both companies have collaborated, with the support of C.L.A.S.S., to present a new dimension in eco-smart re-engineered wool based yarns, signed Re.Verso™ by Filatura C4, now especially targeted for the contract market” declared Alessio Catani, Managing Director of Filatura C4.

His excellency Ecotec by Marchi & Fildi: the smart cotton

His excellency Ecotec by Marchi & Fildi: the smart cotton

Beautiful and responsible, but now a smarter yarn with a truly amazing fashion-savvy colour range for you to choose from. It is ECOTEC® by Marchi & Fildi, the first smart cotton, made in Italy from an exclusive, totally traceable and certified manufacturing process that turns 100% pre-dyed cotton textile clippings into these colourful ECOTEC® yarns. This process means we can enjoy huge savings in terms of water, CO2 and energy as attested by the LCA study conducted by ICEA: this confirms improvements up to 56,3% for greenhouse gases, up to 56,6% in energy consumption and up to 77,9% in terms of water usage!

Smart materials for better fashion & accessories

Smart materials for better fashion & accessories

Okinawa was founded by its director, Michele Ruffin in the 1990s, and is located in the province of Padova, Italy. Okinawa has been supplying materials and technological processes of what we refer to as ‘ennoblement’ which is to say, the company uses are highly innovative, creative and exclusive, 100% made in Italy, applied materials and finishes that focuses on the world of leather.

Experience New Standards in Colour Stretch and Sustainable Stretch from ROICA™

Experience New Standards in Colour Stretch and Sustainable Stretch from ROICA™

At the last Premiere Vision in September ‘15, Asahi Kasei launched the ROICA™ Colour Perfect and the ROICA™ Eco-Smart families of advanced stretch materials to great acclaim. Since then, demand at a commercial level has redefined the stretch market with ROICA™ as the NEW STANDARD in terms of unique colour technologies and also in responsible innovation.

Gruppocinque Spring-Summer 2017 presents two complementary lines

Gruppocinque Spring-Summer 2017 presents two complementary lines

Innovation, sustainability and creativity. These are the three key words that define Gruppocinque’s pledge to the future. And behind this project is Lorella Paulotto, the recently appointed CEO, and original partner and co-founder since its foundation in 1996.

ECOTEC® by Marchi&Fildi: The smart cotton

ECOTEC® by Marchi&Fildi: The smart cotton

Beautiful and responsible, but now a smarter yarn with a truly amazing fashion-savvy colour range for you to choose from. It is ECOTEC® by Marchi & Fildi, the first smart cotton, made in Italy from an exclusive, totally traceable and certified manufacturing process that turns 100% pre-dyed cotton textile clippings into these colourful ECOTEC® yarns.

Lanfranchi's new step forward strategy is based on sustainability and innovation

Lanfranchi's new step forward strategy is based on sustainability and innovation

A natural textile made with woven leaves, high-tech designs and the Greenpeace Detox commitment. Lanfranchi Spa new positioning marks a step forward in combining the power of creativity and the innovation DNA with a responsible mission for the future.

Savile Row’s Only Made-to-Measure Tailor Exclusively for Women

Savile Row’s Only Made-to-Measure Tailor Exclusively for Women

Gormley & Gamble was founded in 2014 by Phoebe Gormley, who quit university to start the business, investing what would have been her final year of tuition fees in the company - hence the ‘Gamble’ part of the name. Since its launch the business has gone from strength to strength, and following a move to Savile Row in January 2016 G&G will be the solo women’s-only tailors in the street.

OKINAWA presents its new collection for Fall/Winter 2016-2017

OKINAWA presents its new collection for Fall/Winter 2016-2017

Okinawa is based near Padova, Italy, and founded 30 years ago by Michele Ruffin. It has been renowned for its quality and creativity from the start, having always paid close attention to technological processes and materials for clothing, furnishing and accessories, focusing especially on the leather market.

Miroglio Textile at Premiere Vision

Miroglio Textile at Premiere Vision

“Water saving is crucial for the preservation of the planet and on this objective Miroglio Textile has being focused for many years", said Giuseppe Miroglio, Chairmain of the company.

Happy Birthday Re.Verso

Happy Birthday Re.Verso

Re.Verso™ is the first and only platform for re-engineering wool and cashmere materials for fashion. It was created and developed in Italy by a group of companies who lead the way in this field, who now, after only one year can boast some great achievements in the short time since its launch, at Première Vision last year where the inaugural Re.Verso™ collection of fashion fabrics was presented by A. Stelloni by Mapel.

GruppoCinque presents its new collections for the Fall/Winter 2016/17 season during Premiere Vision Paris

GruppoCinque presents its new collections for the Fall/Winter 2016/17 season during Premiere Vision Paris

The new GruppoCinque collection for the fall/winter 2016/2017 season offers creations with a strong emotional impact, confirming the DNA of an innovative reality and projecting the company into a new level of being contemporary.

C.L.A.S.S. Tour Presents the Autumn/Winter 2016-2017 Eco-Smart Collections

C.L.A.S.S. Tour Presents the Autumn/Winter 2016-2017 Eco-Smart Collections

C.L.A.S.S. the international Milan based eco-smart resource platform, is pleased to announce the third edition of its WORLD C.L.A.S.S. TOUR presenting the latest trends and promoting partners’ smart textiles to selected brands and retailers. Thanks to the Italian Trade Commission’s support, they will provide spaces in New York, Madrid, Paris and London, while for Copenhagen stop we are pleased to confirm the partnership with Danish Fashion Institute (DAFI).

International Fashion Fair - Fast Fashion was held in Poland

International Fashion Fair - Fast Fashion was held in Poland

Paris Hilton was the special guest on the first day (28th August 2015) of the International Fashion Fair - Fast Fashion and Fashion Week Poland. The celebrity appeared during the fashion shows of the Polish producers. She also took part in the press conference and in the evening she performed as a DJ at the afterparty.

New denim styles at H&M help close the loop for more sustainable fashion

New denim styles at H&M help close the loop for more sustainable fashion

This September, H&M will introduce 16 new denim styles made using recycled cotton from textiles collected in the Garment Collecting initiative in H&M stores. The pieces for men, women and kids, are the latest steps toward H&M’s goal towards creating a closed loop for fashion, and will be available in all stores worldwide, as well as online.

The new Ninetyfives

The new Ninetyfives

he Ninetyfive family of yarns expands in the name of sustainable-cashmere knitwear. Now there are two sources of these “double life” yarns with an eco-friendly message. They are among the finest yarns by Filpucci, a company which combines its textile research expertise with a passion for exploring new sustainable alternatives.

Asahi Kasei will present Cupro and ROICA fabrics during Premiere Vision autumn salon in Paris

Asahi Kasei will present Cupro and ROICA fabrics during Premiere Vision autumn salon in Paris

Come to our booth in Hall 5R 91 and see, touch and feel newness in the Cupro and ROICA™ designed for The Modern Wardrobe where everything can now work perfectly, beautifully and smarter for you. From foundations to tailoring and jersey separates, or occasion wear, active sportswear and hosiery and accessories… today, all are crafted and designed exactly to suit the modern consumer. And here, more than ever, Cupro is pivotal in delivering these amazing fabrics.

 A blend of colour innovation, creative design and smart nature for a techno cool autumn 2017

A blend of colour innovation, creative design and smart nature for a techno cool autumn 2017

Last week in New York during Première Vision Gruppocinque launched it’s A/W 2016-2017 Newlife ™ based collection. It consists of two lines – mainline and a new, super-slick, genderless technical concept called Swing. Just to remind, Gruppocinque is first Italian producer of Newlife™ - textile, produced from plastic bottles without using any chemicals.

European Fashion Forum 2015 - International Conference, fashion show and party

European Fashion Forum 2015 - International Conference, fashion show and party

The forum brought together experts from the academic, business and design communities in the fashion industry. Fourteen Winners of Golden Needle by the Academy of Fashion, fashion design students from four Bulgarian universities and Bulgarian designers, who have presented their work on world fashion stages, took part in the fashion show. The accent of the event was the presentation of contemporary clothing with references to Bulgarian folklore.

Why convert your printed catalogue to an online catalogue?

Why convert your printed catalogue to an online catalogue?

In today’s digital world, printed catalogues still have a very important role for the marketing & advertising strategy of many fashion companies. But isn’t it more efficient to invest the budget of printed catalogues in online catalogues?

Three important steps every fashion entrepreneur should consider before starting a business

Three important steps every fashion entrepreneur should consider before starting a business

The fashion industry is one of the most competitive ones, bringing challenges to hundreds of start-ups every day. Fashion brands & organisations are everywhere today. Do you have what it takes to become a real voice in the industry?

Resort and Pre-Fall collections in response to fast fashion

Resort and Pre-Fall collections in response to fast fashion

The Resort and Pre-Fall collections are inter-seasonal lines of ready-to-wear garments, created in addition to the two main seasonal collections - Spring-Summer and Fall-Winter. The mid-season collections are the fashion houses' response to the fast fashion invasion (H&M, Zara, Topshop). Through them, the High Fashion companies succeed to remain relevant all year long.

Miroglio Textile - the European leader in the printed fabrics sector

Miroglio Textile - the European leader in the printed fabrics sector

February, 10-12 Miroglio Textile, textile division of the Miroglio Group, was present at Première Vision Paris with a renewed identity and with 4 collections that concretely demonstrate the distinctive elements of the company: innovation, creativity and smart technology at the service of the fashion industry.

Spring/Summer 2016: GruppoCinque presents a new identity and two collections, Gruppocinque and Swing

Spring/Summer 2016: GruppoCinque presents a new identity and two collections, Gruppocinque and Swing

The Como-area textile company, a leader in manufacturing high-quality, yarn-dyed, plain, and jacquard-patterned woven textiles that are 100% Made in Italy and endowed with a strong fashion content, is presenting a whole new identity at the upcoming textiles trade shows, with fabrics that hold plenty of surprises in store. A S/S 2016 collection that shifts the boundaries of quality and creativity to even higher levels, offering a new textile “alchemy” that expresses the company’s heart as it fuses together emotions, designs, and colours on the one hand, and innovation, responsibility, and technical and contemporary aesthetics on the other.

Europa presents ES, the first “smart” stretch denim

Europa presents ES, the first “smart” stretch denim

Europa unveils a Spring-Summer 2016 that is full of surprises. The Tuscan company, which has been a leader for over 40 years in the production of Made in Italy, high quality and technologically advanced stretch and super stretch denims, is demonstrating its mastery of denim production and its constant investment in technology by launching a genuine innovation: ES, a collection of “smart” stretch denims that make use of Roica™ EF by Asahi Kasei Fibers Corporation, a next-generation yarn with elevated technological characteristics.

The collections during CLASS World Tour

The collections during CLASS World Tour

Bacx™ by Centro Seta S.p.a research, processes and solutions that are eco-innovative are the basic ingredients for this first, exclusive collection of new-generation silk - 100% traceable and 100% Made in Italy. The new collections include classic looks “for elegance and style” that are certified GOTS, but also encompass eco high-tech silk blends with Newlife™ and fabrics with an unexpected feel and look made using Greenfiber™.

NEWLIFE™ by Sinterama

NEWLIFE™ by Sinterama

Sinterama is European leader in the production of coloured polyester threads and yarns, born in 1968 in Biella (Italy). In over 40 years of development, Sinterama has built important partnerships with its clients, offering the most innovative solutions, investing in product research and giving collaboration and service the utmost attention. In line quality control, the automation of processes and the flexibility of production systems represent some of the company’s points of excellence and ensure the highest quality and production standards. At present, Sinterama produces a vast range or products able to satisfy any requirement for fabrics for automotive, furnishing, clothing and technical end uses.

Solstudio won the Indigo Premiere Vision

Solstudio won the Indigo Premiere Vision

More than three hundred most famous textile studios from Italy, France, England, Japan, became this year attendants at the French competition on the theme: "Flower X-Ray". Each studio had the possibility to send one design, and only one of them was selected by a professional jury. SOLSTUDIO TEXTILE DESIGN won the competition.

Trend Vision presents the trends in fabrics for Autumn 2015 Winter 2016

Trend Vision presents the trends in fabrics for Autumn 2015 Winter 2016

Trend Vision is a part of Premiere Vision. The truly global approach of different segments within one and the same brand demands ever more coherence: coherence in the approach to materials, colours, styles...In order to be more efficient, and in the best interest of brands, it now seems paramount to coordinate the marketing tools of the various supply industries.

H&M is NO.1 user of certified organic cotton worldwide

H&M is NO.1 user of certified organic cotton worldwide

H&M is a wonderful example of a company making meaningful change in the textile industry. With its constantly increasing demand for organic cotton, H&M sends an important signal to producers and at the same time makes more sustainable fashion accessible and desirable to a broad target group.” says LaRhea Pepper, Managing Director at Textile Exchange.

Rahul Mishra wins 2013/2014 International Woolmark Prize

Rahul Mishra wins 2013/2014 International Woolmark Prize

The Woolmark is the world’s best known textile fibre brand, established in 1964.
The Woolmark brand is owned by Australian Wool Innovation (AWI), a not-for-profit company owned by more than 27,000 woolgrowers. AWI’s vision is to be a significant contributor to a vibrant, stable and profitable wool industry providing the world with the best natural fibre. The company works throughout the global supply chain – from woolgrowers through to retailers.

Première Vision presents a new space dedicated to knitwear experts

Première Vision presents a new space dedicated to knitwear experts

The World's Premier Fabric Show Première Vision will take place from 17-19 September 2013 at Parc d'Expositions Paris Nord Villepinte.

Accessories for textile, industrial washing and dyeing from Optimum Ltd

Accessories for textile, industrial washing and dyeing from Optimum Ltd

Textile Agency Optimum Ltd. already for 10 years is specializing in the supply of textile accessories, as well as in industrial washing and dyeing.

Textile Agency Optimum Ltd. also offers delivery of extremely high quality accessories for the textile industry: textile labels (jacquard), woven ribbons and laces, hangtags ....

Crazy for latex clothing by MADRUBB

Crazy for latex clothing by MADRUBB

MADRUBB is a leading fashion brand completely different from what you can find on the market today.

The originality of their proposals is based on the material used for all it’s creations: THE LATEX, material which MADRUBB breaks all the clichés with, related to this tissue offering clothing that can be dressed in different occasions.

Fashion and Fashion Management at Varna Free University

Fashion and Fashion Management at Varna Free University

The specialty Fashion and Fashion Management is aimed at training future highly-qualified specialists in the following sub-specialties: Clothing and Clothing Accessory Design, Clothing Production, Fashion Advertising, Fashion Business Marketing and Management. All graduates can start a career as a clothing and clothing accessory designer, sewing industry constructor and technologist, stylist, fashion consultant, advertising expert, tutor, and marketing specialist in the fashion business, also possessing high qualification in the field of management. We present to you some models, made by students in the specialty Fashion and Fashion Management.

TENCEL® + Shellfish = TENCEL® C: The latest fiber innovation from Lenzing

TENCEL® + Shellfish = TENCEL® C: The latest fiber innovation from Lenzing

It is a luxury for many people to eat lobster, langouste or shrimps. An experience of joy arises when the seafood’s hard shell is finally cracked and nothing stands in the way of the tender meat andstarting to savor its taste.

But the true luxury of these delicacies is the leftover shells, which are usually discarded mindlessly as organic waste. The molecular structural substance of the shell is called chitin, from which one can derive Chitosan.

Made to measure - individual approach in making man suit according to the size and client's preferences

Made to measure - individual approach in making man suit according to the size and client's preferences

Made to measure clothing is sewn from a standard-sized base pattern. A tailored suit is a common example of a made-to-measure garment.

The fit of a made-to-measure suit is expected to be superior to that of a ready-to-wear one, because ready-to-wear suits are constructed to fit the manufacturer's definition of an average customer, while made-to-measure means the garments were sown according to the size and client’s preferences, specially made for the client’s unique body with fabric, color and model chosen by him.

Bulgarian textile, clothing and fashion industry - present, future and opportunities

Bulgarian textile, clothing and fashion industry - present, future and opportunities

Textile and apparel industry in Bulgaria is the second most important industry (after tourism) for the country’s economy. This industry includes around 3000 small and medium companies, which employ approximately 170 000 people. According to some research, in 2009 the occupied in the production of clothes in Bulgaria are specialized mainly in the creation of lady’s store clothes – trousers, skirts, jackets, dresses, blouses, shirts, top garment...

Autumn/Winter 2010/2011 trend report from Première Vision

Autumn/Winter 2010/2011 trend report from Première Vision

Like a vibrating heart, fashion’s energy irrigates the season with a determination for change. In the din of the present, the season adopts an everything-is-possible freedom, without dispersing in multiple directions. It foils the instinct to fall back, boldly committing to anti-anonymous fabrics, thinking positively in terms of reality and promising silhouettes with exceptional alliances between masculinity and femininity, casualness and tailoring, discretion and extravagance. It throbs with clear stances and strives to work around constraints, to invent in a new way, to create with ingenuity, to cleverly imagine new relationships between shape and material.