The days of thrift stores being connotated with musty old tee shirts are over. Resale culture has been deemed the “new sustainability” as consumers shift mindsets surrounding luxury goods and fashion. This mindset shift has widespread economic and environmental benefits, as resale of luxury designer goods benefits both the environment, the consigner, and the consignee.
Silk Dupion also referred to as douppioni or dupioni is a type of pure silk fabric produced using fine thread in the warp to create tightly-woven yardage that’s plain weave crisp. It is thicker and has a rustic appearance. Silk Dupion is a popular fabric loved by many designers across the universe.
The story of a Bemberg™ heritage that has shaped a new future for smart innovation through research, knowledge and expertise to deliver the new face of Bemberg™, the one true original material for modern living.
It’s safe to assume summer will bring at least some change in your customers’ buying habits. Students are free to travel, work and enjoy leisure time between class sessions. Parents tweak their schedules to accommodate little ones. Families take vacations during the summer, too.
For the first time at FILO Milano, Filatura C4 is proud to present, in addition to the already established Re.Verso™ collection for contract, the Blue Drop winning fabric by Audejas, made with Re.Verso™ re-engineered wool. A result born from the shared commitment and vision to integrate a new generation of eco values into their circular economy creations.
At next Premiere Vision in New York, TINTEX is pleased to announce its complete switch from the use of conventional cotton and the concomitant launch of a new fabric range that is the highest expression of the new generation of cotton: Naturally Advanced Cotton by TINTEX. This new amazing range is able to offer an advanced smart choice of 4 different premium and responsible advanced cotton solutions such as BCI Cotton, ECOTEC® by Marchi & Fildi, GOTS certified organic cotton and Supima. These new fabrics maintain and upgrade the transparent, hi-tech and sustainable organics that are at the heart of the TINTEX DNA. They represent better, smarter ecomaterials with new levels of performance and hi-tech smarts, thanks to a first class expertise in specialist dyeing and finishing techniques, coatings and applications that use the latest research, equipment and processes to deliver it.
A two-level evolution for Marchi & Fildi, who will attend Premiere Vision’s September edition with a strategic positioning and a broader offer, always striving for smart excellence.
ROICA debuts at FILO Speciality Yarn Fair with its latest, Smarter and Unique Premium Stretch Innovations
Come and see the two unique, responsible premium stretch yarns & the new wellbeing stretch from ROICA™ at FILO in Milan, Booth C6, 27th -28th September 2017.
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.
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.
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.
‘'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., 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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
“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.
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
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. 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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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?
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.
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
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 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.
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™.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
The World's Premier Fabric Show Première Vision will take place from 17-19 September 2013 at Parc d'Expositions Paris Nord Villepinte.
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 ....
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.
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.
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.