A significant milestone is reached in testing for genetically modified (GMO) cotton - fourteen laboratories from China, Germany, India, the Netherlands, and Portugal have successfully passed the proficiency test. An overview of the laboratories that can currently conduct GMO testing as per the ISO IWA 32:2019 method has now been jointly published by GOTS, OCA and Textile Exchange, which constitutes an important milestone on the journey towards the widespread use of this standardized protocol.
C.L.A.S.S. the global platform for sustainable materials, fibres and textiles for the fashion business is ready up for its world tour in some of the most cutting-edge venues and events truly committed to ‘weave’ a better future. The first appointment will be the Textile Exchange conference, the influential annual event organised by the eponymous certification agency and non-profit association, held in Vancouver, BC – Canada, from October 16. Ready to discover smart and cutting-edge innovations? In Vancouver, C.LA.S.S. is looking forward to shaking hands at Booth 40.
The Armani Exchange line debuts at Pitti Uomo. "In 1991, I had an idea and I called it A|X. Looking at the reality of streetwear, before it became just another fad, I created metropolitan garments that were functional and affordable for younger generations or for individuals with a young mindset.
This year’s Textile Exchange’s Sustainability Conference will be held in Milan later this month. The conference offers an opportunity to connect with industry pioneers and learn about cutting edge solutions and innovations in textile and apparel sustainability. The theme of the 2018 conference is United by Action: Accelerating Sustainability in Textiles and Fashion.
Marchi & Fildi, recognized as the leading Italian manufacturer of ECOTEC® smart cotton is widening their international reach with new partners that offer a wide range of fantastic products in exciting colors and inspiring textures. ECOTEC® is the trademark, representing high-quality 100% traceable yarns made in Italy, and a certified manufacturing process.
The 44-year-old designer was part of the label's team since 2010 - he started as part of the meanswear team and in 2011 was promoted to creative director, overseeing the men's and women's collections. He brought new ideas into the 'DNA of the brand', but it is time for change obviously - which is a common event in the men's fashion world lately.
People resist change, but there are ways you can influence that. See this interesting video by Dr. Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Ilan Eshkoli...
On Tuesday (March 17, 2015), Japanese brand Black by VANQUISH presented its Fall-Winter 2015/2016 menswear collection during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo. It was a debut collection for designer Hayato Shiroyama and his label. The main theme was 'CHANGE'.
The talanted Israeli makeup artist and blogger Tal Peleg gave a new meaning of the eye shadows with her amazing paintings on the eyelid.
She represents scenes and characters from classic books and tails and even absolutely delicious looking sushi, using liquid eyeliner and shadows.
Fast fashion consists of collections based on the most recent fashion trends presented at every year's Spring and Autumn Fashion Weeks. The main idea is garments to be designed and manufactured quickly and cheaply, which allows consumers to take advantage of current clothing styles at a lower price. In Fast fashion production cycles are compressed into 4 to 6 weeks and in some cases even less than that. This creates more buying seasons in the same time and space.
The supermodel Helena Christensen urged world leaders to take action to combat climate changes.
When opening an exhibition of her works, Christensen said that the conference on climate changes in December provides a real opportunity to change course in the world.
She recently visited Peru with the charity "Oxfam" to see firsthand the effects of global warming. The resulting documentary photography of the visit reflects the reality of everyday life of the Peruvian province.
In two consecutive articles we will present you the collections of the designers and fashion houses who took part in the Day of Bulgarian fashion in Rome. The final evening, dedicated to Bulgarian fashion design was organized by Mrs. Jana Yakovleva, chairwoman of the Bulgarian-Italian cultural association Phoenix and Prof. Lubomir Stoykov – chairman of the Academy for fashion. This project is an immense result, born from the common efforts of Sofia Municipality and Rome Municipality for Bulgarian-Italian cultural exchange and cooperation.
Fashion science are often regarded as two fields on opposite poles. The first has a volatile, superficial reputation. The second is believed to be very serious and more often than not, boring. Their pairing however gave life to products worthy of science fiction, products that emit lights, kill germs, store heat and restore it to the body when temperature drops, measure your blood pressure, temperature and water levels in your body. For several years, fashion designers and producers have been working together on technological novelties in clothing, which no longer has no merely keep you warm, but also has to provide functions worthy of smart gadgets.