Invista to exhibit latest denim innovations at Kingpins

2017/12 01 08:12

Invista, owner of the LYCRA brand, will exhibit its latest denim fabric innovations at the upcoming Kingpins Show in New York City during November 29-30. Invista will preview a new technology platform for bi-stretch fabrics as well as highlights from its recent marketing collaboration with Who What Wear, which promoted jeans with LYCRA dualFX technology. […]

Amazon India boosts women entrepreneurs with ‘Saheli’

2017/12 01 08:12

In an attempt to boost women empowerment in India, Amazon India has launched 'Saheli'. In association with non-government organisations including Self-Employed Women Association (SEWA) and Impulse Social Enterprise, Amazon Saheli will provide equal opportunities for women to hone their entrepreneurial skills by selling their products online. The online marketplace will sell various products developed by […]

FICCI welcomes the draft textile policy of Uttar Pradesh

2017/12 01 08:12

Welcoming the Uttar Pradesh government’s draft textile policy, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has said the draft includes many of the chamber’s suggestions, such as open access for existing as well as new units, capital subsidy for new and existing units over and above the technology upgradation fund scheme (TUFS). […]

Dressmann to become leading retailer of Fairtrade cotton

2017/12 01 08:12

Courtesy: Fairtrade Dressmann, one of the leading fashion brands for menswear in Northern Europe, will become the world’s leading fashion retailer of Fairtrade certified cotton once it launches its new range of t-shirts, boxer shorts and socks. This is an effort to fulfil the company’s commitment to source 100 per cent sustainable cotton by 2025 […]

EFI shows EFI Reggiani VOGUE printer at ShanghaiTex

2017/12 01 08:12

EFI, a global technology company leading the worldwide transformation from analogue to digital imaging, is participating in the ongoing ShanghaiTex expo, the 18th international exhibition on textile machinery, held from November 27 to 30, 2017, in China. The company is displaying the EFI Reggiani VOGUE industrial textile printer at the exhibition. The EFI Reggiani VOGUE […]

Woolmark collaborates with Japanese label Facetasm

2017/12 01 08:12

Hiromichi Ochiai The Woolmark Company has entered into a two-season partnership with Japanese fashion label FACETASM for developing its Autumn/Winter 18/19 and Spring/Summer 19 wool-rich offerings, ahead of its show at Paris Men’s Collection. Both collections will be Woolmark-certified. The partnership marks the beginning of a long-standing relationship between the two. The Woolmark Company will […]

IBSD Imphal to host silk yarn production centre for women

2017/12 01 08:12

A silk yam production centre for women will be set up at the Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD), Imphal, through community-based participation for training women for self employment, institute director Dinabandhu Sahoo has announced. Training will include operating the local-made multi-reeling-cum-twisting machine and dying methods. The announcement was made while Sahoo was addressing […]

NSDC with Arvind Limited to train 20,000 youth

2017/12 01 08:12

PMKVY induction kits being distributed to the candidates. Committed to empower youth by providing opportunities for skill development, the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) with Arvind Limited, will train 20,000 youth till 2020 under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY). The training of first batch has commenced in Bangalore. Youth in the age group […]

Victoria Beckham Limited gets investments from NEO

2017/12 01 08:12

Courtesy: Victoria Beckham Victoria Beckham Limited, the luxury fashion brand, is strengthening its position with NEO Investment Partners, a private investment firm specialising in luxury brands, investing in VBL. This will enable Victoria Beckham to enhance its digital and physical retail presence, drive growth in core categories and launch into new categories and collaborations. The […]

UC scientists develop model to help apparel makers

2017/12 01 08:12

Moving towards suggesting styles and designing new products, scientists from the University of California San Diego and Adobe Research have developed a model to show that artificial intelligence and neural networks could potentially create custom apparel designs to help apparel makers sell clothing to consumers based on learning from a buyer's preferences. "We show that […]