SGS launches athleisure services for textile, footwear

2018/07 12 10:07

Courtesy: SGS SGS, one of the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification companies, has launched a new exclusive range of comfort and athleisure wear services for the textile and footwear industries. This is a full range service in testing and technical support for comfort, performance, functional, and sportswear brands and suppliers. With this new […]

Woolmark announces winners for 2018/19 IWP semi-final

2018/07 12 10:07

(L-R): i-am-chen, Yohei Ohno, Angel Chen and Youser i-am-chen from Hong Kong, Angel Chen from China, Yohei Ohno from Japan and Youser from Korea were announced as the winners of the 2018/19 International Woolmark Prize Hong Kong semi-final. Chosen from more than 300 applicants from across 46 countries, these winners are amongst the most promising […]

PolyU Hong Kong & Alibaba to establish FashionAI Dataset

2018/06 26 06:06

Courtesy: Polytechnic University The Institute of Textiles and Clothing (ITC) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has collaborated with the vision and beauty team at Alibaba Group to establish FashionAI Dataset. It will carry out systematic analysis and labelling of fashion images based on fashion attributes (fashion characteristics) and key points of apparel. By […]

Bureau Veritas upgrades OneSource Suite

2018/06 17 15:06

Courtesy: PR Newswire Bureau Veritas has upgraded its industry leading retail and consumer goods online supply chain quality management platform, OneSource Suite. The changes include a new naming convention, clear mapping of modules across the value and supply chain and a common user interface across modules. OneSource optimises supply chain transparency for buyers and suppliers. […]

Esprit commits to increase sustainable viscose production

2018/06 07 14:06

Courtesy: Esprit Esprit, an international fashion brand, has committed to increase sustainable viscose production as outlined by Changing Markets Foundation roadmap. Esprit will work with suppliers and viscose manufacturers to move to a closed loop production system by 2023-25. With this, Esprit commits to improve the manufacturing process of viscose and modal fibres. Following the […]

‘Automation biggest need for apparel industry’

2018/06 07 14:06

Courtesy: Must Garment In the face of inflation of wages, energy and food and commodities, automation and investment in technology has become the biggest opportunity and need of the apparel industry considering how labour-intense the industry is, said Sanjay Mahtani, owner, Must Garment Corporation. The firm has benefitted by investing in RFID production technology and […]

Li & Fung completes divestment of three verticals

2018/06 07 14:06

Li & Fung, the world’s leading supply chain solutions partner for brands and retailers, has completed the strategic divestment of three of its product vertical businesses namely sweaters, furniture and beauty. Li & Fung will pay a special dividend of 47.6 HK cents per share to the shareholders, bringing the full-year dividend to 60.6 HK […]

HKTDC to present accessory brands at CIFF

2018/01 31 06:01

Courtesy: Volare In an attempt to help Hong Kong designers enter the northern European market, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is all set to host four accessory brands at the upcoming Copenhagen International Fashion Fair (CIFF). HKTDC will present a pavilion at the premier fashion event in Northern Europe, for greater exposure and […]

Hong Kong Fashion Week set to begin on January 15

2018/01 16 12:01

Courtesy: HKTDC Some 1,400 exhibitors from 13 countries and regions will showcase the latest fashion designs, global brand collections, garments, fashion accessories, fabrics and clothing accessories at the 49th edition of Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter which begins on January 15. The four-day show is being organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council. […]

Hong Kong to set up fashion hub in Sham Shui Po

2018/01 16 12:01

The Hong Kong Government will set up a design and fashion hub in Sham Shui Po to foster a new generation of designers and transform the area into a fashion landmark. The project, announced by secretary for commerce and economic development Edward Yau recently, will be located on a site that is being revitalised by […]

GNFEI introduces new t-shirt printing machine

2018/01 16 12:01

Courtesy: GNFEI GNFEI Technology has introduced new t-shirt printing machine that can be used for printing 8 colour A3 size images on the garments, apart from UV printers. The addition of these new printers will allow clients to carry out creative printing works on a variety of surfaces from mobile phone covers, t-shirts and garments […]

Hong Kong Fashion Week set to showcase latest fashion

2018/01 07 08:01

Courtesy: HKTDC The 49th edition of Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter is all set to showcase the latest fashion designs, global brand collections, garments, fashion accessories, fabrics and clothing accessories by some 1,400 exhibitors from 13 countries and regions. The show themed as “New-World Explorers” will feature fashion parades, seminars and a buyer forum. […]