POP Fashion, Korea Hongik University to cooperate

2018/07 30 11:07

Courtesy: Pop Fashion In a step towards exchange of fashion between China and South Korea, POP Fashion and Korea Hongik University Graduate School of Fashion have unveiled a comprehensive cooperation on the research of popular fashion trends in China and South Korea, a two-way training programme for fashion talent and exchange of designers from both […]

Denim of Virtue introducing Polygiene treated jeans

2018/07 19 13:07

Courtesy: Denim of Virtue The Asia branch of the Los Angeles-based premium denim brand, Denim of Virtue, is now introducing Polygiene treated jeans. The aim is to treat a major part of the Denim of Virtue-jeans sold in Korea, starting with the initial launch of designer jeans that stays fresh. The launch has been mainly […]

ROK’s KolonFnC signs MoU to enter China online market

2018/06 26 07:06

Courtesy: Kolon Industries The FnC Division of South Korea’s Kolon Industries recently announced its intention to launch a full-fledged online distribution network in China while forging a strategic partnership with JD.com, the third largest Internet firm worldwide and one of China's largest e-commerce companies. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed in Beijing between the […]

S Korean company Hansae to build 2nd factory in Myanmar

2018/06 07 14:06

Courtesy: Hansae South Korean apparel manufacturer Hansae Co. will construct a second factory in Myanmar as it moves to secure global competitiveness in the face of a strong local currency and a rise in raw material prices. The company, which makes clothes for many top global brands like Nike and GAP, said it is currently […]

KBR completes KPIC’s ethylene plant revamp project

2018/04 22 05:04

Courtesy: KBR, Inc KBR, Inc. has successfully completed the ethylene plant revamp project for Korea Petrochemical Ind. Co., Ltd (KPIC) in Ulsan, Korea. As per the contract, KBR provided its proprietary Selective Cracking Optimum Recovery (SCORE) technology license, basic engineering design and proprietary equipment supply services to expand KPIC’s existing plant. As a result of […]

Sun-Hee Lee gets place in Marquis Who’s Who

2018/01 01 18:01

Courtesy: Marquis whos who Dr. Sun-Hee Lee has been placed in Marquis Who's Who. Individuals profiled in Who's Who are selected on the basis of current reference value, and factors such as position, accomplishments, visibility, and prominence are all taken into account during the selection process. The First Edition of Who's Who in America was […]

South Korea to host sewing machine exhibition in Nov 2018

2017/12 11 05:12

South Korea will host the country’s only sewing machine exhibition, GT Korea, from November 14, 2018 at Gyeonggi for three days. Nearly 120 companies are expected to set up 400 booths to attract buyers from countries like Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam. Product innovation for smart fibre and technical textile market will be the focus of the […]

388 companies participated in Preview in Seoul

2017/12 03 16:12

Courtesy: Preview in Seoul A total of 388 domestic and international companies participated in the Korean textile fair Preview in Seoul (PIS) – a global textile and fashion fair that has helped expand the export of domestic textiles and fashion while stimulating domestic trade. The fair, held during August 28-30 in Seoul, was initiated in […]

S Korean fashion firms trim unprofitable brands amid slump

2017/11 28 08:11

Fashion firms in South Korea, including Handsome Corp., Shinsegae International and the Eland Group, are now focussed on trimming unprofitable brands amid a prolonged domestic economic slump. This year marks the fourth consecutive year of single-digit growth in the fashion industry, implying an effective slowdown for many industry watchers. The South Korean fashion market’s size […]

Polygiene partners with Andar for women’s activewear

2017/10 23 07:10

Courtesy: Polygiene Polygiene Permanent Odour Control Technology, with its Stay Fresh functionality, is all set to debut in women’s activewear in partnership with Andar in the Fall of 2017. Andar is Korea’s leading brand of women’s activewear in athleisure segment in practices such as yoga, pilates and zumba. Demand for odour-control is growing in these […]

S Korean fashion brands expand overseas amid slump at home

2017/10 17 18:10

South Korean fashion firms are keen on tapping into overseas markets due to a prolonged domestic slump. The domestic fashion market’s size is projected to reach 39.3 trillion won in 2017, which would mark the fourth consecutive year of single-digit growth for the industry, causing many industry watchers to perceive it as a sector slowdown. […]

KAIST scientists develop wearable displays

2017/08 30 08:08

Courtesy: KAIST Scientists led by Professor Kyung Cheol Choi in the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology have presented wearable displays for various applications like fashion, IT, and healthcare. Integrating organic light-emitting diode into fabrics, the team has developed the most highly flexible and reliable technology for wearable displays in the world. Information displays […]