IATF gears to show innovative designs in 2018 edition

2017/12 11 05:12

Courtesy: IATF Achieving grand success at the November 2017 edition, the International Apparel and Textile Fair (IATF) is now gearing up to bring forth design and innovation in the three-day exhibition that will kick off from April 24, 2018. Exhibitors from India, UK, China, Japan, Taiwan, Turkey, Hong Kong and Thailand are expected at the […]

Landmark Group re-arranges its top leadership

2017/11 16 04:11

Courtesy: Landmark Group Landmark Group has re-arranged its top leadership positions. Kabir Lumba, the managing director of Lifestyle International Pvt. Ltd., has been assigned to the post of the CEO and director of Landmark Group in the Middle East whereas Vasanth Kumar, executive director of Max Fashion, has been appointed as the managing director of […]

SGI Dubai to have an exclusive textile printing pavilion

2017/11 01 11:11

Courtesy: SGI Dubai SGI Dubai 2018 will have an exclusive textile printing focused pavilion called ‘SGI Textile’ which will introduce innovative textile printing technology products. The world's leading textile printing entrepreneurs will meet at the 21st edition of the show to provide insights to lead the industry to the stakeholders. The show will be held […]

Indian designers Antar-Agni, Bodice win regional IWP

2017/08 01 06:08

Indian designers Antar-Agni and Bodice have won the 2017/18 International Woolmark Prize. Indian designers Antar-Agni and Bodice have been announced as the menswear and womenswear winners, respectively, of the 2017/18 International Woolmark Prize (IWP) Indian Subcontinent and the Middle East regional final, at an awards event held at the Five Palm Jumeirah Dubai. Both winners […]

Online shopping marketplace, DivaNoor, for Middle East

2017/06 26 08:06

A new online shopping marketplace – DivaNoor – has been launched for women in the Middle East. The marketplace, a collection of style and elegance, offers a sophisticated fusion of luxury and unconventional French brands to the Middle Eastern woman. The website has been launched to meet the needs of all followers of fashion and […]

Over 65 exhibitors participating in Leatherworld ME

2017/05 03 08:05

Courtesy: Messe Frankfurt Close to 65 exhibitors from 16 countries are showcasing their products at the ongoing Leatherworld Middle East leather trade show in Dubai. Exotic Indonesian reptile skins, luxury fashion accessories, UAE-produced camel leather goods, and the 24 karat gilded stilettos from Italy among other things are being showcased at the three-day fair. Global […]

Antonio Vietri returning to Leatherworld ME 2017

2017/04 25 06:04

Courtesy: Messe Frankfurt Antonio Vietri, an Italian shoe designer, is returning to the Leatherworld Middle East 2017 with his latest creation, a women's collection of 24 karat gold embossed, diamond encrusted heels. He designer's newest high-end niche range is naturally targeted toward an exclusive type of customer, and he will spare no expense in delivering […]

SGI Textile 2018 to focus on digital textile printing

2017/04 20 07:04

Courtesy: SGI Dubai The Sign and Graphic Imaging (SGI) Dubai 2018 fair's textile pavilion will propagate the adoption of digital printing. The event will highlight areas like heat transfer printing, digital textile printing, fabric printing, custom flags for tradeshows and conventions, table covers with logos and banners and more. It will be held from January […]

Brazilian textile exports to Arab countries hit $3 mn

2017/04 20 07:04

Brazilian exports of textiles and clothing to the Arab World has surged during the first two months of 2017, increasing by 87.5 per cent compared to the same period in 2016. Huge demand for synthetic fabric and sisal rope used in ships and rigs led to the increase in total sales reaching $3 million up […]

Speed top priority for fast fashion retailers: Report

2017/04 06 06:04

Speed and agility are the top priorities for every retailer competing in fast fashion, according to a recent research. With one in eight younger consumers (18 to 24 year olds shopping week and buying) every a fashion item at least once a fortnight, retailers are gearing themselves up to meet growing demand for fast, on-trend […]

Apparel has largest share in UAE’s retail sector

2017/04 06 06:04

Dubai's apparel and footwear market, valued at $11.5 billion in 2016, accounted for the largest share of the Emirate's retail sector, according to an analysis. Apparel leads the category with 73 per cent market share. Demand within this segment was supported last year by value offerings by retailers, particularly during shopping festivals and sales events. […]