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Revamp of Mag section

We have been overwhelmed by the phenomenal response that we have received from colleagues/readers across the industry spectrum in the last three months. Based on the feedback that have poured in, we are restructuring our mag section, which will be held in abeyance for a bit. All sections of texfash.com will continue to function as they do, as they have.
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  • Print Head FESPA 2022

    FESPA Global Expo 2022 Draws to a Close on Upbeat Note

    The curtains came down on FESPA 22 wrapping up a successful four-day showcase of innovations across industries spanning apparel, sportswear, home décor, accessories, custom fabrics, and other diverse, high-fashion textiles. A texfash.com wrap-up with some of the notable displays.

  • Print Head FESPA 2022

    ESMA Planning Course on Sustainability in Printing for Fashion/Textile Applications

    The European Association of Screen-printing Equipment Manufacturers (ESMA) promotes adoption and correct use of specialist printing processes. It supports its members, representing machinery, equipment and software in the textile sector among several others, with business trends and solutions, legislation and industry standards knowhow. Peter Buttiens, the CEO of ESMA, elaborates.

  • Print Head FESPA 2022

    3D Printing: Still a Novelty, Far Away from Becoming a Raging Trend

    Much of the change that is taking place or has already transpired in the 3D world are more in the R&D space than in retail. If something can’t be seen does not mean that it does not exist. texfash.com explores.

  • Print Head FESPA 2022

    Printing Gets Sustainable, But Digital Still Has a Long Way to Go

    Berlin is where all the action seems to be happening. This week it is FESPA 2022 which has key industry suppliers coming together to showcase the latest developments in wide format, digital, offset, textile, and direct-to-garment printing, as well as embroidery, signage and much more. texfash.com gets the whole blob for you.

  • Print Head FESPA 2022

    Print Is Just a Small Part of Supply Chain But at Each Stage Transformation Is Afoot

    The textiles industry faces accelerated change throughout the entire supply chain in the years ahead, driven by trends including sustainability and near-shoring. Print is just a small part of the complete textile supply chain but, at each stage, transformation is afoot and evolving at a fast pace worldwide. Michael Ryan, Head of FESPA Global Print Expo, tells texfash.com what it will be like to be at the four-day event at Berlin, beginning 31 May, and how the interplay between the printing segment and others in the value chain is expected to play out.

 

Bag Your Pardon: Despite Fines, Retailers Still Charge for Carry Bags

LegalEase / Carry Bags

CmiA Doubles Cotton Output, European Chains Make Beeline for Africa

Sustainable Cotton / Africa
 

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Highlights of the Week

  • There’s a Desperate Need to Get Together in Person After the Pandemic

    ISKO is part of Sanko Tekstil, the textiles division of the Sanko Group. With a global presence and offices in 35 countries, ISKO is the biggest producer of denim in the world. It has a capacity of 300 million metres of fabric per year, with 2000 state-of-the-art automatic looms. Marco Lucietti, Director for Strategic Projects at ISKO, says what it is to be like to be back at Denim PV.

  • Denim Sustainability No More a Trend, It’s Now an Obligation

    As the Denim Premiere Vision marks its return to a physical format today at Berlin, the big hope kindled is that there will be a strong showcase of sustainable and ecological treatments and articles. texfash.com talks to a cross-section of exhibitors and visitors.

  • That’s How Denim Companies Came out of the Pandemic

    The pandemic is as good as over—touch wood. The new normal has brought newer challenges. But, how did denim players tide over the COVID-19 crisis. texfash.com looks ahead even as it looks back.

  • EU Textiles Strategy: What it Means for the Denim Sector

    The new EU Textiles Strategy is all about circular economy. How equipped is the denim sector to meet its demands? Texfash.com probes

  • Companies that Consider Sustainability an Expense Will Not Survive

    Established in 1951, Bossa is one of the largest integrated textile corporations of Turkey with its facility in Adana. General Manager Onur Duru talks about Bossa's production philoshophy and the drivers that are changing the denim sector.

  • Denim PV Not Another Sourcing Event, But Melting Pot for Ideas

    Denim’s been a hardy survivor, so have been its stakeholders. And as they congregate at the 'responsible denim fashion event', considered the Mecca for the sector—the Denim Première Vision (Denim PV), at Berlin beginning tomorrow—more than 80 exhibitors, after going through an intensive selection process, will showcase their wares as also their approach in terms of sustainability.

  • Denim Companies Trying to Do Their Bit, But Will That Be Enough?

    To be able to source/manufacture earth-friendly denim, communication is key which calls for a need to stay constantly updated. That would sound like a dictum from a management manual—only, things don’t work that way on the ground. So, what do companies do? texfash.com explores.

  • Produce Less, Better and What Is Necessary. That's Real Sustainability: Paolo Gnutti

    Paolo Gnutti, described as the ‘Wizard of Denim’ and creator of fashion and trends in the indigo world for 35 years, formed 'PG By Paolo Gnutti' in 2018 as a 'Made in Italy’ enterprise focused on garments for mid to high-end productions. Gnutti has joined hands with denim giant ISKO for a new fabric collection: ISKO Luxury by PG. The official launch was held at the ongoing Denim Premiere Vision in Berlin on Tuesday, 17 May. A quick chat.

  • Regenerative Cotton Is Most Pragmatic Way to Stop Climate Change

    Founded in 1953, Orta transformed from a spinning & weaving company to a denim manufacturer in 1985. Today, Orta operates in Turkey with its 1000+ employees, creating a platform for leading manufacturers to step up and reclaim a denim industry where more aesthetics leads to more ethics. Orta’s Sustainability Consultant N Sebla Önder dwells at length on a holistic approach into creating eco-positive denim.

  • Denim PV is Eclectic: Each Exhibitor Has to Go Through an Intensive Selection Process

    If there is an event for the denim industry that is a *must*, then it is Denim Première Vision. As exhibitors and visitors ready themselves for the two-day Berlin edition of Denim PV that starts on 17 May, Show Manager Fabio Adami Dalla Val and Product Manager Manon Mangin tell texfash.com, what it will be like to be at the coveted event.

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Desolina Suter
Desolina Suter
Fashion Director
Première Vision Paris
Much has been said about working from home, the possibility to feel comfortable in one’s outfit but also the necessity to feel vital, ready to communicate and open to the world. We have learnt to look good on screen, to use make up and hairdos in a different way. As a result, in the concept of business wear, attention is given to a mixed fluidity that energetically questions categories and established divisions.

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Thao Nguyen
Thao Nguyen
Owner
Tara Sartoria
Tara Sartoria is named after Tara, the Buddhist goddess of compassion and protection. Tara was born from a lotus, the flower depicted in the Tara Sartoria logo. The goddess Tara has been known throughout the world for over 3,500 years. In comparison, Zara has existed for only 47 years.