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Cygnet Texkimp - custom designed solution for the fashion industry
Equipment

Cygnet Texkimp - custom designed solution for the fashion industry

Cygnet Texkimp provides specialist knowledge and bespoke machinery for the global technical fibre and fabric, paper, plastic, foil and film processing markets. They focus on the design and manufacture of leading-edge creel technologies and accessories for the unwinding, tensioning and guiding of all types of yarns, tapes and fibres, from package to process.

Excellence in textiles, a full-on experience at Milano Unica Spring/Summer 2019
Menswear fabrics

Excellence in textiles, a full-on experience at Milano Unica Spring/Summer 2019

The path through the pavilions of Milano Unica leads visitors on a journey through all the product categories typifying excellence in materials, tradition and creativity, Italian and European.

GOTS - Global Organic Textiles Standard
Organizations

GOTS - Global Organic Textiles Standard

GOTS is comprised of four reputed member organisations, namely OTA (USA), IVN (Germany), Soil Association (UK) and JOCA (Japan), which contribute to the GOTS, together with further international stakeholder organizations and experts, their respective expertise in organic farming and environmentally and socially responsible textile processing.

Angelico Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 fabrics collection - The future of fabrics
Menswear fabrics

Angelico Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 fabrics collection - The future of fabrics

In an age when fabrics are required to evolve constantly in order to retain their central role in the fashion cycle, Angelico is following two routes: exquisite weave, construction and hand in fabrics, and performance standards in line with the contemporary lifestyle. These two tendencies come together in products for different occasions in both the collection of orthogonal fabrics and the K1 creative collection, which also includes jersey and were presented at Milano Unica this month.

Lanificio Luigi Ricceri - the highest craftsmanship quality
Menswear fabrics

Lanificio Luigi Ricceri - the highest craftsmanship quality

Since 1925, Lanificio Luigi Ricceri has been located in Prato, in Via Bologna. Founded by Luigi Ricceri and carried on by his son Georgio, the company is now run by the founder's grandsons Francesco and Luigi.

Menswear exports outside the EU-28 accounted for 23% of total clothing exports last two years
Business news

Menswear exports outside the EU-28 accounted for 23% of total clothing exports last two years

The report provides an in-depth analysis of the EU Textile & Clothing external trade for 2015-2016. It includes trade trends by sector (i.e. fibres, yarns, fabrics, carpets, technical textiles, home textiles, home textiles, workwear, men & womenswear), by products and by EU main trading partners.

Italian suit linings by Brunello S.p.A
Menswear fabrics

Italian suit linings by Brunello S.p.A

The development of Brunello fabrics involves a huge variety of yarns: silk, cupro, viscose, acetate, cotton, wool, elastan, nylon, polyester and new fibres, some of which are spun specifically for us. Over and above classic compact cloths and dobbies, creative fantasy versions range from traditional jacquard to piazzato fabrics, free patterns, checks, pin-stripes, conventional and ink jet prints and cloth or yarn dyed. This is combined with our accurate finishing techniques and allows Brunello the prestigious Marks & Spencer accreditation, which has been met for many years. This mix of innovation and creativity ensures that Brunello fabrics are original and unique.

Re.Verso ™ by Filpucci – The excellence of being increasingly smart
Menswear fabrics

Re.Verso ™ by Filpucci – The excellence of being increasingly smart

For the most important national fashion and lifestyle event, the company from Tuscany - world leader in the manufacturing of high-end creative yarns for knitwear with unique products – has once again renewed its inexhaustible research vocation, which has always been its hallmark. On June 28th, at Sala Riunioni Area Monumentale (1st floor), Filpucci is celebrating its 50th anniversary with the press conference: “Fifty years of Filpucci - History tells the future”, with talks by Raffaello Napoleone, Managing Director of Pitti Immagine, Leandro Gualtieri, Filpucci President and founder, and Federico Gualtieri, Filpucci Vice President.

Shirt Styles, Collars And Cuffs by Oliver Spencer
ABC of the men's suit

Shirt Styles, Collars And Cuffs by Oliver Spencer

Oliver Spencer believes the way a man chooses to dress is changing, particularly in the work place. At the centre of this transition is the shirt, a wardrobe linchpin, it's a garment equally synonymous with dressing down as smartening up these days. By combining this shift with the the Oliver Spencer customer - a creative, free thinking and confident man, Oli set out to create their current offering of shirts, each with a distinctive collar style.

Techtextil and Texprocess present ‘Living in Space’ in cooperation with ESA and DLR
Curious news

Techtextil and Texprocess present ‘Living in Space’ in cooperation with ESA and DLR

Beam me up, Scotty: a large amount of material has to be transported for a journey into space – and technical textiles account for a large proportion of them. Examples of the parts and products in which they are to be found will be on show at the ‘Living in Space’ exhibition during this year’s Techtextil und Texprocess (9 to 12 May 2017), which has been organised by Messe Frankfurt in cooperation with the European Space Agency (ESA) and the German Aerospace Centre (DLR)

Do you know what is boiled wool
Menswear fabrics

Do you know what is boiled wool

Boiled wool fabric is a purely natural product. This wool is a beautiful quality and great for warmer Autumn/Winter clothing and for all-year round layering. It is a medium weight wool, has a boucle texture and a soft drape.

The Expert Choice From Nature: Monocel
Equipment

The Expert Choice From Nature: Monocel

This new presentation of Monocel® yarns will demonstrate innovation and synergies to likeminded partners about its true potential, and how it can represent the next generation of smart cellulosic yarns. Here you can see and evaluate our Monocel® yarns for yourself in a range of jersey and woven fabric innovations.

Merino wool the fibre of choice for Jason Wu Spring/Summer 2017
World fashion

Merino wool the fibre of choice for Jason Wu Spring/Summer 2017

Two months before Jason Wu’s Spring/Summer 2017 collection is sent down the runway at New York Fashion Week, the New York-based fashion designer was in Australia visiting the source of Merino wool - the natural, renewable and biodegradable fibre which lies at the heart of his latest collection.

Noble Fleece fabric by Scabal
Menswear fabrics

Noble Fleece fabric by Scabal

Scabal’s Noble Fleece collection is more than just a superior Super 200’s suiting; it is the culmination of nearly 500 years’ experience in weaving, all in pursuit of creating the world’s greatest and most socially responsible woolen cloth.

Première Vision Paris: 1,898 exhibitors at the heart of international fashion creation
World fashion

Première Vision Paris: 1,898 exhibitors at the heart of international fashion creation

Strategic developments, structural changes, a reorganised offer... next 13-15 September, Première Vision Paris will seek to further promote and coordinate the complementary offer of its 6 shows within one homogenous, coherent and efficient event. This reflects a continuity with prior editions, which saw synergies and transversality strengthened between the show's many activity sectors and know-hows.

The relationship between textile design and product design studied at the University of Boras
Fashion design education

The relationship between textile design and product design studied at the University of Boras

"The way in which we work with fabric in the product design process affects the type of products we can create and also the quality, degree of innovation and expressiveness of those products", says Linnéa Nilsson at the Swedish School of Textiles at the University of Borås, whose thesis studied the relationship between textile design and product design.

Qantas pilots will fly in uniforms made of merino wool
Fashion in the industry

Qantas pilots will fly in uniforms made of merino wool

QANTAS once again turns to Australian Merino wool as almost 3000 pilots fly high in suits made from the natural fibre. Qantas pilots will receive a new uniform for the first time in 13 years, with more than 30,000 metres of suiting fabric needed for the pilots’ wool suits.

Miroglio Textile at Première Vision: Fashion, heritage and sustainability
World fashion

Miroglio Textile at Première Vision: Fashion, heritage and sustainability

Constant investment to deliver an increasingly ecologically sustainable printing method and a project dedicated to the importance of our heritage. These are the two objectives for Miroglio Textile in 2016.

Lanfranchi's new step forward strategy is based on sustainability and innovation
Sewing industry

Lanfranchi's new step forward strategy is based on sustainability and innovation

A natural textile made with woven leaves, high-tech designs and the Greenpeace Detox commitment. Lanfranchi Spa new positioning marks a step forward in combining the power of creativity and the innovation DNA with a responsible mission for the future.

William Halsted - a part of the largest speciality fibre manufacturers and merchants in the world
Menswear fabrics

William Halsted - a part of the largest speciality fibre manufacturers and merchants in the world

The company was founded in 1875 in Bradford by William Halstead (1815-1924). Late in 1889 with the business expanding rapidly, William built Stanley Mills to which the company transferred in 1890 and still operates from today. The business has been run by a further five members of the family until in 2006 the company was acquired by SIL Holdings Ltd, another Bradford based family textile business. SIL are one of the largest speciality fibre manufacturers and merchants in the world.

From Sheep to Suit - the process of manufacturing cloth by Taylor and Lodge
Menswear fabrics

From Sheep to Suit - the process of manufacturing cloth by Taylor and Lodge

Taylor & Lodge uses only the finest wool from around the world and works exclusively with some of these Merino sheep farms.

Joseph H. Clissold - a company with traditions
Menswear fabrics

Joseph H. Clissold - a company with traditions

Worsted cloth has been manufactured in and around the valleys of Bradford and Huddersfield, Yorkshire for hundreds of years. Weavers and finishers were attracted to the area by the abundant supply of soft water from the Pennine hills for power and to use as part of the finishing process of cloth.

International Woolmark Prize Menswear final to be held at Pitti Uomo 89 in January 2016
Competitions & awards

International Woolmark Prize Menswear final to be held at Pitti Uomo 89 in January 2016

Italian style will entwine with the finest Australian fibre when the International Woolmark Prize menswear final takes place as part of Pitti Immagine Uomo in Florence.

Neo-army inspiration and natural materials by Ermanno Scervino Spring/Summer 2016
Menswear collections

Neo-army inspiration and natural materials by Ermanno Scervino Spring/Summer 2016

The Ermanno Scervino Man for Spring Summer 2016 abandons himself in a glamorous dégagée dimension.

Miroglio Textile - the European leader in the printed fabrics sector
Sewing industry

Miroglio Textile - the European leader in the printed fabrics sector

February, 10-12 Miroglio Textile, textile division of the Miroglio Group, was present at Première Vision Paris with a renewed identity and with 4 collections that concretely demonstrate the distinctive elements of the company: innovation, creativity and smart technology at the service of the fashion industry.

Spring/Summer 2016: GruppoCinque presents a new identity and two collections, Gruppocinque and Swing
Sewing industry

Spring/Summer 2016: GruppoCinque presents a new identity and two collections, Gruppocinque and Swing

The Como-area textile company, a leader in manufacturing high-quality, yarn-dyed, plain, and jacquard-patterned woven textiles that are 100% Made in Italy and endowed with a strong fashion content, is presenting a whole new identity at the upcoming textiles trade shows, with fabrics that hold plenty of surprises in store. A S/S 2016 collection that shifts the boundaries of quality and creativity to even higher levels, offering a new textile “alchemy” that expresses the company’s heart as it fuses together emotions, designs, and colours on the one hand, and innovation, responsibility, and technical and contemporary aesthetics on the other.

Rabaneda for Spring/Summer 2015
Collections

Rabaneda for Spring/Summer 2015

A complex personality, which seems simple to the eyes of a stranger, hiding her beauty and containing her biggest wishes. While observing the others passing by, clearly marked by the ending spring season, she feels how her feelings and passions start swirling within her, trying not to explode.

Do you know what is virgin wool
Menswear fabrics

Do you know what is virgin wool

Virgin wool has two definitions. First, it is the wool taken from a lamb's first shearing. This is the softest and finest wool produced. Second, virgin wool can refer to wool that has never been used, processed, or woven before. This type of virgin wool can come from an adult sheep.

H&M is NO.1 user of certified organic cotton worldwide
Sewing industry

H&M is NO.1 user of certified organic cotton worldwide

H&M is a wonderful example of a company making meaningful change in the textile industry. With its constantly increasing demand for organic cotton, H&M sends an important signal to producers and at the same time makes more sustainable fashion accessible and desirable to a broad target group.” says LaRhea Pepper, Managing Director at Textile Exchange.

The Global Campaign for Wool was held in Milan
Events

The Global Campaign for Wool was held in Milan

Italy held its first Wool Week from 10 to 16 September 2013 in Milan.
There were celebrations supporting the global Campaign for Wool inspired by the 'Live naturally, choose wool' claim and promoting wool as a natural, biodegradable and renewable fibre.
One of the aims is to build a bridge between the textile community, fashion industry and consumers.

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