The co-located trade fairs have unveiled innovation as the theme of their next event in January 2020, promising a new one-day conference, an expanded educational program and a refreshed artistic direction for the show.
The denim trade show will be held in the Dutch capital on October 23-24, a chance for the sector to tackle the issue of sustainable fashion, as denim production in particular is condemned for its environmental impact.
The first edition of Kingpins Transformers: Ed, the new one-day conference for university students highlighting sustainability in the denim supply chain, kicks off at London’s Ravensbourne University on October 18.
The textile sourcing event returns to New York this month, kicking off with Fashionsustain, a one-day conference addressing some of the most pressing sustainability issues currently facing the fashion industry.
Austrian fibres producer Lenzing plans to invest more than 1 billion euros (895.4 million pounds) in expanding production in coming years, and in a first step will build a 400 million euro facility in Thailand.