At the end of July, more than 837 exhibitors from 19 countries flocked to New York’s Javits Center for the summer 2018 edition of Texworld USA and Apparel Sourcing USA, where they were joined by over 5,000 visitors.
The Messe Frankfurt-organized textiles trade shows revealed on Thursday their summer 2018 seminar lineups, with sessions covering sustainability, autumn/winter 2019-20 color and fabric trends, and fashion law.
Cone Denim has partnered with Lenzing Group to become the only North American supplier offering sustainable denim made in the US. The company debuted the new sustainable denim fabric at Kingpins in NY this week.
The revenue of Lenzing Group in the first quarter of fiscal 2018 decreased 6.1 per cent, from the prior-year quarter to €550.3 million. This drop is mainly attributable to less favourable currency exchange rates.
The report underscores the group's ambition to become one of the industry's sustainability leaders in wood-based cellulosic fibers. By 2022, the intention is to significantly reduce specific emissions.
The 5th edition of ISKO I-SKOOL, ISKO's prize for new talents in the denim industry, has announced the 20 finalists of its fashion category, selected from the 200 candidates who presented their ideas last November.