Once the purview of independent designers, “green” textiles are no longer relegated to the sidelines; they're now reshaping traditional supply chains and closets.
China has announced a new cotton price target to help stabilize supply of the commodity.Read more
The textile industry won’t sustain itself—nor will brands retain customer loyalty—if conditions don’t improve with regard to the sector’s impact on the earth. And part of the path to improvement will include using better materials.
Thanks to higher selling prices for its fibers, The Lenzing Group had a successful 2016.Read more
Dark color palettes, the breakdown of gender norms and virtual reality play into Swarovski’s Spring/Summer 2018 trend stories for apparel, footwear and jewelry.Read more
A U.S. industry group is working to bridge the gap between alpaca growers and manufacturers.Read more
If there was concern about commodity capacity in Vietnam, water shortages may soon be less of an issue.Read more
Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is stepping up its fiber certification requirements.Read more
The Better Cotton Initiative is looking to improve cotton production one acre at a time, and major retailers are helping drive the effort.Read more
US cotton producers will be more ambitious with their cotton crops this year.Read more