Tag : Textiles
The new champions of UK textilesSubscription
Now in its fifth year, the Prince’s Foundation’s Future Textiles initiative is ramping up efforts to attract a new generation into the British textile industry, while ensuring sustainable practices are embedded from the start.
Comment: Première Vision sets edgy autumn agendaSubscription
Sustainable innovations and Brexit were the top talking points at the autumn 20 edition of Paris textiles trade show Première Vision, as fabrics veered towards the dark and shimmering.
Première Vision: top fabric trends for autumn 20Subscription
Drapers brings you the autumn 20 fabric trends to know from Paris textiles show Première Vision.
Wool ups its athleisure gameSubscription
Technical innovation is making wool increasingly attractive to the athleisure market.
Buzzy Textile Forum shakes off Brexit bluesSubscription
Exhibitors praised the positive atmosphere, strong calibre of visitors and focus on UK names at the latest edition of fashion fabrics trade show Textile Forum this week.
Première Vision: textile trends for spring 20 Subscription
The spring 20 edition of textile trade show Première Vision took place in Paris on 12-14 February 2019. Drapers rounds up the trends and talking points from the show.
Exhibitors reported mixed results at the autumn 19 edition of the London Textile Fair, as market concerns and nervousness were offset by the presence of good-quality buyers and a strong British showing.
Versace, DKNY and Gucci have all banned the use of fur in their collections. As fake fur becomes a fashion staple, Drapers analyses the shift, and asks whether fake fur deserves its ethically clean reputation.
Fashion's war on plastic pollutionSubscription
As the issue of plastic pollution and micro-plastics moves into the spotlight, Drapers speaks to industry insiders to find out more on how fashion is contributing to the problem and what can be done to start the clean-up.
British cotton is once again being spun in Manchester following a multimillion-pound investment in a new mill. Drapers explores the opportunities and challenges facing textile reshoring.