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Sustainable fashion: Welcome revolution
Sustainable fashion: Welcome revolution

Sustainable fashion or eco-fashion is a revolution to enhance the consumer's awareness of social and environmental concerns on the clothing manufacturing sector. Similar movements have already taken...

Sustainability: Essential strategy for the fashion industry
Sustainability: Essential strategy for the fashion industry

Sustainability is a concept that will engage almost everyone for decades, says Angelo Camillo. The topic of sustainability has assumed global dimensions and now carries political implications....

Innovation in manufacturing: first 'speed factory' opens in Germany
Innovation in manufacturing: first 'speed factory' opens in Germany

Sporting giant Adidas has launched a new concept that looks at individualisation rather than standardisation. Regina Henkel analyses the idea that aims to revolutionise production in the coming...

The Ageless Art of Ajrakh Printing
The Ageless Art of Ajrakh Printing

The block-printing style called 'ajrakh' is a legacy of the Indus Valley Civilisation. Renu Gupta writes about a craft that is now seeing resurgence. Ajrakh is an ancient block-printing method on...

Germany: The year in retrospect
Germany: The year in retrospect

The bankruptcy of Karstadt, the end of Bread & Butter, and the entry of Chinese companies were some major headlines that dominated in Germany, writes Regina Henkel. Both a plethora of problems and a...

Japanese and post-apocalyptic influenced fashion design: Konnichiwa
Japanese and post-apocalyptic influenced fashion design: Konnichiwa

Wearable art is a new art form introduced with the invention of the sewing machine and its practitioners interpreting fashion the way they think it should be. Vince Quevedo discusses about Japanese...

Future of Fashion
Future of Fashion

The fashion industry with its ever changing trends has had a big role to play in polluting the environment. But with growing awareness among the consumers, many apparel manufacturers have switched to ...

New Media: A new platform for fashion industry
New Media: A new platform for fashion industry

Social media has opened doors to new and emerging designers with small budgets to push their creativity and contribute to the fashion world by actively staying plugged-in. Designers and brands now...

India gears up to rule the intimate apparel market
India gears up to rule the intimate apparel market

The growing demand for fashionable intimate apparel in India is providing a boost to the innerwear market. Fibre2fashion gives an overview of the biggest players domestically and globally along with...

And Fashion said: Let there be light
And Fashion said: Let there be light

For over a hundred years, Forster Rohner AG has stood for high-quality embroidery. They produce embroideries for elite fashion houses, and range from ready-to-wear to haute couture. With their new...

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Effective quality management starts with a quality policy. Effectiveness is the extent to which...
Posted by
Pradip Mehta | Jan 23,2016
Is your business ready for Textiles 4.0? Before you can say, 'Yes', 'No', 'May be' or 'I don't...
Posted by
Aseem Prakash | Apr 25,2016
A few years later, the same process is now taking place in textile printing, and this has never...
Posted by
Gabi Seligsohn | Feb 04,2016
Why do I ask if India can afford to miss the bus again? Because whether we like it or not, whether...
Posted by
Rahul Mehta | Aug 12,2017
Luxury is a lifestyle, and fashion is just a minuscule part of it. Businesswise-the most visible or ...
Posted by
Abhay Gupta | Dec 23,2016
It was not very long ago that people who shopped online in India were considered 'ahead of time'....
Posted by
Arun Sirdeshmukh | Jan 21,2016
It was in 1987 that Asif Merchant got into the business of wholesaling of footwear. He bought from...
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Asif Merchant | Sep 02,2015
Indians are too enamoured of Hollywood. We can’t help it. We have been conditioned this way. The...
Posted by
Anurag Batra | Sep 02,2015
Imagine a cricketer, once an exciting player but now aged 45, having put on oodles of weight, too...
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Rahul Mehta | Sep 11,2015
The focus in research and development (R&D) is now more and more set on new sustainable products...
Posted by
Fanny Vermandel | Jun 24,2016