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The new yarn is made from sustainably sourced wood pulp.

For more than a decade, Apparel magazine and Kurt Salmon, part of Accenture Strategy, have teamed up to look at the elements involved in global sourcing excellence for apparel.

When Frank Herbert launched Frank's Pants in December 2016, he began by offering premium US-made khakis. He still does, but his new hit item came as a total surprise.

After 25 years working as a graphic designer in the corporate world, Caroline Harper was ready for a change. She wanted something more artistic, more tactile. She started working at an art gallery, where shibori designs kept catching her eye. You'll be surprised by what happened next.

Innovators

From sustainability and artificial intelligence to automating workflows, doubling down on fit technology and perfecting patterns, this year’s innovative cohort shows that there’s no wrong way to move your business forward and rise above the competition - even as the stakes get higher every day.

Coolcore shirts rocket to the International Space Station

Many fibers make it past wastewater treatment facilities and into our waterways and better solutions are needed to capture those that make it through, but consumers can make a big impact starting at home by paying attention to what they buy and how they wash it.

Reebok has partnered with a group of creative designers to create a custom collection of fitness prototypes showcasing the power of Flexweave, the brand’s latest footwear innovation.

At EDITED's panel discussion on activewear, executives from PUMA, ADAY, J.Crew and Barneys shared their experiences in addressing the consumer addiction to athleisure.

Nordic designers presented ideas including climate-positive fibers, carbon farming, near-market manufacturing, tax systems for rental services, baby clothes on rent prescription, jeans connected to dating apps, zero-cotton denim and much more.

Nordic designers presented ideas including climate-positive fibers, carbon farming, near-market manufacturing, tax systems for rental services, baby clothes on rent prescription, jeans connected to dating apps, zero-cotton denim and much more.

SEAQUAL 4U was born of an alliance between ECOALF foundation, textile group SANTANDERINA and spinning mill ANTEX.

Dr. Rüdiger Fox, CEO of Sympatex, and Dr. Giorgio De Gara, owner and managing director of PIDIGI, together revealed the global challenges and new technologies that will also compel the footwear industry to reinvent itself.

Dr. Rüdiger Fox, CEO of Sympatex, and Dr. Giorgio De Gara, owner and managing director of PIDIGI, together revealed the global challenges and new technologies that will also compel the footwear industry to reinvent itself.

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