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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Cone Denim and Unifi, Inc. unveiled the latest in advanced stretch technology: S GENE® with REPREVE®.

Cone Denim and Unifi, Inc. unveiled the latest in advanced stretch technology: S GENE® with REPREVE®.

Cocona Inc.'s lawsuit against Columbia Sportswear and The North Face for violating U.S. Patent No. 8,945,287 B2 is moving forward in Colorado.

Cocona Inc.'s lawsuit against Columbia Sportswear and The North Face for violating U.S. Patent No. 8,945,287 B2 is moving forward in Colorado.

Scabrenta, using its proprietary technology and deep knowledge of Italian leather making, will be an important R&D hub for various kinds of leather solutions within the ISA group.

WTiN Intelligence: Medical Textiles' new technical report entitled "Absorbent nonwovens for medical and hygiene textiles applications" aims to provide an overview of the use of absorptive nonwovens in both medical and hygiene applications, examining issues over their continued use for the global population, and exploring innovations and new technologies coming from both research bodies and manufacturers.

WTiN Intelligence: Medical Textiles' new technical report entitled "Absorbent nonwovens for medical and hygiene textiles applications" aims to provide an overview of the use of absorptive nonwovens in both medical and hygiene applications, examining issues over their continued use for the

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