The textile sourcing event returns to New York this month, kicking off with Fashionsustain, a one-day conference addressing some of the most pressing sustainability issues currently facing the fashion industry.
Austrian fibres producer Lenzing plans to invest more than 1 billion euros (895.4 million pounds) in expanding production in coming years, and in a first step will build a 400 million euro facility in Thailand.
The festival dedicated to denim is set to kick off on Saturday, boasting over 75 exhibitors, as well as panels, shows, exhibits and shopping opportunities, all linked to the event’s theme: “Denim From The Ground Up”.
In the course of a decade, the Copenhagen summit has become the fashion world’s leading sustainability event. Its 2019 edition, on May 15-16, will welcome François Henri Pinault and Emanuel Chirico, among others.
The New York City Department of Sanitation and New York City Economic Development Corporation have teamed up with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation for the #WearNext campaign, an initiative to support circular fashion.
One of the largest textile sourcing shows on the East Coast, Texworld USA will come to NYC's Javits Center for a round of talks on sustainability and more. The trade show will run from January 21 through January 23.
The Austrian fibre producer behind the Tencel brand has posted a 5.2% decline in sales to €1.64 billion ($1.8bn) for the first nine months of the year, as it was forced to pay more for key raw materials.