Troficolor: presenting organic and recycled denim at the Première Vision trade show
Denims at the cutting edge of trends… and sustainable development textile technologies? This is what Portuguese firm Troficolor is offering when it presented its latest innovations at the most recent Première Vision trade show in Paris.
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Naia, Eastman’s new cellulosic yarn
With its new sustainably sourced cellulosic yarn, Eastman is paving the way for a whole range of ecological and viable fabrics for responsible fashion.
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3D-printed textiles take over New York Fashion Week
3D printing directly onto fabric instead of via elements produced separately then affixed to the material? This was the technological feat observed at the latest New York Fashion Week at threeASFOUR’s autumn/winter show.
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Pyratex: environmentally friendly smart fabrics
Designing ready-to-wear that is a source of well-being, allowing us to protect ourselves from our external environment (UV radiation, pollution, etc.) while taking into account the ecological imperatives of our time: this is the challenge taken up by Regina Polanco, the textile innovator and founder of PYRATEX® fabrics, a range of nine fabrics with exceptional properties.
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Amni Soul Eco textile technology
What if the path towards more sustainable, ethical and innovative fashion hung by a thread? With its new fibre made from a blend of new-generation polyamide 6.6, Fulgar and the Rhodia Solvay group are planning to develop fabrics and materials that can decompose very quickly, especially when they are thrown away or abandoned in nature. An invention that looks like a (green) revolution.
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New fibres based on food waste
Transforming food waste into fabrics and fibres? This is the booming textile trend that is currently revolutionising the fashion industry, whose toxic environmental impact is being criticised a little bit more each day. We take a closer look at these exceptional materials with extraordinary properties.
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G-Star Raw continues its eco-friendly adventure
On the strength of the success of the first denim collection released in 2017, the Dutch brand G-Star Raw is once again joining forces with the company Anchroma to offer the environmentally friendly “Dyed by nature” collection. For the autumn/winter 2019 season, they are revealing jackets, shirts, T-shirts and hoodies dyed using food waste and manufactured in recyclable materials.
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Brrr°: high-performance refreshing fabrics
Brrr° has created fabrics that are going to change our ever hotter summers. Thanks to high-performance technology, the Atlanta-based company has invented clothing that can cool body temperature by 2°C. The end result is well-being and comfort, along with energy savings and an eco-friendly benefit.
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The tesler + mendelovitch studio develops a flexible wooden textile to create sculptural interiors
Renowned for its delicate and expert skills with wood, the tesler + mendelovitch studio has created a 3D wooden textile with a host of applications.
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Thermore’s new Ecodown Fibers Marble fibre
A revolutionary insulating fibre that gives every garment created a unique and singular appearance? This is the technological feat just realised by the textile manufacturer Thermore with the launch of Ecodown Fibers Marble, a fabric with multiple properties that could lastingly change our concept of thermal insulation.
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