JRC-Reflex’s new White Metal reflective fabric
Leader on the retro-reflective material market, the firm JRC-Reflex has launched a new reflective fabric, White Metal, a material capable of reflecting absorbed light that comes in a range of attractive two-tone variations.
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Wacoal has invented a 3D scanner capable of taking our measurements in store
A real new-technology changing room, Wacoal’s 3D scanner helps us to find the perfect underwear without anyone having to take our measurements, boosting a retail experience lacking in innovation.
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Birla Cellulose, viscose from cotton waste
A new revolution in the realm of recycled fabric! According to the textile manufacturer Birla Cellulose, a subsidiary of the textile group Aditya Birla, it is now possible to create viscose fibres from cotton fabric waste.
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Manteco’s sustainable textile innovations
Designated as one of the ambassadors for the Première Vision trade fair’s Smart Creation project, the textile firm Manteco presented its latest innovations in terms of sustainable development.
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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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