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H&M: 1st Fashion Company to Launch Global Clothes Recycling Program

H&M: 1st Fashion Company to Launch Global Clothes Recycling Program

  Swedish global fashion firm Hennes & Mauritz plans to start collecting old clothes from next year to hand over for recycling, it said on Thursday. H&M, the world’s second biggest fashion chain after Spanish group Inditex, said in a statement it will become the first fashion company to launch a clothing collection initiative worldwide. “From February 2013, customers will […]

China’s Shocking Textile Industry Facts

China’s Shocking Textile Industry Facts

  The Textile Industry is a recognized national precious stone in China. There are cities, like Changshu City (Jiangsu province) and Dongguan City (Guangdong), which concentrate a high number of textile enterprises (2300 and 6500 textile companies respectively). The textile industry is highly labour intensive, thus it benefited greatly from lower labour costs. Usually a basic worker’s monthly wage is $393 (2,500 yuan). For experienced workers […]

Constrvct App to Design Organic Cotton Garments

Constrvct App to Design Organic Cotton Garments

  CONSTRVCT is truly interactive, user generated fashion. It uses U.S.-sourced double-knit organic cotton jersey and industrial digital textile inks to create its vibrant, photo-quality prints, which are then professionally stitched together in a garment facility in New York City. As a web-based collection, you can make your own designs. Turn photos into beautifully distinctive styles. They make your design with digital textile printing and […]

Why Fashion at the Rio+20 Summit?

Why Fashion at the Rio+20 Summit?

  “Fashion is a highly visible industry that people can relate to and understand. The climate debate has a tendency to only deal with technical interventions such as turbines and heat pumps, but fashion can make everything more tangible for the individual. The fashion industry also affects social currents and thus other industries, which is why the fashion industry is […]

Levis’ Commuter Line of Jeans for Bikers

Levis’ Commuter Line of Jeans for Bikers

  Levi’s®, a 150 years old company, has made another innovative move with the development of its Commuter line—jeans built specifically for the needs and demands of commuter cyclists and those who want to look fly while getting around by bike. The Commuter jeans are ultra-durable and both water and odor repellant, but also include features like reflective interior lining […]