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  • AccentEmphasis given to a distinctive characteristic of a garmentAccessoriesIn fashion accessories refers to items with a useful or decorative purpose used in conjunction with one’s outfit. They complement and enhance the clothes worn. Include Belts & Suspenders, Bridal Veils, Eyewear, Footwear, Gloves & Mittens, Handbags, Handkerchiefs, Headwear, Jewelry, Legwear, Neckwear, Shawls & Wraps, Umbrellas, WatchesAcid washTreatment done on fabric to fade the colour with bleach solution. C
  • Reflecting changing times and a shifting world, Prada launches a new projectRe-Nylon, introducing a sustainable line of iconic Prada bag silhouettes executed in a unique new regenerated nylonEconylmade by Aquafil.Prada bag silhouettes are executed in Econyl made by Aquafil. © Prada/AquafilThe product of a partnership between Prada and the textile yarn producer Aquafil, Econyl nylon is obtained through the recycling and purification process of plastic waste. Aquafil brings new purpose to waste ma
  • LONDON – UK high street fashion retailer River Island is re-calling five items of clothing which have been found to contain traces of cadmium and lead in excess of legally permitted levels within the EU.Two variations of a check pattern dress, a tassel playsuit, a sequin embellished top and a studded cream hoodie were sold through the company’s online and high street retail outlets, dating back to as far as February 2018.Source:Eco Textile
  • What is fashion?Fashionis a popular aesthetic expression in a certain time and context, especially inclothing,footwear,lifestyle,accessories,makeup,hairstyleand body proportions.Whereas a trend often connotes a very specific aesthetic expression, and often lasting shorter than a season, fashion is a distinctive and industry-supported expression traditionally tied to the fashion season and collections.Style is an expression that lasts over many seasons, and is often connected to cultural movement
  • Italian luxury fashion house Ermenegildo Zegna recently bought a a 65 per cent stake in Fossoli-based knitwear producer Dondi. The value of the stake was not disclosed. Dondi specialises in 100 per cent ‘made in Italy’ knits for men and women and has been a supplier to both Ermenegildo Zegna and other luxury brands across Europe for over 40 years.Pic: Ermenegildo ZegnaDondi's top markets include the Turkey, South Korea, France, Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States. It wa
  • The fashion industry is still far from being sustainable and circular, says areportby Global Fashion Agenda, the leadership forum for industry collaboration on fashion sustainability. The pace of fashion industry’s sustainability performance has slowed and solutions are not being implemented fast enough to check negative impacts of the fashion industry.Pic: Global Fashion AgendaThe report ‘Pulse of the Fashion Industry 2019 update’ says that a strong ecosystem of collaboration is urgently needed
  • Global Fashion Agenda, a sustainable forum, has announced the expansion of its associate partner group by welcoming a new addition, Outland Denim. The Australian denimbrandexemplifies how responsible fashion can be used as a tool to create positive social impact. Outland Denim has put the welfare of its employees at the core of its businessstrategy.The brand is rooted in the 'Denim Project', which was an initiative that empowered vulnerable women in disadvantaged circumstances by offerin
  • Signatories of the 2020 Circular Fashion System Commitment, an initiative launched in 2017 by the Global Fashion Agenda (GFA), will have to hurry up if they still want to reach all the circularity targets they committed to. GFA’s second yearly assessment of the progress made by fashion brands and retailers was published today and the results are rather disappointing: it turns out they have reached only 45 (21 percent) of the 213 targets set.“It's promising to see that the 2020 Commitment has
  • Cotton Inc. is delving into retail. The not-for-profit research company funded by U.S. cotton producers and importers has launched an online shop through Amazon.Called Cotton Style House Collection, Cotton Inc.'s retail venture offers cotton apparel designed by eight lifestyle influencers, from an assortment of brands. Each piece in the collection is was selected with the mission to convey both the comfort and versatility of cotton. Cotton Inc. brought on celebrity stylist Irma Martínez to c
  • Amazon Fashion has launched its second collaboration on its new platform, The Drop. Described as an "innovative shopping experience," The Drop is Amazon's aptly-named venture into the streetwear-led trend of frequent yet limited edition fashion collaborations.Its second collaboration, which launched on July 9 at 12pm, is designed by fashion influencer Patricia Bright. The 13-piece collection is trend-forward, catering to both followers of Bright and consumers interested in exclusiv
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