Entries by Dunja Hoejenbos

Succesful China & Asia Textile Forum opened by IAF’s Han Bekke

On March 12th and 13th, the Chinese Chamber of Commerce for the import and export of fashion and textiles (CCCT) organized its 6th successful China & Asia Textile Forum. CCCT is the International Apparel Federation’s (IAF) Chinese member and the Forum’s opening speech was given by IAF President Han Bekke. Bekke related IAF’s tagline ‘Creating […]

The AUAS has appointed Valérie Lamontagne as professor of Fashion

The Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) has appointed Canadian Dr. Valérie Lamontagne as professor of the Fashion Research and Technology research group at the Amsterdam Fashion Institute (AMFI). Lamontagne will start her professorship, affiliated to the Faculty of Digital Media and Creative Industries, this month and will move to the Netherlands this year. The […]

Colombia and New York connect with the powerful alliance Inexmoda-Fashion Snoops

During the 30th edition of Colombiatex de las Americas on January 23, 24 and 25 in Medellin, Colombia, Inexmoda presented its new partnership with the American trend forecasting platform, Fashion Snoops. This union brings together the extensive experience that the Colombian Institute has in the Latin market and the investigative power and coverage in trend […]

Gerber’s Digital Solution adopted by Grosso Moda to Meet Speed and Industry 4.0 Trends

The need for speed continues to intensify with ever changing consumer trends that evolve as technology makes it possible for ideas to spread quickly – creating the demand for the see now, buy now mindset. To succeed, fashion companies need to adopt technology and embrace digitalization to streamline workflows, which enable greater agility and speed […]

IAF Position Statements

The IAF Board of Directors has approved a series of IAF position statements on a number of global issues that are crucial for the positive development of the apparel industry. These issues include industrial development and education, stimulation of new business, responsible business conduct and global harmonization of norms and standards. IAF’s position on these […]

Alvanon president Gribbin transitions to senior advisor role

IAF treasurer and Alvanon president Ed Gribbin transitions to senior advisor role to the Alvanon leadership team. Alvanon, a global company of latest innovations and technologies for apparel organisations, has announced that after twelve years, seven as president, apparel veteran Ed Gribbin will transition to senior advisor role for the leadership team. He will be […]

Alvanon Launches Fashion Innovation Hub with Asian Pioneers

Shanghai, China – Global innovations company Alvanon in partnership with former Editor-In-Chief of Apparel Monthly, Jenny Liu, have opened The Shanghai Apparel Experience Center (SHAEC), a unique industry hub that will connect and bring to market pioneering technologies and sustainable innovations aimed at transforming the fashion industry in China and the rest of the world. […]