Entries by Karin Broeksma

IAF warns for possible disruption in international trade in clothing

Han Bekke, president of the International Apparel Federation, is worried about the recent geo political tensions, polarisation and populism in a growing number of countries. “This could easily lead to protectionism and import duties and with that it will not only affect the world exports in clothing (approx.$ 450 billion), but also the position of […]

Save the date: Colombiamoda 2017, July 25-27

Colombiamoda 2017, La Semana de la Moda de Colombia® is the biggest and most important tradeshow in Latin America that represents the Fashion System. From the 25th to 27th of July, we will enjoy our passion for business, fashion trends, and industry knowledge. During the three days, we will offer a commercial exhibition to discover […]

An environment friendly, comfortable, and innovative fabric from Yeşim

Yeşim Textile, which carries out all its production with the motto “People First”, creates comfort with its innovative fabric, while supporting sustainability with a low carbon footprint. Yeşim Textile, which positions itself as a global brand in the textile sector, and produces for world-renowned brands thanks to its technology, qualified human capital, professional administration and […]

Design of Intellighent Medical Apparel with Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation Function

Project Investigator: Dr. Li Li Conductive yarn in fabrics can be used to transport electrical signals of various strengths for TENS in acupuncture therapy. Because the conductive yarn is perfectly embedded in the fabric, the use of bulky electrical cables is not necessary, and thus, the aesthetic value of the garment can be greatly improved. […]

360 degree view into leading industry events

The FashionUnited team of international editors work hard to ensure we always remain at the peak of industry’s innovations 24/7, which is why FashionUnited has featured strong visuals such as photographs, videos and soundbites alongside of to-the-point news articles. In addition, FashionUnited is always up to date with the latest technology, reflected in our recent […]

GINETEX announces the nomination of its new National Member for Spain

GINETEX chooses Consejo Intertextil Español (CIE) to represent and ensure the promotion of the international 5-symbol trademark for Textile Care Labeling in Spain. “We are delighted and proud to count Consejo Intertextil Español (CIE) among our National Members today. Already particularly active within GINETEX in Spain since 1989, CIE will represent the interests of our […]