The Riri Group, a leader in the production of zippers and buttons, stands out with its wide range and unique offer of products, thanks to its two distinctive brand names: Riri, a point of reference for the production of zippers, pre-cut in metal and die-cast in plastic and zinc; Cobrax, an iconic name for rivet and button manufacturing. Cobrax Metal Hub, the new company specialized in the design, development and manufacturing of metal components for the luxury and haute couture sector, especially for leatherwear. © Riri Group

25/01/2021 – Cobrax Metal Hub

Cobrax Metal Hub

Riri Group boosts its offer

The new company Cobrax Metal Hub in the Group is dedicated to metal accessories for luxury and haute couture, in the heart of the Tuscan fashion district. By  Iris Schlomski

The 88th edition of Pitti Filati will take place exclusively in digital format on Pitti Connect. © Pitti

21/01/2021 – A digital-only edition on Pitti Connect

A digital-only edition on Pitti Connect

Pitti Filati 88: From 8 February to 5 April 2021

The 88th edition of Pitti Filati will take place exclusively in digital format on Pitti Connect. By  Iris Schlomski

Paradises: Driven by the belief in between elsewhere, inspiration comes from lost paradises, like deserts or faraway islands with authentic culture, craft and inspirations. © NellyRodi Agency

19/01/2021 – Feeling secure

Feeling secure

Apparel fabrics trends for Spring / Summer 2022 by Intertextile

Spring / Summer 2022: Post-pandemic apparel fabric trends will focus on the theme Secure, according to the Intertextile Directions Trend Committee. By  Editorial staff

New warp knitted fabrics with seersucker look: Karl Mayer particularly sees potential for clothing and home textile manufacturers in Turkey. © Karl Mayer Gruppe

19/01/2021 – Bringing movement to the surface

Bringing movement to the surface

Karl Mayer: First warp knitted textiles with a seersucker effect

The word seersucker originates from Persian. The fabrics offer many advantages are traditionally produced on rapier looms. By  Iris Schlomski

Mass-market apparel brands and retailers can’t win in the next decade without speeding up and transforming to a demand-focused model closer to the consumer. © Kornit

18/01/2021 – Sustainability: Reshaping supply chains

Sustainability: Reshaping supply chains

Kornit: Production near by the clients

Apparel brands and retailers in Europe are finding they can no longer pursue business as usual. By  Iris Schlomski

Despite of the softness and delicacy of the M-iFoam Padding, it offers natural hold by stretch stability. © Muehlmeier

14/01/2021 – Friendly on your skin! Friendly to the planet!

Friendly on your skin! Friendly to the planet!

Muehlmeier launches toxin-free M-iFoam Padding

With the latest innovation, Muehlmeier succeeds to offer a real alternative in breast padding for lingerie and swimwear. By  Iris Schlomski

Sebastian Koinder, Managing Director Munich Fabric Start: "To this day we believed that by joining forces we would be able to repeat our success from September. Especially thanks to the numerous exhibitor registrations and the great trust and support from the industry. Unfortunately, the situation is different in the current winter months and has made planning an event impossible." © Munich Fabric Start

13/01/2021 – Munich Fabric Start cancels Fabric Days

Munich Fabric Start cancels Fabric Days

Corona: Fabric Days no longer justifiable

Continued lockdown, high infection rates, and travel restrictions make it impossible to hold Fabric Days Spring/Summer 22. By  Iris Schlomski