Scientist Pavan Manvi of RWTH Aachen University (right) and researcher Dr Jochen Norwig of Covestro with a prototype CO2 synthetic fibre. © Covestro

19/03/2020 – Air – drive the change

Air – drive the change

Make it fair, clean the air

Jeans often serve as the prime example of fashion’s negative effects on the planet. New technologies enable sustainable alternatives. By  Editorial staff

Ingeborg Neumann, President of the Confederation of the German Textile and Fashion Industry (textil+mode): “Our study of the future is a guideline for a Green Deal for textiles.” © imo

18/03/2020 – Green Deal Textiles

Green Deal Textiles

Studying the future – Perspectives 2035

Textiles are the stuff the future is made of. This, at least, is the conclusion drawn by a recent study entitled “Perspectives 2035”. By  Iris Schlomski

In July 2010, Groz-Beckert established its pioneering platform, the Technology and Development Center (TEZ). © Groz-Beckert

17/03/2020 – Research project “next to skin fabrics”

Research project “next to skin fabrics”

Groz-Beckert and Lucerne University

Successful cooperation project between Groz-Beckert and Lucerne University. By  Iris Schlomski

GOTS is the stringent voluntary global standard for the entire post-harvest processing (including spinning, knitting, weaving, dyeing and manufacturing) of apparel and home textiles made with certified organic fibre (such as organic cotton and organic wool), and includes both environmental and social criteria. © GOTS

09/03/2020 – Highest growth rate ever

Highest growth rate ever

GOTS takes off

7765 certified facilities worldwide, an increase of 35 percent with more than 3 mn workers covered under GOTS in 2019. By  Iris Schlomski

Fair impressions of the season SS21 © Munich Fabric Start

26/02/2020 – Spring/Summer 21 season

Spring/Summer 21 season

Munich Fabric Start & Bluezone – Focus on Thrivability

A new level of sustainability, digitalisation, transparency, growing need for information and desire to inspire – that's what the new season stands for. By  Iris Schlomski

© Barbara Schneider

24/02/2020 – Sustainable craft, unique design

Sustainable craft, unique design

Fashion “made in Vogelsberg” by Galfe

GeschwisterGalfe presents fashion collections with locally sourced fabrics and on-site sales. By  Iris Schlomski

Première Vision: 44,414 international visitors for a distinctly particular february edition © Première Vision

21/02/2020 – Coronavirus keeps visitors away

Coronavirus keeps visitors away

Première Vision Paris: Stormy periods

Nearly 45,000 visitors, Première Vision welcomed to Paris this past 11t o 13 February to imagine, design and produce the spring/summer 2021 collections. By  Iris Schlomski