The Woolmark Company has once again joined forces with Savile Row to present 'The English Gentleman' in lightweight Cool Wool outfits for London Collections: Men.


New London hotel uses Hainsworth broadcloth

By Kamelia Kountcheva
30 July 2014 17:08

The new Ham Yard Hotel in Soho, London, UK, has used a selection of Hainsworth’s broadcloth for its interiors. Owned by London’s premier boutique hotel operators, Firmdale Hotels PLC, the hotel offers 91 individually designed bedrooms and...

Concrete Canvas receives UK Queen’s Award

By Tara Hounslea 30 July 2014 16:58

Concrete Canvas Ltd has been presented with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation by the Lord Lieutenant of Mid Glamorgan Kate Thomas.

Cotton producers visit Mid-South cotton operations

By Kamelia Kountcheva 30 July 2014 15:51

Tomorrow is the last day of the four-day National Cotton Council's (NCC) 2014 Producer Information Exchange (PIE) programme, offering nine cotton producers the opportunity to see cotton operations in Arkansas, Missouri and Tennessee.

AWI to invest $800,000 in ewe management course

By Kamelia Kountcheva 30 July 2014 15:19

Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) will invest an additional $800,000 to the Lifetime Ewe Management course (LTEM), for its further expansion up to 2017. Over the last 12 years, the course and the Lifetime Wool research project it evolved...



Indonesia yarn duty could damage textile sector, warns industry association

By Jack Hewson 29 July 2014 11:16

A proposed antidumping duty on imported yarns being considered by the Indonesian antidumping agency (KADI) could increase production costs, eroding Indonesia’s competitive edge, the chairman of the Indonesian Textiles Association (API),...

Design is the key

By Thomas Poetz 28 July 2014 16:42

Thomas Poetz of 3T InkJet Textile Consulting, highlights how digital printing can turn the customer into a creative designer



Durable water repellents: alternatives to C8 fluorocarbons

By Dr Ian Holme 28 July 2014 17:14

Environmental and health concerns prompt research into new systems

Reusable clip strings set tone in string bar production

By Marianne Curtis 23 July 2014 15:21

Karl Mayer’s lace raschel machines are productive yet flexible. Latest developments include the introduction of a flexible pattern guide finger system that enables the company’s clients to mount the pattern guide fingers onto the string...



Adidas, Johnson Controls and partners to increase automation in textiles

By Tara Hounslea 25 July 2014 10:57

What do leading companies in the field of sportswear and car seating have in common? They are both looking for new ways to optimise how fabrics are produced to meet future challenges, of course.



Executive Market Report – 28th July 2014

By George Huang 28 July 2014 16:43

A detailed review of movements in fibre, yarn and fabric prices from the previous week, along with changes in production costs.


Web Watch

Advertising: Under Armour Heads Off the Sidelines for a Campaign Aimed at Women

From New York Times 31 July 2014 04:00

Continue reading the main story ADVERTISING for Under Armour tends to feature elite athletes competing on fields, but to promote its women’s line the athletic apparel brand has a new commercial starring a...........

Nordstrom Buying a Website for Men’s Wear

From New York Times 31 July 2014 04:00

Continue reading the main story “Guys hate shopping,” said Brian Spaly, the chief executive of Trunk Club, a shopping website for men, “but love to look good.” As retailers have come up with new ways to target...........

At Patagonia, the Bottom Line Includes the Earth

From New York Times 31 July 2014 04:00

Continue reading the main story VENTURA, Calif. — Early on a recent Friday, Mitch Taylor, a local surfer, paddled out at County Line Beach off the Pacific Coast Highway near Malibu, wearing a new Patagonia wet...........