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Genuinely-loved jewels: Missoma's founder Marisa Hordern on "authentic relationships" as key to success

Genuinely-loved jewels: Missoma's founder Marisa Hordern on "authentic relationships" as key to success

Jewelry brand Missoma's founder Marisa Hordern gives insight on how building genuine relationships with brand ambassadors and VIP clients helped grow her brand into one of the UK's fastest-growing private companies.
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Coats Group trading patterns "back to normal" post-pandemic

Coats Group trading patterns "back to normal" post-pandemic

Coats Group is pretty much back to normal on the performance front, the threads and global footwear components manufacturer said Wednesday, with its pandemic woes clearly behind it.
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A "Made in Bangladesh Week" to change the image of the local textile industry

A "Made in Bangladesh Week" to change the image of the local textile industry

A "Made in Bangladesh Week" was held in Dhaka by Bangladeshi manufacturers from November 12 to 18, almost ten years after the Rana Plaza disaster. The aim is to change the image of the local textile-clothing industry.
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Woolmark reveals names of eight finalists in 2023 international prize

Woolmark reveals names of eight finalists in 2023 international prize

Woolmark has revealed the names of the eight finalists of the organization’s much-watched International Woolmark Prize for 2023, selecting designers from eight different nations.
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Ifema appoints Ana Rodríguez as director of MBFW Madrid

Ifema appoints Ana Rodríguez as director of MBFW Madrid

The director, with extensive experience in organising trade shows for several different industries, will be replacing Nuria de Miguel. The first edition of the fair she will direct will be held in February 2023. 
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Première Vision Blossom to hold 10th edition in Paris on December 14-15

Première Vision Blossom to hold 10th edition in Paris on December 14-15

The trade show dedicated to pre-collections of fabrics for fashion and accessories labels is expected to host about 100 exhibitors, for an edition that will introduce a change in the event's schedule.
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Peta launches $1m vegan wool prize

Peta launches $1m vegan wool prize

The new “Vegan Wool Challenge" offers a windfall to the first entrant to develop a vegan material that’s akin or superior to sheep’s wool and is adopted and sold by a major clothing brand”.
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Destination Africa textile fair returns to Cairo

Destination Africa textile fair returns to Cairo

After its last physical celebration in 2019, the trade show specialized in textile sourcing in African countries will organize its sixth edition at the Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski in Cairo, on November 19 and 20.
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Retailers accelerate shift to forest friendly fibres at COP27

Retailers accelerate shift to forest friendly fibres at COP27

​Retailers including H&M, Kering and Inditex will purchase over half a million tonnes of low-carbon alternative fibres for clothing and packaging to help reduce global emissions, they said Monday. ​
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Ecco collaborates on Ecovative  to commercialise mycelium leather

Ecco collaborates on Ecovative to commercialise mycelium leather

​Danish footwear specialist Ecco said on Friday that its Ecco Leather operation has linked up with Ecovative, a major mycelium tech firm for a partnership to develop and commercialise next-gen mycelium for new products.
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With F.lli Cerruti, Gruppo Piacenza wants to become a pole of reference in luxury wollen textiles

With F.lli Cerruti, Gruppo Piacenza wants to become a pole of reference in luxury wollen textiles

After taking over Lanificio Piemontese in 2020, the historic Piedmontese spinning company has just added F.lli Cerruti to its portfolio, with the ambition of becoming a pole of reference in luxury woollen textiles.
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Munich Fabric Start, Bluezone to be held in July

Munich Fabric Start, Bluezone to be held in July

The exclusive preview concept View will be pushed back to September 5 and 6 and will be held for the first time under a new concept called reVIEW. Although the 2023 winter date will remain before MFS on November 28/29 .
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Scotch & Soda unveils Dutch Wool collection

Scotch & Soda unveils Dutch Wool collection

​More brands are focusing on using sustainable materials these days and while that often means special technology to create circular processes for recycling fibres, there’s also a move towards locally-sourced materials.
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Bolt Threads boosts eco brands' access to Mylo vegan leather

Bolt Threads boosts eco brands' access to Mylo vegan leather

​Bolt Threads is aiming to boost take-up of its vegan leather Mylo material in a way that rewards those brands committed to sustainability.
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Filippa K launches sustainable capsule using Circulose

Filippa K launches sustainable capsule using Circulose

​Filippa K has launched an AW22 capsule collection that it said “showcases its deep-seated commitment to furthering sustainable solutions in the fashion industry”.
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Coats Group names Heather Lawrence non-exec director

Coats Group names Heather Lawrence non-exec director

Industrial threads producer and global footwear component manufacturer Coats Group has added to its non-executive director line-up with Heather Lawrence joining the board, effective 7 November.
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