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LYCRA and Browzwear Enter Partnership to Save Time, Reduce Waste

08/04/2022

When it comes to wearing clothes, one of the highest virtues is simplicity. When it comes to making them, it’s efficiency. And now The LYCRA Company, the global textile giant, plans to make that a lot easier for designers thanks to a new partnership with Browzwear, a pioneer of 3D software for the apparel industry.

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Industry Focus: Textiles, Fiber & Yarn - Textile Experts Weigh In on Sustainability and Circularity, Transparency and Accountability

08/04/2022

At the foundation of every garment is a choice regarding fabrication. This commitment to a certain textile that relies on specific fibers helps to tell the story of a collection.

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Inside the Industry

08/04/2022

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Leading Internet Retailer Spiraledge Secures $8 Million Loan From RBC

08/04/2022

Republic Business Credit has provided another company with the funds it needs to not only succeed but also grow.

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3M Develops New Yarn to Enhance Outdoor-Wear Properties

08/04/2022

Adding to its evolving mix of textile solutions, 3M has introduced 3M-Specified Water Repellent Greige Yarn, which joins its other fabric-based innovations including 3M Thinsulate Insulation and Scotchgard Protector.

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Catherine Gee Illustrates Growth, Brand Evolution With Fall 2022 Collection

08/04/2022

For her Fall 2022 collection, Santa Barbara, Calif.–based Catherine Gee expanded upon her signature looks to embrace the cool-weather urban woman. Staying true to her aesthetic, she has created new ways to wear Catherine Gee.

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Art Hearts Fashion Hosts Largest Miami Swim Week Calendar

08/04/2022

Miami Swim Week Powered by Art Hearts Fashion held a week of runway shows and VIP events July 10–17 at six of Miami’s most iconic venues.

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FCI Fashion School Celebrates a Long-Awaited Return of Creativity

08/04/2022

FCI Fashion School held its student fashion show July 26 at The New Mart in downtown Los Angeles, its first runway show since the March 2020 lockdown due to COVID-19.

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Texworld New York City, Apparel Sourcing New York City and Home Textiles Sourcing Return to In-Person for Summer 2022 Edition

08/02/2022

Held July 19–21 at the Javits Center, Texworld New York City, Apparel Sourcing New York City and Home Textiles Sourcing celebrated a successful summer 2022 edition, featuring thousands of fabrics and garments from hundreds of global textile manufacturers and suppliers and drawing thousands of new and returning attendees to the show floor for networking, sourcing and education.

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Preface Brings a New Show Experience to Its Latest Edition

08/01/2022

The Fall/Winter 2023 edition of Preface was held July 27­–28 at The Clara, a photography studio in the Arts District of Los Angeles, where designers gathered for a glimpse into fashion’s future.

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New York Fabric Show Hosts Designer Brands, Emerging Designers and Startups

08/01/2022

The New York Fabric Show was held July 20–21 at the New Yorker Hotel and, after the lifting of COVID travel restrictions, was able to welcome back Canadian exhibitors Gordon Fabrics, Kendor Textiles, Telio and Zinman Textiles.

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07/28/2022

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Solstiss Returns to L.A. With a New Showroom

07/28/2022

Fashion goes round and round in cycles, which is not so different from the way Earth orbits the sun. Solstiss may sound like the twice-annual event that occurs at the height of summer and depth of winter, but this kind of solstice is perennial.

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Roy G. Takes Tie-Dye to the Next Level

07/28/2022

What do you wear when sitting around the house listening to Jimi Hendrix and burning patchouli incense? The answer comes from Roy G., a new “sofa to street” loungewear brand designed in Brooklyn and made in L.A. whose specialty is psychedelic silk in acid colors straight from the days of Woodstock and the Summer of Love.

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Dalia MacPhee Takes Flight With Fall 2022 Collection

07/28/2022

For her Fall 2022 collection, Dalia MacPhee juxtaposed her elegant pieces against a unique backdrop of vintage aircraft to relay the enduring fight and strength of women.

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La Plage Miami Brings French Fashion to Its Boutique-Style Show

07/28/2022

Launching July 14 at the Boulan South Beach with an evening opening reception, La Plage Miami continued through July 18 in the hotel’s penthouses. The curated collection of French fashion brands was presented with all the flair of Parisian couture set against the sun and sea of the location.

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Hammock Returns to Miami in New Venue

07/28/2022

The New World Center in Miami Beach, Fla., welcomed Hammock July 16–18 along with the show’s new philosophy. Hammock was all about slow fashion, social responsibility, respect for the environment, inclusiveness and wellness.

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Cabana Opens a Portal Into the New World of Swim

07/28/2022

Cabana was held July 16–18 at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami Beach, Fla., to retail buyers in search of what’s next, and they were not disappointed.

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Scene and Be Seen at Miami Swim Week

07/28/2022

Street Scene: Miami

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Coterie Brings Glamour Back to the Eden Roc

07/28/2022

Destination:Miami by Coterie was held July 16–18 at the iconic Eden Roc in Miami Beach, Fla. This famed hotel, built in 1955, has an impressive history welcoming guests such as Frank Sinatra and Elizabeth Taylor among the impressive list of stars who graced this stunning Miami beach resort.

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