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Morocco cuts share of US fashion market at Premère Vision New York

More than 350 exhibitors have been displaying their products to some 4,500 buyers from across the United States in a New York warehouse for the July edition of the Première Vision New…

More than 350 exhibitors have been displaying their products to some 4,500 buyers from across the United States in a New York warehouse for the July edition of the Première Vision New…

Business

H&M slows profits slump in Q1

World number two clothes retailer H&M has reported a smaller than expected fall in Q1 profits, despite lower sales in March. The company blames

World number two clothes retailer H&M has reported a smaller than expected fall in Q1 profits, despite lower sales in March. The company blames

Culture

Ancient silk techniques kept alive in Margilan

Visitors to Uzbekistan rave about the marvelous blue domes, minarets and ancient fortresses, but there is also plenty to see in terms of arts and

Visitors to Uzbekistan rave about the marvelous blue domes, minarets and ancient fortresses, but there is also plenty to see in terms of arts and

Culture

The colours of Okinawa captured in stunning textiles

Visitors to Okinawa in the south of Japan will not want to miss the various traditional dance performances that regularly take place – and it’s not

Visitors to Okinawa in the south of Japan will not want to miss the various traditional dance performances that regularly take place – and it’s not

Culture

Fabrics tell the tale of India's past

Visitors to London can take a passage to India via its textiles at the Victoria and Albert Museum. The new exhibition explores the importance of

Visitors to London can take a passage to India via its textiles at the Victoria and Albert Museum. The new exhibition explores the importance of

Business

Fair weather for Inditex as profits beat forecasts

Fashion is flying off the shelves at Inditex, the Zara owner posting a better-than-expected quarterly profit up 28% to 521 million euros. Inditex

Fashion is flying off the shelves at Inditex, the Zara owner posting a better-than-expected quarterly profit up 28% to 521 million euros. Inditex

News

Bear necessities: Zoo animals rip jeans for WWF

Taking a walk on the wild side could soon start in a Japanese zoo. Keepers at Kimine Zoo in Hitachi city are readying the next ‘must have’ fashion

Taking a walk on the wild side could soon start in a Japanese zoo. Keepers at Kimine Zoo in Hitachi city are readying the next ‘must have’ fashion

Business

Turning a troubled textile hub into a thriving business cluster

For two centuries Borås has been Sweden’s ‘textile town’. Like many Western centres of the sector it was hit hard by a financial crisis in the early

For two centuries Borås has been Sweden’s ‘textile town’. Like many Western centres of the sector it was hit hard by a financial crisis in the early

Culture

Sheki: pearl of the Caucasus

This final edition of Azerbaijan Life takes us to the city of Sheki, nestling in the foothills of the Caucasus mountains. For centuries, it has

This final edition of Azerbaijan Life takes us to the city of Sheki, nestling in the foothills of the Caucasus mountains. For centuries, it has

Culture

Traveller’s diary: What's in a handshake?

She refused to shake my hand. We were in the Sheki silk factory in the shadow of the Caucasus. Spring had come and optimism was in the air. We were

She refused to shake my hand. We were in the Sheki silk factory in the shadow of the Caucasus. Spring had come and optimism was in the air. We were

Science_technology

Medieval lingerie

At the Lengberg Castle in East Tyrol, an archeological discovery is rewriting the history of underwear. Until now, common consensus was that bras

At the Lengberg Castle in East Tyrol, an archeological discovery is rewriting the history of underwear. Until now, common consensus was that bras

Science_technology

E-textiles improving health and safety

It’s never been easier and cheaper to sew small electronic components into wearable clothing. In this issue of Futuris, we are diving into the

It’s never been easier and cheaper to sew small electronic components into wearable clothing. In this issue of Futuris, we are diving into the