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PV Taking United Stance With Pluriel

The textile fair’s fall edition will for the first time unite all six trade shows featured under the Première Vision Pluriel banner.

Texworld, Paris, Scherpe, Messe Franfurt, trade show, Apparel Sourcing, textiles, textile fair, manufacturers

Texworld Takes to the Runway

To push Texworld and Apparel Sourcing in a more fashion-forward direction, Michael Scherpe is turning to fashion shows to keep the energy going.

Sales of Italian Apparel Show Signs of Recovery

Export turnover within the E.U. rose 4 percent to 1.2 billion euros, or $1.5 billion at current exchange rates, in the first four months of 2014.

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The Inspiration Behind DVF Prints

Through her work at Angelo Ferretti's factory, Diane von Furstenberg discovered the love for her iconic prints

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Anastasia Iafrate Wins Supima Award

Iafrate, a graduate of Kent State University, won the annual Supima Design Competition on Thursday, which carries a $10,000 prize.

textile, accessories, Milano Unica, Fieramilanocity, Silvio Albini, Milano Unica, Albini Group,

Mood Improves Heading to Milano Unica

Italian textile and accessories makers showing collections at next week’s trade fair see signs of recovery.

Accord Readies to Complete Factory Inspections

There is an increasing level of urgency for the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh to complete its inspections by the September deadline.

Harris Tweed Boss ‘Worried’ over Scottish Referendum

Whether an independent Scotland would keep the pound is crucial to his textile company’s future.

The Fiber Price Sheet: August 26, 2014

The last Tuesday of every month, WWD publishes the current, month-ago and year-ago fiber prices.

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Supima Design Contest Grows

The seventh edition of the annual event has added two California schools to its roster.

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Unifi, Quiksilver Team Up for AG47 Launch

The company's newly designed Quiksilver AG47 New Wave Boardshorts are made with Unifi’s Repreve fibers.

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