Kering, LCF launch first-ever Open-Access Course for Sustainable Luxury Fashion

In response to growing demand for sustainable apparel products, Kering and London College of Fashion, UAL (LCF) are launching the world’s first open-access digital course in luxury fashion and sustainability. Entitled “Fashion & Sustainability: Understanding Luxury Fashion in a Changing World,” the course aims to strengthen sustainability education in the luxury and fashion realms in … More Kering, LCF launch first-ever Open-Access Course for Sustainable Luxury Fashion

Launched at Milan Fashion Week: the Shoe for the Third Millennium – Style, Comfort and Sustainability

MFW 2018 – Fashion Hub, 20-26 February 2018 The eco-designer Tiziano Guardini, winner of the Green Carpet Fashion Award 2017, selects the new concept by Santoni & Fulgar as the key accessory for his Sustainable Collection. Made by Santoni, the leading producer of seamless machines, the shoe displays futuristic lines,  and a seamless upper made … More Launched at Milan Fashion Week: the Shoe for the Third Millennium – Style, Comfort and Sustainability

Challenges & Innovations in the Hygiene Sector

Expert Insight from Dr. Robabeh Gharaei In preparation for OUTLOOK™ ASIA 2018, EDANA’s General Manager, Pierre Wiertz, caught up with speaker Robabeh Gharaei, Materials Innovation Analyst at the World Textile Information Network, to discuss innovation and trends in the nonwoven hygiene sector Pierre Wiertz: You are joining us at OUTLOOK Asia to examine the challenges … More Challenges & Innovations in the Hygiene Sector

Personalities

Kyllo to Receive Chapin Award for Service to AATCC Karen E. Kyllo was chosen as the 2017 recipient of the Harold C. Chapin Award in recognition of her outstanding service to, and promotion of, AATCC throughout her career. Kyllo joined AATCC in 1973 and is currently a lifetime member. In 1989, after 16 years in … More Personalities

Personalities

End of an era: Frank A. Dassler leaves Adidas According to Adidas, Frank A. Dassler retired at the end of January.  The grandson of Puma founder Rudolf Dassler, was most recently head of the Adidas legal department and will remain closely associated with the sports equipment company in retirement For 14 years, the 61-year-old was … More Personalities

Biotech violins – Sinfonia ai funghi

Do violins made of wood treated with fungi sound the same as a fine, antique instrument? Acoustics experts at Empa are currently studying the body and soul of instruments made of “mycowood”. Precision structure-borne sound measurements and psycho-acoustic tests with volunteers should reveal whether a fungal treatment can really improve an instrument Exactly why certain … More Biotech violins – Sinfonia ai funghi