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Exinfinitas & Macgraw Win Woolmark Prize

‘Exinfinitas’ and ‘Macgraw’ have been named winners of the 2016/17 International Woolmark Prize Australia and New Zealand regional final in the menswear and women's wear categories, respectively. In women's wear, Beth and Tessa Macgraw showed a two-piece look. One an overcoat made of 17-18 micron Australian Merino wool and another, a pure wool dress made of micron suiting fabric from Shandong Ruyi. Menswear winner Exinfinitas fused surf culture with tailoring…
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AEPC Optimistic About New Textile Minister

Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) has congratulated Smriti Zubin Irani, for taking over as the textile minister. The apparel sector holds strategic significance due to its unparalleled employment generation capacity, specially for women. The sector has been one of the front runners in the Prime Minister’s skilling initiative and has provided employment to numerous unskilled and marginalized rural youth.  AEPC chairman, Ashok G Rajani said, “We are optimistic that the industry…
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Apparel Textile Sourcing Show in Canada on August

 Canada’s first apparel and textile sourcing show, ‘Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada’ (ATSC) will be held at the International Centre in Toronto from August 22. The three-day trade show brings together more than 200 apparel and textile manufacturers from around the world, including China, India, Bangladesh, Mexico, the US, Honduras, Peru and other countries. “ATSC will provide attendees with new insights and up-to-date information needed to more easily and effectively navigate…
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Jabong Launches Asics Tiger Brand In India

Online fashion portal Jabong has announced its partnership with Japanese sports and lifestyle brand Asics Tiger. Available for both men and women, the brand was launched in India on Jabong on April 30. The brand will offer 55 shoe variants with prices ranging from Rs. 5,999 to Rs. 12,499. "We are excited to be the first to launch Asics Tiger in India. Sportswear has been a major focus for us…
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Tirupur Exporters Invited To East Africa

Representatives from the International Trade Centre (ITC), Geneva, currently working with African Cotton and Textile Industries Federation (ACTIF) along with a representative from Tanzania visited Tirupur Exporters' Association (TEA) yesterday for a preliminary discussion on investment opportunities in the garment sector in selected East African countries. The countries for which the delegation sought investments are Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania under the project called “Supporting India's Trade Preferences for…
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IKFS Promotes Brands Through Events

India Kids Fashion Show (IKFS) aims to promote young talent, associated brands and designer's acuity through its events in cities like Delhi NCR, Mumbai & Bangalore. Labeled as a premier lifestyle platform for kids, 15 fashion shows have been organised till date to render an unparalleled opportunity to tap the potential kids' lifestyle market. “Kids fashion industry has come a long way to being a potential market for experimentation and…
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