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Debra Cobb

  • 20th September 2012

    Beyond Beauty: The Future of Cosmétotextiles, Part 2

    In this two part feature, Debra Cobb takes an in depth look at the world of textiles which deliver cosmetic benefits and concludes that there is potential for cosmétotextiles to go beyond beauty and deliver wellness, therapeutic, and medical benefits. You can

  • 19th September 2012

    Beyond Beauty: The Future of Cosmétotextiles

    In this two part feature, Debra Cobb takes an in depth look at the world of textiles which deliver cosmetic benefits and concludes that there is potential for cosmétotextiles to go beyond beauty and deliver wellness, therapeutic, and medical benefits.

  • 14th August 2012

    Cosmétotextiles at a Crossroads

    The recent symposium on cosmétotextiles held at Interfilière Paris highlighted the growing success of these hybrid fabrics, as well as posing questions about their future. A cosmetic textile is defined by the French Office for the Standardisation of Textil

  • 12th July 2012

    Despite Economic Woes, Innovation Abounds at Interfilière

    As if current economic challenges weren’t enough to cast a pall over last weekend’s Interfilière and Mode City shows for the intimate apparel and swimwear trades, the November-like Parisian weather did its best to dampen spirits. But Interfilière’s mil

  • 10th April 2012

    Made in Manhattan: New York's Knitters Enjoy Local Resources

    Walking along West 39th Street in New York's garment district, one might be surprised to see a Stoll knitting machine through a street-level window.  It's a sign that knitwear development is alive and flourishing in New York, in spite of competition from As

  • 29th February 2012

    Knitters Join the Digital Print Revolution

    Debra Cobb reports Fashion apparel is in a print cycle. The shops are full of vibrant colours and patterns for Spring 2012, from graphic T's, swimwear and floral dresses to boldly printed jeans, sweaters, jackets and blouses meant to be mixed and matched

  • 13th February 2012

    Knit Trends at ISPO Combine Heritage and Technology

    Winter ISPO in Munich, which features cutting-edge gear for winter sports' enthusiasts, always attracts an enthusiastic crowd. This year's exhibition, held January 20 - February 1, saw close to 80,000 visitors and over 2300 exhibitors come together to shar

  • 30th January 2012

    Innovation and Partnership Prove Successful at Interfiliere

    In the face of economic uncertainty, the mills and suppliers for the intimate apparel industry remain focused on innovation and partnerships which meet the needs of their customers. The message came across loud and clear at Interfilière and the Salon Inter

  • 17th October 2011

    RITE Group Conference seeks paradigm shift through traceability

    How can the apparel textile industry link together its diverse efforts toward sustainability in a way that is meaningful to the brand, retailer and consumer? Can a system of supply chain traceability help reduce "greenwashing" and convince consumers to care ab

  • 3rd October 2011

    Premiere Vision Gives Us a Reason to Believe

    In the midst of political, economic and environmental challenges, the only sure thing is impermanence-and the need for unceasing creativity in order to adapt. This was the message of Première Vision Pluriel, the twice-yearly high-end fashion textile fair held

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