Entries by Dunja Hoejenbos

IAF Position Statements

The IAF Board of Directors has approved a series of IAF position statements on a number of global issues that are crucial for the positive development of the apparel industry. These issues include industrial development and education, stimulation of new business, responsible business conduct and global harmonization of norms and standards. IAF’s position on these […]

Alvanon president Gribbin transitions to senior advisor role

IAF treasurer and Alvanon president Ed Gribbin transitions to senior advisor role to the Alvanon leadership team. Alvanon, a global company of latest innovations and technologies for apparel organisations, has announced that after twelve years, seven as president, apparel veteran Ed Gribbin will transition to senior advisor role for the leadership team. He will be […]

Alvanon Launches Fashion Innovation Hub with Asian Pioneers

Shanghai, China – Global innovations company Alvanon in partnership with former Editor-In-Chief of Apparel Monthly, Jenny Liu, have opened The Shanghai Apparel Experience Center (SHAEC), a unique industry hub that will connect and bring to market pioneering technologies and sustainable innovations aimed at transforming the fashion industry in China and the rest of the world. […]

GINETEX launches new website

The GINETEX website has been revamped to become the international reference platform on textile care labelling for textile and apparel professionals www.ginetex.net In a continuous effort to better inform, educate and convince companies and stakeholders about the importance of standardizing and streamlining textile care symbols worldwide, GINETEX has reviewed its websites’ structure, design and content. […]

FashionUnited: Pageviews on articles rise 36%

2017 was a great year for FashionUnited’s digital audience growth. The second half of the year saw a 36% increase on page views on news across all FashionUnited’s country sites, confirming once more the competitive advantage of offering free, high quality independent editorial content. This in turn led to more traffic from search engines and […]

Colombiatex: three decades of commitment with the Textile-Garment sector

The 30th edition of Colombiatex de las Américas will take place at Plaza Mayor, Medellín, Colombia during January 23-25, 2018. The tradeshow is celebrating its 30th anniversary, a milestone which has empowered the Textile-Garment sector of the region creating business opportunities, offering places for interaction, business, fashion, and knowledge and achieving lasting commercial relationships. The […]

Taipei IN Style 2017

Taipei IN Style 2017 was held from Nov. 16 to Nov. 19 at Songshan Cultural and Creative Park in Taipei. Taipei IN Style is the premiere venue for original fashion designers in Taiwan, and an important event for the fashion and textile industry in Asia. The annual event aims to support Taiwan’s fashion industry while […]

IAF’s Secretary General Matthijs Crietee answers questions for just-style’s Outlook 2018

Recently, just-style published the ‘Outlook 2018: Apparel industry challenges and opportunities’.   According to a panel of consulted executives, 2018 is set to be a year in which disruptive trends that have been on the horizon start to become the norm for the apparel industry and its supply chain. On behalf of the International Apparel Federation […]

IAF and Modint to host the IAF 34th World Fashion Convention

The International Apparel Federation (IAF) decided to host to the 34th World Fashion Convention together with the Dutch fashion and textiles industry association Modint in the city of Maastricht on October 9th and 10th 2018. The decision was taken by the IAF Board of Directors on October 16th during the 33rd World Fashion Convention in […]