Entries by Dunja Hoejenbos

35th IAF World Fashion Convention Brings Top Speakers

The IAF World Fashion Convention is a unique fashion industry event, bringing the topics that matter and the speakers that count together with both the supply and demand side of the fashion industry. Each country and each city that host the IAF Convention, showcases another aspect of the multi-faceted apparel industry. The 35th World Fashion Convention, […]

Macao Fashion Festival 2019

Macao Fashion Festival 2019 (MFF 2019) is the biggest fashion event in Macau. The festival is organized by Macau Productivity and Technology Transfer Center (CPTTM) and Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM), and it will be held during the 24th Macao International Trade & Investment Fair (MIF) from 17th to 19th October at Florence […]


African Cotton & Textile Industries Federation (ACTIF) will this year hold the 10th Edition of ORIGIN AFRICA TRADE FAIR from 28th to 30th October 2019 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. ORIGIN AFRICA is the largest Pan-African Cotton, Textile & Apparel event in the Region and is profiled to raise awareness of Africa both as an […]

Discovery of A New Anti-microbial Agent and Textiles

A multidisciplinary research team, led by Prof. Xiaoming Tao, Chair Professor of Hong Kong Polytechnic University, made a discovery in 2016 that a degradable polylactide/ poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) fiber derived from renewable biomass possesses effective antibacterial and antifugal properties without any addition of reactive chemicals.  (Textile Research Journal, 87(20), 2464-2474, 2016) Following up the first surprising discovery, […]

Yeşim Textile’s Sustainability Journey

Yeşim Textile renewed its report published in the internet for the period from September 2008 in scope of the Global Compact. Yeşim has once again demonstrated its compliance with the principles of the international agreement in terms of human rights, employee standards, environment and struggle against corruption. Yeşim Textile shared with public its 10th report […]

MOTIF releases “How to Run a Fit Session” Online Course

Frustrated with poor fit session preparation, inefficient fitting processes and waste of time? The ‘How to Run a Fit Session‘ online course equips design, merchandising, product development and technical department members with the best practices for running a fit session and practical tools and checklists. This course will help you reduce fit session time, save costs for live […]

Going digital at ITMA 2019

Barcelona, Frankfurt, 20 June 2019 – ITMA 2019, the world’s leading fair dedicated to textile machinery, is once again marked by a significant presence of German companies. More than 220 exhibitors from Germany including more than 110 VDMA member companies cover nearly all different machinery chapters with a focus on spinning, nonwoven, weaving, knitting, warp […]

DEVIL-DOG Dungarees Brought Back to Life

When General Sportwear, a Gerber customer for over 30 years, decided to develop and produce its own brand, Gerber’s innovative CAD and PLM software was instrumental to its creation. Gerber’s reliable product lifecycle management software, YuniquePLM, and industry-leading pattern design software, AccuMark, made it possible for the 92-year-old company to relaunch its legacy brand, DEVIL-DOG […]

Bringing the Technology of the Fashion Industry in Line with International Practice

Known as the Olympic Games of international professional skills and held every two years, the WorldSkills Competition is a world-class event of professional skills, and each competition is held in different countries/regions. This year marks its 45th anniversary. In 2003, with the trust of the Macao SAR Government, the fashion department of Macau Productivity and […]