Entries by Dunja Hoejenbos

ideation 2019, Unleashing On-Demand Transformation for Customer-Centered Era

Gerber Technology’s annual ideation conference has as one of the leading hands-on tech experience in the fashion, apparel and textile industries. This year’s conference, October 23 – 25, will unite customers and thought leaders together to act on key market trends and test drive the latest “on-demand” technologies. The event will feature the grand opening […]

PRGMEA Hosted Workshop and Seminar on Sustainable Fashion

PRGMEA, IAF’s Pakistan member and co-host of the 35th IAF World Fashion Convention, hosted a workshop and seminar on sustainable fashion at the National Incubation Center Lahore on August 29th. The workshop was held to create awareness about sustainable and ethical fashion among apparel designers and manufacturers and the wider fashion ecosystem in Pakistan. Among […]

Yeşim is among the best global examples

The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), commissioned by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to conduct research on participation in private sector service provision has published Yeşim Textile in the Care and Competitiveness Field Research Report among “Best Global Practices to Meet Women’s Care Needs in the Private Sector”. While the […]

Project SU.RE – Launched on Sustainable Fashion Day at Lakmé Fashion Week

Project SU.RE – India’s biggest commitment to Sustainable Fashion was launched by Indian Textiles Minister on Sustainable Fashion Day at Lakmé Fashion Week. Jointly developed by CMAI & IMG Reliance & under the aegis of Ministry of Textiles and supported by UN in India, project SU.RE, the Sustainable Resolution, is Indian apparel industry’s first commitment to […]

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, […]