Apparel sourcing: Factors for a better supplier
Various factors that a buyer considers before selecting a sourcing partner are flexibility, technological capabilities, lead time, cost, quality and working condition, explains Mahesh Shaw.
10percentage duty on Indian cotton yarn
The Pakistan Finance Minister Ishaq Dar recently successfully struck agreements with textile and service sector tycoons and announced the imposition of 10 per cent regulatory duty on import of cotton yarn from India and grey and processed fabric as well as devising a formula of tax payment for service providers.
The Textile Gallery: A rich display
The Textile Gallery, created by Somaya & Kalappa Consultants, was opened to public very recently. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS), India´s
LIVA to build on its consumer success
Liva recently hosted the LIVA Partner Conclave 2015 at Radisson Blu, Jaipur. This year March marked yet another milestone for Birla Cellulose with launch of ´LIVA´. LIVA has tremendous potential to revolutionise the way we think about fashion in textiles.
It's all in the jeans
Denim rarely fades out of fashion, they say. Consumers, especially the youth, in cities beyond the metros and mini metros are growing exceptionally aspirational. They are increasingly accepting denim as a core apparel category to be worn as an everyday casual garment
KCT-TIFAC CORE student bags award
B Mothilal, PG Scholar, Apparel Technology, Department of Fashion Technology, Kumaraguru College of Technology presented a paper and received Best Project and Best Paper award for his project on ´Design and Development of Non-Woven Medical Apparel from Wrightia Tinctoria Fiber´ carried out under the guidance of Dr G Ramakrishnan, Senior Associate Professor, Department of Fashion Technology, Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore.