Tips on choosing workwear this winter

James Whitaker, marketing director at Dickies, shares his top tips on choosing workwear this winter Working outside in the elements can prove a real challenge, but with the right clothing and footwear, you’ll have the comfort and protection you need to focus on the job in hand. Here’s my advice on what to include in your…

PCIAW How tech can transform the supply chain

How tech can transform the fashion supply chain

Digital technologies could transform supply chain visibility and transparency in fashion, but a culture of resistance is holding the industry back Not yet falling apart at the seams, but certainly unravelling, fashion is revealing itself as a fragmented and fickle industry. Twenty years ago, the Western world still relied on domestic manufacturing, nowadays the industry depends…

Brexit options: Extension or just more tension

Boris Johnson’s Brexit extension letters are in, but Brussels is in no hurry to respond. With Westminster still very much in a political fog, the 27 other nations of the European Union are biding their time before replying to the U.K. government’s (reluctant) request to extend the deadline for Britain’s departure beyond October 31. If Johnson can get the…

DuPont and Lenzing launch new fabrics collection

DuPont Biomaterials and Lenzing are launching a fabrics collection made predominantly of fibres derived from natural materials. The collaboration blends DuPont Sorona fibres and Tencel Lyocell and Tencel Modal fibres from Lenzing, to give soft garments greater resilience in stretch, recovery and dimensional stability. The newly certified mill-collection will expand the future of sustainable textiles for designers to use in various…