WHAT'S IN STYLE
If washing and drying clothes is a major culprit in the environmental waste wars, then what if there were more natural fabrics that repelled stains, resulting in fewer washings? One such solution, introduced by Kelby & Co. at the Fashion Tech Lab incubator demo day this summer, is being rolled out in the market next…
If you're looking for the ultimate definition of irony, look no further. It arrived Tuesday, when news broke that George Orwell's estate had tried to shut down sales of a T-shirt that reads "1984 is already here." Eric Arthur Blair, aka Orwell, died in 1950, a few years before the first screen-printed T-shirt companies began…
George Lucas is notorious for tinkering with, and changing his "Star Wars" movies. And most of the time, not for the better. Now, the merchandizing side of things is getting in on the game, and fans don't like it one bit. Some might call "Star Wars" history sacred. But those people obviously don't work for the company manufacturing Target's novelty T-shirt line. There is a new boys T-shirt hanging on store racks, and it makes a significant change to a key scene early on in the first movie, "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope."
Along with the hoverboard and self-drying jacket, the self-lacing shoes Marty McFly puts on in "Back to the Future: Part II" have become one of the most recognizable products in film history—and on the date that McFly time-traveled to in the 1989 film, Nike could be about to make them a reality.
American Apparel, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last week, said it would become profitable in 2018.
Teens and their fashion choices—it's a never-ending popularity contest, and what's deemed cool in the hallways of any given high school can differ plenty from region to region (not to mention week to week). But the hottest brand with the demographic these days has actually been on top of the heap for some time now: Nike is the most popular brand for fall 2015, according to teens surveyed by research firm Piper Jaffray, and that's been the case since 2011.
Today, a group of some of the world’s biggest brands, retailers, nongovernmental organizations and industry groups launch a Social and Labor Convergence Project, with the aim of improving working conditions in apparel manufacturing across the world.
Employees from TSC Apparel, Cincinnati, Ohio, recently took part in Greater Cincinnati’s Habitat for Humanity project, serving as volunteers in the building of two homes in the Cincinnati community.
Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based Hanes Branded Printwear, a Hanesbrands Inc. supplier of T-shirts, sport shirts and fleece to the decorated-apparel industry, recently announced the launch of the new Hanes4Education program, which allows screen-print suppliers and their customers to help support K-12 schools through a unique cash-rebate offer.
FIEL–Fairdeal Import & Export Ltd., Orlando, Fla., and the Bandeali family are grieving the loss of Akbar Bandeali, president of FIEL–Fairdeal Import & Export Ltd. Bandeali, a beloved mentor, leader and father, passed away peacefully the morning of Sept. 27, 2015.