Waste Not, Want Not: FABSCRAP Founder Jessica Schreiber on Reusing and Recycling

The textile industry has a waste problem and FABSCRAP aims to be an easy and creative solution. Founded by Jessica Schreiber, a contestant on Project Runway Fashion Startup, FABSCRAP provides convenient pickup and recycling of textiles for businesses in New York City.   The process is simple: Companies fill reusable bags (black for proprietary materials and beige for everything else) and calls or e-mails to schedule a pick-up. FABRSCRAP collects the fabric… Read More

Style File: Interview with Kai Chow

The Doneger’s Group, Director of Creative Services Kai Chow sat for an interview with Texworld USA to discuss 2018, upcoming trends and beyond… Tell us a bit about your background and your role as Director of Creative Services at The Doneger Group. After working in the apparel manufacturing sector of Hong Kong, I moved to London and then Paris to pursue my fashion design career. I later joined Here & There, a… Read More

Why You Should Attend NYC Textile Week

Twice a year, during the third week of January and July, various textile shows pop up in New York City, and NYC Textile Week is where you can find out about all of the shows, plus take advantage of the incredible connections the city offers visitors.   Texworld USA is the sponsor of New York City Textile Week, and the USA Apparel Sourcing, Liberty, MRket, City Source and Texworld USA shows will… Read More

Enhance Your NYC Textile Week Experience with the 2017 Delegate Discount Pass

Design your New York experience with the 2017 Delegate Discount Pass.   Available to all Texworld USA attendees, exhibitors, meeting planners and event staff, the Delegate Discount Pass from NYC & Company provides delegates the opportunity to taste, see and enjoy the wonders New York City has to offer during their stay at discounted prices.   From iconic New York eateries like Tavern on the Green and new favorites like The Meatball… Read More

The Winter Return of Broadway Week and Restaurant Week – Exploring The City While In Town For NYC Textile Week

The possibilities of things to do in New York City are endless. In the city that never sleeps, how do you experience it all? To make it easier, we’ve narrowed down a few things to check out while in town for NYC Textile week. As they say, when in Rome…   Sit back, relax, and catch a Broadway show! Broadway week, which offers amazing deals on shows and musicals, is back just… Read More

Textile Talks Explores the Field of Fibers and Fabrics

Coordinated by Lenzing Innovation, the educational seminar series at Texworld USA is back again to address current trend, sourcing, innovation, and sustainability topics in the market. This international business platform offers a wide product range covering the entire fabric spectrum. From casual to function fabrics, sophisticated knits to intricate laces, season-to-season attendees discover textiles of innovative structures, material mixes, and surprising color palettes.   Developed by Tricia Carey, Director of Business Development… Read More

What Trump’s Win Means for Nearshoring

As the world adjusts to the surprise election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. president, various sectors are starting to take a closer look at what that win means for their respective markets.   Trade has been a touchy subject of late, and Trump has voiced his own agenda about how to manage America’s relations and what to do about pending and existing trade agreements he feels don’t work.   When… Read More

More Retailers Announced for Manhattan’s Hudson Yards Development

With more than 60 percent of spaces leased to date, The Shops & Restaurants at Hudson Yards comprise more than a mile of shopping in Manhattan’s newest neighborhood.   This leasing effort has continued its strong momentum since Neiman Marcus’ announcement that it would open its first New York City store at Hudson Yards. The Shops & Restaurants at Hudson Yards will open in the fall of 2018.   Read More on MR Magazine

Tencel® Scores High in New HIGG MSI

Apparel brands looking to make less of an adverse impact on the environment now have access to even more material data to aid them on the path toward sustainability.   The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), an industry-wide group working to reduce the environmental and social impacts of products around the world, released a new and improved version of its Higg Materials Sustainability Index (Higg MSI) on Nov. 3—and TENCEL® fabric scores better… Read More