The manufacturer of eco-friendly fabrics Spinnova

Co-founded in 2015 by Janne Poranen and Juha Salmela, this young Finnish company seeks to meet the challenges of the textile and forestry industries through the design of innovative textile products.

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THE NEW CLASSIFICATION OF PROMOSTYL’S “ECO FRIENDLY” TEXTILES

If consuming more efficiently is a major social issue, it is also a distinct competitive advantage for the players of the fashion world. This is nothing new – because fashion is one of the industries that pollutes the most on the planet, textile designers are vigorously getting a grip of environmental themes.

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Senscommon and Uchino Japan launch «self-purifying» charcoal clothing

Clothes that «wash themselves» without having to put them in the machine or take them to the dry cleaner’s: dream or reality? In collaboration with the textile manufacturer Uchino Japan, the Dutch label Senscommon today presented a capsule collection of pieces with self-purifying properties.

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When technical fabrics are inspired by the seventies

Geometric shapes, seventies inspiration and minimal design: this seems to be the trend emerging in technical fabrics, imbuing sportswear lines with this new fashion mood.

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Feinjersey invents an entirely flame-resistant knit

Light, comfortable, safe and high-performance: this is how the firm Feinjersey presents its new innovation, a fabric that is completely impervious to flames.

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Julia Daviy présente une collection de prêt-à-porter imprimée en 3D

Et si tout notre dressing était fabriqué à l’imprimante 3D ? C’est le pari fou relevé par la créatrice américaine Julia Daviy qui entend bien révolutionner la manière dont on conçoit des vêtements grâce à cette technologie. Explications.

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ElektroCouture creates a glow-in-the-dark dress

Using digital tools to preserve heritage, the Google Arts & Culture Institute highlights one of ElektroCouture’s key designs: a dress combining haute couture and new technologies, inspired by an unfulfilled dream of the actress Marlene Dietrich.

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Graphene, a multi-purpose material

Mentioned previously in our article on Vollebak’s jacket, graphene is continuing to cause a stir. And for good reason. Discovered in 2004 by two researchers from the University of Manchester, André Geim and Konstantin Novoselov, and awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 2010, this unprecedented new material boasts a host of exceptional features.

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A start-up designs textile dyes based on bacteria

Created in the laboratory by astute scientists, these new dyes intended for the textile industry could well and truly revolutionise this sector, which is seen as extremely polluting. Here’s how.

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Loomia designs a heated jacket for women on the go

A mid-season jacket that can say it’s both heated and elegant? This is the promise made by the Loomia label, which is today launching a coat with astounding technical and style features.

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