Textiles

India sets $45 billion textiles exports target for FY18

The government has set a target of $45 billion exports from the country’s textile and garment sector in 2017-18, lower than the $48 billion set for …

India

#tuesdaytrending: textiles for aw1718 are a celebration of now

Camira Fabrics, a UK-based textile company that specialises in commercial interiors and transportation, along with trend consultant Sally Angharad, …

Flowers

How to Decorate With Global Textiles

See All | 1 of 12<p>We typically return from our travels with small knickknacks and various forms of memorabilia, which more often than not, end up in …

Home Decorating

This subscription service keeps your old sheets and towels out of landfills

Every year, 10 million tons of textiles end up in landfills, according to the EPA. Even when we think we are donating our used textiles to charity, 85% of them still end up in a dump somewhere. The problem, though, is that Americans love the feeling of brand-new sheets and towels, fresh from the …

Recycling

Where Mountains Meet — By Marchesa and Theory Alums — Is a Sustainable Label to Watch

<i>Welcome to Sustainability Week! While</i> Fashionista <i>covers sustainability news and eco-friendly brands all year round, we wanted to use the time around</i> …

Fashion

The Slow-Fashion Brand With The Most Devoted Fans In Fashion

DURING Fashion Revolution Week - as the world remembers the victims of the 2013 Rana Plaza tragedy and asks how the fashion industry should ensure …

Fashion

How Home Décor Upstart St. Frank Defies Conscious Capitalism Conventions

Ethical sourcing meets an elevated bohemian aesthetic at flourishing décor brand St. Frank<p>Looking at Christina Bryant’s résumé, one would be hard-pressed to find someone better equipped to run a burgeoning home décor business that offers ethically sourced textiles and handcrafts to a high-end …

Remembering the legacy of Martand ‘Mapu’ Singh

Martand Singh, better known as Mapu, usually found draped in ahmisa silk shawls extolling the virtues of hand-woven textiles, realised the need to …

India

Gardening DIY: 6 simple steps to creating the perfect outdoor garden

Our gardens are often special and unique areas of our homes, whether compact and modest, or large and lavish, each garden is an area to soak up some …

Gardening

Christina M. Jenkins, Inventor of the Sew-in Weave in 1951

In 1951, Christina M. Jenkins submitted a patent “hairweeve.” A former wig company employee, Jenkins created a new process of adding synthetic …

Ikea's new collection celebrates bold '70s textiles

Ikea collaborated with Swedish design collective 10-gruppen<p>Ikea’s latest collection could be described as a “pattern explosion”—in the best possible sense, that is. Teaming up with 10-gruppen, the group of Swedish textile designers from the 1970s, the furniture giant has unveiled Avsiktlig, “a …

IKEA

High

Noticed recently: Velvet and linen throw pillows at West Elm with an unmistakable similarity to designer Kirsten Hecktermann’s hand-dyed velvet …

Home Decorating

Björk's Icelandic summer house inspires a patterned furniture and textile collection

London studio Klaus Haapaniemi & Co has designed a hand-engraved sofa, woven tapestry and circular carpet exclusively for Björk's remote summer house …

Furniture

Bridesmaid gown-The Indian Way

It is summers already and we want to cut them straight with those short dresses, off-shoulders and hot pants. But have you noticed it yet, your …

Weddings

18 fashion labels that are easy on the planet

1 / 18<p>Brother Vellies<p>Helmed by Toronto-born wunderkind Aurora James, Brother Vellies is a brand that is changing how we consume fashion from the …

Fashion

These Designers Prove Sustainable Fashion Doesn’t Have to Be Drab

Every year, Earth Day rolls around and gets us thinking about fashion’s environmental impact, and every year we vow to shop less, educate ourselves (and others) about manufacturing and production, and prioritize ethical designers in our closets. But to be honest, that’s easier said than done. …

Fashion

San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles Exhibit

As many of my readers know, my former career was in museum work. I was a collections curator–a job I absolutely loved. So for me, it’s pretty …

Art

This print isn’t actually called gingham, so that’s confusing

<b>If you’d asked me this morning what that pattern is called, I would have told you it was gingham.</b><p>I’d have been so sure that it’s called gingham that …

Nasa scientists combine fashion and engineering by 3D printing fabric for space

Nasa scientists are designing metal fabrics that could one day be used for astronaut spacesuits, to shield a spacecraft from meteorites, or for …

3D Printing

The Eco-Friendly Fashion Brands Celebs Like Gigi Hadid Love

A post shared by Ayler Young (@ayleryoung) on Jan 23, 2017 at 12:57pm PST<p>Happy Earth Month!<p>We thought we'd celebrate today by introducing you to six …

Fashion

Fall 2017 Collections

Calvin Klein 205 W 39 NYC’s cotton quilt coat, polyester stocking top and PVC plastic over-dress. Ulla Johnson earring; Early Halloween necklaces …

Fashion

The Coolest People We Saw At Coachella

Cool-chella<p>Coachella is a behemoth. It's the festival that made festival style an institution. It's the first festival of the season and the one everyone—and we mean, almost, <i>everyone</i>—somehow finds a way to go to. It's a place to let your freak flag fly a little higher; the weirder and more …

Fashion

The Market this weekend at Lexington Convention Center | Lexington Herald Leader

Nearly 200 exhibitors will show and sell art, crafts and specialty foods at Kentucky Crafted: The Market this weekend at the Lexington Convention …

Art

String Theory: Four Young Designers with Fanciful Lighting Collections

The other day in the office we were talking about a trend we’ve been noticing: geometric pendant lamps with bright, color-blocked designs, …

Interior Design

Traveling to Bali With Designer Aurora James in Search of Handmade Local Treasures

In a small village of artisans on the bustling island of Bali, I was standing inside a hybrid workspace-living space-showroom full of woven basket bags. Outside, shirtless men played on xylophone-type instruments called <i>gambangs</i> and roosters crowed. I was perched beside a tiny stray kitten and two …

Bali

Iris van Herpen to be celebrated in an exhibition

The futuristic fashion designer gets a new show<p>Iris van Herpen has always been known for her cutting-edge fashion, testing the boundaries of what fabric is and can do. Now, a new exhibition at The Dallas Museum of Art is set to celebrate her work. From May 21 to August 20, the institution will …

Fashion Photography

Lela Rose’s Guide to Charleston, South Carolina

Lela Rose is synonymous with a certain type of easy elegance. She’s won clients and critics over alike with her colorful tea dresses and proper frocks, but she never shies away from a healthy dose of fun. So it comes as no huge surprise that the designer is a big fan of Charleston, South …

Travel

Hand-Dyed Kitchen Linens from Virginia Sin

Better known for her ceramics, New York–based designer Virginia Sin (whom we met at last year’s Remodelista New York Market) has recently branched in …

Sewing

Eco-Friendly Products for Earth Day - 20 Eco-Conscious Things to Buy

1 of 20<p>Indie Lee Squalane Facial Oil<p><i>An all-natural face oil that helps improve complexion without clogging pores.</i><p>indielee.com<p>2 of 20<p>Sarah's Bag …

Skin Care

Fall 2017 Denim Trend: Uptown Beat

3.1 Phillip Lim’s cotton denim coat over Fear of God’s cotton denim jacket, Adidas Originals’ nylon plain weave windbreaker and Versus Versace’s wool …

Clothing