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P.N. Rao Stretch Fabric

P N RAO is a name that one immediately associates with men’s suits. One of the country’s iconic and leading men’s fashion brand that represents the changing landscape of men’s fashion without compromising on the golden standards set by P N Rao, who at the beginning of the brand’s journey encouraged budding tailors to hone… Read More P.N. Rao Stretch Fabric

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Fabrics Go Smart

For the first time, UNSW biomedical engineers have woven a ‘smart’ fabric that mimics the sophisticated and complex properties of one of nature’s ingenious materials, the bone tissue periosteum. Having achieved proof of concept, the researchers are now ready to produce fabric prototypes for a range of advanced functional materials that could transform the medical,… Read More Fabrics Go Smart

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Birla Cellulose Liva Fabric

Birla Cellulose is a trusted name in Viscose Staple Fibre, balancing the power of nature and science. The entire value chain of the business is extensive ranging from from plantations, dissolving grade wood pulp, materials such as carbon-disulphide and caustic soda, power generation and downstream operations such as textile partnerships and consumer products. A fibre… Read More Birla Cellulose Liva Fabric

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Evaluating India’s Apparel Exports

Textiles and apparel exports likely to touch $50 billion in FY17 as per industry sources and this presents apparel exporters with a huge opportunity that needs to be tapped right. Last year, the government had approved a special package for textiles and apparel sector to the tune of Rs 6000 crore to create 1 crore… Read More Evaluating India’s Apparel Exports

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Pochampally – Ikat Weaves

Tie & Dye – Warp & Weft A small town located a mere 50 kilometres away from Hyderabad, Pochampally is an ancient Ikat weaving center in India that is known for the famed Ikat weave. It is similar to the Orrisa and Gujarat geometric weaves and Pochampally is known for its traditional geometric patterns in… Read More Pochampally – Ikat Weaves

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Stories in Apparel & Apparel India Magazines

The Clothing Manufacturers Association Of India (CMAI) is the pioneer and most representative Association of the Indian apparel industry for over four decades. Apparel is the monthly magazine that talks of all things clothes. I also write in the Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC)’s monthly magazine Apparel India. 2016 Apparel Trends Hong Kong Market (Apparel India)… Read More Stories in Apparel & Apparel India Magazines