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Contents Issue 38-2014

Concepts Paris

Home | Others | Full text 38-2014       ISSN 1994-2419   Issue Week 38-2014   Summary of news published during Week 37-2014   THE FIRST attempt to produce and market a 3D printed bra, which is reported upon in this issue, constitutes a major milestone in the evolution of the lingerie industry. Even though, for one reason or another, the project may be stillborn, ...

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Dryarn

Slalom + Dryarn

DRYARN: textile fibre featured in design exhibition   AMONG the exhibits of the Textile Vivant exhibition, which is part of the Triennale di Milano event that highlights the innovative character of Italian design, are those of two concerns – Slam, a manufacturer of sailing wear, and Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT), a research institute – that feature Dryarn fibre. The ...

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Rougegorge

Rougegorge

ROUGEGORGE: lingerie chain’s network enlarged   THE FRENCH lingerie chain that formerly traded under the name of Cannelle, and now operates under the Rougegorge brand, opened two new affiliated stores, in Pau (64) and Château-Gontier (53) and reopened a third, after enlargement and refurbishment, in Saintes (17). The chain, which counts more than 160 outlets in France and in Belgium, ...

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Hunkemöller

Hunkemöller

HUNKEMOELLER: new store concept introduced in Germany   NETHERLANDS-based lingerie chain Hunkemöller opened a new outlet in Düsseldorf that marks the introduction in Germany of a novel concept already being applied to Dutch stores. The decoration of the new 250m2 store aims to reproduce the ambiance of an upper class city dwelling, with black, white and pink as dominant colours. The selling space ...

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Lise Charmel

Lise Charmel

LISE CHARMEL: swimwear range promoted to sailing community   OVER the past decade, the annual Cannes Yachting Festival, which is staged early in September, has grown into one of the major sailing events in the Mediterranean. This year, French intimate apparel label Lise Charmel has profited from this evolution by initiating a partnership with the show that involves providing beachwear ...

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Odlo

Odlo

ODLO: functional underwear now includes Merino wool   EUROPEAN functional underwear specialist Odlo has introduced into its current A/W collection a top and a bottom incorporating Merino wool. Labelled Revolution Technical Wool Warm, the new products are knitted in a 55%/45% blend of polyester/Merino wool with the PE yarn next to the skin for maximum comfort.   It is not impossible that the inroads ...

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Sarasavi

Sarasavi Exports

SARASAVI: hosiery mill acquisition promises sales rise   HOSIERY specialist Sarasavi Exports acquired from DBApparel the Isabella hosiery mill, said to be the largest knitter of socks and tights in Sri Lanka, for around EUR 8.3m. Part of the deal is a buy-back agreement that allows the new owner to continue supplying HanesBrands, that recently acquired the DBApparel business. Sarasavi ...

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JoyFit

JoyFit220

JOYFIT: start-up plans to market 3D printed bras   CURRENTLY seeking capital to implement its business plan, a US company named Joyfit proposes to use novel ways to produce and market customized bras. Created by Columbia University graduate Qian Jin, the company plans to base its distribution on a mobile app. Having downloaded the app, the consumer is asked to ...

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Interfilière New York

Interfilière New York

NEW YORK: Interfilière salon to feature over 30 mills   THE SECOND edition of Interfilière New York, a one-day event to take place on September 23, will feature more than 30 leading suppliers of intimate apparel fabrics and production accessories from Europe and Asia as well as in the USA. Pre-registered visitors include teams and buyers from the largest users ...

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La Senza UK

La Senza

LA SENZA UK: administrator decides to stop trading   HAVING found no buyer for the failed La Senza chain in the UK, administrators PWC announced the decision to stop trading. Since the chain went into administration two months ago, it has closed 30 stores and the remaining 25 are to be shuttered in the next few weeks. Because the UK ...

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