Articles from Fanny L'huillier
Selling in France: the best marketplaces that you need to know
France has about 36 million buyers on the Internet and produces approximately 65 billion euros, which is not negligible and deserves to be studied carefully if you want to expand your business internationally
Lithuanian Brand Refuses Non-Vegan Silk Materials to Introduce More Compassion in Luxury Sleepwear
As consumers are calling for more cruelty-free options within the fashion industry, Grėtė Švėgždaitė, a Lithuanian luxury sleepwear designer, has created a sleepwear line from a sustainable Naia™ fabric that has all the elements of luxurious silk without actually harming living organisms.
The new EU Strategy for Sustainable and Circular Textiles
The new EU Strategy for Sustainable and Circular Textiles sets out the vision and concrete actions to ensure that by 2030 textile products placed on the European market are long-lived and recyclable, made as much as possible of recycled fibres, free of hazardous substances and produced in respect of social rights and the environment.
Your Positive Impact on Fashion - 90 day No New Clothes Pledge
On average, Americans buy about 16 new clothes every 3 months. This phenomenon leads to an increase in the number of clothes in landfills around the world, causing significant pollution.
What’s the rPET and its benefits
Recycled PET or rPET is made by recycling plastic bottles, turning them into threads and then turning them into cloth. Also known as recycled polyester. In this system, the problem of flatulence pollution finds consensus.
Print-on-demand business and how to start selling custom products
Print-on-demand is a simple and low-risk way to start a highly profitable business. You can make everyday products like t-shirts, custom dresses, posters, backpacks, books and sell them online. The on-demand printing business does not require inventory. All you must do is create a design, put it on the product, and then start selling. You can ask you if this business is promising. In this regard the custom T-shirt market worldwide is expected to cross 10 billion dollars by 2025 and shows no sign of slowing down.
What is boucle fabric - everything you need to know
How Boucle fabric is made? Made from multiple components, curls can offer a multi-colored, mottled look achieved by introducing a variety of colors during the production process. Weaving involves a multi-step process that uses two or more threads. First, twist one of the strands and then tighten it to keep strength and durability. Place the other strands loosely to create an uneven texture of curly hair. As you can see, the process of making a loop yarn is very intense, painstaking and can take a long time. However, rewards are always visible when the boucle fabric is created. And bouclé fabric is incredibly durable.
What is linen fabric - everything you need to know
Linen is considered the oldest textile in the world. In fact, its first use goes back about 10,000 years ago. The linen was appreciated by the Egyptian priests in particular who wore linen because of its whiteness, which symbolized purity. The Phaeacians navigators (corresponding approximately to the current Lebanon) bought the linen in Egypt and made it known in Greece, in Italy, Ireland, England, France… Everywhere, the linen was appreciated for its extremely practical side and multi uses. Today it is grown in Europe and 80% of its production comes from France.
Fashion trade fairs 2022/2023
We have gathered for you the major trade fairs and exhibitions mainly in Europe and USA. They are separated by sourcing and selling fairs. At the sourcing fairs you can source fabrics and trims, attend business seminars, meet factories, sample makers, printing companies, and all kinds of production-focused industry professionals.