BANGKOK, Thailand – Inside the vast international exhibition center that houses the newly created Style fair, the brightly colored hand-painted dresses and tops that make up the Yodyoko collection were a standout.

After 16 years at American Apparel, Tabitha Vogelsong and John Chung were on a mission to create a responsible apparel brand.

On the morning of April 24, 2013, workers in Dhaka, Bangladesh, didn’t want to go back into their factories, housed in an eight-story building. Cracks had started showing a day earlier in the walls of the building, but their bosses insisted they go to work.

GRAY COURT, S.C. — April 26, 2018 — Mogul South Carolina Nonwovens — a fast-growing U.S. manufacturer of spunlace nonwovens for the hygiene, medical, automotive, and wipes industries — announces that they have been certified under ISO 9001:2015 as of April 19, 2018. ISO certification demonstrates Mogul’s commitment to serving markets which require the highest levels of quality assurance.

LIMA – Exports of Peruvian textiles and apparel could grow between 6 percent and 8 percent in 2018, a year after sales totaled $1.3 billion, the exports director at PromPeru, the Andean nation’s tourism and export-promotion agency, told EFE.

The textile industry generates large quantities of waste from desizing of fabrics, bleaching chemicals, and dyes. This contributes largely to environment pollution.