Sourcing for a fashion brand can have so many options it feels like a nightmare to navigate. Each collection demands countless fabric appointments to sift through unending swatches to find the perfect match. Well if you can get yourself to New York City July 23rd - 25th, Texworld USA is a show you do not want to miss. With over 500 exhibitors from 12 different countries, you can come to discover upcoming fabric trends, new sustainability options, and get all your appointments done in one day (or three). But if you really want to get the most out of your time at the Javits Center, mark your calendar for some of the incredible seminars Texworld USA has organized to educate and equip you to run a stronger, better business. Here are the 10 must-see seminars for the Texworld USA July 2018 show.
By Jessica Kelly, Founder & CEO, THR3EFOLD
Summer is my favorite season. It has my birthday. It has the best weather. It's prime travel season. Every year I like to go on one big adventurous vacation, and from the avenues of Paris to the beaches of Bondi, I've loved them all. But none have impacted my life the way Zimbabwe and India have. Here's my story of impact travel and why everyone should skip Europe just once to travel somewhere that changes their life forever.
By Amna Bajwa, Writer & Researcher, THR3EFOLD
The fashion industry needs a makeover. But with upwards of 60 million workers worldwide and as one of the top polluting industries, the reality of this makeover can seem overwhelming. We all know strength comes in numbers, but can brands actually work with factories and government to make ethical and sustainable fashion simply...fashion? We say yes! Here’s how.