Posts Tagged ‘Sustainability’

Bangladesh international summit

by Yogesh Gaikwad

A bag full of coloured building blocks is something that comes to my mind when I look at the audience of the SDC International’s first summit in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The summit had a gathering of textile testing laboratories, brands and retailers, buyers, dyehouses and academics. Representatives from Switzerland, India, Sri Lanka, South Korea and Hong Kong were among the attendees. The mission of the summit was to create awareness about chemical compliance among three major sectors of the textile supply chain namely certification, coloration and fashion.

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Emerging trends in green textiles and green fashion

Gokhale Education Society was established in 1918 and has 17 centres, with over 75 institutions and 4,000 staff. SMRK-BK-AK Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Nashik, is a women’s college that was established in 1985 and is part of Gokhale Education Society.  The Department of Textile Science and Apparel Design at the college, in collaboration with SDC EC, organised a one day state level seminar on “Emerging Trends in Green Textiles and Green Fashion” at Nashik on the Centenary Celebration of Gokhale Education Society.

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Irish design students focus on colour and the circular economy

Fashion and textile design undergraduates from four institutions across Ireland came together at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin on 23rd June, for the Irish heat of the SDC International Design Competition 2017. The students were competing to win a place at the Grand Final which takes place in November in Sri Lanka.

The brief was to ‘explore and demonstrate the creative, imaginative, technical and original use of colour in either fashion or textiles suitable for a circular economy’.  

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