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Texfusion New York dedicates program to sustainability trends

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Texfusion New York will present a program of seminars and talks dedicated to sustainability for its event at the Penn Plaza Pavilion in Manhattan from July 24 through 25.


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Organised by the London Textile Fair’s Textile Events, the event promotes an ‘eco-friendly culture’, which aims to reduce the impact of the fashion industry on the global environment. Accordingly, the organization said in a press statement that the primary theme of the upcoming Texfusion event will be “sustainability and new trends within the fashion industry.”

The two-day event will present a program of multiple talks and speakers. Seminar topics include marketing ethical, sustainable, and fair trade fashion led by Amanda Farr, marketing chair of the of NYC Fair Trade Coalition; introduction of fabrics China overseas promotion project led by Bo Li, vice president of the China Textile Information Center (CTIC); how brands are marketing their sustainability story led by Melissa Hall, founder of The Emerging Designer and Melissa Hall Consulting; design for sustainable manufacturing led by Tara St James, founder of Study-NY and Re:Source Library; and (we)design your future led by Simon Collins, CEO of WeDesign.org. 

The London Textile Fair first debuted in New York in January 2019, running the premiere Texfusion New York event from January 16 through 17. The event presented over 100 manufacturers of fashion fabrics, accessories, technical fabrics and denim to the North American apparel and manufacturing market at the Penn Plaza Pavilion.

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