Are fast fashion brands really as sustainable as they claim to be?

Water use, polluting commodities, chemical dyes and poor supply chains mean the demand for fast fashion is affecting the planet, both socially and environmentally. Fashion is the second most polluting industry on earth after oil. To their credit, in response to this and consumer demand, manufacturers and fashion brands are continuing to strengthen and develop…

Are auditing costs creating a barrier to a truly sustainable textile industry?

Due to negative environmental impacts, human rights issues and consumer demand, the textile industry is continually developing ways become truly sustainable and environmentally responsible. Initiatives such as the development of eco-fabrics, effective recycling of fast fashion and closed loop supply chains are all being addressed by manufacturers and brands. One of the main areas where…

How can consumer behaviour change the fashion industry?

Consumer behaviour towards fast fashion must change Fashion is the second most polluting industry on the planet and is having a massive impact on the earth’s resources. The textile production and demands of fast fashion mean that there are severe impacts on natural resources, exploitation of workers and environmental damage through manufacturing, waste and disposal…

Online Presence…..

Here at Textile Consult Ltd we appreciate that your time is precious.  We also appreciate that the nature of the global textile industry means that it is not always practical or cost effective to meet face to face to discuss your requirements or work on your project.  This is why Textile Consult is taking our…

Transform your textile production with an online audit from Textile Audit

  An online audit from Textile Audit can improve your production processes Increasingly detailed global supply chains mean that modern textile production can be a difficult process to manage. Constantly increasing demands from retailers, as well as the pressures of fast fashion mean it is essential mills and textile suppliers develop and improve production efficiency…

Case Study: Libertad Apparel

Textile production is expensive. Dealing with manufacturers halfway across the world can add stresses to a difficult, technical process, often made harder with cultural communication challenges. By working with Textile Consult, we can anticipate your business interests, offer solutions to any difficulties arising in your textile production and make the process a lot easier for…

Sustainable textiles will benefit the environment and your bottom line

Making textile processes more efficient will benefit your business and the environment It will be no surprise to you that textile manufacture is the most polluting industry on the planet after oil. Fast fashion is overwhelming the Earth. Textile dyes are polluting freshwater supplies and waste in supply chains is creating devastating environmental damage. $8…

New Training Courses in 2017.

its that time of year when thoughts turn to the new year, well after you have thought of the holidays ahead and the food you are going to eat. The end of the year is a good time to look back and decide was it a good year? What could we have done better? I…

So we have been quite busy social media wise……

2016 is coming to a close how was it for you ?  many people are commenting on waht a bad year it was with certain events around the world and the celebrity icons we lost in 2016.  Here at Textile Consult its been an interesting 2016 with lots to do and more importantly lots to…

INTEGENZY quasi enzymic interlinkagers

Textile Consult are always interested in new innovations and technologies     Many of these technologies  aim to improve efficiency by reducing process time and wastage which in the current textile world is always welcome. In the first of an occasional series within Textile Talk, H M Yan General Manager from Wuhan Universal Color&Biochemistry Ltd (WUCB) discusses…

Just a Drop — WOOLBLOG

Wool makes beautiful fabrics. In fact really good wool, with smart design can create stunningly attractive materials that perform brilliantly, as evidenced by Synergy, Camira Fabrics latest range of upholstery fabric. The Synergy range is made up of 75 shades, each constructed with a high content of pure New Zealand wool. Some in combinations of […]…

Take two RFT tablets and call me in the morning……

This week here at Textile Consult has been interesting for a number of reasons,  most weeks are interesting but that’s another story. This week has been interesting because of the interactions with a particular customer.  The client is interested in Right First Time processing (RFT),  The Holy Grail of textiles,  the process route that all…