Orange Fiber selected for sustainable H & M collection


We are happy to share with you the news that another sustainable innovation that we showcased at MUNICH FABRIC START’s...

WHAT’S NEXT FOR MUNICH FABRIC START?


At MUNICH FABRIC START our team is always thinking towards the future, asking: What will the future of fashion look...

INSIDE LIBERTY LONDON WITH HANNAH KAY


With over 140 years of experience, Liberty dominates the fabrics market and knows a thing or two about quality, beauty...

The Making of Trends at Munich Fabric Start: Interview with Joachim Baumgartner & Theresa Walter


Trends play an essential role in the creative direction and development of new collections, for our visitors and...

VIEW – powerful indicator with a highly creative potential


On 16 and 17 July 2019 VIEW Premium Selection, the preview textile fair by MUNICH FABRIC START, offers a comprehensive...

LICA Design Studio – successful international networking & extraordinary concepts


Often the strength of a business comes from establishing successful partnerships and finding the right brands whose...

ADDITIONALS – Lifestyle performance for everyday & high fashion


Rock formations and bacteria cultures are fascinating sources of inspiration for novel design approaches in the wide...

UNITED FASHION SERVICE – Innovative process paths and the right product at the right time


United fashion service has successfully supported renowned international brands with tailor-made products for 17 years...

Well-positioned with the right signals for the future: BLUEZONE counts on innovation & new processes


“The future is now. Brave and blue” With this statement BLUEZONE kicked off 2019. The overarching topic...

MUNICH FABRIC START SPRING.SUMMER 2020 HIGHLIGHTS


Discover our Spring Summer 2020 Highlights Video The latest MUNICH FABRIC START from 29th – 31st January 2019 focused...

Planet REhab Capsule: Celebrating Sustainable Collaboration


It is great to have organic fibres, right? But as a producer of fibres, the influence on a more sustainable textile...

NEW DRESSCODE FOR MEN – INTERVIEW WITH MATERIAL- & MENSWEAR EXPERT WINFRIED ROLLMANN


Menswear is undergoing a fundamental change. What does this change look like? Time-honoured dress codes have been...

TRANSFORMING OLD COSTUMES INTO NEW PLASTICS – A TIME CROSSING TENSION BETWEEN TIMES


Suzanne Jongmans’ photography studies the relationship between present and past as well as the transience and...

APPAREL SOURCING SOLUTIONS AS AN IMPORTANT PART OF TODAY’S FASHION INDUSTRY


Sourcing is one of the themes dominating the textiles and fashion industry. MUNICH FABRIC START responds to increasing...

Wool Alliance for social agency – the diversity of sustainable wool


“Always regard a woollen sweater or shepherd as embodiments of our relationship with our natural and social...

ReSOURCE – SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENTS FOR FABRICS & ADDITIONALS


Sustainable fabrics and additionals are now available online on resource.munichfabricstart.com. ReSOURCE – the...

Bio Plastics fascinate with innovative & future-oriented material surfaces


“Sustainability,” says textile designer Tanja Maria Nitsche “always has an implicitly conceptual dimension”....

How Will Sustainable Fashion Continue To Be Disrupted By Technology? INTERVIEW WITH FASHNERD.COM


As we enter 2019, we take a closer look at where exactly the fashion tech space is headed when it comes to taking a more...

STUDIO BILLIE VAN KATWIJK & ALISSA REES DESIGN – AGING FLOWER PATTERNS


Flowers are considered soft and female. Flowers are synonymous with colourfulness, performance, comfort and love –...

Sustainability as an Innovation Driver – these were the most important issues at KEYHOUSE


Besides the all-encompassing theme of sustainability, technology and digitalisation were the predominant subjects for...

Sea Me & Seaweed: Algae as resource for textile color processes and yarns


It all started with “Sea Me” – a rug. A gorgeous rug – a rug that is much more than just a rug: Sea Me is...

WHAT IS LOVE – An ode to love and the trends for Spring.Summer 2020


Love in its different qualities – from passionate, playful, pragmatic, manic to fateful – is the greatest source...

ADAMANT TEXTILE: New Possibilities of Combining Concrete with Textiles


Adamant Textile researches possibilities of combining concrete with textiles. In addition to this, textile designer...

MUNICH FABRIC START – BUSINESS PLATFORM FOR IN-DEPTH NETWORKING


The latest MUNICH FABRIC START from 29 to 31 January made it clear how important an operational and perfectly equipped...

Interviewing Simon Angel on innovations, processes and the gaining importance of value chains


Simon, is innovation possible without origin, without history? There are two ways of looking at this. On the one...

Interwoven – Can grass roots be new textile fibers?


“In my work,” says the visual artist Diane Scherer “I look at the relation between man, his natural environment...

HIGHTEX AWARD – MUNICH FABRIC START PRESENTS INNOVATION AWARD


The winner of this year’s innovation price HIGHTEX Award by MUNICH FABRIC START is Becker Tuche from Aachen. The...

MUNICH FABRIC START IN CONVERSATION WITH NEW HERITAGE


We speak with the organizers of MUNICH FABRIC START about future trade fair concepts, digitization, blockchain...

MUNICH FABRIC START Spring.Summer 20


The international textile and fashion industry kicks off the 2020 Spring.Summer season in Munich. More than 1,000...

Fashion forward for Buttons!


That small details may have a big impact, has been proven over the last seasons by several fashion trends: sleeves have...

EXCLUSIVE TREND SEMINAR by LI EDELKOORT


Li Edelkoort, Style icon and forecasterin will be at the upcoming MUNICH FABRIC START. In one of her exclusive trend...

SHAHAR LIVNE – MEAT FACTORY


Meat: a delight for some, disgusting for others. With her project “Meat Factory” Israeli designer Shahar Livne...

KEYHOUSE: FUTURE-FASHION-TECHNOLOGY


Experience the future today already at the KEYHOUSE. As a fashion-tech think tank the KEYHOUSE offers future-oriented...

SARMITE POLAKOVA – PINE SKINS


Vegan leather alternatives like renewable, biodegradable materials are enjoying increasing popularity. Latvian designer...

PERPETUUM BLUE BY BLUEZONE


This seasons´s BLUEZONE theme stands for the ever-changing business of denim, for the new excitement in denim, coming...

VIEW Premium Selection – Main Topics for Spring.Summer 2020


New Looks, Textile Innovations & Sustainability form Focal Points for Spring.Summer 2020 The latest VIEW Premium...

JUSTINA MONCEVICIUTE – CLAYTHING


The possibility of transforming a rigid material like ceramics into a textile surface opens up new scope for the...

MOC – VIBRANT CORE


Rooting technology and development firmly and intensively within its product segments is one of the core competences of...

VIEW PREMIUM SELECTION – the special Preview Textile Fair


10 years of VIEW Premium Selection. That means an ‘industry offensive‘ that has grown successfully over 10 years...

ReSOURCE – Sustainability meets Innovation: organicselection goes ReSOURCE


Fabrics made from yarn made of castor oil, processed using a patented water and energy-saving method. Cotton yarn made...

KEYHOUSE EDITION AUTUMN.WINTER 2019/20


Innovation and sustainability themes were once again among the key aspects at MUNICH FABRIC START. For instance,...

KEYHOUSE – HIGHTEX AWARD


The innovation prize at MUNICH FABRIC START – vision becomes reality. Fashion is more than just a product. It is the...

LIVING COLOUR – LAURA LUCHTMAN & ILFA SIEBENHAAR


A world without synthetic dyestuffs. This is the thought that came to the designers’ mind when creating “Living...

WARDROBE OF THE FUTURE


Predictions of fashion usually focus on the next season, but in September 2018 a collaborative project provided a glance...

MUNICH FABRIC START SHOW IMPRESSIONS – NEW VIDEO’s OUT!


As one of the strongest and most important textile fairs on the European market, the most recent MUNICH FABRIC START...

LET´S TALK ABOUT THE BLUE


The current BLUEZONE is the biggest event with the best lineup ever since its inception. Well over 120 leading...

BILLIE VAN KATWIJK – VENTRI


When Billie van Katwijk saw a cow stomach for the first time she did not even know what she was looking at. On a market...

ADDITIONALS – CONTRASTING THEMES


Presenting a brilliant array of contrasts are the materials and feel of ADDITIONALS for Autumn.Winter 19/20. Contrasting...

NYVIDD FISH LEATHER – VISLEER FOUNDATION


Thin, flexible, strong – and, of course, water-repellent. These properties make fish skin attractive for fashion and...

BLUEZONE – BEST OF DENIM


A record number of exhibitors, a yet again expanded area, a first-ever BLUEZONE Festival and product innovations that...

SOURCING – MUNICH FABRIC START


In addition to Fabrics, Trimings and Accessories, Denim, Design Studios and Innovations, selected companies are going to...

GROWING PATTERNS – DYEING WITH BACTERIA


Chemical-free, water- and resource-saving: dyeing processes with bacteria offer a number of advantages in terms of...

A SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS


MFS HOSTESS TEAM STYLED BY CARTOON If we open our eyes, we can see the good in the world. At CARTOON, we always feel the...

BLUEZONE AUTUMN.WINTER 2019/20 – strongest Denim Plattform


The premiere of the BLUEZONE Festival staged in a street-life setting in the outdoor space around the Zenith venue...

SUSTAINABLE INNOVATIONS: INTERVIEW WITH SIMON ANGEL


About sustainable innovations and the future of the sector. MUNICH FABRIC START provides a glimpse of the future of the...

TREND DIRECTION AUTUMN.WINTER 2019/20


Utopia and dystopia, like optimists and activists, are contradictory sources of inspiration that are strongly...

MUNICH FABRIC START AUTUMN.WINTER 2019/20 SHOW REPORT


The latest edition of MUNICH FABRIC START from 4 to 6 September 2018 was a unique demonstration of perspectives,...

SUSTAINABILITY, INNOVATIONS & THE ROLE OF A TRADE FAIR IN THIS CONTEXT


Interview with Frank Junker, Creative Director at MUNICH FABRIC START. From responsible innovations and ReSOURCE –...

INTERVIEW WITH KARIN VEIT


Passionate Plea for Creativity Karin Veit, Design CEO at Marc Cain, retires after a career of over 40 years in the...

INERVIEW WITH THE MUNICH FABRIC START MANAGEMENT


About strengthening the umbrella brand, interactive networking and innovation. MUNICH FABRIC START as an umbrella...

BOSSA


There is a trend towards wider silhouettes again. Describe the materials you are offering specifically for this new...

STUDIO TJEERD VEENHOVEN – ALGAE FABRICS


Product design with an unusual focus: Studio Tjeerd Veenhoven develops value chains – from raw materials through...

SEAQUAL – THERE IS NO PLANET B


Cleaning the oceans with fashion? Sounds crazy! Spanish start-up Seaqual makes it possible. Seaqual recycles marine...

PAULINE VAN DONGEN – ISSHO


A denim jacket that reacts to touch is a reality rather than wishful thinking. Dutch designer Pauline van Dongen has...

LPJ STUDIOS


For the label LPJ Studios the renowned designer Hedwig Bouley collects valuable waste textiles using them to make classy...

BYSSHE – SUSTAINABILITY AND TRADION FROM BRITISH ISLANDS


Fabrics from the north of England. Bysshe is a fabric manufacturer weaving hemp and linen fabrics on the British Isles....

STUDIO TJEERD VEENHOVEN – TULIP PIGMENTS


People throughout the world are delighted by the diversity of tulips. As the world’s largest producer the Netherlands...

ADDITIONALS – DIE ART IS IN THE DETAIL


ADDITIONALS – findings rank ever higher in fashion. Especially in times of high-tech materials and unforeseen...

ALIKI VAN DER KRUIJS – MADE BY RAIN


Is it possible to depict the weather with textiles? This question is answered by Dutch designer Aliki van der Kruijs...

DOPPELHAUS- CLOUDWOOL


The founders of Doppelhaus, Martin Brambley and Yolanda Leask, are household names at Sustainable Innovations in MUNICH...

PAULINE VAN DONGEN – RADIUS


Modern nomads require utility luggage. So the travel backpack “Radius” makes the ideal companion for weekend trips...