Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Fairfax launches Seaweed-based screen printed apparel
Fairfax launches Seaweed-based screen printed apparel
16
Sep '11
Forget the hard, rubbery, non-breathing plasticol-using process of screen printing apparel. Fairfax, VA-based IMAGINE GreenWear is introducing its fall line of apparel made of organic cotton for baby, children, women, and men that is printed with seaweed-based dyes at the Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore, MD, September 22-24, 2011 (booth 3500). The collection offers a wide variety of graphics and illustrations, all dyed directly into the apparel – and locally.

IMAGINE GreenWear offers this process for promotional apparel, as well as wholesale or private label production. The company provides in-house cut and sew, screen printing, dyeing, and embroidery using thread certified to Oeko-Tex Standard 100. It also has an in-house art staff and decorates its own knit and sewn organic cotton-containing garments, as well as purchased specialty items and blanks to service customer needs.

“IMAGINE GreenWear's goal is to set a new standard for attractive printed and dyed apparel made of organic cotton, blending cutting-edge design with a process that is likely the most environmentally friendly on the market,” said Mark Fishbein, president of IMAGINE GreenWear. “We are changing forever the process of screen printing – rather than using plasticol or water-based inks, IMAGINE GreenWear uses seaweed-based dyes that are safe, soft, allow the garment to breath, and last.”

And what's more, at a time when the U.S. textile industry is going overseas, one-year-old IMAGINE GreenWear has already outgrown its space and is moving into a new facility in Fairfax, VA! It also is in the process of getting both its headquarters and its inputs certified to the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) which prohibits the use of harmful substances.

The IMAGINE GreenWear fall Kids Collection includes short/long sleeved rompers for infants, T-shirts, dresses, and leggings. The Ladies Collection includes tunic-length scoop neck or cowl neck tops, camisoles, and leggings. The Men's Collection includes polo shirts and both short and long-sleeved T-shirts mostly with surfing and outdoor themes. The year-old company currently sells its line to 200 specialty stores nationwide as well as to Canada, China, and Japan.

IMAGINE GreenWear

Must ReadView All

President Donald Trump; Courtesy: White House

Textiles | On 24th Jan 2017

US sets ball rolling for withdrawal from TPP

President Donald Trump has set the ball rolling for withdrawal of the ...

Textiles | On 24th Jan 2017

Indian cotton consumption estimated at 290 lakh bales: CAI

The domestic consumption of cotton during the crop season 2016-17...

Stefano Gallucci (left), CEO, Santex Rimar Group, and Tamer Hasbay, President, Has Group; Courtesy: Santex Rimar

Textiles | On 24th Jan 2017

Santex Rimar to market all Has products globally

Italy based Santex Rimar Group has signed an agreement with Turkey...

Interviews View All

Pinkesh Jain
Everflow Petrofils Ltd

‘An innovative technology which India needs desperately is the...

Frank Gossmann
Rotorcraft AG

‘RT3 motto is: Do not check millimetres, check colours.’

Karan Suratwala
Key Textile Accessories Private Limited

Chinese imports are destroying the supply chain

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
January 2017

January 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search