Home / Knowledge / News / Fashion / Sourcing at Magic to focus on sustainability in fashion

Sourcing at Magic to focus on sustainability in fashion

Jul '18
Courtesy: UBM fashion
Courtesy: UBM fashion
Sourcing at Magic, a global fashion event, to be held from August 12 to 15, 2018, in Las Vegas, will focus on sustainability and using innovation to accelerate sustainability in apparel production. Sourcing at Magic will show how to close the loop on production, processing, and recycling by bringing environmentally-friendly practices to the forefront.

A documentary ‘Riverblue’, narrated by Jason Priestly, will be aired on August 13, 2018, in the North hall, level 2, room N250. Riverblue spans the globe to infiltrate one of the world’s most pollutive industries, fashion. The documentary follows international river conservationist, Mark Angelo, and examines the destruction of our rivers, its effect on humanity, and the solutions that inspire hope for a sustainable future.

This will be followed by a panel discussion with denim industry leaders Roger Williams, executive producer, Riverblue; Adriano Goldschmied, CEO, Genius Group; Francois Girbaud, co-founder, Marithe & Francois Girbaud; Alex Penades, brand director, Jeanologia; and ADAM Taubenfligel, creative director, Triarchy.

The event will host sustainability-focussed seminars. Lilian Liu, manager of partnerships, United Nations Global Compact and Avedis Seferian, president and CEO, Wrap will talk on the topic ‘Responsible Business Practices Are Paramount: Why Sustainability And Ethical Sourcing Are A Must At All Levels Of The Market.’

Kristine Upeslehja, founder and president, Madisons Innovative will talk on ‘Engineering Fashion - Trends And Concepts For A New Materials World.’

Tony, chief sourcing and merchandising officer, Haggar, Jay Hertwig, global brand sales and marketing manager, Unific Inc.; Brokie Lineweaver, global retail marketing, Unifi Inc.; Stuart Wood, founder and CEO, Last Bottle Clothing will discuss on ‘Moving The Needle In The Sustainable Direction: One Garment At A Time.’

Greensole, a company that recycles discarded shoes to comfortable footwear, keeping them away from landfills and provide them to children in need, will create an installation the show floor – made of shoes. (GK)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India

Must ReadView All

Sales tax reduced for Pak textile, leather sectors

Textiles | On 20th Nov 2018

Sales tax reduced for Pak textile, leather sectors

Pakistan’s Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) recently issued procedure...

US may include RMG in revised duty free Nepali items list

Apparel/Garments | On 20th Nov 2018

US may include RMG in revised duty free Nepali items list

The United States is interested to revise the list of Nepali products ...

Courtesy: Microsoft

Information Technology | On 20th Nov 2018

Gap partners with Microsoft for digital transformation

Gap has established a strategic partnership with Microsoft to drive...

Interviews View All

Headhonchos, Indian fashion industry

Indian fashion industry

Organic the first choice of any environment-conscious person

Md Hanifur Rahman, Aman Group

Md Hanifur Rahman
Aman Group

The level of understanding the job role and organisational requirements...

Stefan Warnaar, Peak to Plateau

Stefan Warnaar
Peak to Plateau

People are willing to pay for quality and performance

Paolo Crespi,

Paolo Crespi

For.Tex is an Italy-based leading producer of dyes and thickeners, and is...

Sandip Bhojani, Manthan Patel,

Sandip Bhojani, Manthan Patel

Krypthm Tradelink LLP is a Surat-based manufacturer of westernwear....

Ramez Basmaji,

Ramez Basmaji

Fabusse is a Lebanon-based fashion agency that offers a variety of...

Luis Quijano, Liberty University

Luis Quijano
Liberty University

Focusing on bold patterns and colour palettes, Luis Quijano, a student at...

Ashok Desai, Bombay Textile Research Association

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Alfonso Marra, Klopman

Alfonso Marra

It was in 1968 that Klopman introduced the concept of poly/cotton workwear ...

Pranav Mishra, Huemn

Pranav Mishra

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Chandani Sahi, By Chandani

Chandani Sahi
By Chandani

By Chandani is a womenswear prêt couture brand with fusion silhouettes by...

Mike Hoffman, Gildan Activewear SRL

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies


Leave your Comments

November 2018

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

news category

Related Categories:

Advanced Search