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Swedish Investment Firm Altor Acquires Renewcell

By Christian Chensvold, Associate Editor | June 6, 2024

Cotton-recycling pioneer Renewcell has announced that its remaining assets have been acquired by Altor, an investment firm based in Sweden, and will now be known as Circulose.

SS25 Active: Regenerated!

SS25 Active: Regenerated!

As science, nature and tech combine to imagine a more sustainable future, a new version of modernity takes shape—a prospective way of life centered on well-being, innovation and, last but not least, mobility.

Weaving Stories & Dreams Tour Celebrates Filipina Artisans and Craftsmanship

Weaving Stories & Dreams Tour Celebrates Filipina Artisans and Craftsmanship

Los Angeles–based brand KINdom presents the Weaving Stories & Dreams Tour, which stops in Los Angeles May 10–14.

Johnny Was Imbues Its Bohemian Spirit Into New Denim Collection

Johnny Was Imbues Its Bohemian Spirit Into New Denim Collection

Founded 30 years ago, Johnny Was swiftly became the torchbearer for all things “bohemian.” In its newest collection, the brand has finally—seamlessly—blended that ethos with its first denim line. Using ultra-soft indigo Tencel and organic cotton across six silhouettes, all are made utilizing natural-wear patterns and dye processes free from harmful chemicals.

Classic Elements Lead Trends to Support Sustainable Manufacturing

Classic Elements Lead Trends to Support Sustainable Manufacturing

California Apparel News asked leaders in fiber, yarn and fabrics: What trend in textiles do you feel will define this year as consumers seek change in many areas of their lives, including fashion and apparel?

Hyosung to Reveal Latest Sustainable Developments at Kingpins NYC

Hyosung to Reveal Latest Sustainable Developments at Kingpins NYC

Denim may be one of fashion’s oldest fabrics, but it is as susceptible to change as everything else.

New Blues: The Denim Industry Heads Into 2024

New Blues: The Denim Industry Heads Into 2024

As we begin 2024, what priorities in design, sourcing and/or manufacturing will determine the direction of the denim industry throughout the year?

FW2425 Denim Trends: Crafted for the Future

FW2425 Denim Trends: Crafted for the Future

The most straightforward way to make new jeans that pollute less? Repurposing existing pieces that are cut, patched and reassembled into new volumes and drape.

Adriano Goldschmied Pushes Denim’s Evolution Through Past Lessons

Adriano Goldschmied Pushes Denim’s Evolution Through Past Lessons

After a 50-year career in the denim industry, Adriano Goldschmied is ready for a change. The “Godfather of Denim” has relaunched House of Gold, the agency that he founded in 2014.

Lee x Daydreamer Honors Denim Heritage With Updated Classics

Lee x Daydreamer Honors Denim Heritage With Updated Classics

Heritage denim brand Lee has chosen Los Angeles–based, female-founded brand Daydreamer as a partner to create refreshed approaches to its classic styles for a limited-edition women’s collection.

New Showrooms and Lines

New Showrooms and Lines

The Natural Selection Collection Boasts Three-Way Partnership

The Natural Selection Collection Boasts Three-Way Partnership

For 35 years Laguna Fabrics has been a Los Angeles–based, family-owned knitting mill known for quality, trend awareness and fast turnaround...

SFI Continues Expansion Globally and With New Product Categories

SFI Continues Expansion Globally and With New Product Categories

“So near yet so far” is an age-old expression for something just out of reach, but thanks to Star Fades International so near is actually getting much nearer.

Industry Focus: Denim - The Style, Manufacturing Trends That Will Become Classic Denim Staples

Industry Focus: Denim - The Style, Manufacturing Trends That Will Become Classic Denim Staples

Industry Focus: Denim. What current denim trend do you foresee becoming a classic, and what do you believe the next fresh, groundbreaking trend will be?

Yella Activewear Encourages Movement Through Luxurious Fabrics

Yella Activewear Encourages Movement Through Luxurious Fabrics

Making activewear in a luxurious hand is Daniella Mizrahi’s mission, and the founder of Yella Activewear continues to raise the bar on the standards for her Los Angeles–based brand.

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