New Uniqlo U F/W Collection Epitomizes Future of LifeWear

UNIQLO has launched its Fall/Winter 2017 Uniqlo U collection at stores in Japan and through the uniqlo.com online store. This is the third Uniqlo U collection from the design team at the UNIQLO Paris R&D Center, led by Artistic Director, Christophe Lemaire. The new range stems from a drive to make clothing an ideal expression of its wearer, taking LifeWear toward the future through design, pattern, fabric development and stitching innovations as part of a commitment to reinventing wardrobe basics. The full collection is available at 62 UNIQLO stores in Japan and online in 19 countries and territories. All stores in Japan are selling parts of the range. The line

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DyStar Releases 2016 Sustainability Report

           The DyStar Group has released its 2016 Sustainability Performance Report. This is the seventh year of reporting for the company that aspires to become the world’s most sustainable and responsible supplier of colors, chemicals and services to the global textile industry. DyStar’s 2016 report is the first of their reports to map the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) against the four commitments that continue to define the company’s sustainability framework: Creating Responsible Products and Solutions; Conserving Planetary Resources; Caring for People; and Communicating with Stakeholders. 2016 saw the successful acquisition of Emerald Performance Materials LLC, a leading American manufacturer and marketer of specialty chemicals, thus paving

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UNIQLO Enters Maternity & Newborn Wear

           Casual wear store chain UNIQLO Co., Ltd. has introduced maternity and newborn wear in Japan. Sales of garments for newborn babies started on July 24th, and maternity wear on August 28th. In addition to sales at large-scale UNIQLO stores across Japan and Internet store, sales will be gradually expanded abroad such as China and Southeast Asia. At a press conference held on August 28th, Masahiko Nakasuji, Group Senior Vice President at Fast Retailing Co., Ltd., said, “We want to spread the good features and qualities of our products through digital dissemination of information with an aim at persons who gather information from the Internet.” UNIQLO will also focus on

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