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Sustainable, cost-effective and quick indigo dyeing may hold the key to fashion’s future

2021-06-24 12:31:00 AM

Sustainable, cost-effective and quick indigo dyeing may hold the key to fashion’s future

Sustainable, cost-effective and quick indigo dyeing may hold the key to fashion’s future

ByVirginia PostrelThe T-shirt is inky blue and incredibly soft, with drawstrings up the sides to adjust the fit. The indigo sweater is like nothing I’ve ever seen, the texture of its varied stitches enhanced by the wear patterns you usually see on blue jeans. The fabric is silky, with a beautiful drape. For the first time in several years, I find myself in the throes of clothing lust.

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These clothes aren’t for sale — yet. They’re samples, designed by premium-denim pioneer Adriano Goldschmied to fire the imaginations of apparel makers. They demonstrate the possibilities of a new approach to indigo dyeing. Instead of colouring the outside of cotton yarn, the indigo was added during the process of creating Tencel Modal, the eco-friendly cellulose fibre produced by Austria-based Lenzing. The yarn was spun from fibre that was already blue...

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Drama as Royal pitch, then ditch playoffs encounterRoyal AM stunned the SA football fraternity yesterday by abandoning their playoff game against Chippa United just minutes before it was due to kick off at Chatsworth Stadium. RealNevilleK RealNevilleK OfficialPSL chairman for life and the longest acting CEO should hang their heads in shame. This is an embarrassment of huge proportions. DStv and GladAfricaGroup you are complicit by your defeaning silence! Sies!! RealNevilleK Tears grips my heart knowing how hard I’ve struggled to find a legit trader.I never wanted to do this but I’ll be guilty if I don’t share this good news to people sharon_trad is the best trader so far Thanks for helping me and i will forever be grateful to you sharon_trad RealNevilleK Hopefully this was not their first soccer gig. 'Misleading' a team that some of us thought was more than ready to fight fight for their place in the sun would be a miscarriage of justice. I still think RAM would have been better served by the services of Zola Majavu

Mnisi says Royal won’t play: ‘The team that finished top of the log is Royal AM’Royal AM CEO Sinky Mnisi has confirmed the club will not honour their second promotion-relegation playoff match against provincial rivals Richards Bay scheduled for Chatsworth stadium on Thursday. Mnisi is Sinky(ING) the ship at Royal.. It's over for them, feel sorry for poor players Hhhmmm....yaaaa setswana sere 'ga ene ya komakoma'....will they survive na!!! PSL has SAFA and SAFA has Fifa... Not courts..... Kaizer Chiefs matter went straight to Fifa and Chiefs got suspended for registering players... So Royal AM think they are smart...... Let's see who is going to win the battle.

It’s a royal mess as Durban team fails to pitch for play-offs | CitypressThere was drama at Chatsworth Stadium in Durban after Royal AM made good on their promise to boycott their play-off game against Chippa United on Tuesday afternoon. Hold those champopos for the right occasions More twists and turns! What a saga! The best choice I've made this year was investing in cryptocurrency and forex trading and earning from home. With the help of GregBdie I've been earning ZAR60,353.00k weekly I've never regretted this decision fellow RSA, 🙏🏻

Royal AM risk the wrath of the PSLChippa United could be set for a walkover should Royal AM not pitch for their playoffs match at Chatsworth Stadium this afternoon (3pm). RealNevilleK RealNevilleK The most important key to successful leadership is your ability to direct and challenge the very best that is in those whom lead you, thanks a lot Mr James JAmSRcharD RealNevilleK They're losing this one, but ke MamKhize is busy e court

Mutinous Royal AM defy the PSL, could suffer severe punishmentICYMI: The circus goes on... It is now up to the OfficialPSL to decide what to do with RoyalAM_FC, who turned up for their promotion/relegation playoff against ChippaUnitedFC, but left before the match kicked off. By Herman_Gibbs | IOLsport OfficialPSL RoyalAM_FC ChippaUnitedFC Herman_Gibbs sport This toothless one must step down now OfficialPSL RoyalAM_FC ChippaUnitedFC Herman_Gibbs sport It's a legal matter. The court will have a final say, not the PSL. There are court orders and appeals in place. PSL cannot ignore them.