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Most Creative Designer Rankings   According to the “Most Creative and Trend-Setting Contemporary Designer Rankings” as determined by buyers from influential speciality stores in Japan and directors of department stores, the rankings of international brands has seen dramatic change. Demna

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The development of digital technology has brought changes to mannequins. As advances in AI and robotics continue, it may not be long before we see mannequins that are capable of conversing and moving like humans. Japanese manufacturers have created doll

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A top manufacturer offers a wide range of mannequins   Japanese shop windows are distinctive. The gorgeous displays change with the seasons, but mannequins always play a key role. There are approximately 30 mannequin manufacturers in Japan that have been

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Juki revealed a one-stop line solution

What are Smart Factories?   The proposal of smart factories and “de-skilling” is a striking development among sewing machine manufacturers. In particular, they have embraced the idea of “functions that allow anyone to sew efficiently,” by making the sewing machine

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Toray is strengthening joint efforts with the Hokuriku production areas

Japanese textile manufacturers are strengthening their collaborations with domestic production areas, such as Hokuriku, and distributing their attractive textiles around the world.   Having the largest production scale in Japan, and manufacturing yarn and textiles abroad as well, primarily in

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Raw materials created by Mitsubishi Rayon, combining the texture of silk or hemp with functionality.

Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd. develops raw materials characterised by the use of production area thread processing and textile techniques, such as polyester composition, based around the triacetate textile soalon. It is the only company in the world to produce this

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Hokuriku’s technical prowess is advancing synthetic textiles worldwide

The Hokuriku region leads the world in the production of synthetic textiles. The combination of the unique yarn produced by the synthetic fibre manufacturers and the next-generation production technology of the companies in the area develops textiles at the top

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Promoting fashion textiles in Europe and America   In the last one to two years, Japanese trading companies have been strengthening their efforts to promote fashion textiles in Europe and America, with a desire to sell excellent made-in-Japan fabrics to

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The presence of factories, such as weaving shops and dyeing plants that possess a high level of technical skill, is vital in providing support for creating the spectacular world of fashion that we see. However, the number of production sites

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The KYOTO CONNECTION project, which saw its number of booth visitors double from last year

Unique designs and techniques are fresh and novel   Kyoto’s traditional crafts as well as textiles and products created by corporations involved in the local industries are gaining greater recognition throughout the global market. From the perspective of Western buyers,

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