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Notable Apparel, Textile, & Fashion LinkedIn Groups

Here is a list of notable Apparel, Textile, & Fashion LinkedIn Groups- is a group you love missing? Add it to the list!

Textiles for Apparel

“This is a group for experienced textile professionals, specialized in textiles for apparel, including: textile engineers, textile wholesalers, fabric R&D managers, sales managers... specialized in knits, wovens (solids/prints), outerwear,... Expand our global network by joining this group.”

5600 members as of 3/31/2014

Textile, Apparel, Footwear, and Fashion- Sales Marketing Sourcing Retail Jobs Media Events HR Textiles

This group is for Retail Executives, Retail Experts, Product Development, Research Development, Innovator, Designers, Sourcing, Merchandisers, Trend Makers, Manufacturers, Sales, Operations Management, Marketing, Human Resource, Recruitment, Staffing, Finance Professional, Accountant, Buyer, Purchaser, Seller, Planning, District & Store managers, Online Marketing, E-Commerce, Consultant, Researchers, Fashion Expert, News, Magazine, Media, Writers, Ad Agencies to share ideas, thoughts, experiences, opportunities, market news, technical issues, analysis, current & future trends, jobs, innovations, technology & more

128,000 members as of 3/31/2014

Textiles Intelligence Group

Textiles Intelligence Ltd provides research-based business information on the global fibre, textile and apparel industries. In the Textiles Intelligence Group, members are invited to exchange information and views on current issues which affect the industry. Details of textile and apparel conferences and exhibitions will be shared, and meetings arranged between members.

1060 members as of 3/31/2014

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WWD

WWD

Often called "the fashion bible," Women's Wear Daily serves as the voice of authority, international newswire and agent of change for the fashion, beauty and retail industries. First and foremost, WWD is dedicated to providing a balance of timely, credible business news and key women's fashion trends to a dedicated readership. This readership includes retailers, designers, manufacturers, marketers, financiers, Wall Street analysts, international moguls, media executives, ad agencies, socialites and trend makers. As the marketplace has become more complex, the need for information and competitive intelligence has become more acute. The common thread of our community is the business of style and fashion. What makes WWD the authority? Frequency, integrity, independence, spirited coverage and a long tradition that demands staffers get the story and get it first.

61,000 members as of 3/31/2014

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AATCC

AATCC

AATCC is the world’s leading not-for-profit association serving textile professionals since 1921. AATCC, headquartered in Research Triangle Park, N.C., USA, provides test method development, quality control materials, and professional networking for thousands of members in 60 countries throughout the world.

7300 members as of 3/31/2014

Global Apparel and Textile Sourcing

The Global Apparel and Textiles Sourcing group is run by Tony Forcucci and facilitates interactions among professionals the design, source, and manufacture apparel and textiles worldwide.

20,000 members as of 3/31/2014

Intimate Apparel Professionals

This group has been established to bring together intimate apparel designers, manufacturers, retailers, and 3rd party folks who specifically services these professionals.

3800 members as of 3/31/2014

Apparel Executives Forum

Hello All, This group is to bring together the professionals who works in the apparel industry.I hope this will help all the membres to get in touch with each other and can help them to develop a new dimension in their business areas.

12,700 members as of 3/31/2014

Apparel and Fashion Entrepreneurs Group

AFE: Apparel and Fashion Entrepreneurs Group! Whether you are looking for a business partner, investors, fashion show coordinators, models, employees, trend inspiration or business information, the Apparel and Fashion Entrepreneurs Group is the place for you!

Apparel and Fashion Entrepreneurs Group on LinkedIn is a no-holds-barred approach to fashion industry networking. AFE is a place for job postings, Public Relations opportunities, Stylists, Fashion Photographers, Fashion Designers, apparel line launches, press releases, discussions and anything pertaining to apparel industry and/or apparel business owners. Great for start-ups or seasoned apparel lines and business owners!

16,600 members as of 3/31/2014

Apparel and Textile Executive Network

This is not a group for entry level for all professionals. It is meant for only Senior Level Executives. Anyone not at the Sr. level will not be accepted. The Apparel and Textile Executive Network is a group to bring together Executives in the Apparel and Textile Industries. Its focus is on giving $100K plus Executives a place to Network and discuss new trends in the marketplace. This group is an exclusive group made up only professionals with annual incomes in excess of $100K with experience in fashion, fabric, or fiber. Open discussions will be on current trends in the US and International market as well career and networking opportunities to benefit us all.

4000 members as of 3/31/2014

Apparel and Textiles Professional Network

This is a networking group for Apparel and Textiles professionals looking to reach others in the industry. Our goal is to provide ways to help each other and enhance our career opportunities.

33,600 members as of 3/31/2014

Apparel Sourcing Pros

This group is for apparel Apparel Sourcing Professionals to network about trends, contacts, job opportunities, and share viewpoints in general. To join you must be a sourcing professional.

5400 members as of 3/31/2014

Fashion and Apparel

“This group is for experienced Design, Graphic Design, Textiles and Garment professionals to expand a network of people and ideas throughout the U.S. and beyond”

6800 members as of 3/31/2014

Home Textile Biz Group

To bring Home Textile business people together, for exchanging business ideas & sharing business problems and to help each other in finding new Sources & Customers.

10,200 members as of 3/31/2014

Mudpie- Fashion, Trends, & Culture- Graphics, Textiles, and Colour for Apparel, Active Sports, & Denim

Welcome! Looking for creative inspiration or interested in sharing your thoughts on current & future trends in the areas of fashion, graphics, textiles, colour, active sports, street style, denim, lifestyle, urban culture, market intelligence, retail, runway, trade fairs and much more? Then join Mudpie’s own Fashion, Trends, Lifestyle & Culture group - designed to bring creative professionals together to share exciting and inspirational ideas, analysis, thoughts, information, opportunities and much more! Gain insight into the world of trend forecasting via our group, started by one of the leading global trend forecasting companies, Mudpie - publisher of seasonal garment, graphic and colour trendbooks, and the ever popular online forecasting website, www.mpdclick.com.

19,400 members as of 3/31/2014