Textile History

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Did you know that the machine for fancy yarns was invented in Bulgaria during the Socialist Era? A patent that even today remains unique in the world of the Textile Industry!


Did you know that for the first time in history, sports were formally instituted by the Olympic Games creating a whole new world for textile and fashion development in the sports wear?


Did you know that the history of modern fashion began in Italy, when Giovan Battista Giorgini organized the first Italian fashion show, held on February 12, 1951 and featuring 180 collections at his residence at Villa Torrigiani in Florence.


Did you know that a Latvian-Jewish tailor named Jākobs Jufess invented the jeans. In 1856, at age 23 immigrating from Russia to the US he teams up with Levi Strauss to patenting the jeans.


Did you know that the Galician city of La Coruña is home of one of the world's largest fashion retailers - ZARA? Textile in Galicia has deep roots and amazing history.

United Kindom

Did you know that the Industrial Revolution that first started in the UK was the single main reason today we have an amazing textile industry that is further developing rapidly ever since?