Quality Characterisation of Apparel covers characterisation of performance, durability, and colour fastness of apparels along with mandatory regulations on flammability, fibre composition and care labels. The unique feature of this book is that the topics are oriented on actual practical way in which manufacturing units, buying agent and retailers are facing challenges on day-to-day basis in their business. This would help the apparel industry people to cut down quality-related rejections and also would be of an immense use for textile/garment manufacturers, buying offices, retailers and the educational cluster of garment/fashion.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Quality protocols and performance standards of apparels and related accessories; Benchmarking of quality in apparel; Importance of flammability, care label and fibre content of apparel; Safety issues for different accessories in children garment; Case studies of safety review in children garment; Product recall in children garment; Role of different stakeholders in the quality of apparel.


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Woodhead Publishing India
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About the author

Subrata Das

Dr Subrata Das is Senior Manager – Technical with Li & Fung India Private Limited, Bangalore.

Affiliations and Expertise

Li & Fung India Private Limited, India