Last week I was being invited to attend the São Paulo Fashion week in Brazil by Tex Brasil and Abit, and little had I known how it was going to turn out. [ABIT = Brazilian Textile and Apparel Industry Association, it represents the integration of the Brazilian textile chain. Founded on the early 1960’s, ABIT sponsors companies of every segment in the textile industry, including cotton growing, synthetic raw materials, textile fibers, spinning, weaving, knitwear, dyeing, printing and clothing. ABIT’s mission is to support the sustainable development of the Brazilian textile industry, representing its interests in the presence o...