TEXTILE TRENDS

Robert Kaufman Fabrics  Sevenberry Island Paradise #SB-4B2D1-1

Winged Beauty

Textile designers use a variety of images to show winged nature at its finest.

Robert Kaufman Fabrics  Laguna Jersey Prints #SRK-17395-205

Stripes Are the Standard

Textile designers have long used stripes for military uniforms, business attire or just for fun.

Vaaritex #WF D99016 P10

Wild About Nature

Animal prints come in silk, rayon, poly blends and lace, perfect for the “wild side” collection.

Robert Kaufman Fabrics   Laguna Jersey Prints #AUI-17422-398

Jammies and More...

Pajama designs and other leisure styles offer textile designers lots of room to create for an array of prints.

Fabric Selection Inc. 100% Polyester #EMBO-WP0005

Hues of Blues

Varieties of blue differ in hue. Textile designers use tints and shades of blue—such as indigo, ocean, sky and navy—to make blue a universal favorite.

Sprintex Figuro #18863 100% Polyester

Highland Roots

Worn by the Scottish Highlanders for centuries, plaid has now become an everyday textile for all occasions. Textile designers use wool, polyester, cotton, linen and flannel to express tradition for everyday use.

NEWS

Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Texworld USA Launches ‘Explore the Floor’ Series

An added feature this year at Texworld USA is the new “Explore the Floor” series, which features tours for attendees to walk the show floor with industry experts.

New Functional-Fabric Fair Being Launched This Summer

Reed Exhibitions has announced it is organizing a new functional-fabric fair this summer in New York to be held during New York market week.

Lenzing CEO Is Reappointed

At its Dec. 13 meeting, Lenzing’s board reappointed Stefan Doboczky as its chief executive.

Athleta Offers New Tights With Lycra Sport Technology

For the activewear woman who likes wearing her clothes to the gym or her favorite coffeehouse, Athleta has developed a new style of tights made with Lycra Sport technology.

Swim Textile Trends

Swim Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Obituary: Jack Berger, Textile Converter, 94

Jack Berger, the cofounder of The Print Works, a swimwear textile converting company, passed away on Dec. 16, 2017, of cancer. He was 94.

Hyosung Names New Marketing Director, New U.S-Based Executives

New execs at Hyosung in U.S. offices.

Artistic Milliners Introduces Sustainable Indigo Dye Process

A dirty secret of the denim business is the amount of water, chemicals and energy it takes to get that classic indigo blue. Pakistan denim mill Artistic Milliners hopes to change that with Crystal Clear, a newly introduced process that the company is calling “the cleanest indigo dyeing process.”

Cone, Lenzing and Unifi Partner for Future Black + Denim With Recycled Materials

Cone, Lenzing and Unifi Partner for Future Black + Denim With Recycled Materials

Fiber makers Lenzing and Unifi have teamed up with fabric mill Cone Denim to introduce Future Black+, a denim made with Unifi’s recycled Repreve fibers andLenzing Modal.

Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Findings & Trimmings Spotlight

Findings & Trimmings Spotlight

Findings & Trimmings

Denim Production in the United States Hit With Another Blow

One of the last mills in the United States to make denim fabric has decided to shutter its denim production and concentrate on technical fabrics.

Creora and Bossa Team Up for Xplay

Korean fiber and yarn company Hyosung Corp. and Turkish denim mill Bossa are introducing a new collection of bi-stretch denim at the Nov. 14–15 run of Denim Première Vision in Paris.

Artisan Cloth’s New L.A. HQ Showcases International mix of Premium Denim

Artisan Cloth’s New L.A. HQ Showcases International mix of Premium Denim

Brad Alden Mowry and Danielle Lee are putting the finishing touches on the new 2,600-square-foot showroom space in downtown Los Angeles for their denim textile company, Artisan Cloth.

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