TEXTILE TRENDS

Cinergy Textiles Inc. #SK-16684 Hacci Print

Textile Trends: Geometry

Look for geometric designs from Op Art–inspired graphics on foil to fun chevron patterns in sequins.

Asher Fabric Concepts/Shalom B LLC #CPF754 
Basket Weave French Terry

Textile Trends: Tweedy

Tweed and tweed-like French terrys and sweater knits offer lofty texture and variegated surface design.

G + G Multitex Inc. #5E605/003 “Gabbi”

Textile Trends: Garden Variety

Textile designers find inspiration in the garden, offering a wide variety of floral prints, lush tropical patterns and botanical knits.

G + G Multitex Inc. #CP5022-01K Heavy Piqué

Textile Trends: GetActive

Activewear fabrics—including mesh, waffle knits and athletic jerseys—get a sophisticated update with subtle fabrics, fine details and a luxe hand.

Malhia Kent #T82635 “Kodelia”

Stripe It

From traditional striped jerseys and seersucker to striped variations on global patterns and French terry, textile designers are finding new ways to look at stripes.

G + G Multitex Inc. #PC3138-01K

Striation

From mélange knits to variations on ikat patterns, textile designers are finding inspiration in the fine lines of striated designs.

NEWS

Epson’s New Sublimation Printer and Ink Designed With Fashion in Mind

Epson’s New Sublimation Printer and Ink Designed With Fashion in Mind

Print solution company Epson has the fashion industry in its sights, hoping to win designers over with the promise of creating their own graphic prints on demand.

Sourcing & Fabric Textile Trends

Sourcing and Fabric, August 2015 Textile Trends.

Milano Unica Brings Italian Textiles to New York With First U.S. Show

NEW YORK—After celebrating its 10th anniversary in Milan, Italian textile trade show Milano Unica took a small group of mills on the road for its first edition in New York.

Fabrium: Taking the First-Step of Fabric Sourcing Online

Last year, Cubukcu and Topcuoglu began developing Fabrium, an online sourcing site to connect textile mills with designers and manufacturers.

Kingpins Continues to Expand

Location is only one of the changes planned for Kingpins; the show will also shift its dates from its traditional January/July schedule to a November/May schedule beginning with its Nov. 3–4 show at Pier 36 NYC (Basketball City) in Manhattan.

Building the Supply Chain at Texworld USA

Two years ago at Texworld USA in New York, Los Angeles knitting mill SG Knits met with a potential customer. The two companies stayed in touch, and two years later the potential customer has become an actual one.

Attendance Up at PV New York

Première Vision New York reported an “all-time high” attendance during its July 21–22 run at Pier 92, where more than 300 exhibitors showcased their latest collections of fabric, trim and artwork.

Cotton for the Next Generation

Cotton for the Next Generation

Spanish mill Hilaturas Ferre sets its sights on the U.S. market with recycled cotton

Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Waterwear July 2015 Textile Trends

N.Y. Textile Preview: Textile Trends

Textile trends from graphic prints to athletic knits and lace looks

Luxe Fabrics Are the Foundation of a New Contemporary Collection

Luxe Fabrics Are the Foundation of a New Contemporary Collection

Ecotex owner Raphael Javaheri is launching a new contemporary apparel brand beginning with a luxury knits collection that will officially bow in August in Las Vegas.

Velcro Cos. Acquires Fastener and Elastic Web Companies

Velcro Companies acquired two Belgium-based companies specializing in hook-and-loop fasteners and elastic and rigid webbing in a move the company says will broaden its product portfolio, expand its presence in Europe, and facilitate research and development “to speed the pace of product innovations.”

Findings & Trimmings Focus

Findings & Trimmings Focus

Findings & Trimmings Directory

Fish to Fabric

Fish to Fabric

An Alaska-based company, Tidal Vision, wants to recycle fishery waste products like fish skin and crab shells into textile products.

Knitting a Supply Chain that Stretches from the U.S. to the Caribbean

Knitting a Supply Chain that Stretches from the U.S. to the Caribbean

Knitting a Supply Chain that Stretches from the U.S. to the Caribbean

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