TEXTILE TRENDS

A Plus Fabrics Inc. #DJ222 PK Dimple

Round Midnight

Designers head to the dark side to create dramatic laces, denims, fancies and novelty knits in rich shades of black.

D&N Textiles Inc. #6397

Stretch Velvet

Textile designers continue to experiment with stretch velvets, offering novelty patterns and rich colors.

Carmen Molina Silk #172-107D1

Silver & Gray

Cool shades of silver and gray work for detailed laces as well as performance knits.

Tricots Liesse Inc. #917247

Polka Dots

Designers are seeing spots with polka-dot patterns, novelty knits and dobby fabrics.

A Plus Fabrics Inc. #F-257K

Avocado

Quirky shades of avocado color everything from novelty fabrications and detailed laces to luxe knits and abstract prints.

Duniére #Pretty 101 463

On the Grid

Textile mills get on the grid with plaids, mesh and geometric patterns.

NEWS

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.

Goldschmied Introduces Denim Capsule Made with Lenzing Refibra

Goldschmied Introduces Denim Capsule Made with Lenzing Refibra

At the Oct. 25–26 run of Kingpins Amsterdam, denim designer Adriano Goldschmied introduced a denim capsule collection made with Refibra, a newly launched fiber developed by Lenzing AG, the makers of Tencel.

Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Designers head to the dark side to create dramatic laces, denims, fancies and novelty knits in rich shades of black.

Eastman’s Newest Cellulosic Blends Sustainability and Comfort in an Easy-Care Fiber

Eastman’s Newest Cellulosic Blends Sustainability and Comfort in an Easy-Care Fiber

Kingsport, Tenn.–based Eastman has been making cellulosic fiber for decades, but its newest product tweaks the formula to offer a sustainable fiber with easy-care attributes.

ITG Closing Cone’s White Oak Denim Mill

ITG Closing Cone’s White Oak Denim Mill

After 112 years in operation, Cone Denim’s White Oak mill in Greensboro, N.C., will close at the end of the year.

Fiber & Fabric Textile Trends

Fiber & Fabric Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Lenzing’s Adds Traceability to its Sustainability Message With EcoVero Viscose

Fiber maker Lenzing has launched a new line of viscose fibers that are both environmentally friendly and traceable.

Archroma Takes Another Stake in M. Dohmen SA

Swiss color and specialty chemical company Archroma has taken an additional stake in M. Dohmen SA, a maker of textile dyes and chemicals for the automotive, carpet and apparel industries.

Fiber & Fabric: Textile Trends

Fiber & Fabric: Textile Trends

Military green and olive shades give florals, laces and abstract patterns—not to mention textured knits and solids—a fresh, sophisticated look.

LA Textile Preview: Trim Spotlight

Findings & Trimmings

LA Textile Preview Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Twin Dragon Introduces New Denim With Performance, Sustainability Qualities

Gardena, Calif.–based Twin Dragon Marketing is rolling out new denim made with Unifi’s Sorbtek wicking fiber as well as with Unifi’s recycled Repreve fiber.

Textile Design Winner

Textile Design Winner

Megan Weitz, a textile design student at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, received the Hank Pola Scholarship at an Aug. 28 reception at the design school’s FIDM Museum and Galleries in downtown Los Angeles.

Groceries Apparel Looks to Build a Natural Dyehouse in Southern California

In a rapidly changing fashion market, Matt Boelk and Rob Lohman basically want to build a new segment from the ground up.

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