By Dorothy Crouch, contributing writer | September 21, 2023
California Apparel News asked experts in fiber, yarn and fabric: What region of the world should be afforded more attention for its contributions to fiber, yarn or fabric, and why do you feel the experts and artists in this particular area deserve a brighter spotlight?
The reddish-orange shades of rust join apricot as the bright and blazing colors ahead, capable of expressing drama and vibrancy. This color family also lends itself to different fabric textures, sometimes becoming more earthy as a result of the dash of brown added and showing the close link between color and texture in a garment’s overall effect.
Functional Fabric Fair, powered by Performance Days, the premier trade-exclusive sourcing event in the U.S. successfully concluded its fall edition Nov. 1–2 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland.
The Fall/Winter 24/25 textile trends celebrate the idea of quiet luxury, with a minimalist yet luxurious approach, a chic and slow sobriety reviving the idea of craftsmanship through technological innovation while aiming for...
For 35 years Laguna Fabrics has been a Los Angeles–based, family-owned knitting mill known for quality, trend awareness and fast turnaround...
Like an intricate tapestry, the circular economy is expanding and strengthening its global web presence in part thanks to Renewcell.
Swim Textile Trends
According to the invisible laws that govern everything—fashion most of all—every action inspires an opposite reaction as the universe seeks to balance itself in the search for harmony.
It’s the eternal question, and seeking the answer involves not gazing into a crystal ball but one made of fabric.
The Fabric Shows is weaving its way back to Los Angeles. Producer Susan Power has announced that the next edition will be at The New Mart July 25–26.
Technology and textiles convened in Atlanta May 10–12 for the Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas shows, which drew over 350 exhibitors...
Levi Strauss & Co. recently announced a new partnership with Artistic Milliners, founded in 1949 and one of the world’s leading producers of denim.
Before any garment is given shape—long or short, baggy or slim—it begins as a piece of fabric with color, pattern and texture.
Inside, you’ll find a fount of textile inspiration to draw on, an eclectic mix of color and pattern capable of expressing every mood and moment for the complex age we live in.