Asher Fabric Concepts/Shalom B LLC #PCH300 Japanese Varegated Ottoman

Textile Trends: Line Up

From rugby styles to highly textured ribs and novelties, look for plenty of options in stripes.

Asher Fabric Concepts/Shalom B LLC #CP14-IND2

Textile Trends: Blues

Textiles go blue with indigo shades for denim, corduroy, chambray, jersey stripes and novelty knits.

Texollini #3087D

Textile Trends: Globe Traveler

Designers look for inspiration from across the world for textiles inspired by block prints, ikat patterns and woven fabrics made with novelty yarns

Cinergy Textiles Inc. #DTY-AET1705-792

Textile Trends: Bouquet

Textile designers head to the garden for floral patterns ranging from tiny ditsy prints to dramatic oversize blooms.

Robert Kaufman Fabrics #SRK-13-69

Textile Trends: Off The Wall

Textile makers take a cue from interior design with wallpaper prints and upholstery patterns.

Noveltex “Cottage Gate”

Textile Trends: GeoPrints

Geometric prints range from clean, modern patterns to intricate styles that draw inspiration from traditional global motifs.


Hyosung launches Creora Fit2 for Denim

Creora spandex producer Hyosung will launch its new Creora Fit2 at the Nov. 18–19 run of Denim by PV in Barcelona.

Italian Denim House Candiani Opening R&D Center in Los Angeles

Early next year, downtown Los Angeles will have a new center for denim research and development when Italian denim mill Candiani Denim opens a new showroom and office space.

Denim Maven Adriano Goldschmied Turns His Focus to Knits With Acynetic

Adriano Goldschmied’s career developing brands including Diesel, Replay, AG Adriano Goldschmied, Citizens of Humanity men’s and Goldsign has earned him the nickname “the Godfather of Denim.”

Overcoming the Challenges to Cotton

Cotton is crucial for the development of much of the world’s clothing, but a handful of groups have been warning apparel companies that a number of issues challenge the global cotton supply, and major apparel companies have been listening.

Asher Fabrics Opens New Locations, Adds In-House Knitting

Asher Fabrics Opens New Locations, Adds In-House Knitting

Asher Fabric Concepts has a new home. The company recently moved into its newly renovated space at 950 S. Boyle Ave. in the Boyle Heights section of Los Angeles.

Textile and Apparel Representative Ida Myers, 88

Longtime textile and apparel sales representative Ida Myers died on Sept. 25. She was 88.

Online Auction Set for Assets of Sublimation Printer Avid Ink

A live online auction for the assets of Southern California garment and fabric printer Avid Ink will be held on Sept. 29.

Fiber & Fabric Textile Trends

Fiber & Fabric Textile Trends

Japanese Whole Garment Knit Technology Company Opens L.A. Showroom

Japanese Whole Garment Knit Technology Company Opens L.A. Showroom

Knitwear designers and manufacturers looking for insight and inspiration have a new destination in the Los Angeles Fashion District with the recent opening of a permanent showroom and design center for Japanese knitting machine and software maker Shima Seiki at the California Market Center.

Nanotex: Putting the Function in Fabric

Performance characteristics such as moisture management, water repellency and odor control are familiar territory for consumers of activewear while enhanced performance features are relatively new for casual apparel and ready-to-wear.

Swim Textiles: Glitterati

Sequins, foil prints and gold and silver metallic accents add luxe sophistication and fun to animal prints, abstract designs, florals and stripes.

Swim Textiles: Mod World

Day-glo colors and psychedelic swirl prints have textile designers seeing Mod with ’60s-inspired abstract prints.

Textile Preview: Textile Trends

Textile Trends

California’s Drought has Buhler Considering Wider Cotton Possibilities

California is known for its high-quality Pima cotton, but the state’s ongoing drought has had an impact on cotton yields and prices.

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.