TEXTILE TRENDS

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.

Textile Secrets International Inc. “Tapestry Medallion”

World Beat

Textile designers continue to mash up a global mix of traditional textile designs and patterns, from geometric block prints to diffuse ikat patterns to intricate paisley designs.

NK Textile #Y2HB-1529

Lace Looks

Lace looks come in traditional constructions, detailed soutache and printed variations.

Tiss et Teint #65.4261

Animal Planet

Cat patterns, zebra stripes and lizard prints are all part of the inspiration for animal-print textiles.

Asher Fabric Concepts/Shalom B LLC #QJ420 Poly Spandex Print #R-8720

Splattered

Painterly patterns—from abstract prints to watery florals—have textiles splattered in color.

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Tukatech Takes Collaboration to the Cloud

Los Angeles–based apparel software and equipment solutions provider Tukatech has introduced a cloud-based Virtual Sample solution to allow apparel makers to accelerate the approval process when developing product.

NYC Textile Week’s Trade Show Partners Make Plans for a July Launch

Twice a year, textile and apparel executives travel to New York to participate in a slate of trade shows that include textile shows Texworld USA, Kingpins, Première Vision, Indigo and DG Expo; menswear shows MRket, Project New York, Liberty and Capsule; and streetwear show Agenda. And in July the schedule also includes yarn show SpinExpo.

Findings & Trimmings Spotlight

Findings & Trimmings Spotlight

Findings & Trimmings

Domestic Knitter Focuses on Efficiency and Technology

Domestic Knitter Focuses on Efficiency and Technology

Founded in 1989, Texollini is a vertical operation producing circular knits for the activewear, contemporary, ready-to-wear, swimwear, intimates and technical markets.

L.A.–Based Britannia Sees Bright Prospects in Black Sheep

L.A.–Based Britannia Sees Bright Prospects in Black Sheep

Terrence Chermak has been spending the better part of the last six months knee-deep in wool—specifically, black wool.

Novelty Textile Wins Major Case Over Fabric Design Copyright

Novelty Textile Wins Major Case Over Fabric Design Copyright

More than one year after filing a copyright-infringement lawsuit over three different fabric designs, Novelty Textile has been awarded $650,000 in a jury verdict.

Turkish Mill Reveals Denim Trends

Turkish Mill Reveals Denim Trends

Isko, the Turkish denim maker, scouts the globe year-round for denim and fabric trends to help it invent and improve on 300 different new fabric offerings per year.

Lingerie Companies Fined for False Claims on Caffeine-Infused Shapewear

The Federal Trade Commission has fined two lingerie makers $1.5 million for their statements that their caffeine-infused shapewear would solve a multitude of weight and fat problems.

California Presence at Massive Intertextile Shanghai

California Presence at Massive Intertextile Shanghai

With 15 halls covering nearly 1.8 millionsquare feet of space and more than 3,800 exhibitors showing textiles and trim from 30 countries and regions, the Oct. 20–23 run of the Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics trade show could be described as massive.

Intertextile Offerings Include Expanded Denim Hall and Sustainability Zone

Intertextile Offerings Include Expanded Denim Hall and Sustainability Zone

When the giant Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics 2014 trade show opens on Oct. 20 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre in Shanghai, visitors will find a newly expanded Beyond Denim hall, featuring exhibitors from six countries and regions.

Designer Evolves Brand from Prints to Printed Fabric to Finished Garments

Designer Evolves Brand from Prints to Printed Fabric to Finished Garments

Josi Severson’s original prints feature mid-century graphics in a sunny palette. The Minneapolis-based designer has designed fabrics for companies such as Crate & Barrel, Thibaut, Joseph Abboud, Richloom Fabrics and Blu Dot.

Relaunched Mill Has American Heritage and Italian Know-How

Relaunched Mill Has American Heritage and Italian Know-How

A 19th-century textile mill in northern Connecticut is currently humming with the activity of 40 looms making woolen and worsted fabrics for the American luxury market.

LA Textile Show Trends

LA Textile Show Trends

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LA Textile Show: Textile Trends

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