TEXTILE TRENDS

Denis & Fils #US0011.818

Touch of Turquoise

Cheerful Mediterranean blue and turquoise add a fresh look to stripes, florals and abstract designs.

D&N Textiles Inc. #5545

Denim Friendly

From casual stripes and prints to intricate embroideries and sequins, shades of blue from indigo to chambray give textile designs a denim-friendly look.

Geotex #95453

International Inspiration

Global inspiration continues to play out in prints and woven patterns from stark block-printed designs to intricately detailed patterns to textured woven plaids.

660/661 Taiana Blu #T870002 “Itex”

Check Mate

Checked patterns from traditional plaid, houndstooth and gingham to abstract variations range from sophisticated suiting and shirting styles to whimsical prints and metallic mesh.

Jay Ann Fabrics Inc. #420/8

Key Lime

Bright shades of lime green are key to pair with blue for preppy plaids or orange for ethnic-inspired checked designs. The shade brightens botanical prints, sophisticated lace and subtle stripes.

Philips-Boyne Corp. #Y/D8839LBL

Stripes & Thermals

Designers play with surface texture and depth for striped patterns from rugby to nautical to regatta and textured, thermal, waffle and honeycomb knits.

NEWS

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.

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Findings & Trimmings

Textile Trends: Findings and Trimmings.

Lenzing Begins Tencel Production at New Facility with “Jumbo” Line

Lenzing, the Austrian maker of Tencel fibers, is on track to meet its planned production target of 30,000 tons of Tencel fiber at its new production facility at the Lenzing headquarters in Austria.

McCord Joins Buhler Sales Team

PJ McCord, former global sales manager for Coats PLC, has joined the team at Buhler Quality Yarns in Jefferson, Ga., as sales executive.

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