TEXTILE TRENDS

Cinergy Textiles Inc. #SK-16684 Hacci Print

Textile Trends: Geometry

Look for geometric designs from Op Art–inspired graphics on foil to fun chevron patterns in sequins.

Asher Fabric Concepts/Shalom B LLC #CPF754 
Basket Weave French Terry

Textile Trends: Tweedy

Tweed and tweed-like French terrys and sweater knits offer lofty texture and variegated surface design.

G + G Multitex Inc. #5E605/003 “Gabbi”

Textile Trends: Garden Variety

Textile designers find inspiration in the garden, offering a wide variety of floral prints, lush tropical patterns and botanical knits.

G + G Multitex Inc. #CP5022-01K Heavy Piqué

Textile Trends: GetActive

Activewear fabrics—including mesh, waffle knits and athletic jerseys—get a sophisticated update with subtle fabrics, fine details and a luxe hand.

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.

NEWS

3D-Printed Fabric and Washable LED Screens Among the Innovation Awards Winners at Techtextil

New developments in technical textiles and machinery were high- lighted and honored during the recent Techtextil and Texprocess shows in Frankfurt, Germany.

Supply Chain Textile Trends

Supply Chain Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Findings & Trimmings: Trim Trends

Findings & Trimmings: Trim Trends

Black & White, Brights

Textile Preview

Textile Preview

Modern Art, Orange Crush, Check Mate, Full Bloom, Key Lime, Stripes & Thermals, Silver & Gold.

Asher Fabric Names Jolie Fierro VP Sales for New Athletic Concept Division

Los Angeles–based knitter Asher Fabric Concepts has hired Jolie Fierro as vice president of sales for its newly launched Asher Active Athletic Concepts division of performance knits for the fitness, yoga and athletic markets.

Kingpins Show to Discuss Denim Sustainability in New Conference Concept

To address that issue, denim sustainability will be one of the main topics at the next Kingpins Show, the international denim sourcing show whose next edition will be April 16–18 in Amsterdam.

Sourcing & Fabric Textile Trends

Sourcing & Fabric Textile Trends

Sourcing and Fabric, February 2015 Textile Trends.

Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Textile Trends

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.