TEXTILE TRENDS

Cinergy Textiles Inc. #Lace-193

The Real Teal

Teal makes a comeback as textile designers rediscover the blue/green shade for geometric prints, ethnic patterns and pretty florals.

Solid Stone Fabrics “Explosion Velvet”

Black on Black

With black, gunmetal and silver embellishments on a black ground, textiles go dramatic with tone-on-tone patterns such as foil prints and burnout velvets.

Triple Textile #L-603-J

Animal Kingdom

Cats, zebras and reptiles—textile designers find inspiration in the animal kingdom.

Textile Secrets International Inc. “Jungle Beat”

Ochre

Shades of ochre—from khaki and gold to rich rusts and loamy browns—add warmth to florals, abstracts and ‘60s mod prints.

Robert Kaufman Fabrics #SRK-14578-24 “London Calling”

Pretty Plum

Plum shades add pretty sophistication to florals, geometrics, stripes and abstracts.

Taiana Blu #2010151 “Pennet”

Stripes

Stripes get a modern update with bold colors and modern mixing.

NEWS

NY Textile Resource Guide

Textile Resource Guide

NY Textile Trends

NY Textile Trends

Textile Directory

Ortiz Industry: Performance Gets Professional

Ortiz Industry: Performance Gets Professional

Ortiz Industry has the sophisticated look of a contemporary men’s and women’s line but is engineered to perform.

2013 Year in Review: In Memoriam

Mel Matsui, denim expert and founder, Simply Blue, Christopher Blue, Indigo Hand and Pulp

Morrell to Lead Olah’s Textile Sales Division

Olah Inc., the textile and apparel-development firm and organizer of the Kingpins denim trade show, announced a shift in the leadership of its textile sales division.

Texworld Teams With Tradegood

Texworld USA, the biannual fabric show in New York, has struck a partnership with Tradegood, the online B2B sourcing site founded by Intertek.

Unifi Purchases American Drawtech

Greensboro, N.C.–based fiber maker Unifi Inc. purchased the assets of American Drawtech from Dillon Yarn Corp. for an undisclosed amount.

Buhler’s Werner Bieri, 60

Buhler’s Werner Bieri, 60

Textile executive Werner Bieri died on Nov. 2 after a long battle with leukemia. He was 60.

Buhler’s Werner Bieri, 60

Buhler’s Werner Bieri, 60

Textile executive Werner Bieri, former president and founding chief executive officer of Buhler Quality Yarns, died on Nov. 2 after a long battle with leukemia.

California Legalizes Hemp Cultivation, but Is Fashion Ready to Embrace the Fiber?

California Legalizes Hemp Cultivation, but Is Fashion Ready to Embrace the Fiber?

After being celebrated as a wonder plant and reviled as a public danger, hemp could be on the cusp of mainstream acceptance with the passage of a new law in California.

TALA, CFF Children’s Holiday Party to Honor Hal Kaltman

The California Market Center, the Cooper Design Space, the California Fashion Foundation and the Textile Association of Los Angeles will join forces to host a holiday party for children from local organizations and after-school programs

NZ Textiles Come to LA

NZ Textiles Come to LA

New Zealand textile boutique The Fabric Store is set to open its U.S. flagship at 136 S. La Brea Ave.

Fiber & Fabric Resources

Asher Fabric Concepts, Buhler Quality Yarns Corp., Colorway, Inc., DG Expo, JM International

Fiber & Fabric Textile Trends: Trend Scouting

Fiber & Fabric Textile Trends: Trend Scouting

The Los Angeles International Textile Show kicks off its three-day run on Sept. 30 at the California Market Center.

Invista Buys Advansa’s Specialty Poly Business

Wichita, Kan.–based fiber maker Invista, producer of Lycra, purchased the specialty polyester business from its licensee, European polyester fiber producer Advansa.