TEXTILE TRENDS

Avid Ink #A181513 “Skin Seeker”

Textile Trends: ’80's Inspiration

Textile designers dive into the ’80s for inspiration for swimwear and coverups. Look for New Wave geometric patterns, Day-Glo colors and conversation prints with stars, graffiti, lips and newsprint.

MJ Textile Inc. #TH643

Textile Trends: Teal Ideal

Teal, that moody shade between blue and green, makes a comeback for swim and coverup textiles as a watery ground shade for florals, mesh, sequined styles and textured knits, as well as an accent color paired with cheery brights or crisp back-and-white patterns.

L.A. Tex & Garment #BSP-23141 D3206

Textile Trends: Hothouse Flowers

Flower prints are lush with oversize blooms and warm shades of pink, red and orange.

Vema #13336 “Tulle Invisible Champagne”

Textile Trends: Textured Metallics

Textured fabrics with plenty of surface interest go upscale with metallic yarns and shiny coatings.

Lanicifio Corti Mercello “Biblos”

Textile Trends: Glam and Tan

Who says tan can’t be glam? Look for added texture, a touch of shine and crisp geometric patterns.

Lanificio Corti Marcello “Elemento-C”

Textile Trends: Cut it Out

Laser-cut designs, appliques and burnout styles add a third dimension and surface interest to textiles.

NEWS

Introducing Forever Black Denim

Introducing Forever Black Denim

Gardena, Calif.–based denim maker Twin Dragon Marketing is using Lenzing’s Modal to make a black denim that is colorfast and requires less water to produce than a traditional black denim made with sulfur dye.

Los Angeles International Textile Show

Los Angeles International Textile Show

A slow start on opening day of the March 10–12 run of the Los Angeles International Textile Show gave way to a flurry of activity as a mix of established brands and emerging designers turned out to source fabric, trim, trend and technology resources.

Fiber & Fabric: Textile Trends

Fiber & Fabric: Textile Trends

Textile Directory

Free Seminars at the LA Textile Show

During the March 10–12 run of the Los Angeles International Textile Show at the California Market Center, the CMC is hosting a series of free seminars on the 13th floor of the building.

Textile Preview: Textile Trends

Textile Preview: Textile Trends

Textile Directory

Première Vision Acquires Leather and Fur Show Cuir à Paris

Première Vision S.A. is growing its portfolio of upscale textile and trim trade shows, which includes Première Vision, Indigo, Expofil, Modamont, Tissu Premier and Fatex, with the addition of leather and fur trade show the Cuir à Paris.

Cone Serves Up Denim With Ketchup and Mustard

Cone Serves Up Denim With Ketchup and Mustard

Cone Denim is in Las Vegas this week with the latest in its lineup of denim made from recycled plastic bottles.

T-Chip: Transparency at the Textile Chemical Level

Brands and retailers looking at the transparency of their supply chain often hit a stumbling block when it came to their chemical suppliers.

Hemp: From Outlaw Fabric to Legal Threads

After 20 years, Rob Jungmann, president of the Los Angeles–headquartered Jungmaven hemp T-shirt brand, might be seeing his business turned upside down.

Denim Developments From the Kingpins Show

Denim Developments From the Kingpins Show

At the recent Kingpins boutique denim trade show, denim makers showcased the latest developments in fabrications.

Showcasing New Textile Developments at Texworld USA

Showcasing New Textile Developments at Texworld USA

Textile mills and trim suppliers showcased some of their recent developments at the Texworld USA show in New York.

Sourcing & Fabric Textile Trends

Sourcing & Fabric Textile Trends

Textile Directory

Sourcing & Fabric with Tech Resource Guide

Resource Guide

Texworld USA Draws a Crowd Amid Snowy Weather

Texworld USA Draws a Crowd Amid Snowy Weather

New York saw more than a foot of snowfall on opening day of the Jan. 20–23 run of Texworld USA.

Apparel and Textile Executive Ed Woods, 80

Apparel and Textile Executive Ed Woods, 80

Longtime apparel and textile industry executive Edward Woods died on Jan. 1. He was 80.