TEXTILE TRENDS

Cinergy Textiles Inc. #ITY-6609 Printed Interlock Twist Yarn

Go Green

Textile designers go green, picking up sophisticated shades from sage to olive for stripes, bold prints, athletic fabrics and textured novelties.

Solid Stone Fabrics #JKP-0479

Orange You Glad

Warm shades of pumpkin and rust add interest to plaids and crochet and a pop of color to activewear knits.

Cinergy Textiles Inc. #WOOLDB-6267M Printed Wool Dobby

In The Pink

From petal to dusty rose and mauve, pink is a perennial favorite for ditsy florals and larger blooms, intricate laces and fancy novelty constructions, but the soft shade works for athletic mesh and flannel plaids as well.

Asher Fabric Concepts #VXR158-GX Viscose Stripe 15x8 Rib Natural/Gold

Gold Touch

Textile mills add a touch of gold to casual knits, laces, activewear and heavier suiting-weight fabrics.

SAS Textiles #10750-03 Twill French Terry Stripe

Bundle Up

Sweater knits with plenty of surface interest run the gamut from lofty, heavier styles to paperweight constructions.

SAS Sport #S10027-02 Jersey Eyelet Micro Poly

Perfect Spot

Textile designers are seeing spots offering everything from traditional polka-dot styles to novelty prints and jacquards and knit patterns that are spot-on.

NEWS

Levi’s Partners With Recycled-Cotton Start-Up

Levi Strauss & Co. has created a jean made from post-consumer recycled cotton.

Jeanologia Software Release Aimed at Faster Laser Finishing in Production

Spanish laser equipment maker Jeanologia has introduced eMark 3.0, the latest release for its laser-finishing software, created to help production designers maximize speed and creativity.

WHY by Kingpins Branding Show Debuts in Amsterdam

WHY by Kingpins Branding Show Debuts in Amsterdam

During the April 13–14 run of the Kingpins denim supply chain show in Amsterdam, organizers launched a new sister trade show focused on the branding side of the supply chain.

Kingpins Amsterdam Show Draws International Crowd

Kingpins returned to Amsterdam for its fifth run at the Westergasfabriek, where the trade show bowed alongside a new branding show organized by Kingpins as well as a consumer event called Denim Days, which gives retailers, brands and textile mills a chance to meet with end consumers.

Denim With Less Water Demonstrated, Discussed at Calik Event at ECO PRK

Denim With Less Water Demonstrated, Discussed at Calik Event at ECO PRK

To get the perfect washed jean, denim makers put pants through multiple wash cycles.

Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Obituary: Textile Representative April Booth, 67

Los Angeles textile-industry veteran April Booth died on March 12 of natural causes at her home in Visalia, Calif.

Italian Denim Mill Candiani Opens L.A. Design Center

Italian Denim Mill Candiani Opens L.A. Design Center

Designers and denim brand owners turned out to celebrate the opening of the Candiani Los Angeles Design Center on March 16 in downtown Los Angeles.

Textile Preview: Findings & Trimming Spotlight

Findings & Trimming Spotlight

Textile Preview: Textile Trends

Textile Preview: Textile Trends

Turkish Denim Mill Bossa Opens Showroom in LA

To celebrate the opening of its new showroom in downtown Los Angeles, Turkish denim mill Bossa hosted a grand opening party and denim trend presentation on Jan. 15.

Sourcing & Fabric: Textile Trends

Sourcing & Fabric: Textile Trends

N.Y. Textile Preview Textile Trends

N.Y. Textile Preview Textile Trends

Schoeler Adds West Coast Sales Manager

Swiss textile maker Schoeller Textil added a new member to its U.S. team with the addition of Fawn Knadler as West Coast sales manager.

Prosperity Textile Shifts to Better Cotton

Chinese denim mill Prosperity Textile will begin using Better Cotton for all its lightweight cotton denim fabrics beginning with the Spring/Summer 2017 season.