TEXTILE TRENDS

Cinergy Textiles Inc. #SK-F7600

Mad About Melon

Yummy shades of melon, papaya and persimmon add a sweet twist to stripes, graphic patterns and solids.

Cinergy Textiles Inc. #HMC-2008-324 Printed Chiffon

Go Indigo

Indigo shades of denim, chambray and navy toe the line between laid-back cool and classic sophistication for challis prints, premium denim, contemporary stripes, conversational prints and lush lace.

Fabric Selection Inc. #DU1398

Dusty Rose

Dusty shades of pink range from pale peach to deep mauve, lending a soft look to knit stripes, metallic prints, lofty tweeds, delicate laces, floral prints and solids.

Confetti Fabrics #17355 “Spinoza”

Flora & Fauna

Designers take a new look at animal prints, offering whimsical conversational patterns with graphic punch.

NK Textile #SW18919

In the Net

Textile designers are caught in the net, offering grid-like patterns, embellished designs on net and lace patterns with a weblike ground.

Solstiss #810391

Raspberry Crush

Rich raspberry and plum hues color textiles for swimwear, cover-up textiles and activewear styles. Look for lace, novelty knits and bright graphic prints

NEWS

Findings & Trimmings

Findings & Trimmings

Findings & Trimmings

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.