Yummy shades of melon, papaya and persimmon add a sweet twist to stripes, graphic patterns and solids.
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.
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.
Designers take a new look at animal prints, offering whimsical conversational patterns with graphic punch.
Textile designers are caught in the net, offering grid-like patterns, embellished designs on net and lace patterns with a weblike ground.
Rich raspberry and plum hues color textiles for swimwear, cover-up textiles and activewear styles. Look for lace, novelty knits and bright graphic prints
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Levi Strauss & Co. has created a jean made from post-consumer recycled cotton.
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.
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 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.
To get the perfect washed jean, denim makers put pants through multiple wash cycles.
Los Angeles textile-industry veteran April Booth died on March 12 of natural causes at her home in Visalia, Calif.
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.
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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.
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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.