TEXTILE TRENDS

Spirit Lace Enterprise #15054DW

Minty Greens

From prints in pistachio to lace in pastel greens, minty shades freshen up classic patterns and novelty designs.

Robert Kaufman Fabrics #SRKX-16677-12

Gray Days

Shades of silvery gray color activewear knits, laces, graphic prints and novel constructions.

Tissage des Chaumes #C241T01C1

Gilded Age

Textiles go luxe with gold metallic laces, embroideries and novelty treatments.

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.

NEWS

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.

Global Merino Showcasing Wool Blends With Creora Eco-Soft

At the January 2016 edition of the Outdoor Retailer trade show in Salt Lake City, Global Merino Inc. is showing new fabrics made from blends of Merino wool and Creora Eco-Soft, a spandex engineered to maintain a soft hand and good drape when mixed with heat-sensitive fibers, including natural fibers such as cotton, wool and silk as well as cellulosics such as rayon, Modal and Tencel.

Waterwear 2016 Textile Trends

Waterwear 2016 Textile Trends

Findings & Trimmings: Trim Spotlight

Findings & Trimmings: Trim Spotlight

Findings & Trimmings

Hyosung launches Creora Fit2 for Denim

Creora spandex producer Hyosung will launch its new Creora Fit2 at the Nov. 18–19 run of Denim by PV in Barcelona.

Italian Denim House Candiani Opening R&D Center in Los Angeles

Early next year, downtown Los Angeles will have a new center for denim research and development when Italian denim mill Candiani Denim opens a new showroom and office space.

Denim Maven Adriano Goldschmied Turns His Focus to Knits With Acynetic

Adriano Goldschmied’s career developing brands including Diesel, Replay, AG Adriano Goldschmied, Citizens of Humanity men’s and Goldsign has earned him the nickname “the Godfather of Denim.”

Overcoming the Challenges to Cotton

Cotton is crucial for the development of much of the world’s clothing, but a handful of groups have been warning apparel companies that a number of issues challenge the global cotton supply, and major apparel companies have been listening.

Asher Fabrics Opens New Locations, Adds In-House Knitting

Asher Fabrics Opens New Locations, Adds In-House Knitting

Asher Fabric Concepts has a new home. The company recently moved into its newly renovated space at 950 S. Boyle Ave. in the Boyle Heights section of Los Angeles.

Textile and Apparel Representative Ida Myers, 88

Longtime textile and apparel sales representative Ida Myers died on Sept. 25. She was 88.

Online Auction Set for Assets of Sublimation Printer Avid Ink

A live online auction for the assets of Southern California garment and fabric printer Avid Ink will be held on Sept. 29.