TEXTILE TRENDS

Jay Ann Fabrics Inc. #R8098/5

Textile Trends: Stripe It

Textile designers are seeing stripes from traditional yarndye patterns to rib knits and sheer stripes, as well as printed variations.

NK Textile “Floral Metallic”

Textile Trends: Garden Florals

Designers find inspiration in floral motifs, from the garden variety to the exotic for everything from printed georgettes, silky fabrications and mesh to cottons, fine-wale cords, laces and metallics.

G&G Multitex Inc./Geotex #96180/1002 “Go Cam”

Textile Trends: Pop Optics

Kaleidoscopic designs, neon landscapes and optical-illusion geometrics give textile patterns an equal dose of art and whimsy.

Tiss et Teint #72.4847

Textile Trends: Mélange

With mélange yarns, slub fabrications, tweed looks, bouclés and prints that add depth, textile mills are adding texture and surface interest to knits and wovens.

Asher Fabric Concepts #VCNF9 “Diagonal Roma French Terry”

Textile Trends: Don't Sweat It

Get comfortable, but don’t forgo the luxe fibers. That’s the message from textile mills that are offering luxe takes on activewear staples such as jersey, thermal, fleece and French terry.

Philips-Boyne Corp. #FLN00C7B/WS

Textile Trends: Checks

Plaids, argyles and other geometric patterns go from traditional to off-the-wall as designers find inspiration in checks.

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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

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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.

Exhibitors up 17 Percent at Première Vision Preview New York

Exhibitors up 17 Percent at Première Vision Preview New York

Designers lined up in the cold as Première Vision New York and Indigo New York showed the work of textile and accessories designers from 15 countries.

NY Textile Resource Guide

Textile Resource Guide

NY Textile Trends

NY Textile Trends

Textile Directory

Ortiz Industry: Performance Gets Professional

Ortiz Industry: Performance Gets Professional

Ortiz Industry has the sophisticated look of a contemporary men’s and women’s line but is engineered to perform.

2013 Year in Review: In Memoriam

Mel Matsui, denim expert and founder, Simply Blue, Christopher Blue, Indigo Hand and Pulp

Morrell to Lead Olah’s Textile Sales Division

Olah Inc., the textile and apparel-development firm and organizer of the Kingpins denim trade show, announced a shift in the leadership of its textile sales division.

Texworld Teams With Tradegood

Texworld USA, the biannual fabric show in New York, has struck a partnership with Tradegood, the online B2B sourcing site founded by Intertek.

Unifi Purchases American Drawtech

Greensboro, N.C.–based fiber maker Unifi Inc. purchased the assets of American Drawtech from Dillon Yarn Corp. for an undisclosed amount.

Buhler’s Werner Bieri, 60

Buhler’s Werner Bieri, 60

Textile executive Werner Bieri died on Nov. 2 after a long battle with leukemia. He was 60.

Buhler’s Werner Bieri, 60

Buhler’s Werner Bieri, 60

Textile executive Werner Bieri, former president and founding chief executive officer of Buhler Quality Yarns, died on Nov. 2 after a long battle with leukemia.