Shades of burgundy and rust are mixed with olive and evergreen to create a sophisticated color combination for prints and textured patterns.
Knits are getting lofty as textile designers offer sweater knits with extra texture. Look for laces and pointelles, as well as space dyes and open-weave fabrications.
Lace, lace prints and lace-like looks continue, as textile designers offer new variations on the classic, feminine style.
Textile designers are seeing stripes from traditional yarndye patterns to rib knits and sheer stripes, as well as printed variations.
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.
Kaleidoscopic designs, neon landscapes and optical-illusion geometrics give textile patterns an equal dose of art and whimsy.
At the recent Kingpins boutique denim trade show, denim makers showcased the latest developments in fabrications.
Textile mills and trim suppliers showcased some of their recent developments at the Texworld USA show in New York.
New York saw more than a foot of snowfall on opening day of the Jan. 20–23 run of Texworld USA.
Longtime apparel and textile industry executive Edward Woods died on Jan. 1. He was 80.
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.
Textile Resource Guide
Ortiz Industry has the sophisticated look of a contemporary men’s and women’s line but is engineered to perform.
Mel Matsui, denim expert and founder, Simply Blue, Christopher Blue, Indigo Hand and Pulp
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 USA, the biannual fabric show in New York, has struck a partnership with Tradegood, the online B2B sourcing site founded by Intertek.
Greensboro, N.C.–based fiber maker Unifi Inc. purchased the assets of American Drawtech from Dillon Yarn Corp. for an undisclosed amount.
Textile executive Werner Bieri died on Nov. 2 after a long battle with leukemia. He was 60.