TEXTILE TRENDS

Textile Secrets International #SIC/113-G “Gugu”

Textile Trends: Tropical Garden

Swim textile designers head to the tropics to take inspiration in lush botanicals, butterfly prints and feather imagery for swimwear and coverups.—Alison A. Nieder

NK Textiles/Nipkow & Kobelt Inc.  #A-4733

Textile Trends: Soft Focus

A soft focus is combined with pastel shades and soft candy colors to give florals, tie-dyes, abstracts and ikats a pretty, feminine look for coverups and swim styles. —Alison A. Nieder

Geotex #5L882 “One Way”

Textile Trends: Going Graphic

Bold graphic prints make a high-contrast statement with intricate geometrics, painterly abstracts, polka dots and whimsical designs.

Filofi/Daho International Inc. #FU-18041

Textile Trends: Indigo

Textiles are awash in indigo shades for deep-blue knits, high-texture knits and laces, floral prints and nautical stripes.

La Lame Inc. “Spacer A-1”

Textile Trends: Two Faced

Two faces are better than one as textile designers offer two-faced fabrics that pair prints and solids, flat surfaces with texture and contrasting patterns.

Cinergy Textiles Inc. #Heavy0GGT-046

Textile Trends: Jungle Love

Sophisticated animal prints range in style from traditional shades to saturated colors to metallic.

NEWS

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.