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
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
Bold graphic prints make a high-contrast statement with intricate geometrics, painterly abstracts, polka dots and whimsical designs.
Textiles are awash in indigo shades for deep-blue knits, high-texture knits and laces, floral prints and nautical stripes.
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.
Sophisticated animal prints range in style from traditional shades to saturated colors to metallic.
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.
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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.
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.