TEXTILE TRENDS

Cinergy Textiles Inc. #Lace-193

The Real Teal

Teal makes a comeback as textile designers rediscover the blue/green shade for geometric prints, ethnic patterns and pretty florals.

Solid Stone Fabrics “Explosion Velvet”

Black on Black

With black, gunmetal and silver embellishments on a black ground, textiles go dramatic with tone-on-tone patterns such as foil prints and burnout velvets.

Triple Textile #L-603-J

Animal Kingdom

Cats, zebras and reptiles—textile designers find inspiration in the animal kingdom.

Textile Secrets International Inc. “Jungle Beat”

Ochre

Shades of ochre—from khaki and gold to rich rusts and loamy browns—add warmth to florals, abstracts and ‘60s mod prints.

Robert Kaufman Fabrics #SRK-14578-24 “London Calling”

Pretty Plum

Plum shades add pretty sophistication to florals, geometrics, stripes and abstracts.

Taiana Blu #2010151 “Pennet”

Stripes

Stripes get a modern update with bold colors and modern mixing.

NEWS

Sourcing & Fabric Textile Trends

Sourcing & Fabric Textile Trends

Sourcing & Fabric Textile Trends directory.

Hyosung Expands Creora Spandex Facility in Vietnam

In anticipation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership proposed trade agreement, spandex producer Hyosung will unveil a newly expanding facility in Nhon Trach, Dong Nai, Vietnam, beginning late summer.

NY Textiles July 2013

NY Textiles July 2013

NY Textiles Directory

Buhler Names RadiciSpandex’s Moran CEO

Buhler Names RadiciSpandex’s Moran CEO

Buhler Quality Yarns Corp., the Jefferson, Ga.–based yarn spinner, has named RadiciSpandex Corp. executive Marty Moran as the company’s new chief executive officer, replacing Werner Bieri, who retired earlier this year.

Olah Announces Partnership With Prosperity Textiles

Olah Inc., the New York–based global textile and apparel development firm and producer of the Kingpins trade show, has struck a partnership with Prosperity Textiles, a Chinese denim mill that can produce up to 5 million yards of denim per month.

Clariant Releases Eco-Solutions for Denim

Swiss chemical company Clariant has released several new dye developments for the denim market.

Martex Acquires JBM Recycled Fibers

Spartanburg, S.C.–based Martex Fiber Southern Corp. acquired JBM Fibers, a recycled fiber–manufacturing facility in Brownsville, Texas, with a diverse national customer base for recycled textile products made from post-consumer textile waste.

AATCC to Host Workshop on Color Evaluation, Control and Management

Color evaluation, control and management are on the agenda at an upcoming two-day workshop hosted by the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists.

X-Rite’s Compact Spectrophotometer Helps Brands Improve Color Accuracy

X-Rite Inc. and its subsidiary Pantone have a new compact spectrophotometer that can help apparel makers efficiently measure color accuracy across the supply chain.

Eileen Fisher Exec to Chair Social-Accountability International Advisory Board

Social Accountability International (SAI), has named Eileen Fisher executive Amy Hall chair of the New York

Tracing the Supply Chain of Cotton

Tracing the Supply Chain of Cotton

Apparel companies are taking a closer look at their offshore manufacturing facilities

Textile Representative Hank Pola

Textile Representative Hank Pola

Hans (Hank) Pola died on May 27 after a short illness following a stroke. He was 78 years old.

Salute to Services and Suppliers Resources

Buhler Quality Yarns Corp., Continental Business Credit, Progressive Label, Designer Fabric Warehouse, S & J USA Inc.

NCTO Textile Group Swears In Officers

The National Council of Textile Organizations in Washington, D.C., re-elected Bill Jasper to a third term as chairman of the trade group.

DFW: Stock Fabric House Opens in Vernon, Calif.

DFW: Stock Fabric House Opens in Vernon, Calif.

Designers and manufacturers looking for in-stock fabrics with no minimum-yardage requirements have a new resource in Vernon, Calif.