TEXTILE TRENDS

NK Textile #CSR017 “Microflex Reflective Foil”

Line Up

Stripes go graphic and modern with designs ranging from fine-line patterns that mimic the look of architectural drawings to an abstract take on bold regatta stripes.

NK Textile #Zs121956

Variations on Camouflage

Camouflage patterns are a perennial favorite for textile designers. New variations include adding a touch of shine, taking inspiration from the traditional color palette or rendering the camo pattern in piles of sequins.

NK Textile #UHE160172

Seeing Green

Textile designers are tapping into the moody side of green using shades of dark teal, wintergreen and sage for prints, lace, tweeds and novelty fabrics.

Solid Stone Fabrics #HT-FD-49773

Burgundy Blend

Rich shades of burgundy lend a regal air to everything from traditional florals to abstract lace to printed velvets and fabrics with a metallic sheen.

Triple Textile Inc. #L-623-U

Black and Brights

Bright shades of pink, green, purple and orange are given an added visual pop when paired with black for bold stripes, oversized florals and abstract patterns.

Cinergy Textiles Inc. #SK-F7600

Mad About Melon

Yummy shades of melon, papaya and persimmon add a sweet twist to stripes, graphic patterns and solids.

NEWS

Turkish Denim Mill Bossa Opens Showroom in LA

To celebrate the opening of its new showroom in downtown Los Angeles, Turkish denim mill Bossa hosted a grand opening party and denim trend presentation on Jan. 15.

Sourcing & Fabric: Textile Trends

Sourcing & Fabric: Textile Trends

N.Y. Textile Preview Textile Trends

N.Y. Textile Preview Textile Trends

Schoeler Adds West Coast Sales Manager

Swiss textile maker Schoeller Textil added a new member to its U.S. team with the addition of Fawn Knadler as West Coast sales manager.

Prosperity Textile Shifts to Better Cotton

Chinese denim mill Prosperity Textile will begin using Better Cotton for all its lightweight cotton denim fabrics beginning with the Spring/Summer 2017 season.

Global Merino Showcasing Wool Blends With Creora Eco-Soft

At the January 2016 edition of the Outdoor Retailer trade show in Salt Lake City, Global Merino Inc. is showing new fabrics made from blends of Merino wool and Creora Eco-Soft, a spandex engineered to maintain a soft hand and good drape when mixed with heat-sensitive fibers, including natural fibers such as cotton, wool and silk as well as cellulosics such as rayon, Modal and Tencel.

Waterwear 2016 Textile Trends

Waterwear 2016 Textile Trends

Findings & Trimmings: Trim Spotlight

Findings & Trimmings: Trim Spotlight

Findings & Trimmings

Hyosung launches Creora Fit2 for Denim

Creora spandex producer Hyosung will launch its new Creora Fit2 at the Nov. 18–19 run of Denim by PV in Barcelona.

Italian Denim House Candiani Opening R&D Center in Los Angeles

Early next year, downtown Los Angeles will have a new center for denim research and development when Italian denim mill Candiani Denim opens a new showroom and office space.

Denim Maven Adriano Goldschmied Turns His Focus to Knits With Acynetic

Adriano Goldschmied’s career developing brands including Diesel, Replay, AG Adriano Goldschmied, Citizens of Humanity men’s and Goldsign has earned him the nickname “the Godfather of Denim.”

Overcoming the Challenges to Cotton

Cotton is crucial for the development of much of the world’s clothing, but a handful of groups have been warning apparel companies that a number of issues challenge the global cotton supply, and major apparel companies have been listening.

Asher Fabrics Opens New Locations, Adds In-House Knitting

Asher Fabrics Opens New Locations, Adds In-House Knitting

Asher Fabric Concepts has a new home. The company recently moved into its newly renovated space at 950 S. Boyle Ave. in the Boyle Heights section of Los Angeles.

Textile and Apparel Representative Ida Myers, 88

Longtime textile and apparel sales representative Ida Myers died on Sept. 25. She was 88.

Online Auction Set for Assets of Sublimation Printer Avid Ink

A live online auction for the assets of Southern California garment and fabric printer Avid Ink will be held on Sept. 29.