TEXTILE TRENDS

G&G Multitex Inc./ Geotex #5E186/011 “Seiko”

Textile Trends: Olive & Rust

Shades of burgundy and rust are mixed with olive and evergreen to create a sophisticated color combination for prints and textured patterns.

Filofi/Daho International #NB- NS116

Textile Trends: Sweater Knits

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.

Textile Secrets International Inc. “Big Lace”

Textile Trends: Lace Looks

Lace, lace prints and lace-like looks continue, as textile designers offer new variations on the classic, feminine style.

Jay Ann Fabrics Inc. #R8098/5

Textile Trends: Stripe It

Textile designers are seeing stripes from traditional yarndye patterns to rib knits and sheer stripes, as well as printed variations.

NK Textile “Floral Metallic”

Textile Trends: Garden Florals

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.

G&G Multitex Inc./Geotex #96180/1002 “Go Cam”

Textile Trends: Pop Optics

Kaleidoscopic designs, neon landscapes and optical-illusion geometrics give textile patterns an equal dose of art and whimsy.

NEWS

Denim Resources

Cotton Incorporated, The Denim Bank, Grace in LA, Invista, iSKO, Laken Kyra, People vs. West, Shol Textiles, Trim Networks Inc.

Cone Adds More Vintage Selvage Looms at White Oak Mill

Cone Adds More Vintage Selvage Looms at White Oak Mill

To keep up with demand for American-made selvage denim, Cone Denim is increasing capacity of selvage denim by 25 percent by installing several vintage selvage looms at its historic White Oak mill in Greenboro, N.C.

Bayer E3: Traceability From Field to Finished Product

Bayer E3: Traceability From Field to Finished Product

A new program launched by Bayer CropScience—a division of healthcare, agricultural and high-tech materials giant Bayer—lets retailers and consumers track the supply chain right to the farmer who grew the cotton.

Taiwan Textile Matchmaking at the CMC

The Taiwan Textile Federation is hosting its first-ever business matchmaking session in Los Angeles Aug. 22–23 at the California Market Center.

Emsig Introduces Unbreakable Button

New York trim supplier Emsig Manufacturing Co. has introduced an unbreakable button the company promises can withstand a compression test of 2,000 pounds per square inch.

Sourcing & LA Textile

Alanon Inc., Asher Fabric Concepts, Buhler Quality Yarns Corp., California Label Products, Cinergy Textiles, Designer Fabric Warehouse, GModa Textiles/Gina Valdez, Geltman Industries, Keylin Inc., King America/Kamtex Textile Group, Philips-Boyne Corp., Progressive Label, etc.

New NCTO President Takes Over

The National Council of Textile Organizations, a Washington, D.C., trade group that merged with two other textile organizations in March, has a new president.

Sourcing & Fabric Textile Trends

Sourcing & Fabric Textile Trends

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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

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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.