TEXTILE TRENDS

Duniére #Pretty 101 463

On the Grid

Textile mills get on the grid with plaids, mesh and geometric patterns.

A Plus Fabrics Inc.#DJ222 PK Dimple

Round Midnight

Designers head to the dark side to create dramatic laces, denims, fancies and novelty knits in rich shades of black.

Pine Crest Fabrics #FTF1134C1

Stars

Textile designers are seeing stars offering spangled designs on chambray, novelty knits, lace and foil prints.

Pine Crest Fabrics #FTH554C1

Scales

Scaled patterns—whether fish or dragon—look best in luxe lace or with foil-printed shine.

Philips-Boyne Corp. #TWL4088TBG

Café Mocha

Warm shades of coffee, caramel and mocha color florals, plaids, stripes and solids.

Friedmans Ltd. #TS1435 “Tropical Haze”

Lush Botanicals

When it comes to botanical prints, the optimal word is “lush,” with tropical designs, oversize scale and saturated shades.

NEWS

Waterwear Cruise 2017: Textile Trends

Waterwear Cruise 2017: Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Kornit Says New Vulcan Printers Can Reduce Cost Per Print by 40 Percent

Commercial printing solutions provider Kornit Digital North American is preparing to begin shipping its Vulcan system.

N.Y. Textile Preview: Textile Trends

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Hyosung Launching Creora Fresh

Hyosung, maker of Creora spandex, is introducing a new odor-neutralizing spandex fiber called Creora Fresh at the upcoming Interfilière show in France.

Findings & Trimmings

Findings & Trimmings

Findings & Trimmings

Levi’s Partners With Recycled-Cotton Start-Up

Levi Strauss & Co. has created a jean made from post-consumer recycled cotton.

Jeanologia Software Release Aimed at Faster Laser Finishing in Production

Spanish laser equipment maker Jeanologia has introduced eMark 3.0, the latest release for its laser-finishing software, created to help production designers maximize speed and creativity.

WHY by Kingpins Branding Show Debuts in Amsterdam

WHY by Kingpins Branding Show Debuts in Amsterdam

During the April 13–14 run of the Kingpins denim supply chain show in Amsterdam, organizers launched a new sister trade show focused on the branding side of the supply chain.

Kingpins Amsterdam Show Draws International Crowd

Kingpins returned to Amsterdam for its fifth run at the Westergasfabriek, where the trade show bowed alongside a new branding show organized by Kingpins as well as a consumer event called Denim Days, which gives retailers, brands and textile mills a chance to meet with end consumers.

Denim With Less Water Demonstrated, Discussed at Calik Event at ECO PRK

Denim With Less Water Demonstrated, Discussed at Calik Event at ECO PRK

To get the perfect washed jean, denim makers put pants through multiple wash cycles.

Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Obituary: Textile Representative April Booth, 67

Los Angeles textile-industry veteran April Booth died on March 12 of natural causes at her home in Visalia, Calif.

Italian Denim Mill Candiani Opens L.A. Design Center

Italian Denim Mill Candiani Opens L.A. Design Center

Designers and denim brand owners turned out to celebrate the opening of the Candiani Los Angeles Design Center on March 16 in downtown Los Angeles.

Textile Preview: Findings & Trimming Spotlight

Findings & Trimming Spotlight

Textile Preview: Textile Trends

Textile Preview: Textile Trends