Textile designers are finding inspiration in all shades of pink—from warm cranberry to bright raspberry to sweet rose shades—for swimwear and cover-ups.
Sophisticated pairings of black and white work best with high-impact graphic patterns, classic stripes and nets.
Swim textile designers go for the gold with warm, sunny shades for knits, laces and graphic prints.
Textile designers give pink a glamorous makeover in metallic rose gold.
Textile designs find inspiration in butterfly, bird and feather motifs for prints and delicate laces.
Open-weave patterns, mesh, fishnets and loose-woven and knit designs offer a breezy take on textiles.
Los Angeles textile-industry veteran April Booth died on March 12 of natural causes at her home in Visalia, Calif.
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.
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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.
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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.
Chinese denim mill Prosperity Textile will begin using Better Cotton for all its lightweight cotton denim fabrics beginning with the Spring/Summer 2017 season.
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.
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Creora spandex producer Hyosung will launch its new Creora Fit2 at the Nov. 18–19 run of Denim by PV in Barcelona.
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.