Asher Fabric Concepts/Shalom B LLC #PCH300 Japanese Varegated Ottoman

Textile Trends: Line Up

From rugby styles to highly textured ribs and novelties, look for plenty of options in stripes.

Asher Fabric Concepts/Shalom B LLC #CP14-IND2

Textile Trends: Blues

Textiles go blue with indigo shades for denim, corduroy, chambray, jersey stripes and novelty knits.

Texollini #3087D

Textile Trends: Globe Traveler

Designers look for inspiration from across the world for textiles inspired by block prints, ikat patterns and woven fabrics made with novelty yarns

Cinergy Textiles Inc. #DTY-AET1705-792

Textile Trends: Bouquet

Textile designers head to the garden for floral patterns ranging from tiny ditsy prints to dramatic oversize blooms.

Robert Kaufman Fabrics #SRK-13-69

Textile Trends: Off The Wall

Textile makers take a cue from interior design with wallpaper prints and upholstery patterns.

Noveltex “Cottage Gate”

Textile Trends: GeoPrints

Geometric prints range from clean, modern patterns to intricate styles that draw inspiration from traditional global motifs.


Demand-Based Manufacturing Readies for Commercial Roll-Out

A California-based company that is pairing the disruptive technologies of purchase activated and demand manufacturing with a waterless dyeing and printing process expects to soon sign the first contracts for commercialization.

Pacific Coast Knitting: High-End Knitting in LA’s Huntington Park

Pacific Coast Knitting: High-End Knitting in LA’s Huntington Park

Pacific Coast Knitting’s showroom has racks of sweater knits, double-faced fabrics, sheer knits and styles with multi-color slubs, as well as basic fabrics.

Première Vision Preview Summit to Cover Sustainability From Fast-Fashion to Luxe

Model and actress Amber Valetta and representatives of Gucci, Eileen Fisher and the Council of Fashion Designers of America will be on hand to discuss sustainability issues across the supply chain at the upcoming July 22–23 run of Première Vision Preview New York in its new location at Pier 92 in New York.

Invista Launching Bio-Based Lycra

This fall, Invista will begin shipping a new version of Lycra made with a biologically based ingredient that will replace the petroleum-based chemical traditionally used to make Lycra.

Martex Expands Reclaimed Fiber Capacity, Names New Executives

With the addition of a fiber reclamation line at its facility in Spartanburg, S.C., Martex Fiber Southern Corp. will see an increase in its plant capacity for fibers made from cotton and cotton/polyester textile waste.

New Hank Pola Scholarship Presented at FIDM

New Hank Pola Scholarship Presented at FIDM

Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising student Shayna Goldberg received the first Hank Pola Scholarship at an April 17 event at FIDM’s downtown Los Angeles campus.

Introducing Forever Black Denim

Introducing Forever Black Denim

Gardena, Calif.–based denim maker Twin Dragon Marketing is using Lenzing’s Modal to make a black denim that is colorfast and requires less water to produce than a traditional black denim made with sulfur dye.

Los Angeles International Textile Show

Los Angeles International Textile Show

A slow start on opening day of the March 10–12 run of the Los Angeles International Textile Show gave way to a flurry of activity as a mix of established brands and emerging designers turned out to source fabric, trim, trend and technology resources.

Fiber & Fabric: Textile Trends

Fiber & Fabric: Textile Trends

Textile Directory

Free Seminars at the LA Textile Show

During the March 10–12 run of the Los Angeles International Textile Show at the California Market Center, the CMC is hosting a series of free seminars on the 13th floor of the building.

Textile Preview: Textile Trends

Textile Preview: Textile Trends

Textile Directory

Première Vision Acquires Leather and Fur Show Cuir à Paris

Première Vision S.A. is growing its portfolio of upscale textile and trim trade shows, which includes Première Vision, Indigo, Expofil, Modamont, Tissu Premier and Fatex, with the addition of leather and fur trade show the Cuir à Paris.

Cone Serves Up Denim With Ketchup and Mustard

Cone Serves Up Denim With Ketchup and Mustard

Cone Denim is in Las Vegas this week with the latest in its lineup of denim made from recycled plastic bottles.

T-Chip: Transparency at the Textile Chemical Level

Brands and retailers looking at the transparency of their supply chain often hit a stumbling block when it came to their chemical suppliers.

Hemp: From Outlaw Fabric to Legal Threads

After 20 years, Rob Jungmann, president of the Los Angeles–headquartered Jungmaven hemp T-shirt brand, might be seeing his business turned upside down.