TEXTILE TRENDS

Denis & Fils #US0011.818

Touch of Turquoise

Cheerful Mediterranean blue and turquoise add a fresh look to stripes, florals and abstract designs.

D&N Textiles Inc. #5545

Denim Friendly

From casual stripes and prints to intricate embroideries and sequins, shades of blue from indigo to chambray give textile designs a denim-friendly look.

Geotex #95453

International Inspiration

Global inspiration continues to play out in prints and woven patterns from stark block-printed designs to intricately detailed patterns to textured woven plaids.

660/661 Taiana Blu #T870002 “Itex”

Check Mate

Checked patterns from traditional plaid, houndstooth and gingham to abstract variations range from sophisticated suiting and shirting styles to whimsical prints and metallic mesh.

Jay Ann Fabrics Inc. #420/8

Key Lime

Bright shades of lime green are key to pair with blue for preppy plaids or orange for ethnic-inspired checked designs. The shade brightens botanical prints, sophisticated lace and subtle stripes.

Philips-Boyne Corp. #Y/D8839LBL

Stripes & Thermals

Designers play with surface texture and depth for striped patterns from rugby to nautical to regatta and textured, thermal, waffle and honeycomb knits.

NEWS

NY Textile Resource Guide

Textile Resource Guide

NY Textile Trends

NY Textile Trends

Textile Directory

Ortiz Industry: Performance Gets Professional

Ortiz Industry: Performance Gets Professional

Ortiz Industry has the sophisticated look of a contemporary men’s and women’s line but is engineered to perform.

2013 Year in Review: In Memoriam

Mel Matsui, denim expert and founder, Simply Blue, Christopher Blue, Indigo Hand and Pulp

Morrell to Lead Olah’s Textile Sales Division

Olah Inc., the textile and apparel-development firm and organizer of the Kingpins denim trade show, announced a shift in the leadership of its textile sales division.

Texworld Teams With Tradegood

Texworld USA, the biannual fabric show in New York, has struck a partnership with Tradegood, the online B2B sourcing site founded by Intertek.

Unifi Purchases American Drawtech

Greensboro, N.C.–based fiber maker Unifi Inc. purchased the assets of American Drawtech from Dillon Yarn Corp. for an undisclosed amount.

Buhler’s Werner Bieri, 60

Buhler’s Werner Bieri, 60

Textile executive Werner Bieri died on Nov. 2 after a long battle with leukemia. He was 60.

Buhler’s Werner Bieri, 60

Buhler’s Werner Bieri, 60

Textile executive Werner Bieri, former president and founding chief executive officer of Buhler Quality Yarns, died on Nov. 2 after a long battle with leukemia.

California Legalizes Hemp Cultivation, but Is Fashion Ready to Embrace the Fiber?

California Legalizes Hemp Cultivation, but Is Fashion Ready to Embrace the Fiber?

After being celebrated as a wonder plant and reviled as a public danger, hemp could be on the cusp of mainstream acceptance with the passage of a new law in California.

TALA, CFF Children’s Holiday Party to Honor Hal Kaltman

The California Market Center, the Cooper Design Space, the California Fashion Foundation and the Textile Association of Los Angeles will join forces to host a holiday party for children from local organizations and after-school programs

NZ Textiles Come to LA

NZ Textiles Come to LA

New Zealand textile boutique The Fabric Store is set to open its U.S. flagship at 136 S. La Brea Ave.

Fiber & Fabric Resources

Asher Fabric Concepts, Buhler Quality Yarns Corp., Colorway, Inc., DG Expo, JM International

Fiber & Fabric Textile Trends: Trend Scouting

Fiber & Fabric Textile Trends: Trend Scouting

The Los Angeles International Textile Show kicks off its three-day run on Sept. 30 at the California Market Center.

Invista Buys Advansa’s Specialty Poly Business

Wichita, Kan.–based fiber maker Invista, producer of Lycra, purchased the specialty polyester business from its licensee, European polyester fiber producer Advansa.