TEXTILE TRENDS

Friedmans Ltd. #TS1435 “Tropical Haze”

In the Pink

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.

Tiss et Teint #66.6736

Black & White

Sophisticated pairings of black and white work best with high-impact graphic patterns, classic stripes and nets.

Vema Ricami #13524 656/657

Stay Gold

Swim textile designers go for the gold with warm, sunny shades for knits, laces and graphic prints.

NK Textile #MH170105

Rose Gold

Textile designers give pink a glamorous makeover in metallic rose gold.

Confetti Fabrics #17670

Take Wing

Textile designs find inspiration in butterfly, bird and feather motifs for prints and delicate laces.

A Plus Fabrics Inc. #F-257K Douli Yarn Knit

Open Weave

Open-weave patterns, mesh, fishnets and loose-woven and knit designs offer a breezy take on textiles.

NEWS

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

Turkish Denim Mill Bossa Opens Showroom in LA

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.

Sourcing & Fabric: Textile Trends

Sourcing & Fabric: Textile Trends

N.Y. Textile Preview Textile Trends

N.Y. Textile Preview Textile Trends

Schoeler Adds West Coast Sales Manager

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.

Prosperity Textile Shifts to Better Cotton

Chinese denim mill Prosperity Textile will begin using Better Cotton for all its lightweight cotton denim fabrics beginning with the Spring/Summer 2017 season.

Global Merino Showcasing Wool Blends With Creora Eco-Soft

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.

Waterwear 2016 Textile Trends

Waterwear 2016 Textile Trends

Findings & Trimmings: Trim Spotlight

Findings & Trimmings: Trim Spotlight

Findings & Trimmings

Hyosung launches Creora Fit2 for Denim

Creora spandex producer Hyosung will launch its new Creora Fit2 at the Nov. 18–19 run of Denim by PV in Barcelona.

Italian Denim House Candiani Opening R&D Center in Los Angeles

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.