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MANUFACTURING

Marine Layer Uses Old T-shirts for New Collection

By Dorothy Crouch | April 25, 2019

To combat the scourge of apparel-manufacturing waste, San Francisco brand Marine Layer is working with consumers to produce a new collection of shirts produced completely from recycled T-shirts.

TEXTILE TRENDS

Texollini

Of All Stripes

During a trip to the French Riviera, French designer Coco Chanel was inspired by workers’ uniforms. She soon began applying navy-and-white stripes to her fashionable designs. In the 1950s, movie stars began wearing striped shirts. Today, stripes are still popular.

Fabric Selection Inc.

Polychromatic

The use of multiple colors adds interest to fashion designs. Whether in random patterns or structured lines, the use of multiple colors has become a hot fashion trend.

Paraiso

Before air travel was ubiquitous, tropical prints were popular as people fantasized about exotic getaways. Commonly referred to as Aloha prints, tropical prints are worn as business attire in tropical settings and are widely worn in casual settings.

Solstiss

Putting On the Green

Once a dangerous dye to work with because it contained arsenic, green has become the color of prosperity, freshness and nature. It is also the color used by ecologically oriented movements.

Base Wealth, Ltd.

As The Sky

From denim to chambray, blue is one of the colors most often used in textiles and fashion. Used in workwear, casualwear and haute couture, blue textiles are perfect for any occasion.

Fabric Selection Inc.

Blossoming Beauties

Floral-printed fabrics have been a fashionable item for hundreds of years. Because they show the beauty of the natural world, floral prints are found on every type of textile.

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Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Trims, Accessories & Branding

Trims, Accessories & Branding

Planet Rehab Shows How Working Together Benefits the Planet

If it takes a village to raise a child, the same could be said about creating a sustainable capsule collection.

Polartec to Increase Recycled and Biodegradable Materials Across Entire Product Line

Polartec to Increase Recycled and Biodegradable Materials Across Entire Product Line

Building upon its Eco-Engineering process, which produces high-performance sustainable fabrics, Polartec has launched a new campaign to utilize recycled and biodegradable materials throughout its entire product line.

New CEO Named for the National Council of Textile Organizations

New CEO Named for the National Council of Textile Organizations

Kimberly Glas, a former deputy assistant secretary for textiles, consumer goods and materials at the U.S. Department of Commerce, was named the new president and chief executive officer of the National Council of Textile Organizations.

Sourcing & Fabric

Sourcing & Fabric

Sourcing & Fabric

Chinese Tariffs on Cotton Have Major Effect on Growers

A tariff war between the United States and China is playing a big part in the health and well-being of the U.S. cotton market.

Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Lenzing and Hyosung to Launch Sustainable Collection at ISPO Munich

Austrian textile firm Lenzing and South Korea’s Hyosung fabrics are partnering on a new collection that brings greater comfort through more options in activewear and intimate apparel manufactured through a process that reduces the impact on the environment.

Swim/Cover-up Textile Trends

Textile Trends

‘The Godfather’ Builds a House of Gold to Make Sustainable Denim Affordable

‘The Godfather’ Builds a House of Gold to Make Sustainable Denim Affordable

Adriano Goldschmied—known for his luxury denim at brands such as Diesel, Citizens of Humanity and AG Jeans—has been quietly building a new Los Angeles venture over the last five years.

Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Fall Textile Trends

Findings & Trimmings

Findings & Trimmings

Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Creating Thread DNA to Ensure Apparel Authenticity

To decrease the threat of counterfeit products in different industries, Applied DNA Sciences has introduced a biochemistry-based innovation in apparel authentication.

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