TEXTILE TRENDS

Solid Stone Fabrics #FS43865

Textile Trends: Study in Pastels

Pastels continue to color prints, yarn-dyed stripes, knits and laces with candy shades and dusty hues.

Robert Kaufman Fabrics #SRK-15274-2

Textile Trends: Black & White

From ditsies to lace, garden florals get a classic makeover in black-and-white shades.

G&G Multitex Inc. #RP1200-01KB “Slub Jersey Brushed”

Textile Trends: High/Low

From tweed-like fabrics to mélange knits and slub jerseys, textile designers explore the drama of mixing light and dark shades to create textile depth.

Cinergy Textiles Inc. #Peach-C13007

Textile Trends: Primary Colors

Primary shades of red, yellow and blue add a cheery freshness to florals and painterly prints.

Solid Stone Fabrics #A4457

Textile Trends: Gatsby

Complex geometrics, luxe sequined fabrications, foil prints and laces convey the joie de vivre of the Roaring ’20s.

Textile Secrets International #SIC/113-G “Gugu”

Textile Trends: Tropical Garden

Swim textile designers head to the tropics to take inspiration in lush botanicals, butterfly prints and feather imagery for swimwear and coverups.—Alison A. Nieder

NEWS

Asher Fabric Names Jolie Fierro VP Sales for New Athletic Concept Division

Los Angeles–based knitter Asher Fabric Concepts has hired Jolie Fierro as vice president of sales for its newly launched Asher Active Athletic Concepts division of performance knits for the fitness, yoga and athletic markets.

Kingpins Show to Discuss Denim Sustainability in New Conference Concept

To address that issue, denim sustainability will be one of the main topics at the next Kingpins Show, the international denim sourcing show whose next edition will be April 16–18 in Amsterdam.

Sourcing & Fabric Textile Trends

Sourcing & Fabric Textile Trends

Sourcing and Fabric, February 2015 Textile Trends.

Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Tukatech Takes Collaboration to the Cloud

Los Angeles–based apparel software and equipment solutions provider Tukatech has introduced a cloud-based Virtual Sample solution to allow apparel makers to accelerate the approval process when developing product.

NYC Textile Week’s Trade Show Partners Make Plans for a July Launch

Twice a year, textile and apparel executives travel to New York to participate in a slate of trade shows that include textile shows Texworld USA, Kingpins, Première Vision, Indigo and DG Expo; menswear shows MRket, Project New York, Liberty and Capsule; and streetwear show Agenda. And in July the schedule also includes yarn show SpinExpo.

Findings & Trimmings Spotlight

Findings & Trimmings Spotlight

Findings & Trimmings

Domestic Knitter Focuses on Efficiency and Technology

Domestic Knitter Focuses on Efficiency and Technology

Founded in 1989, Texollini is a vertical operation producing circular knits for the activewear, contemporary, ready-to-wear, swimwear, intimates and technical markets.

L.A.–Based Britannia Sees Bright Prospects in Black Sheep

L.A.–Based Britannia Sees Bright Prospects in Black Sheep

Terrence Chermak has been spending the better part of the last six months knee-deep in wool—specifically, black wool.

Novelty Textile Wins Major Case Over Fabric Design Copyright

Novelty Textile Wins Major Case Over Fabric Design Copyright

More than one year after filing a copyright-infringement lawsuit over three different fabric designs, Novelty Textile has been awarded $650,000 in a jury verdict.

Turkish Mill Reveals Denim Trends

Turkish Mill Reveals Denim Trends

Isko, the Turkish denim maker, scouts the globe year-round for denim and fabric trends to help it invent and improve on 300 different new fabric offerings per year.

Lingerie Companies Fined for False Claims on Caffeine-Infused Shapewear

The Federal Trade Commission has fined two lingerie makers $1.5 million for their statements that their caffeine-infused shapewear would solve a multitude of weight and fat problems.

California Presence at Massive Intertextile Shanghai

California Presence at Massive Intertextile Shanghai

With 15 halls covering nearly 1.8 millionsquare feet of space and more than 3,800 exhibitors showing textiles and trim from 30 countries and regions, the Oct. 20–23 run of the Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics trade show could be described as massive.

Intertextile Offerings Include Expanded Denim Hall and Sustainability Zone

Intertextile Offerings Include Expanded Denim Hall and Sustainability Zone

When the giant Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics 2014 trade show opens on Oct. 20 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre in Shanghai, visitors will find a newly expanded Beyond Denim hall, featuring exhibitors from six countries and regions.

Designer Evolves Brand from Prints to Printed Fabric to Finished Garments

Designer Evolves Brand from Prints to Printed Fabric to Finished Garments

Josi Severson’s original prints feature mid-century graphics in a sunny palette. The Minneapolis-based designer has designed fabrics for companies such as Crate & Barrel, Thibaut, Joseph Abboud, Richloom Fabrics and Blu Dot.

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