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Textile Trends

By Apparel News Staff | February 20, 2020

Textile Trends

TEXTILE TRENDS

Fabric Selection Inc.

Fancying Florals

Whether using subdued hues or vibrant colors, today’s florals see great detail in textile design through exquisitely printed petals or tiny flower details.

Asher Fabric Concepts

Actively Engaged

In activewear, textiles have taken notes from the animal-print and tie-dye trends yet have also expanded to include florals in bold colors guaranteed to create waves at the pool and make gains at the gym.

Fabric Selection Inc.

On the Dot With Retro Stripes

Big trends in polka dots and stripes see these fashion staples as modern takes on 1990s-era textiles with bright circles catching the eye or through colorful lines on ribbed fabrics.

Tiss et Teint

Lace Looks

Once a signifier of more-traditional fashions, lace and its embroidered cousin, eyelet, evolved from the rocker 1980s Lita Ford styles into designs that embrace the romantic side of fashion.

Fabric Selection Inc.

Animal Lovers

Over the last few seasons, patterns inspired by animal skins have been trending and are continuing to remain an important part of current garment designs.

City Textile Inc.

Les Petit Fleurs

Floral patterns are a timeless trend, always in fashion. Designers will continue to be inspired by these beautiful examples of nature as long as flowers continue to bloom in all their radiant beauty.

NEWS

Hyosung Introduces Creora ActiFit Spandex With a Focus on Fashion and Function

Addressing the demand for textiles that meet the needs of endurance-sports enthusiasts, Seoul, South Korea–headquartered Hyosung recently introduced its latest offering in high-performance fabric.

Obituary: John Marshall, Owner of JM International Group

John Marshall, a longtime Los Angeles resident and president and owner of JM International Group, passed away on June 15 from natural causes. He was 52.

Textile Trends

Textile Trends

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

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Findings & Trimmings

Findings & Trimmings

Textile Trends

Textile Trends