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

Fish to Fabric

Fish to Fabric

An Alaska-based company, Tidal Vision, wants to recycle fishery waste products like fish skin and crab shells into textile products.

Knitting a Supply Chain that Stretches from the U.S. to the Caribbean

Knitting a Supply Chain that Stretches from the U.S. to the Caribbean

Knitting a Supply Chain that Stretches from the U.S. to the Caribbean

3D-Printed Fabric and Washable LED Screens Among the Innovation Awards Winners at Techtextil

New developments in technical textiles and machinery were high- lighted and honored during the recent Techtextil and Texprocess shows in Frankfurt, Germany.

Supply Chain Textile Trends

Supply Chain Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Findings & Trimmings: Trim Trends

Findings & Trimmings: Trim Trends

Black & White, Brights

Textile Preview

Textile Preview

Modern Art, Orange Crush, Check Mate, Full Bloom, Key Lime, Stripes & Thermals, Silver & Gold.

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.

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