Reda 1865 spring 2019 "We were Futurist" textile collection.


Performance Spotlighted at Milano Unica

Many textile companies developed their collections around the idea of travel, offering lightweight, stretch and resilient fabrics to respond to a request of practical and multiseasonal garments.

clock March 13, 2018Sandra Salibian

Montebello spring 2019 collection.


Versatility, Innovation Shine at Lineapelle

Italian tanneries are looking for innovative solutions to propel the suffering footwear division.

clock March 6, 2018Martino Carrera

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Sustainability and Technology Front and Center at Paris Fabric Fairs

Designers cited an amped up push on sustainable fabrics, while Première Vision Paris presented an enlarged Wearable Lab Village.

clock February 23, 2018Katya Foreman and Alex Wynne

Rich Minimalism: Density the New Gauge of Luxury for Spring 2019


Rich Minimalism: Density the New Gauge of Luxury for Spring 2019

Soft fabrications and modern evolutions on shine were among the other ruling fabric trends at the Première Vision Paris and Texworld Paris shows.

clock February 23, 2018Katya Foreman and Alex Wynne

Pitti Filati.


Textile Houses Focus on Creativity to Overcome Market’s Uncertainty

Propelled by the increasing cost of raw fibers, yarn makers are opting for innovative blends and treatments to beat the competition.

clock February 5, 2018Sandra Salibian

Pitti Filati.


Sustainability and Natural Fibers to Take Center Stage at Pitti Filati

Yarn makers are approaching the 82nd edition of the Florence-based trade show with a renovated sensibility toward the planet, which inspires sustainable processes, earthy color palettes and multiseasonal features.

clock January 24, 2018Sandra Salibian


Bodice, Matthew Miller, Dyne Win International Woolmark Awards

This year’s event included an Innovation award.

clock January 9, 2018Jean E. Palmieri

Ratti print master at work.


Innovation and Storytelling Key at Blossom Première Vision

Targeting the spring 2019 pre-collection season, the offer reflected a shift to a softer, fresher mood.

clock December 22, 2017Katya Foreman

Winners Pamela and Robert Sandlant with Loro Piana ceo Fabio d'Angelantonio


Loro Piana Recognizes Growers of Record Bale of Wool

Australia’s Pyrenees Park won for the fourth consecutive year, producing a bale that measured 10.4 microns.

clock December 6, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

Tollegno 1900.


Tollegno 1900 Digitalizes Its Textile Archives

The Italian textile company has digitalized half of its archive, including 800 books of samples and technical charts, plus more than 10,000 wool samples.

clock November 22, 2017Sandra Salibian

Conceria Stefania's washable suede


Innovation, Creativity, Timeless Classics Shine at Lineapelle

Washable suede and leather with copper net were among the standouts at the three-day trade show.

clock October 16, 2017Alessandra Turra

A video still from the Sari Series.


Styling the Sari: New Anthology Broadens Sartorial Reach of Indian Garment

A non-profit project unravels the more than 80 ways to drape the sari and how to adapt it to the modern age.

clock October 12, 2017Tiffany Ap

Paris Première Vision Trade Show


Europe’s Creative Textiles Industry on the Rebound

Speaking at the recent edition of Première Vision Paris, Gilles Lasbordes, the show’s general manager, cited an economic dynamism indicating “a real, though still fragile, revival.”

clock October 10, 2017Katya Foreman

Paris Trade Shows: Texworld, Apparel Sourcing, Avantex, Shawls & Scarves and Texworld Denim


Texworld Paris Registers ‘Record’ Visitor Numbers

Show organizer Messe Frankfurt said the uptick was a sign of “renewed confidence” in the global economy.

clock September 25, 2017Alex Wynne


Première Vision to Launch Online Marketplace

Due to launch in 2018, the digital platform will connect buyers with the group’s exhibitors and their collections.

clock September 19, 2017Katya Foreman

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