LOS ANGELES — Innovation and novelty helped drive business at the Los Angeles International Textile Show, where vendors and attendees continued to contend with the issue of balancing price, delivery and quality.
At the three-day show that ended Wednesday at the California Market Center here, more than 250 exhibitors from France, Italy, Korea, India, the U.S. and other countries presented not only their newest offerings for fall 2013, but also stock for spring to appeal to designers who prefer to order fabrics and manufacture clothing as late as possible. No matter which season was targeted, designers were keen on finding novel and innovative textiles. Sometimes price wasn’t a concern if the product exceeded expectations.
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