Designers cited an amped up push on sustainable fabrics, while Première Vision Paris presented an enlarged Wearable Lab Village.
Soft fabrications and modern evolutions on shine were among the other ruling fabric trends at the Première Vision Paris and Texworld Paris shows.
The winter edition will take place on Jan. 22 through 24 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.
The annual textile show returns to New York City on July 17-19.
Complex issues are weighing heavily on textile and sourcing executives as they prepare to attend the major New York trade shows Première Vision New York and the co-located Texworld USA and Apparel Sourcing USA.
The trade show organizer is adding new features, including a new area at its Texworld Paris fair in September and a broadened offer at its Avantex show to cover all the needs of the smart textile market.