By  on September 17, 2019

Upcoming textile trends are forecast as sparkling, cosmic and sustainable, naturally — but nonetheless, the textile market is one that remains poised for change.

And while consumers and brands have begun to authentically prioritize sustainability, other emerging issues remain. As far as stability is concerned, the outlook for textile mills is somewhat in flux due to changes in policy and ongoing trade wars. Tricia Carey, director of global business development apparel, Lenzing Fibers, told WWD, “In discussions with global textile mills I am hearing a strong sense of uncertainty. There are order reductions and delays from brands, trade wars, and shifts in sourcing. Mills have to work even more diligently to produce new product lines with storytelling to achieve the same results at lower price points.”

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