Stretch: In everything from suitings to outerwear and trousers. New two-way stretch fabrications, along with stretch linen and wool.
Texture: Nubby slubs, dots and stripes on silk shantung, springy recycled paper and crackly raffia.
Blends: Natural fibers blended with synthetic fibers; for example, cotton mixed with acetate, rayon or nylon. l The Return of Prints: Florals, dots, checks and stripes.
Color: From acid green and bright orange to aquatic blues and earth tones.