Nine renowned US mills will exhibit at 15th edition of Texworld USA, North America’s largest apparel fabrics show, to showcase innovative textile materials sourced closer to North American market to meet the growing demand for textiles and apparel. These represent the complete supply chain from spinner to knitter to full package garments.
Invista, one of the largest integrated producers of fibres and polymers will present at Mode City, that will take place in Paris from 6-8 July, unveiling an extension of its Lycra Beauty fabric platform for shapewear, and also taking part in a number of industry-led conferences and roundtables to showcase its long-standing dedication to innovation in the lingerie and swimwear sector.
The company is working closely with aspirational brands and garment manufacturers across the globe to showcase the expansion of the Lycra Beauty fabric certification programme ‘The Science of Shaping’ utilising delicate lace and fabrics with natural/cellulosic fibres from innovative producers worldwide.
Cariaggi, an Italian knitwear yarn spinner specialising in cashmere, vicuña and super-fine wools, has posted first-semester results that show a 1% growth in sales compared to the same period last year.
Current performance points to a year-end result of 103 million Euros, an increase of 2% on last year. The markets which recorded the highest growth over the first half of 2013 were the US (+ 6%) and France, with an increase of 16%.
The company is continuing to invest in its Fantasia yarn range, that constitutes the brand’s Autumn/Winter collection 2014-15.
Sri Lanka-based MAS Fabrics will showcase its latest line of fabric and trim solutions for intimate apparel and swimwear products at Interfilière 2013, that takes place this weekend from 6-8 July, in Paris.
Given the complex construction of garments and the number of components essential in the manufacturing process, MAS Fabrics claims to present a unique value proposition with its one-stop-shop solution for requirements across lace, fabrics, elastics, moulded cups and accessories.
Stretchline, the leading narrow fabric manufacturer, has launched Fit-U a new quality of elastic where stretchability and power is engineered to suit the contours of the body, bringing a new dimension to comfort. Fit-U will be showcased at this weekend’s Interfilière trade fair for beachwear and lingerie in Paris.
Stretchline has developed a technology that produces elastic which exerts the right amount of pressure against the body offering superior comfort. With Fit-U, the wearer is said to enjoy a lot more comfort with a strap or waistband that feels great on the body.
Zegna Baruffa Lane Borgosesia re-colours its Cashwool Autumn/Winter 2014-15 collection, opting for revolutionary and colourful Cashwool Paint shades.
The Woolmark Company presented new product innovations and launched an advertising campaign in partnership with Il Gufo, at the most important show dedicated to the mothers and babies sector Pitti Bimbo, that was held in Florence from 27-29 June.
The Woolmark Company introduced items from the Merino Mini collections which have been created to showcase product development ideas and innovations to the industry. Samples of jersey pieces and bodysuits, knitted pullovers and pants, blankets and other garments, produced using the finest Merino wool, were showcased.
FILO, the International fair for yarns and fibres is celebrating its 20th anniversary, presenting its 40th edition that will take place from 9-10 October at the Le Stelline Congress Centre in Milan.
Sibling, a UK based label created by Joe Bates, Sid Bryan and Cozette McCreery, was announced today as the winner of the European selection for the 2013/14 International Woolmark Prize, during the award event held in Milan at Palazzo Crespi today.
A judging panel including Franca Sozzani, Angela Missoni, Godfrey Deeny, Tim Blanks, and Susanne Botschen selected the winner. Angela Missoni, commented: “The group of the nominees was of a very high level, and we struggled to take the decision. At the end, we decided for Sibling because they demonstrated to be the more complete and mature label, and their creative research, joint with their knowledge of wool and knitwear, was the key factor.”
The Fédération Française des Dentelles et Broderies will be showcasing the Dentelle de Calais lace during the next Mode City that will take place from 6 to 8 July, at the Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles.
The event, organised jointly with the Chambre Nationale des Détaillants en Lingerie, will feature great names in lace from Calais and Caudry exhibiting at Interfilière, such as Codentel, Desseilles Laces, Noyon Dentelle/Darquer and Solstiss.