Colours & Trends
Interfilière, the international trade fair for intimates and beachwear fabrics, has announced the theme for its Paris edition that will take place next month.
In partnership with the Fédération de la Maille & de la Lingerie, Interfilière Paris is showcasing exhibitors’ techniques and know-how through the prism of wellbeing – comfort and wellbeing, body-care and protection, softness, beauty and seduction.
Italian knitwear yarn spinner Cariaggi has created an Autumn/Winter collection 2014-15, which was designed with the ultimate warmth and comfort in mind: “the pleasure of being wrapped up against the cold in soft ‘clouds’ of fine yarns”.
Italian knitted fashion fabrics producer Piave Maitex launches its new lingerie printed collection Autumn - Winter 2014/2015, which it will first introduce at Interfiliere, an international trade fair for intimates and beachwear fabrics, in Paris on 6 July 2013.
Groz-Beckert relaunched its website (www.groz-beckert.com ) on 1st May with a new fresh design and expanded content and functionality.
Integrated fibre, resin and intermediates company Invista has renewed its partnership with Billabong Girl clothing brand’s in a new swimwear collection.
With the entire collection featuring Xtra Life Lycra fibre, the swimwear will be able to stand the test of time against degradation from chlorine, sunscreen, oils, perspiration or heat, according to Invista. Xtra Life Lycra is also said to resist fibre breakage five times longer than other chlorine-resistant elastane.
The annual Knitwear Fashion Show at the Mira Hong Kong showcased 20 collections of four outfits from 20 graduating students of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)'s Institute of Textiles and Clothing (ITC) majoring in knitwear design last week.
Lectra, a leader in integrated technology solutions for industries using soft materials such as apparel fabrics, technical textiles and composite materials has announced the success of its early-adopter program for its Modaris 3D system.
Invista, owner of Lycra brand, is teaming up with the WGSN Global Fashion Awards to find the fashion industry’s newest design star. This year in its 5th edition, the Lycra Future Designers Awards’ winner will be announced at a glamorous awards event on 30 October at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum.
Leading flat knitting machine builder Stoll has made available a great video of its current Stoll Denim Collection which can be viewed here on Knitting Industry in HD (high definition). The Stoll Denim Collection shows a selection of the almost unlimited potential for denim in knitting.
Just days after launching its new online Looking for Wool sourcing guide, an online directory which will enable businesses to source wool and wool-rich products for both the apparel and interiors sector, The Woolmark Company has released five new introductory training manuals to assist in educating the retail and trade sectors about the benefits of Australian Merino wool.