Colours & Trends
Hyosung will use next weekend’s Paris Mode City & Interfilière to celebrate 20 years of its creora spandex/elastane and to unveil its Creora 2014 Swim Trends with highclo elastane.
Stylesight, a leading global content and technology solution for professionals in the style, fashion and design sectors, has announced the launch of two new sections dedicated to Knitwear and Materials & Sourcing.
Italian spinner Cariagi Fine Yarns has launched a new collection in the run up to Pitti Filati which is held in Florence in July. The Cagli based spinner says its Fall-Winter 13-14 collection “starts from familiar metaphors evoking the realm of architecture and urban space at night time. A less familiar but just as captivating landscape is also explored, deep space.” Cariagi describes the collection as follows:
Italian knitted fashion fabrics producer Piave Maitex is to launch its latest Fall-Winter 2013/14 range at a special preview in Italy on 28 June and then again to a worldwide audience at Interfilière Paris from 7 July 2012. As always the range includes a wide selection of new fashion and hi-tech fabrics and is completed by a brand new printed fabrics collection.
Senol Sankaya, CEO of leading Turkish manufacturer of knitted goods, Yesim Tekstil, has been named as one of three speakers in the Supply Chain session of the 28th IAF World Apparel Convention to be held from 24-28 September 2012 in Oporto, Portugal.
Leading Japanese manufacturer of advanced flat knitting machines and design systems, Shima Seiki has launched its latest Knit Style Book of knitwear design trends.
This new one-year Masters degree has been developed to meet the industry’s demand for a postgraduate course within the field of fashion knitwear design and product innovation in knitted technical textiles. Aimed at graduates and professionals from both design and technology backgrounds, the course integrates creative and technical perspectives within the context of advanced fibre materials and computerised flat-bed knitting technology.
In this third part of a three part feature on sustainability Sabine Anton-Katzenbach discusses how retailers, producers and importers have begun campaigning for working conditions that are socially sustainable, within the scope of their corporate social responsibility (CSR).
According to Germany’s VDMA Textile Machinery Association, the forthcoming ITMA ASIA + CITME in Shanghai is an excellent platform for German technology suppliers who will play a key role in the technological upgrading of the Chinese textiles industry.
Lycra fibre and
innovations from Invista are positioned to play a prominent role in the spring
and summer ready-to-wear fashions for 2013. Invista's apparel experts have
identified four focus areas for the next generation of ready-to-wear styles. A
diverse selection of Lycra fibre innovations are specifically prepared to meet
the performance demands of these anticipated developments.
Invista describes the focus areas and innovations as
Playing with the past