Made-in-America was an important topic at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, held July 31 – August 3 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City. With 1400 exhibitors and over 27,000 visitors expected, the show was alive with new product and ideas for active and outdoor living.
The 73rd edition of Pitti Filati concluded in Florence last week. Once again, the closing figures of the AW 14 edition seemed very promising: the number of buyers increased by 2.5% compared to last year, with 2,500 foreign buyers (6% more than last year). The number of Italian buyers remained the same as the previous edition, even though more national companies attended the show.
Interfilière Paris, the international showcase with a comprehensive range of fabrics, accessories and haberdashery for intimates and beachwear, in conjunction with Mode City saw a total of 26,384 visitors, celebrating wellbeing, the topic that dominated the three day show last weekend.
On an international level, the event was popular among US and Eastern European participants, particularly Ukraine, Belarus, Romania and the Baltic countries. However, the top visitor countries were France, UK, Italy, Germany, US, Hong Kong, Spain, China, Russia and Switzerland, a new entrant to the event.
Texprint’s annual search for the best graduate textile design talent puts five new knitwear designers in the spotlight as creatives to watch. Their work can be seen in the Texprint area of Indigo, part of Première Vision Pluriel, Paris from 17-19 September.
At this weekend’s Interfiliere show in Paris, leading elastane producer Hyosung’s creora brand collaborated with a group of top Brazilian designers to feature a new collection of Swimwear Innovation with creora highclo.
In September this year, leading fabrics show Première Vision (PV) will be presenting the third edition of Knitwear Solutions, a platform dedicated to creative flat knitted fabrics and garments. Initiated in September 2012, this area has, in only two seasons, PV says, confirmed its legitimacy at the world’s premier fabric show.
Première Vision, the world's premier fabric show, will once again host Knitwear Solutions, an international flatbed knits event, that will be held 17-19 September at Parc des Expositions Paris Nord Villepinte, Paris.
Created in September in 2012, the Knitwear Solutions space brings together the full-range of players in the flatbed knit sector: a leading technology manufacturer, knitters and 15 knit studios (at Indigo).
Première Vision is also the lead show in a line-up that also includes Expofil, Indigo, Le Cuir à Paris, ModAmont and Zoom by Fatex.
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.
Nilit, a leader in the production of nylon 6.6, has announced the launch of Nilit Black Diamond, its newest fashion fibre, at the upcoming Interfilière 2013 show in Paris, where the company will also present its BodyFashion Trendbook for Spring/Summer 2015.
Interfilière, the international trade fair for intimates and beachwear fabrics will take place in the Paris Expo, Port de Versailles, from 6-8 July 2013.
An Exclusive Creative Coaching Workshop is to be hosted by Carlin International, a France based trend forecasting company, at Galleria Intima 2013, India’s largest sourcing fair for intimate apparel professionals, that will be held from 23-24 August at Goa.
A two day seminar focusing on the upcoming trends in the intimate apparel industry and brand building through design innovation will be conducted by David Landart, Asia Sales Director of Carlin International, and his team.