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Textiles trends: the latest textile trends

Stay in touch with the latest textile trends, featuring the newest textile trends from textile shows across Europe.

Speakers at the ASBCI fit factor conference

How do you solve a problem like fit?

11 April 2015

The Association of Suppliers to the British Clothing Industry examined issues around fit at its latest fashion sizing conference

The spinning process

A new spin on yarn

2 April 2015

Spinners in the UK and Ireland can’t compete with Chinese rivals on volume, but instead they are making the most of their quality and heritage.

Warping at Alfred Brown's mill in Leeds

Homegrown mills are weaving their magic

27 March 2015

Blending authenticity and heritage with fashion forward style, the UK and Ireland has again become a centre for textile innovation


London Textile Forum

23 March 2012

Appliquéd florals, dyed horsehair wefts, stretch lace and ribbed 3D fabrics were among the major spring 13 textile trends at The Music Room in London.

Premiere Vision

Video: Première Vision spring 16

19 February 2015

Drapers catches up with exhibitors and visitors at Première Vision (February 10-12) to find out about the key fabric trends for spring 16 and what continues to draw them to Paris for Europe’s essential textile show.

More from Premiere Vision

Keith Walker, managing director of Linton Tweeds.

The Drapers Interview: Keith Walker, Linton Tweeds

13 May 2015

In the latest of our Home Made series, we visit Carlisle’s Linton Tweeds, Chanel’s fabric manufacturer of choice.

March Street Mills in Peebles

Moorbrook Textiles seeks buyer for Robert Noble and Replin Fabrics

Scottish textile group Moorbrook Textiles is seeking a buyer for two of its loss-making textile brands Robert Noble and Replin Fabrics and has warned of the possible closure of its March Street Mills site in Peebles.

Kate Hills Make it British

Make it British event to shine light on Leicestershire-made clothing

Make it British and Leicestershire Textiles Hub will host a joint fashion show at the former’s UK manufacturing conference and sourcing event in June.

Teatum Jones

UKFT shortlist announced

The UK Fashion and Textile Association has announced its annual award shortlist, selected by a judging panel that includes designers Henry Holland, Patrick Grant and Harvey Nichols buying director Anita Barr.

Textile Forum

Video: Exhibitors discuss Textile Forum mood

Buyers, designers and students alike travelled to the March 15 edition of the Textile Forum held at One Marylebone in London between March 4-5 to source luxury UK fabrics. Drapers talks to some of the exhibitors who were showing around 50 collections this year.

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