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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.

Keeping its powder dry: DryDye technology at work in Nike’s Taiwanese manufacturer Far Eastern New Century Corp

Textiles Focus: Sustainable Sourcing

6 February 2015

Fully traceable fibres and technological breakthroughs are helping the fashion industry to build a more sustainable future.

Warping at Alfred Brown's mill in Leeds

Homegrown weavers set the standard

27 March 2015

Blending authenticity and heritage with fashion-forward style, British and Irish weavers are carving out their own niche.


Part One: How can UK manufacturing flourish?

20 February 2015

In a new series examining the resurgent UK and Ireland textile and garment industries, we follow the production process from source to sale. Part one sizes up the industry and asks how it can flourish.


Spring 16: Première Vision roundup

19 February 2015

The crème de la crème of fabric manufacturers put on a show at the latest edition of Première Vision in Paris.


Spring 16: Texworld Roundup

19 February 2015

Silk, lace, embroidery and photo-real digital prints were just some of the highlights at Texworld in Paris on February 9-12.


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

Emma Willis

Talking Business: 'Picking up the thread to revive UK sewing skills'

5 March 2015

Emma Willis is founder of the eponymous Jermyn Street shirt brand.

Charlotte Rogers

Finding your niche is the route to success

6 February 2015

With the textile industry increasing globalised and manufacturers facing competition worldwide, it is crucial to stand out from the crowd.

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.

Textile Forum

Visitor numbers up at Textile Forum

Buyers and designers from Ireland, Finland, Denmark, Italy and Slovakia made up an increasing international presence on the first day of trade show Textile Forum at London’s One Marylebone on March 4.

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.

Cotton Connect urges brands to invest in Chinese cotton supply chain

Brands urged to support Chinese cotton industry

As cotton prices hit a new low in China, international fashion brands have been called upon to invest in supporting a sustainable cotton supply chain in the country to ensure its future security.

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