Positivity rules at busy Premiere VisionSubscription
The autumn 14 edition of Paris textile trade show Premiere Vision got off to a positive start this week, with exhibitors hailing it the best show to date.
Nominees announced for Texprint Programme 2013Subscription
The Texprint Programme unveiled its nominees for the 2013 competition yesterday (July 10), with a breakfast presentation of this year’s 24 designers.
Fashion’s future is written in the fabricsSubscription
I appreciate I’ve been a proper bore about how uninspiring I’ve found the seemingly eternally popular heritage trend, but when putting together this season’s performance special it brought into sharp focus just how old-fashioned the tweedathon is looking.
Première Vision: Everyday techSubscription
Première Vision always has its technical fabrics section, but this season textiles with a hidden functionality were seen across many stands.
Première Vision: Perfect perforations Subscription
Continuing the featherweight and airy fabrics theme for spring 14, perforations featured in a number of ways.
Première Vision: Earthy texturesSubscription
Earthy, dry textures and sand-like fabric finishes were another key story at Première Vision.
Première Vision: Natural versus SyntheticSubscription
Double-faced bondings and blends are nothing new, but the amount of split-personality creations on offer, including coated and fused styles, made this a trend to watch out for.
Première Vision: Unexpected stripesSubscription
The Breton is a summer stripe that crops up every year, but designs spotted at Première Vision took it in an altogether more interesting direction.
Première Vision: Modern floralsSubscription
Another perennial spring trend received an update, as floral prints morphed and merged into fresh variations.
Première Vision: TribalSubscription
Variations on tribal-inspired geometric patterns and prints were noticeable on many of the stands at this year’s show, in an array of styles for all markets.