Women’s Wear Daily
04.17.2014

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Deon Saayman, south africa, jansenville, summit, mohair, 2013 International Mohair Summit, angora goat, economic growth, fashion, fiber, Elle Magazine, Rising Star Design Award, Laduma Ngxokolo, Kelly Esterhuyse, Sayo Takemoto, Kaori Hotta

Mohair Touted as Sustainable Luxe Fiber

An investors’ conference kicked off the 2013 International Mohair Summit held in Jansenville, South Africa, the heart of mohair country.

Raf Simons, textile, collaboration, Kvadrat,

Raf Simons in Textile Collaboration

The Belgian designer is to unveil a collection for the Danish fabric-maker Kvadrat in February, WWD has learned.

heavy fabrics for spring; Prada, Proenza Schouler, Watanabe, Marc Jacobs; textiles

Spring 2014 Collections: Heavy Handed

Fur. Suede. Double-faced wool. They’re generally suited to winter months—unless, that is, you’ve seen the most recent spring collections.

CFDA Partners With Source4Style

Members will have concierge-level access to the online sourcing marketplace, which showcases leading textile mills in 36 countries.

Los Angeles International Textile Show, L.A., buyers, trends, textiles, Made in USA, Made in America, manufacturing, sourcing, sustainability, mills, California Market Center, denim, flannel, wool, corduroy, lace, fabrics,

New Buying Patterns Emerge at L.A. Textile Show

From trend varieties to shifts in sourcing plans, buyers are taking fresh paths.

Texworld Teams With Manufacture NY

The collaboration will begin at the next Texworld USA show in January.

P&G Turns Up Its Fashion Focus

The company has partnered with Giles Deacon, Première Vision and the CFDA as it looks to redefine what fabric care and cleaning mean.

Jakob Schlaepfer, premiere vision, Première Vision, Texworld, Malhia Kent, ratti donna, solstiss, rebekka bay, Miroglio Textile, sourcing, manufacturing, textiles, apparel, trade, sustainability, corporate social responsibility, CSR, Gucci, Max Mara, Lenzing, Tencel fiber, H&M, China, Europe, euro, economy, Bangladesh,

Sourcing Standards Key Focus at Paris Fabric Fairs

Amid discussions of business conditions and trends, the talk of the recent shows centered on sustainability, as well as where goods are manufactured.

Michael Scherpe, premiere vision, texworld, paris, parc d'expositions, pv, philippe pasquet, trade shows, fairs, textiles, yarns, fall 2014, Europe, debt crisis, Euro zone, France,

PV, Texworld Fairs Fine-Tune for Growth

Next week's shows feature fall 2014 fabrics.

Morgan Selin, Rhode Island School of Design, RISD, Supima Design Competition, Supima, contest, winner

RISD Graduate Morgan Selin Awarded Supima Design Prize

The designer competed with seven other finalists at a runway show staged at The Studio at Lincoln Center on Thursday.

Supima, cotton, FIT, SCAD, RISD, Kent State, design, contest, students, competition

Supima Sets Design Contest Finalists

Students from four schools will compete for a $10,000 prize.

Rahul Mishra, woolmark, prize, india, middle east, Pakistan, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates, UAE, Manish Arora, Sunil Sethi, Simon Lock, Peter Ackroyd, Imran Amed, International Wool Textile Organization

Rahul Mishra Wins Woolmark Prize for India, Middle East

The Indian designer, who was also in the shortlist in last year’s regional selection, is known for his research and attention to detail.

Pitti Filati, yarn, fair, trade show, Florence, SMI Sistema Moda Italia, Botto Giuseppe & Gifli, Cariaggi Lanificio, 2013, outlook, fashion, textiles, spinners, Raffaello Napoleone, Pitti Immagine

Italy's Yarn Makers Turning the Corner

Orders are up for the Italian spinning mills that showed their fall-winter 2014-15 yarn collections at the Pitti Filati fair in Florence.

Christopher Esber, Australia, International Woolmark Prize, Woolmark, winner, finalist, merino wool

Australia's Woolmark Winner Named

Christopher Esber is the country's finalist for the 2013-14 edition of the International Woolmark Prize.

Joseph Altuzarra, U.S., Woolmark, Winner, Altuzarra, International Woolmark Prize

Joseph Altuzarra Named U.S. Woolmark Winner

Designer will be awarded $100,000 toward his next collection and will represent the U.S. in the international competition.

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