Dorothy Crouch, Contributing Writer | Thursday, September 15, 2022
Returning to fashion weeks and strong street looks, style enthusiasts are finding new, unique ways to express themselves through their clothing with a fresh appreciation for beautifully made textiles and quality factories moving to the forefront of fashion. style. From designers and manufacturers to fashion connoisseurs and collectors, the core of any personal fashion journey centers on a textile that conveys the latest trends, serves a utilitarian purpose, or pays homage to the art and heritage of garment making that has taken place over generations. .
Colors feature in this season’s textiles, while unique patterns offer a range of options aimed at allowing the designer or wearer to stand out from the crowd. Updated classics evoke feelings of nostalgia for vintage-looking pieces. New approaches to patterns and color treatments convey a sense of limitless possibilities as fashion looks to a new future. This season’s textile trends may offer a variety, but they are all tools towards a common design goal of creating unique fashion journeys.
Wild ones are approaching fashion in animal and flora prints in natural shades, while other members of this fashion pack approach these designs in artistic tones such as mint blue and rose pink.
This floral season is a reflection of the use of flowers in the history of fashion and boasts designs inspired by the curved stems inside bandanas, neo-Art Nouveau flourishes, paisley patterns and the impressionism of Claude Monet.
Splashes of purple in hues ranging from deep aubergine, rich grape and delicate lilac offer options for a variety of styles as they appear in blooming flowers, geometric patterns, dreamy watercolors and abstract designs.
Around the globe
Intricate patterns derived from different regions of the world bring unique approaches to garment production with kaleidoscope designs that rest on foundations in styles such as batik, Art Deco arrangements, paisley and Southwestern themes.
A time to shine
Sparkling glitter designs mean a time to celebrate as the style crowd returns to enjoying fashion and setting themselves apart by wearing designs that are unexpected and vibrant, worthy of being noticed.
Relying on gorgeous patterns in eye-catching hues, bold single-toned textiles provide focus on images displayed on fabrics and crafting eye-catching pieces for any occasion.
Lace patterns in traditional black, white and blush, in addition to updated hues, generate an exciting anticipation of romance, while colorful embroidered styles convey a sense of quality from a bygone era that yields detailed craftsmanship worthy of admiration.
Beyond the office and out of formal events, fashion-forward ladies are donning luxurious, unique wheels, houndstooth and herringbone designs that can be dressed down formally or styled as a chic streetwear look.
Antique Lace / KMS Group LLC, (704) 724-2269, www.antikdantel.com.tr
California Textile Group, (213) 765-0555, www.californiatextilegroup.com
Cinergy Textiles, Inc., (213) 748-4400, www.cinergytextiles.com
Confetti Fabrics / KMS Group, (704) 724-2269, www.confettitextile.com
EBI Fabrics Corporation, (213) 765-0900, www.ebifabrics.com
Guarisco Fabrics/LK Textiles, (323) 578-4203, www.guarisco.it/en/
Hopestar / BFF Studio, (718) 666-6744, www.bffabrics.com
iLace Textile / Elastic Group, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.elastique.com.cn
KBC Fashion/LK Textiles, (323) 578-4203, www.kbc.de
Klauber Brothers / BFF Studio, (718) 666-6744, www.bffabrics.com
La Lame, Inc., (212) 921-9770, www.lalame.com
NK Textiles / Nipkow and Kobelt, Inc., (949) 680-4746, www.nktextile.com
Robert Kaufman Fabrics, (800) 877-2066, www.robertkaufman.com
Solstice, (212) 719-9194, www.solstiss.com
Texollini, (310) 537-3400, www.texollini.com