So I thought I'd share this absolutely beautiful image of the textile that seems to be all over the runway. Happy Friday!
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While sitting on my couch, sipping tea, and allowing my mind to wander, I was reminded of one of my favorite design books, Extreme Beauty: The Body Transformed. I bought it years ago at the MET after visiting the museum and checking out an exhibit of the same name. It's one of those books that I [...]
Just a reminder: TexWorld USA registration in New York is open! Looking to source fabric for next season? Who's going?
I'm about to write a new post and I'm realized that over the past week, I haven't even made a slight reference to Fashion Week. Why?! Not sure. So now it's time to remedy this situation. Now, it would take me hours to go through the never ending list of designers and mention my thoughts [...]
Spring 2011 Color Trends hit WWD today. Now, let's forget for a second that I was having a hard time distinguishing between the men's and women's collection of colors, and focus on the hues themselves. Some of the color names include Honeysuckle, Regatta, Coral, Peapod, Lavender, Silver Cloud, and Beeswax. I have to admit [...]
While I absolutely love living in New York it's sometimes quite a bummer to know that it's not always possible to just pick up and go to the various exciting, inspiring, and resourceful textile and fashion related shows that happen in other parts of the country. Yes, I get the basic gist of things through [...]
The Fall runway shows wrapped up without a single documented PETA-sponsored prank. I found this ironic considering how many pelts decorated the catwalks. They came patchworked at Fendi and Acne, positively ferocious at Lanvin, and in the form of an ultra-plush peacoat at Burberry Prorsum. At Chanel, everything from the house's classic tweeds and quilted, [...]
Yesterday, while thumbing through the WWD Accessories supplement, I was presented with one fabric trend that I was rather surprised to see: Animal Print, with a specific emphasis on leopard. So I started digging around online and realized it's kind of all over the place as a trend this season. Where have I been? I'm [...]
While thumbing through the latest issue of Textile Insight I came across an ad for GlobalTex in Los Angeles, I decided it was high time to highlight something on the left coast.
Here on Textile Talk we like to highlight fabric trends in Fashion and Home Design. Remember when we told you all about tulle? You enjoyed that, right? Well, a big one right now is lace.