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Current state of Manufacturing in the US: What fundamental shifts need to happen for US brands to compete? This seminar will focus on: Current Challenges of Today • How Retailers are looking to better meet consumer needs and demands TODAY • What will the challenges of tomorrow be? • What can retailers do to prepare for TOMORROW? Presented by MEGAN DONADIO from KURT SALMON.
The winner of the Grand Prix of the Jury Première Vision 2016/ the 31st edition of the International Festival of Fashion and photography in Hyères, is awaited in New York. The Japanese designer will present a very innovative and creative work with masculine and feminine elements, which plays with nerd and hippie styles.
The elaboration of these unique colors results from a series of international meetings, which are a PV specificity. Our partner spokespersons share their color intuitions and convictions with the PV fashion team, as well as their ideas about fibers, materials, handles, and aspects that will all contribute to the future fashion season.... They are recognized fashion and textile industry professionals from Portugal, Spain, England, Germany, Italy, Japan and of course France. The color range is born from the richness of these discussions, which the fashion team sums up and transmits first to exhibitors, later making the information available to fashion professionals.
Reca Group for A/W 17/18 underlines the company’s passion for the special details by proposing sartorial labels created with upscale techniques and natural materials. Cashmere and silk in their precious simplicity are combined together in order to redefine a new luxury characterized by volume, reliefs and softness. A vast color palette both for silk and cashmere permits the personalization of the labels to the customers needs. In a world that constantly becomes more virtual, it becomes essential to evoke emotions by getting in touch with the “matter”.
Alvanon helps apparel companies worldwide align their internal teams and supply chain processes, implement the latest innovations and best practices, and more intimately engage their customers. They equip their clients with the data, expertise and tools they need to increase operational and product development efficiencies, accelerate speed to market, and drive sales, profitability and growth.
The French company, which was founded in 1840, supplies stylists and designers throughout the world with metal stampings for jewelry and buttons for fashion and military. All the products are handcrafted and 100% made in France. The products are nickel and lead free and all the production is eco-friendly (ISO 14001). In 2010 Armetal Framex was labeled “Living Heritage company” by the French government for the excellence of know-how and industrial expertise.
She was at the show last July with her collection! Winner of the Grand Jury Prize Première Vision 2015, Annelie Schubert created a very successful collection with Petit Bateau. At Première Vision New York the hostesses are wearing t-shirts from this collection.
The show hosts Manufacture New York, a consortium of fashion entrepreneurs, high-end manufacturers, technologists and educators showcasing an innovative vision of a vertically integrated Made in NY supply chain.
12 pm - BACTERIAL PRINTING
2 pm - INTRO TO BIOMATERIALS
12 pm - FASH TECH: INTERACTIVE GARMENTS
2 pm- ZERO WASTE DESIGN
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For the first time, in addition to the leather offer, the show presents a dedicated leather seminar: “All that glitters is not just gold…”, presented by Mitch Alfus, the charismatic founder of Libra Leather. Also: don't miss the Libra Leather Exhibition, with inspiring insight into leather uses. Check out the program (lien vers la page seminars
THE MOMENT I KNEW THIS WOULD BE MY CARREER?
As the daughter of a textile artist and fine artist, it was in the blood.
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THE MOMENT I KNEW THIS WOULD BE MY CAREER?
As a child I would draw clothes with prints on them, but at the time I had no idea I would be able to do this as a career. I feel very blessed that I’m able to do something I’m so passionate about.
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The company’s button designs are going in a subtle direction, playing with contrast finishing & tonal color pairing. The upcoming biggest news is their fresh Fall Winter 17/18 collection: loungewear, retro 40s-70s and natural environment were our major inspirations. A comprehensive selection of design is ready for all types of clothing. Good to know: On top of their quality buttons, Union Knopf have designed a range of re-engineered trims without complex mechanic to make our life better!
Always in tune with the latest fashion trends, Berlan will present a collection enriched with new technological fabrics. Thanks to the use of last generation machineries the company can assure a premium quality of their product. Good to know: they recently developed products ecologically correct using biodegradable yarns with Soul Ecco.
Kalimo will present an extensive collection, which will mainly include: heavy double knits, yard dyed jerseys, tricot knits, digital prints and jacquards as well. For the US market they are developing a special collection focused on digital prints. Good to know: in July the company will lunch their showroom in the center of Los Angeles.
Wakefield Design Studio's latest collection offers trend right prints for women, junior, swim, sleep & accessories. The company proposes a wide range of prints that include: Retro florals, rich ethnics, Persian inspired tapestries, dark florals, Boho mixes and soft skins. For the Fall Winter 17/18 season they focused on a fresh approach on color with vibrant and sophisticated color combinations. This collection encompasses a variety of art techniques that add uniqueness to the prints
Discover the creative mood of Longina Phillips Designs! Watch the film about the studio.
The company is launching new textured yarn-dyed jacquards mixed with crochet effects. The main designs that influenced the FW 17/18 collection are: stripes and big geometrics, ornamentals and large flowers, with clean and abstract concepts as well. Savyon has announced a collection rich in detail, with knit jacquards featuring texture and openworking - fabrics that combine high-texture techniques and small holes to create a unique and sophisticated effect on garments. This line of items is fit for fashionwear, beachwear and lingerie.
For FW 17/18 Verne et Clet has developed a collection focused on new cotton jacquards, with organic cotton, recycled PET, linen, bamboo and Tencel. For the US market they added to their collection new original items for hotels, casinos and corporate identity wear. Good to know: Verne et Clet is engaged in a sustainable development project: Alter-Tex, the first network of French and European companies committed to an eco-friendly, ethical and united textile industry.
Euromaglia has developed a sophisticated and fancy collection made of chunky hairy fabrics, knits to be used like woven fabrics suitable for coats, rounded out by super light weights in precious compositions like cashmere-silk, and experimental pale tie-dye effects. For the US market it will propose performant fabrics: water-repellent and wind-proof fabrics; and antistatic, body temperature regulating, stain resistant and antibacterial items. Good to know: the company has developed fabrics made of recycled cashmere, recycled cashmere/organic cotton blends and eco boiled wools.
For the next season, BoB Textile has developed advanced reversible fabrics that will be presented at the July show. Worsted wool fabrics with various functionalities and aesthetic prints have been out since last year. In addition, items with a unique texture creating an uneven surface, using different yarns on the face and the back, and various fabric structures are expected to attract noticed. Good to know: the company can meet specific consumer needs such as stretch worsted fabrics, triple layer fabrics, and brushed fabric backs.
For the next season, Smi Tessuti will present new products all made in Italy, including knits and fancy wovens. The main news is that the company will be introducing caged knit fabrics with fancy yarns in its next collection. Good to know: Smi Tessuti seeks to emphasize a direct relationship with its clients, constantly offering them its most recent creations and personalized manufacturing services.
This family company is focused on both men's and women's collections. For the next Fall/Winter season, they will present products with warm handles, with new mixes and looks as well. In the past year Burer increased the number of collections per year and their overall production capacity. They are new to the US market, but they are starting to elaborate new product solutions inspired by American demand and needs.
The company will present a vast range of classical but always trendy products. The company is betting on being simultaneously creative and prolific, but retaining a sophisticated feel. Good to know: their new website is designed to help customers to realize their own projects, thanks to an individualized platform.
For next season Tessibella designed a refined and luxury “easy-to-wear” collection. Their most representative qualities are their natural stretch wool travel suitings. Playing on apealing and exclusive patterns, they are developing double-face stretch jacquards as well, like their state-of-the-art stretch chenilles.
The company, able to supply Full Service, CMT and Private Label production for men's and women's wear, assures high-quality standards of manufacturing in each sector. Goucam group is specialized in wool, cotton, linen, silk, cashmere, polyester, viscose and more. Good to know: Their current production capacity is about 950 jackets and 500 trousers daily.
Ricamificio junior’s upcoming collection will focus on their typical laser-cut articles, newly enriched with special coatings and needle-punch effects. Quite colorful and woolly effects will be the highest expression of this year's new collection, together with large prints serving as grounds for geometric and floral embroideries. Embroideries made on elastic or high-tech fabrics will play an important part in the collection as well. A collection suitable for all, even the US market, which gives the opportunity to the customer to experience the infinite possibilities created by different combinations of designs and materials.
The new Campore F/W.18 collection will mainly include fancy tweeds for jackets and overcoats. The company developed new fancy overcoat qualities, as well as different weights, compositions and structures. For the US market, Campore is focusing on fancy tweeds and double wovens.
For AW 17/18 and SS 18, OPR will present their directional color & trend books. Especially for the US market the company will introduce some new developments, like the Pantone Textile Books with 210 new colors. Good to know: at the show OPR will offer a free copy of international fashion magazines, gift with purchase on featured titles, as well as a great selection of print & graphic books at a promotional price.
At this edition the CICB, in partnership with the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency, will present the Preview do Couro project (Leather Preview). This action brings together a series of leathers from 17 different Brazilian tanneries specially developed for the upcoming season. For next season Preview do Couro has been inspired by the Brazilian tradition, which manifests itself with the celebration of life through powerful colors: pink, blue, yellow, green, and orange - nothing but essential for the collections’ harmony and chromatic composition. Good to know: They are strongly working on sustainability issues and on August 11th, CICB will host the Brazilian Leather Sustainability Certification Forum, a milestone in the global sector.
The company covers the full range of quality and compositions: Cupro, viscose, acetate, cotton blends and many others. They propose a mix between classic and traditional linings, for casualwear and special collections. In line with customers’ demands, they will also present a collection of cotton blended fabrics, Bemberg, Viscose customized jacquards, and new prints as well. For the US market, Brunello will launch a special lining collection that combines the latest fashion trends with their tradition and Made in Italy know-how.
For Dentelles André Laude, next season will be driven by sweetness, with warm colors, soft handles and high relief. They will proudly present their latest Chantilly lace for the wedding market and some new qualities enriched by beautiful colors and nice handles, like their wool lace. Specifically for the US market, they have created some wedding designs. Their motto? Special designs for special occasions.
In order to propose innovative and interesting fabrics for the next season, Mandarin focused on differentiating their offer with various textures and handles, different fibers and yarns, as well as alternative dyeing, washing and printing techniques. The company has introduced into its collection an eyelash metallic velvet jacquard, with a fluid handle; a textured twill jacquard with a refined and coarse yarn; and twisted silk, polyester and nylon yarn blended to create a 3D jacquard with exquisite details. To best confront the US market, Mandarin will offer a range of new textures in fabrics in a competitive price range.
A new concept collection for woven labels and tags, created respecting environmental considerations as much as possible, will be presented by Redmark. In addition they will show a new patented item, perfect for any style: from casual to elegant and classic wear. Something to know: Redmark endorses an ecofriendly attitude, demonstrated through a careful choice of their materials.
Purplethum’s AW 17/18 will be driven by a wide variety of designs, with a focus on new and innovative Active prints that make reference to all categories of art. For the US market they will remain on-trend and spread their products into every area of surface design. Good to know: Purplethum artworks will be available online from mid-late July
Three mainline collections, the Longina Phillips Designs Collection, The Print Room, and Made by The Print Room will be presented. They will include exciting new prints, new techniques and a fresh take on color combinations with modern hybrid florals and a contemporary look at bohemian prints. During the Première Vision New York show they will set up a “Print Room” to propose exclusive prints hand-executed, derived from a fine arts backgrounds, focusing on macro trends to inspire and inform the collections of our clients. Something to know: Longina Philips has just launched a brand new website and their Instagram profile has already hit over 12k Instagram followers.
Avi Iny Designs - specialized in textile prints- will present a new and contemporary collection for the FW 17-18 season. At Première Vision NY they will show new and fresh designs for activewear, intimate wear, swimwear, golf and yoga. Especially for the US market, the company features new and specific textured designs to remain competitive in the American fashion market.
The new, trendy collection combines various color tones in a range of articles, especially in eco-friendly 'Chrome Free'. For the US market, Centikaya brings vintage and chrome-free products. Worth knowing : in March 2016 the company won the Best Fashion Leather Award in Hong Kong
Conceria Caponi’s new collection for AW 17/18 will gather together various styles for their leather products, a fine representation of the company's artistic vision. For next season they are presenting a peaceful collection, mixing gringo and maverick with Tuscany-look sensations. Condor and very joyful products will be part of the collection as well. Their main novelties are the florescent and chrome - free items. Conceria Caponi is already present in the US market, providing vegetally tanned articles mottled by hand, with aged effects.
Regarding the AW 17/18 collection, Fairy Textiles is presenting two lines of production: heavy/medium and light duty fabric garments. Thanks to this strategy they can produce any woven garments of any type of fabrics, from Jeanswear to Formal Shirts. The company is already present in the US market, producing sportswear, menswear and womenswear.
Walter Reginald will present a new range of Lamb Nappa in a large choice of exciting colors. Their entrepreneurial aim? To be Innovative and different, in order to maintain their original characteristics. From a paper-light touch to slightly heavier skins the company aimS to offer an innovative range outside of the usual articles. Periodically Walter Reginald invites large and small companies to visit the factory and experience the products. Renowned in Europe, Walter Reginald has been on stage for over 70 years.
For Alran next season the collection will be driven by the duality of materials. For this reason in the Fall Winter 17-18 collection they play with double tones and multi-iridescences, employing different natural grains for skins styles as well. The dyeing techniques remain the company’s main virtue: vegetable tanning leathers, either aniline or with pigmented finish, are a source of inspiration worldwide particularly in Asia and USA. To be noted: a deep care for sustainability and social responsibility.
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Enriched offer! Renowned international tanners will be presenting their latest collections. And just like at the Paris show - which over time has become a world reference for quality leather and fur sourcing - the companies in New York have been selected according to very strict criteria.
Multiple options! International companies with renowned standards of quality dedicated to technical and logistical solutions. High-level sub-contracting services for casualwear, citywear, cocktail, streetwear and more. Also: local solutions at the Manufacturing New York platform.
The global textile event for North American fashion professionals closed its doors on 2 days of sustained activity, fruitful meetings and business discussions. Take a look at the January edition of Première Vision New York