NYC Mayor Welcomes NYC Textile Week.

Once again the City of New York provides an official welcome to everyone attending NYC Textile Week. Mayor Bill deBlasio states:   “New York has long been at the forefront of advancements in all design disciplines, and we are delighted to once again host this exciting convention. Featuring networking events, panel discussions, and a variety of shows from Texworld USA, Kotra, Project Liberty, MRket and other leading trade groups, NYC Textile Week… Read More

Upgrade Your NYC Textile Week with the 2017 Delegate Pass

While you’re here taking in all there is to see in textiles in New York City, make the best of the week with extra savings for things around town.     With the NYC & Company Delegate Discount Pass, all Texworld USA attendees, exhibitors, meeting planners and event staff can get deals on things to see, eat and do in New York City.     From dining at Big Daddy’s in Gramercy… Read More

Texworld USA Seminar Schedule Released

In addition to providing access to a large variety of international suppliers and products on the Texworld USA show floor, they aim to offer all visitors ample educational opportunities through the Texworld USA Seminar Series, organized by Lenzing Fibers. Each topic is specially tailored to be relevant to the global textile and sourcing landscape, upcoming trends and business and career development. Sessions are hosted by carefully curated panels of industry experts.  … Read More

25 Essential Soho Shops

Soho is one of the City’s prime shopping destinations. Throw a stone down Spring Street and you’ll hit a number of high-end boutiques (Chanel and Burberry, to name two little labels), and there’s plenty more where they came from. Here are 25 stores to bookmark.—Christina Parrella   Check out the 25 Stores at NYCgo.COM

Korean Preview in New York is Just Around the Corner

  Step away from your desk and explore KPNY to get your creative juices flowing. KPNY2017 will feature a wide range of fabrics with unique designs and high-quality materials to give you a better idea of what to expect for the 2018 F/W season.   At last year’s Korean Preview in New York, KPNY2016, Patricia Field (Fashion Director for ‘Sex and the City’) was impressed by the high-tech textiles on display, and… Read More

The Latest at Lenzing Driven By Sustainability

Lenzing continues to make further forays into sustainability.   From a new sustainability strategy, to recognition for ethical sourcing of wood for its fibers, to a new eco-friendly viscose with the industry’s lowest environmental impact, here’s the latest look at what’s happening at Lenzing.   A new sustainability strategy   Lenzing wants sustainable fibers to be available to more people around the world, which would not only foster economic success, but provide benefits… Read More

Top Textile and Fashion Exhibits on Deck During New York Textile Week

New York is the city of many things, but fashion and textiles are standouts.   If you want to see more than what’s on hand at the New York Textile Week shows, check out some of the exhibits on around the city at the same time.   Two exhibits are on at The Met, and one of them is “The Secret Life of Textiles: Synthetic Materials,” which features more than 40 ensembles… Read More

Denim Gets It’s Own Movie

Rarely is an article of clothing so iconic that it gets a whole movie made about it—but denim has never been a run-of-the-mill article of clothing.   Denim is a staple, a symbol of culture that spans generations and transcends trends and fads and anything else so often fleeting in fashion.   And the aim Christian D. Bruun had in making his documentary, Blue Gold: American Jeans, was to tell denim’s story and… Read More

Get to Know NYC When You’re Here for NYC Textile Week

In a city like New York, it’s hard to think of where to even begin when it comes to exploring it.   That’s why we’ve picked out a few highlights of happenings during New York Textile Week, so you can take your pick of what to see.   Wondering what to do in any borough at any given time? Check out the #SeeYourCity hashtag for locals’ guides to see what’s trending and… Read More

KPNY 2017, Presenting Korea’s Leading Textile and Fabric Manufacturers

Do you currently source any fabric from Korea? Regardless of your answer, dropping by Korean Preview in New York (KPNY) will be a good investment of your time.   KPNY is a well-established trade show that has been held annually for the last 20 years in Manhattan and exclusively features Korean textiles of all types. Over 60 carefully selected companies will be displaying the very best fabrics that Korea has to offer…. Read More