Premium Fibers Defy the Race to the Bottom

It’s tough out there in the retail landscape. Thanks to the Internet there are more competitors than ever, creating a consumer base that’s more fractured and less loyal. But not all ills facing the industry are external; some were self inflicted, namely racks of uninspiring product and seemingly endless promotions.   The result has been a sea of sameness and an unprecedented escalation in the price wars.   “There’s been a great lessening of… Read More

Home Textiles Sourcing Expo Returns to the Javits Convention Center in July 2017 With Over 125 International Exhibitors

Returning to the Javits Convention Center in New York City, Home Textiles Sourcing Expo will open its doors to business on Monday, July 17th through Wednesday, July 19th. As the only event in North America dedicated to home textiles and finished soft goods for all home applications, Home Textiles Sourcing Expo showcases products across 6 categories, including: upholstery, bed, bathroom, table, window and floor. The summer 2017 edition promises to be the… Read More

Texworld USA Returns to the Javits Convention Center in July 2017 with Largest Group of Exhibitors in Show History

Following a successful January 2017 edition, complete with record- breaking attendance, Texworld USA will return to New York City in July 2017 for the summer season. The show will open its doors to visitors and exhibitors alike on Monday, July 17th and will continue through Wednesday, July 19th. Over three days, visitors will have the opprtunity to connect directly with a record-breaking number of international fabric, trims and accessories suppliers from across… Read More

What Not to Miss at this Upcoming NYC Textile Week

NYC Textile Week is approaching! Check out pavilions from around the world and discover some of the latest fabric innovations without ever leaving New York City. Pavilions from Taiwan, Korea, Turkey and Mexico will all make an appearance at Texworld USA. Taiwan, a longstanding heavyweight in the manufacturing sector for both apparel and textiles, “is known for having particularly functional and high performance materials,” says Caitlin Barnes, Sales Manager at Texworld USA…. Read More

Waste Not, Want Not: FABSCRAP Founder Jessica Schreiber on Reusing and Recycling

The textile industry has a waste problem and FABSCRAP aims to be an easy and creative solution. Founded by Jessica Schreiber, a contestant on Project Runway Fashion Startup, FABSCRAP provides convenient pickup and recycling of textiles for businesses in New York City.   The process is simple: Companies fill reusable bags (black for proprietary materials and beige for everything else) and calls or e-mails to schedule a pick-up. FABRSCRAP collects the fabric… Read More

Style File: Interview with Kai Chow

The Doneger’s Group, Director of Creative Services Kai Chow sat for an interview with Texworld USA to discuss 2018, upcoming trends and beyond… Tell us a bit about your background and your role as Director of Creative Services at The Doneger Group. After working in the apparel manufacturing sector of Hong Kong, I moved to London and then Paris to pursue my fashion design career. I later joined Here & There, a… Read More

Why You Should Attend NYC Textile Week

Twice a year, during the third week of January and July, various textile shows pop up in New York City, and NYC Textile Week is where you can find out about all of the shows, plus take advantage of the incredible connections the city offers visitors.   Texworld USA is the sponsor of New York City Textile Week, and the USA Apparel Sourcing, Liberty, MRket, City Source and Texworld USA shows will… Read More

Enhance Your NYC Textile Week Experience with the 2017 Delegate Discount Pass

Design your New York experience with the 2017 Delegate Discount Pass.   Available to all Texworld USA attendees, exhibitors, meeting planners and event staff, the Delegate Discount Pass from NYC & Company provides delegates the opportunity to taste, see and enjoy the wonders New York City has to offer during their stay at discounted prices.   From iconic New York eateries like Tavern on the Green and new favorites like The Meatball… Read More

The Winter Return of Broadway Week and Restaurant Week – Exploring The City While In Town For NYC Textile Week

The possibilities of things to do in New York City are endless. In the city that never sleeps, how do you experience it all? To make it easier, we’ve narrowed down a few things to check out while in town for NYC Textile week. As they say, when in Rome…   Sit back, relax, and catch a Broadway show! Broadway week, which offers amazing deals on shows and musicals, is back just… Read More

Textile Talks Explores the Field of Fibers and Fabrics

Coordinated by Lenzing Innovation, the educational seminar series at Texworld USA is back again to address current trend, sourcing, innovation, and sustainability topics in the market. This international business platform offers a wide product range covering the entire fabric spectrum. From casual to function fabrics, sophisticated knits to intricate laces, season-to-season attendees discover textiles of innovative structures, material mixes, and surprising color palettes.   Developed by Tricia Carey, Director of Business Development… Read More