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Wednesday, 15 September 2010

Interfilière’s Future Looks Bright – Extended show report with over 120 images

Debra Cobb reports from Paris

15 September 2010, Paris - Debra Cobb visited the Interfilière and Mode City shows in Paris last week and reviewed the latest colour and styling trends in lingerie and swimwear in her ‘Interfilière’s Future Looks Bright’ report.

The extended version of the report with over 120 colour images from the shows together with comment and analysis is now available for exclusive purchase by Knitting Industry readers below.

Debra Cobb’s expanded authoritative report on the recent Paris Mode City and Interfilière trade shows summarizes the colour and styling trends for lingerie and swimwear for Summer 2011, while examining the themes driving fabric development for Winter 2011-12 lingerie and Summer 2012 swim and beachwear.

The 1500 word report includes:

- A précis of Interfilière colours, General Forum and Beachwear Innovations

- Discussion of consumer trends driving new fabric development

- A focus on sustainability in lingerie and swimwear

Detailed topics covered in the report are:

- ColoursLa Perla Portrait made from Lycra beauty fabric

- The General Forum

- Lingerie Fabric Trends for Winter 2011-12

- Lingerie Catwalk for Summer 2011

- Beachwear Innovation (print motifs) for Summer 2012

- Swimwear Fabric Trends for Summer 2012

- Swimwear Catwalk for Summer 2011

- Selling Sustainability in Lingerie and Swimwear

Carvico LommolinaElectronic format with over 120 digital images from the shows

- The 48 page report will be delivered to you in PDF format and includes over 120 colour images with informative captions from the lingerie and swimwear catwalk shows at Paris Porte de Versailles September 4 – 6, 2010.

- The report offers designers, buyers and fabric stylists a visual guide to key directions in colour, pattern, silhouette and detail for 2011 and beyond.

- This report will also serve as an invaluable source of information for those unable to attend the Paris show and summarizes and prioritizes the show’s important details for those who may have been overwhelmed by the wealth of information available in Paris.


Interfilière’s Future Looks Bright

Debra Cobb reports from Paris

Debra Cobb visits the Interfilière and Mode City shows in Paris and reviews the latest colour and styling trends in lingerie and swimwear.

An extended version of this report with over 120 colour images from the shows is available exclusively to Knitting Industry readers. See below for further details.

14 September 2010, Paris - Skies were sunny and exhibitors were smiling at last week’s Interfilière and Mode City shows at Paris’ Porte de Versailles September 4 – 6. With the exhibition halls fully booked, the popular catwalk shows were moved to a tent outside; and attendance was up some 5% over last year’s 10,465 visitors, according to the Eurovet organization.


Tuesday, 14 September 2010

New book: Medical and healthcare textiles

Cambridge – Woodhead Publishing has published a new book called ‘Medical and healthcare textiles’, which the company says provides a comprehensive overview of medical textiles from the risk of infection control and barrier materials through to directives, regulations and standards shaping the medical device industry.


Shima Seiki President awarded honorary medal for contribution to Italian Republic

Tokyo - Dr. Masahiro Shima, president and CEO of Shima Seiki Mfg., Ltd., leading manufacturer of computerized flat knitting machines, has been awarded an honorary medal for his contribution to the Italian Republic.


Monday, 13 September 2010

Biomedical Structures invests in clean room for weaving, knitting and braiding

Warwick, RI - Biomedical Structures LLC, a provider of biomedical textiles for medical devices and other advanced clinical applications, today announced that it has expanded its textile engineering capabilities with a new purpose-built clean room for high-density weaving and advanced braiding infrastructure for polymer and wire materials. BMS will support this growth by complementing its engineering expertise by hiring new employees to the company’s technical workforce at its manufacturing facilities.


Thursday, 9 September 2010

Spunbond geosynthetic protects Danube’s wastewater treatment plant

Budapest - DuPont Typar Geosynthetics, a range of spunbond nonwovens developed for civil engineering and construction applications, are being successfully used in Hungary’s ‘Living Danube’ environmental project.


Reconnecting the world with wool, naturally

Sydney - Major marketing campaigns urging people to live with the natural and sustainable beauty of wool are set to begin across Europe and Asia this month. Australian Wool Innovation CEO Stuart McCullough said it was the first time in a decade that widespread and targeted marketing campaigns were taking place across key northern hemisphere markets.


Knitwear Club trains flat knitting machine operators

Ludhiana - Under its cluster development program for the knitwear industry, India’s Ludhiana based Knitwear Club in support with Apex Cluster Development Services has started a training program for computerized flat knitting machine operators. After mobilizing unemployed youth from nearby villages, the program is being held at M/S. Golf International, Industrial Area, Ludhiana.


Tuesday, 7 September 2010

Exmovere to launch baby monitoring biosensor sleepwear

McLean, VA - Exmovere Holdings, Inc., a US based biomedical engineering company, has announced plans to release vital signs monitoring sleepwear for babies. The company says it is in the advanced stages of taking washable, conductive fabric-based biosensor pyjamas called Exmobaby to market.


Friday, 3 September 2010

New generation shapewear takes form with Lycra beauty fabrics

Paris – Invista, owner of the Lycra fibre brand and one of the world’s largest integrated producers of fibres and polymers, is unveiling a new platform for the changing needs of shapewear at this weekend’s Paris Mode City 2010.