MOUVTEX was at Texworld New York in July
New York City – Texworld USA presented the latest trends in materials, textiles, sustainable solutions, accessories and more while reinforcing its leadership position in the international fabric fashion arena. The summer 2018 editions of Texworld USA, Apparel Sourcing USA and Home Textiles Sourcing, opened their doors to exhibitors and visitors on Monday, July 23rd at the Javits Center. Over a span of three days, international suppliers from around the globe showcased textiles, trims, accessories, manufacturing and private label development services and finished apparel for industry buyers, designers and experts.
Texworld USA, Apparel Sourcing USA and Home Textiles Sourcing Summer 2018 featured 837 exhibitors representing 19 countries and over 5,000 visitors. The show presented textiles with innovative structures, material mixes and surprising color palettes across 15 product categories. Attendees viewed the latest colors, trends, materials, fabrics and more with an exclusive opportunity to network and meet designers and suppliers from around the world while taking advantage of complimentary educational seminars and inspiring workshops.
“This summer, we offered an expanded array of exciting exhibitions and seminars for attendees. Our focus for the season was on the Art of Customization with our SPOTLIGHT, findings, trims and accessories. We believe that our customers want to better express themselves through personalized clothing and accessories. Overrall, the show provided atttendees with new knowledge on upcoming trends, the ever-evolving textile industry and new ways to expand their business ,” said Jennifer Bacon, Show Director.
Local Loft was added to the show floor this year, featuring a new section with a loft-like feel highlighting local apparel factories, contractors and services. Local Loft was created in response to attendees seeking domestic and locally-sourced production facilities.
Texworld Trend Showcase Explored the Latest Design Trends for the Upcoming Season Texworld’s USA Trend Showcase curated by Texworld’s Art Directors, Louis Gerin and Gregory Lamaud returned to the trade floor, bringing their vision and expertise for the upcoming season. Attendees were inspired as the display area featured fabrics from select exhibitors at the show as well as a focus on The Art of Customization: Findings, Trims and Accessories. Visitors also had the opportunity to preview the newest colors and textile offerings for the Autumn/Winter 2019/20 season.
Texworld USA expanded, “Explore the Floor” series featured guided tours that allowed attendees to walk the show floor with seasoned industry experts in an intimate setting. These tours provided visitors with insights on different exhibitors relevant to their businesses and allowed questions from attendees in an open format. Topics included: ethical sourcing, sustainability, agroforestry, fashion law and more.