textiles
textiles

Split Decision

Textile manufacturers are hedging their bets in an uncertain economy by pumping a little bit of everything into the market for spring 2009.

From top KBCs silk rayon nylon and spandex from Philea Textiles Reynaud Rexos polyester silk from Confetti Fabrics Waltex Tricots rayon nylon polyester and cotton knit

From top: KBC's silk; rayon, nylon and spandex from Philea Textiles; Reynaud Rexo's polyester; silk from Confetti Fabrics; Waltex Tricot's rayon, nylon, polyester and cotton knit.

Photo By WWD Staff

Textile manufacturers are hedging their bets in an uncertain economy by pumping a little bit of everything into the market for spring 2009. Whether it's textured knits versus smooth wovens or tranquil pastels against moody jewel tones, opposites will have to fight it out to win favor with designers.
load comments

ADD A COMMENT

Sign in using your Facebook or Twitter account, or simply type your comment below as a guest by entering your email and name. Your email address will not be shared. Please note that WWD reserves the right to remove profane, distasteful or otherwise inappropriate language.
News from WWD
Newsletters

Sign upSign up for WWD and FN newsletters to receive daily headlines, breaking news alerts and weekly industry wrap-ups.

LatestPublications
getIsArchiveOnly= hasAccess=false hasArchiveAccess=false