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Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Fall/Winter 2016/17 LA Textile Show

The Fall/Winter 2016/2017 Los Angeles International Textile Show (LA TEXTILE) will take place from Monday-Wednesday, September 28-30, 2015 at the California Market Center (CMC) on 9th and Main Street in downtown Los Angeles. Hosted in the Penthouse, on the 13th floor, show hours are from 9:00am-5:00pm on Monday and Tuesday, and 9:00am-4:00pm on Wednesday. Notable highlights will include a noticeable growth of international resources, the presence of new technology companies, and the return of trend forecasting company Promostyl Paris to curate the Show's Official Trend Forum.

LA Textile attendees will notice an increase in the number of international resources available to them. Newcomer Gordon Fabrics, is a Vancouver, Canada based family run business with over 50 years of textile sales history. "Many of Gordon Fabrics trusted customers & partners have been attending the LA Textile Show for many years," says Ayr Barnett of Gordon Fabrics. "They suggested it as strong Show to include as part of our current US Growth Strategy. The LA Textile Show will afford us the opportunity to meet a whole new segment of customers that will augment our current US customer base."

Additionally, the mills and agents making their debut this Show include Italian lines such as Alisei Italia, Ciabatti Srl, E. Miroglio, Lanificio Lamberto, SRL, Furpile Idea Spa, and Pacini Nello Srl; other international resourcessuch as Ankita Exports, Changzhou Sanmao International Limited, Dara, Dentelles Mery, Dentelles MC, Eastern, Ecomitize, Gordon Fabrics, Idepa, John A. Mercurio Inc., Junior SRL by Adele Zibetti, Burel Factory, Shanghair Waynex Textile Co., Ltd, Slim Silk Inc, Solid Fabric Textile, Troficolor, Valentine Textile, Inc., and Shaoxing Ditian Textile Co; and design services and technology solutions like Ecomitize, Running Stitch, Funari Fashion Consulting, and Global Printing Services.

LA Textile will also be partnering with Promostyl Paris.The four key Fall/Winter 16/17 trends provided by the renowned trend agency are Beauties, Instincts, Anticipations, Codes; Promostyl will co-curate exhibitor textiles in the Trend Forum based on the four trends. They will also be presenting a seminar on Monday at 11am in Penthouse Suite 19 called "Millennial Must Haves: A look at the key items and colors for Fall/Winter 2016/17."

"The Promostyl and LA Textile partnership is crucial for us as a global brand," says Jerome LaMaar, Trend Consultant for Promostyl Paris. "This show is very important as this is our connection to the West Coast of America. This partnership enables us to reach the clients that loves our product but may not have the time to make it to Paris. This show has the same quality as the international shows with a more applicable approach for all design industries."
This season, the LA Textile Show will be renewing its partnership with TEG International, who is sponsoring the LA Textile Lounge refreshments.They will also be presenting a seminar titled "Launching Your Line: From Inspiration through Production" on Wednesday at 1:00pm.

"TEG International is thrilled to be back at the Textile Show. It was a great success for us last season, and it proved to be a very effective event for us to reach our clients, the independent designers," says Jennifer Evans. "It is great to have a place we can connect with them directly, hear about their upcoming collections, and help them navigate the different production elements they are searching for."

Attendees and exhibitors are invited to enjoy complimentary rum cocktails courtesy of Hula Girl Cocktails at the LA Textile Tiki Bar on Monday-Wednesday from 3-5pm. It will be located in our newly renovated exhibit space outside of Penthouse Suite 19.

The Fall/Winter 16/17 edition of the Los Angeles International Textile Show will run Monday-Wednesday, September 28-30, 2015, in the Penthouse of the California Market Center.

About the Los Angeles International Textile Show (LA TEXTILE) - LA Textile is the fashion industry's destination for premier textile, design and production resources. Offering hundreds of fabric selections and design services from around the world, the caliber of resources and fashion direction is presented with our Contemporary designer audience in mind. Our trend forum, co-curated by trend partner Promostyl, and complimentary seminar program are designed to inform and inspire. For more information, please visit www.californiamarketcenter.com/latextile

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