Monthly Archives: September 2014

Interfiliѐre New York 2014 Fabrics Show

INY Panorama

On September 23rd, 2014, the Interfiliѐre New York fabrics show returned to Manhattan! Thirty two mills from across the globe showcased their best textiles at 82 Mercer Street for buyers and retailers. The successful selections will be used in creating 2015 intimate apparel and swimwear collections, defining trends before they’ve even taken shape.


Below, we’ve listed the exhibitors and events of Interfiliѐre New York 2014.

The Mills

Apsara Silks, Baikai Warp Knitting, Billon Design, Bischoff Textil AG, Boselli, Carvico, Fleischmann Karl, Hang Gang Lace, Iluna, Jersey Lomellina, Jiun Her Industry, Klauber Brothers, Longina Phillips Designs, Macra Lace, Maglificio Ripa, Marcie Design, Muehlmeier Bodshaping, Noyon Dentelle, Piave Maitex, Plymouth, Ritex 2002, Ruey Tay, Seram, Simplex Knitting Company, Sitip, Sun Hing, Susanna Samson Design, Tejidos Gulfer, Textufil, Vila, Willy Herman, Yu Yuang Textile, Zengcheng Oriental Embroidery

The Events

8:30am – 9:30am
Welcome Breakfast – Meet and Greet

Exhibitor Show Floor Opens

9:30am – 10:30am
A glance of Interfiliѐre Paris 2014, video presented by Eurovet CEO, Marie-Laure Bellon-Homps illustrating the trends, referenced to fabrics from the Interfiliѐre New York 2014 mills and INVISTA™ innovations

11:00am – 12:00pm
INVISTA™ will present the new LYCRA® Brand Strategy – LYCRA® MOVES YOU™ Plus… the INVISTA™ lab presents “How we look at Technology & Innovation as a Company”

12:30pm – 1:30pm
Proexport Colombia Luncheon will showcase opportunities within Colombia’s textile and apparel industry for international investors as well as the latest trends in the industry

5:30pm – 6:30pm
Cocktail Reception & Networking Reception

6:30pm – 7:30pm
NPD Seminar – Marshall Cohen will share his understanding and vision of the sector in a presentation entitled, “Shattering Retail Rituals”

INY Fabrics

The fabrics on display were in a gorgeous variety of colors and patterns, all softer, stronger, and more intricate than ever. From bright neons to earthy tones and durable fabrics to delicate laces, the mills had it all this year. To see the top 2015 lingerie trends that we spotted during the show, read “A Taste of Interfiliѐre NY ~ 2015 Lingerie Trends.”

INY Bellini

As the exhibitors packed up to end a long day of work, Interfiliѐre served their refreshing blood orange Bellini for the cocktail and networking reception. After an hour, the crowd was back in good spirits and the final seminar began.
“Shattering Retail Rituals
” by Marshall Cohen specifically addressed retail trends and the changes in our industry. He paid special attention to urging synchrony between shipping and consumer shopping trends. Consumers purchase what they need when they need it 10/12 months of the year. However, the shipping of merchandise is only in sync with consumer shopping 3/12 of the months in a year.

INY Seminar

Whether you attended Interfiliѐre New York 2014 or not, please feel free share your thoughts regarding the show, retail trends, and ideas for strengthening the future of the intimate apparel industry.

A Taste of Interfiliѐre NY ~ 2015 Lingerie Trends

Written by Ellen Lewis of Lingerie Briefs.


I thought you might be interested in a taste of what you missed if you did not attend the Interfiliѐre New York fabric show hosted by Eurovet and Invista  on Sept 23. To be brief, besides the exhibitors, there were several interesting presentations. Invista showcased their new Lycra branding initiative, Proexport Colombia discussed the potential of the Columbian textile and apparel industry and Marshal Cohen of NPD did his retail statistical thing. But for me, the highlight was Eurovet’s Fashion Trend Exposé for Intimate Apparel.  Four major stories propel the design process for Fall 2015: Wuthering Heights, Beatrix Potter, Bloomsbury and David Hockney. Here’s a teaser:


Reflections of Nordic light, Crackled, Alternative Animal Prints, Cut Velvet, Brushed Surfaces, Dark Forests, Patterns from Lyon and Como Silk Tradition, Lush Guipure and Lace Incrustations, Deep, Dark Shadowy Colors, Veined Effect, Dried Leaves and Flowers, New Meshes

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Adorable & Naive

Soft Handle Fabrics, Little Fantasy World, New Treatment of Small Scale Prints, Vintage Corsetry, Girly Elements,, Focus on Trim Effects, Wintry, Cuddly Textures, Combination of Crafted and Handmade, New Proportions in Homewear, Harvest Festival, Pumpkin Colors with Beige & Grey Accents

Beatrix-Potter BP_1 BP_6 BP_7

Eccentric & Gracious

Bohemian Luxury and Cultures Mix, Border Lace Designs in Fine Denier, Delicate and Precise Flowers, Hints of Japanese & Art Deco, Fine Line Patterns and Strong Contrasts, Lighter & Finer Spacer Fabrics, Laser Embroidery on Ultra Light Grounds, Stretch Satin, Artistic 1920′s

BloomsburyBB_2 BB_3 BB_4

Creativity & Optimism

Colorful Prints, 60′s Pop Art, Checks, Stripes & Dots, Blocking & Abstract Lines, Splashes of Paint, Digital Prints, Kimonos, Caftans & Tunics, Placed Designs, Simple Florals as Allovers or Placed, Super Light Embroidery.

David-Hockney DH_1 DH_3

“My Goal Is To Spread Ideas. Trends Always Start At The Top” ~Homaro Cantu

The Three Industry Icons ~ Uncensored and Inspired!

The Underfashion Club is very pleased to present 3 celebratory women from our industry, Janet Peters, Roz Harte, and Norma Reinhardt.  These women, still active and well into their senior years, are intimate market history incarnate.  Together, they have had a radical impact on design and merchandising for over 65 years.  Now, in honor of their extraordinary legacy and renowned sense of humor, we have brought them together for one evening of conversation. Moderated by Amy Bittner,  we present “Getting Intimate with the Icons” on October 7th at the Cutting Room.  Come and hear the untold stories as only they will tell them, uncensored and informative.

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