As many as 21 textile exhibitors will highlight and demonstrate new techniques and the use of fabrications and materials such as high-quality silk, Swiss cotton and indigo pile jacquard at the Japan Textile Salon beginning January 16. All the exhibitors will bring new ideas to the two-day show in terms of unique craftsmanship, novelty, function, and ecology.
Other highlights will be special dyeing techniques (such as bespoke dyeing, rope indigo dyeing, yarn dyeing, etc) unique weaving techniques, selvedge denim woven on old-fashioned power looms and a high-grade silk threading process. The tradeshow by Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) in the United States will also showcase premium fabrics made by spun silk using advanced technology.
Through this event, the Japan Textile Salon in NYC will provide an opportunity for fashion, design and textile editors along with designs to meet textile companies from Japan, selected from among the world’s top weavers, printing producers, designs studios and manufacturers with R&D capability.
This season, the programme will feature discussion panels with Angela Kramer, senior manager fabric research & development for 3.1 Phillip Lim and Scott Morrison of NYC-based luxury denim collection 3×1. Morrison and Kramer will discuss the importance and the use of Japanese textiles within both collections.