Menswear fabrics

Wool is the best fabric for men's suits

Quality men's suits require quality fabrics. Meet the producers of the best menswear fabrics. Learn the advantages of wool and other natural suit fabrics.

Tollegno 1900 presented Sixtywool at Performance Days – Functional Fabric Fair

Tollegno 1900 presented Sixtywool at Performance Days – Functional Fabric Fair

For the second consecutive year, the Biellese company participates in “Performance Days – Functional Fabric Fair” with its Fall/Winter 2018/19 collection and the upcoming Spring/Summer 19 preview. Among their super tech yarn, Wooltech Total Easy Care, which has been chosen for the Venetian gondolier uniform, and Harmony Idro which boasts water and oil repellent properties.

Excellence in textiles, a full-on experience at Milano Unica Spring/Summer 2019

Excellence in textiles, a full-on experience at Milano Unica Spring/Summer 2019

The path through the pavilions of Milano Unica leads visitors on a journey through all the product categories typifying excellence in materials, tradition and creativity, Italian and European.

Marton Mills - quality British fabrics

Marton Mills - quality British fabrics

The Company began life on 10th December 1931 from a mill in Marton Street in Skipton and for the following 46 years manufactured Single and Double Jersey Knitwear. They have recently installed a goods lift to the first floor of No 10 building, which will enable them to store all of their yarns on site. They have 34,000 square feet of space, which should be adequate for their operation for many years to come.

Premiere Vision Paris presented the highlights in menswear

Premiere Vision Paris presented the highlights in menswear

Coats look to be less bulky, and jackets sturdier. Everything is cosy comfort or rigorously structured; outerwear grows more radical. Hijacked classics create a play on fantasy from top to bottom.

The British fabrics at Premiere Vision Paris

The British fabrics at Premiere Vision Paris

Presenting 150 years of weaving expertise distilled into an imaginative, diverse collection of exceptional luxury fabrics, for outerwear through to accessories. Emily White, Design and Sales Director, comments “As weavers of the most luxurious fabrics for over a century, combining our knowledge and heritage with innovative design was key when preparing our debut collection for Premiere Vision. Drawing inspiration from historical tailoring fabrics in our archive, the collection features classic weave structures at exploded scales, double-faced fabrics, and textural jacquards”.

British colours and textiles Autumn/Winter 2018-19

British colours and textiles Autumn/Winter 2018-19

Full colour statements, innovative finishes, an abundance of ideas and beautiful manufactured details bring an overload of exciting textile messages from the British mills this season.

Re.Verso by A. Stelloni Collection by Mapel

Re.Verso by A. Stelloni Collection by Mapel

The result of advanced technology and the passion for noble raw materials and relentless research have always characterized the renowned textile company within the production of high quality fashion fabrics. Due to its continuous evolution, A. Stelloni Collection by Mapel arrives at Premi?re Vision with an important change in terms of its collections’ offers.

Savile Clifford Ltd. -  English manufacturer of high quality fabrics for formalwear and tailoring

Savile Clifford Ltd. - English manufacturer of high quality fabrics for formalwear and tailoring

There was originally a company named Savile Clifford established over one hundred years ago. They were a weaver based in Huddersfield, the historical birthplace of fancy worsted fabrics. However, over the years a lot of the history surrounding Savile Clifford has become somewhat clouded after the company was taken over numerous times.

Angelico Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 fabrics collection - The future of fabrics

Angelico Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 fabrics collection - The future of fabrics

In an age when fabrics are required to evolve constantly in order to retain their central role in the fashion cycle, Angelico is following two routes: exquisite weave, construction and hand in fabrics, and performance standards in line with the contemporary lifestyle. These two tendencies come together in products for different occasions in both the collection of orthogonal fabrics and the K1 creative collection, which also includes jersey and were presented at Milano Unica this month.

Dormeuil new fabrics collection at Milano Unica

Dormeuil new fabrics collection at Milano Unica

Dormeuil presented its new fabrics collection at Milano Unica (from 11 to 13 July at the Fiera Milano - Rho).

Larusmiani Tessuti Fall/Winter 2018-2019 fabrics collection

Larusmiani Tessuti Fall/Winter 2018-2019 fabrics collection

Larusmiani Tessuti presented their Fall/Winter 2018-2019 fabrics collection at Milano Unica earler this month. The upcoming Autumn / Winter 2018-2019 season it’s a ample collection that respects nature and ethical working conditions through low impact productions and careful attention to the origin of fabrics. Larusmiani does not support countries and exporters where there’s no transparency on working conditions or where it is tolerated the exploitation of child labor for example by not importing Uzbek cotton.

The iconic Loro Piana Tasmanian® men's fabric unprecedentedly takes flight

The iconic Loro Piana Tasmanian® men's fabric unprecedentedly takes flight

The new Loro Piana corporate textile campaign was launched in occasion of the Milano Unica textile fair (11-13 July at the Fiera Milano - Rho) and it is dedicated to the iconic Tasmanian® fabric.

Lanificio Zignone Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection - 100% Made in Italy fabric inspired by dynamic business travellers

Lanificio Zignone Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection - 100% Made in Italy fabric inspired by dynamic business travellers

Lanificio Zignone, the dynamic, historical, family-run textile company in Strona (Biella), presented Fall/Winter 2018-2019 fabrics collection at the 25th edition of Milano Unica (from 11 to 13 July at the Fiera Milano - Rho). The highlights in the collection are the original stretch fabrics, characterised by contemporary elegance united with excellent performance for the business traveller.

Lanificio Subalpino - originality, modernity and simplicity

Lanificio Subalpino - originality, modernity and simplicity

From 40s to 80s Mr Luciano maintained his trade specialized in fabrics mainly from the Biella area with MANIFATTURA L. ZANONE but, in 1975, he also founded his own small production of fabrics calling the new company LANIFICIO SUBALPINO

Lanificio Luigi Ricceri - the highest craftsmanship quality

Lanificio Luigi Ricceri - the highest craftsmanship quality

Since 1925, Lanificio Luigi Ricceri has been located in Prato, in Via Bologna. Founded by Luigi Ricceri and carried on by his son Georgio, the company is now run by the founder's grandsons Francesco and Luigi.

Animals and insects inspired the new collection of fabrics Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 by Vitale Barberis Canonico

Animals and insects inspired the new collection of fabrics Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 by Vitale Barberis Canonico

While visiting the XXVth edition of Milano Unica at Rho Fiera from 11th – 13th July 2017 I was impressed by the new Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 fabric collection of the Vitale Barberis Canonico wool mill, managed by the same family for more than 350 years. The collection is divided into the three ranges: Classic; Vintage; and Earth, Wind & Fire. The dominant factor? A return to the original winter fabrics predominantly in weightier pure wool.

Lanificio Fratelli Ormezzano - exclusive fabrics since 1924

Lanificio Fratelli Ormezzano - exclusive fabrics since 1924

The roots date back to 1924 when Mario and Carlo Ormezzano founded the Lanificio Fratelli Ormezzano in Valle Mosso. They had a clear vision: change the way one works worsted wool yarn, in order to produce innovative fabrics for menswear.

Italian suit linings by Brunello S.p.A

Italian suit linings by Brunello S.p.A

The development of Brunello fabrics involves a huge variety of yarns: silk, cupro, viscose, acetate, cotton, wool, elastan, nylon, polyester and new fibres, some of which are spun specifically for us. Over and above classic compact cloths and dobbies, creative fantasy versions range from traditional jacquard to piazzato fabrics, free patterns, checks, pin-stripes, conventional and ink jet prints and cloth or yarn dyed. This is combined with our accurate finishing techniques and allows Brunello the prestigious Marks & Spencer accreditation, which has been met for many years. This mix of innovation and creativity ensures that Brunello fabrics are original and unique.

Re.Verso ™ by Filpucci – The excellence of being increasingly smart

Re.Verso ™ by Filpucci – The excellence of being increasingly smart

For the most important national fashion and lifestyle event, the company from Tuscany - world leader in the manufacturing of high-end creative yarns for knitwear with unique products – has once again renewed its inexhaustible research vocation, which has always been its hallmark. On June 28th, at Sala Riunioni Area Monumentale (1st floor), Filpucci is celebrating its 50th anniversary with the press conference: “Fifty years of Filpucci - History tells the future”, with talks by Raffaello Napoleone, Managing Director of Pitti Immagine, Leandro Gualtieri, Filpucci President and founder, and Federico Gualtieri, Filpucci Vice President.

Wool Lab Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 by Woolmark at Pitti Uomo

Wool Lab Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 by Woolmark at Pitti Uomo

The Wool Lab Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 by Woolmark at Pitti Uomo - A collection of the latest commercially available wool fabrics and yarns.

Kufner had a highly successful exhibition at Techtextil 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Kufner had a highly successful exhibition at Techtextil 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Kufner is a fully integrated company with a 150year old tradition located in Munich, Germany. Its 520 staff in four production sites on two continents produce about 150 million meters each year. The vertical integration includes production stages weaving, knitting, finishing and coating as well as production of thermo-bonded nonwovens and warp production.

Dugdale Bros - a high quality manufacturer of fabrics

Dugdale Bros - a high quality manufacturer of fabrics

Dugdale Bros & Co are cloth merchants based in the very centre of Yorkshire's worsted industry despatching fine cloth from an imposing historic headquarters building in Huddersfield.

Holland and Sherry Spring/Summer 2017 fabrics collection

Holland and Sherry Spring/Summer 2017 fabrics collection

The well known producers of fabrics Holland & Sherry presented their Spring/Summer 2017 collection. There are four wool fabrics - XTREME, DRAGONFLY, SUMMER ASCOT and CRYSTAL SPRINGS.

Wool - one of the main focuses during Milano Unica February 2017

Wool - one of the main focuses during Milano Unica February 2017

Summer was the main focus of Milano Unica in February. At the same time, there was more than a touch of trans-seasonal designs among the offerings by the classy exhibitors as buying patterns adjust themselves to multiple market demands.

Do you know what is boiled wool

Do you know what is boiled wool

Boiled wool fabric is a purely natural product. This wool is a beautiful quality and great for warmer Autumn/Winter clothing and for all-year round layering. It is a medium weight wool, has a boucle texture and a soft drape.

Spring/Summer Menswear - a Hopsack fabric

Spring/Summer Menswear - a Hopsack fabric

Hopsack is one of go-to fabrics in the Spring and Summer. It’s not technically a fabric, it’s a method of weaving a fabric (most often a lightweight wool). The “basket weave” texture, which comes in many different gages, creates a very unique feel to a tailored garment. Think of it like a Spring/Summer alternative to flannel or tweed.

Milano Unica: Spring/Summer 2018 trends

Milano Unica: Spring/Summer 2018 trends

The pleasure of travel, the dream to bring together different cultures, the game of connecting past and present and the desire to rediscover historical figures of aesthetic and cultural importance: these are the cornerstones on which MILANO UNICA’s new trends for next Spring-Summer 2018 have been based.

Trofeo Wool Denim by Ermenegildo Zegna

Trofeo Wool Denim by Ermenegildo Zegna

For decades, Ermenegildo Zegna has been at the forefront of research and development into fabric innovation. This work takes place in the Lanificio Zegna, the woollen mill and R&D headquarters that for over a century has developed and produced fabric.

Barrington Fabrics - gateway to cloth for every fabric

Barrington Fabrics - gateway to cloth for every fabric

Barrington Fabrics Ltd was established in the 1990's and its primary target area was the manufacturing of piece good for the middle and far east clothiers merchants and retail fabric stores.

'Canepa GreenLab' capsule collection at Première Vision Paris 2016

'Canepa GreenLab' capsule collection at Première Vision Paris 2016

From September 13-15, 2016, was held the latest edition of Première Vision Paris. About 1,900 exhibitors from 53 different countries around the world became part of the event. Canepa was there to showcase all of brand's clothing and accessory fabric collections for Fall-Winter 2017/2018, united around sustainability.

Menswear fabrics: Dormeuil Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collections

Menswear fabrics: Dormeuil Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collections

It is already 25 years since Dormeuil created one of the most beautiful fabrics of modern times. Given the name Amadeus it immediately conjures up the essence of genius and beauty as one thinks of the music of Mozart.

High-quality shirts and corporate wear fabrics by Getzner Textil Austria

High-quality shirts and corporate wear fabrics by Getzner Textil Austria

Getzner Textil is among the world's leading manufacturers of high-quality apparel damasks (Africa damask), fashion fabrics for shirts and blouses, corporate fashion and technical fabrics.

Clerici Tessuto Italian fabrics collections

Clerici Tessuto Italian fabrics collections

Clerici Tessuto, founded 1923, is one of the most important textiles manufacturers for the luxury sector, with ranges for men's and women's clothing, accessories and home furnishing, covering the entire finishing cycle of silk and other natural fibres.

Dashing Tweeds Cloth Collections woven in Britain

Dashing Tweeds Cloth Collections woven in Britain

Tweed is the original sportswear fabric of Great Britain. It is made of woven wool and is traditionally the way men have worn colors, patterns and texture whilst enjoying themselves in pastimes and country pursuits. London-based company Dashing Tweeds is modernizing the cloth by working with technical yarns in combination with wools.

Cashmere and premium quality wool fabrics for Fall/Winter by LANIFICIO BRESCHI

Cashmere and premium quality wool fabrics for Fall/Winter by LANIFICIO BRESCHI

Breschi collections include carded and worsted fabrics which are recommended for both men and women's wear, and are obtained by using valuable fibres such as: Pure Cashmere, Cashmere mixed with wool, Baby Alpaca, Angora e Camel Hair.

Fall-Winter 2017/2018 menswear trends: Suit Fabrics

Fall-Winter 2017/2018 menswear trends: Suit Fabrics

Men's suit fabrics - geometric effect with tiny low contrast knops, special grounds such as with band of mixture color, small scale motifs with combination of mixture and mouliné yarns, hound's tooth or subdued checks on milled fabric, different size diagonals, plains and fake plains.

Miroglio Textile Collection: Autumn/Winter 2017-2018

Miroglio Textile Collection: Autumn/Winter 2017-2018

Sustainability is an increasingly distinctive and unavoidable value for the fashion industry as a whole. Miroglio Textile gave concrete form to their ethical commitment by implementing cutting-edge printing technologies that reduce the use of water from a minimum of 50% on natural fibers (from an LCA study validated by ICEA) up to 100% in sublimation printing.

Première Vision Leather reveals Fall-Winter 2017/2018 fashion trends

Première Vision Leather reveals Fall-Winter 2017/2018 fashion trends

Creative materials, technically innovative components, bespoke services - the offer is designed to respond to the needs of all the leather and fur business sectors: apparel, accessories, leather goods, shoes, furnishings and decoration.

Noble Fleece fabric by Scabal

Noble Fleece fabric by Scabal

Scabal’s Noble Fleece collection is more than just a superior Super 200’s suiting; it is the culmination of nearly 500 years’ experience in weaving, all in pursuit of creating the world’s greatest and most socially responsible woolen cloth.

Mohair bunch 605 is Dormeuil's Cloth of the Month July 2016

Mohair bunch 605 is Dormeuil's Cloth of the Month July 2016

This Mohair bunch, composed of renowned Dormeuil mohair fabrics, continues to set a new trend for cloth that is produced from the 'diamond fiber' of the angora goat.

High quality British fabrics by Huddersfield Fine Worsteds

High quality British fabrics by Huddersfield Fine Worsteds

Huddersfield Fine Worsteds is an internationally-renowned fabric manufacturer supplying the world's biggest design houses and most prestigious tailors with superior and selectively-sourced fabrics. The company is based in West Yorkshire, England.

High performance fabrics for tailored clothing

High performance fabrics for tailored clothing

Performance fabrics are used more and more in tailored clothing. However, not many customers are aware of the fabric innovations. Do you know, for example, that there are fabrics that are waterproof, water-repellent, stain-resistant or wrinkle-resistant? Here are some high performance Zegna fabrics

21 unique qualities of Australian Merino wool

21 unique qualities of Australian Merino wool

Australian Merino is one of the finest and softest wool in the world. It's breathable in Summer, insulating in Winter, yet exceptionally lightweight.

Australia celebrates campaign for wool 2016

Australia celebrates campaign for wool 2016

Retailers threw their support behind Australia’s annual Wool Week to coincide with the start of the mid-winter retail season. The initiative was part of the Campaign for Wool, which aims to educate consumers about the natural benefits of wool and increase sales of wool products.

The 2nd edition of Prima Milano Unica and the Fall/Winter 2017-2018 trends

The 2nd edition of Prima Milano Unica and the Fall/Winter 2017-2018 trends

Time for trend moods. Time for ideas. The FW 2017/18 Milano Unica trends were presented at “La Pelota” in Milan to exhibitors and fashion community.

Alfred Brown Fall-Winter 2016/2017 fabrics collection

Alfred Brown Fall-Winter 2016/2017 fabrics collection

This season Alfred Brown shows vintage style cloths for suits and jackets in country checks, black and ecru designs and flannels with speckled yarn effect.

Solbiati Spring-Summer 2017 fabrics collection

Solbiati Spring-Summer 2017 fabrics collection

Bright colors and bold fancies enliven a selection of fabrics for stylish jackets. In 100% linen or in linen and cotton, they come in micro or macro patterns, with a play of strong color combinations and sharp contrasts.

Dormeuil Ultimate Luxury - Extreme Vicuna Collection

Dormeuil Ultimate Luxury - Extreme Vicuna Collection

The constant search for the rare and luxurious is woven into the history of Dormeuil. Founded in 1842, Dormeuil has sought out the most precious materials wherever they are in the world, travelling to remote parts of the globe, tracking down the most exquisite examples of precious fibre.

Lanificio Zignone Spring-Summer 2017 Collection

Lanificio Zignone Spring-Summer 2017 Collection

The formal wear collection of Lanificio Zignone explores a new definition of the classical fabric for official events. The keyword is 'perfect fit' following the body shape.

Spring-Summer 2017 fabric trends by Loro Piana

Spring-Summer 2017 fabric trends by Loro Piana

For Spring-Summer 2017 Loro Piana offers fashion fabrics, combining remarkable lightness with high performance and timeless style. Cashmere, silk, wool, linen and next-generation materials blended in innovative and sophisticated ways.