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Sarah Glyn-Woods – designandcolour@gmail.com

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Alice and I went to PV in Paris this February as Sublitex were exhibiting in Premiere Vision Designs. This is a great opportunity for me to meet the Italian team and the other agents from Europe. We also visited the design studios and selected artwork with Alice for the UK market.

Sublitex have their own studio creating designs in Italy but compliment this with designs that they purchase to give a broader offering to their international clients.

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A busy stand with clients from France and Italy

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Mr Fererro the CEO of Miroglio Textile, with our good friend Ettore Formento the M.D of Sublitex Textiles deep in conversation.

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Alice on a mission to find a design as only she knows how.

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The stand was truly beautiful open and bright and our clients and agents enjoyed looking through the collection while nibbling on hunks of Parmesan and rosemary crackers. Caught you Christophe Spies (France) and Tom Pericci (Italy).

It is also an opportunity to visit the European Print houses such as FTF of France, a well established print company and speak with Fred Touati their M.D.

Our designs looked stunning on his stand and Fred’s collection reflected the latest trends for embroideries, striped designs and painterly flowers

Alice and I are always interested to see the base fabrics that are prints are applied to and at FTF the fabrics brought our print alive. contact@ftf.fr

Everywhere we saw there were a strong Asian influence, conversational stripes, foliage and greenery and as a total contrast painterly non print prints in both the Halls and the Trend section.

You can view PV Designs Print Spring Summer 2018 selection

http://www.premierevision.com/en/mode/spring-summer-18/show-fabrics/theme-fabrics/fabrics-spring-summer-18/

What’s to come in 2016

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Happy New Year from The Print Affair! To celebrate, we’ve put together a list of things to look forward to in terms of print design this year, such as fairs, exhibitions and trends. Have anything to add? Write it in the comments section!

The London Textile Fair

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This time Sublitex Miroglio will be exhibiting in the Main Textile hall rather than with the Print Studios, on Stand M10 Textile floor, at Islington Design Centre 13-14 January.

Sublitex Fast Fashion Spring Summer 2016 Collection

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We’re already looking forward to the warmer weather, as well as the trends of Spring Summer 2016. Here’s a reminder of what’s to come from Sublitex in their Fast Fashion Spring Summer 2016 Collection, as shown at their offices in Dock Leicester back in November. The sophisticated, feminine florals really caught our eye.

Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear

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A new exhibition at the V&A will be looking at what lies beneath our clothes, from corsets to Calvin Kleins!

Pre Fall 2016 Collections

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Alice + Olivia and Erdem Pre Fall 2016. (Images: Vogue)

As each Pre Fall 2016 show comes out, we get more excited for the season ahead. Some of our favourites include the embroidered ‘grandma chic’ of Alice + Olivia and the romantic elegance of Erdem. Keep an eye out for more on our favourite collections.

Opening Up The Pattern Books

The Silk Museum in Macclesfield is opening up their large collection of silk pattern books that haven’t been seen by the public before, collected as each silk mill went out of business. Starts Saturday 6th Feb and ends Saturday 14th May. Read more here.

Fashion and Textile Museum

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And don’t forget…the Liberty show is still on at the Fashion & Textiles museum until February 28th, as well as The Art Of Pattern, with Susan Collier and Sarah Campbell for Liberty 1961–77.