For Autumn Winter, opposites and all things organic will be textiles’ key trends.

Opening Texworld USA Tuesday at the Jacob K. Javitz Center in New York City, art directors Louis Gérin and Grégory Lamaud presented “Polarity,” the trend story for Autumn Winter 2017-18 textiles.

“A universe has been woven beneath our feet,” Gérin said. “Reality has appeared. New and ancestral. Never seen and yet present since always.”

The idea, as Gérin explained, is that opposites attract and everything moves in the organic way of the world. Shapes will mix, lines will blur, patterns and prints will overlap and all the constraints once known will come together to create a new aesthetic.

Fabrics will be woven, light, flexible, rich and natural, while colors channel pinks and blues, mineral hues and an abundance of gold.

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