Home / Knowledge / News / Fashion / Woolmark & Saks announce Fabric No.1 award winners
Woolmark & Saks announce Fabric No.1 award winners
13
Sep '13
In partnership with The Woolmark Company, Saks Fifth Avenue announces Dormeuil and Fratelli Tallia di Delfino as the winners of the second annual Fabric No. 1 award, a prestigious prize that commends the season's finest fabrics for Made-to-Measure suits and sport coats from the world's premiere textile mills.
 
To qualify, each mill was invited to submit the top three fabrics from its fall collection. Tom Ott, SVP GMM Saks Fifth Avenue Men's Home and Gifts, led a select panel of Made-to-Measure experts from Saks Fifth Avenue and The Woolmark Company, who examined and voted on the submissions. 
 
The two winning mills - Dormeuil, selected for suiting, and Fratelli Tallia di Delfino, selected for sport coats - will be honored at a special award ceremony on Thursday, September 19 at Saks Fifth Avenue's New York flagship store to kick off the semi-annual Men's Luxury event (which focuses on Saks' Made-to-Measure assortment).
 
Individually tailored to its owner by Saks Fifth Avenue's master craftsmen, each Fabric No. 1 piece will be identifiable by a custom number and label, marking it as a one-of-a-kind garment. The Fabric No. 1 program will be supported by window displays in Saks' flagship store, a spread in Saks' Men's Fall Fashion Catalog, advertising in the Wall Street Journal and promotion on Saks' social media platforms. Fabric No. 1 Made-to-Measure orders will be available in limited quantities at Saks Fifth Avenue locations in New York, Chevy Chase, Chicago and Phoenix.
 
This year's esteemed Fabric No. 1 Award winners:
 
Dormeuil: Winner in Suiting
Woven in England, this winning fabric's pure long filament Super 150's worsted wool has the enigmatic name: 15 point 8. The name refers to the very fine diameter of the fiber used (a mere 15.8 microns) to create a fine, soft fabric perfectly suited for wearing every season of the year. 
 
The extraordinarily soft handle is further enhanced by the special 2/120 compact yarn used in both the warp and the weft. The compact yarn is woven in an extremely tight British setting, which gives unequalled quality, regularity and performance for such a fine fabric. Dormeuil's exclusive finishing process is applied to create a lustrous soft handle. This fabric is 100 per cent wool and available exclusively at Saks Fifth Ave as a limited-edition, individually numbered, two-piece Made-to-Measure suit.
 
Fratelli Tallia di Delfino: Winner in Jacketing
Woven in Italy, this winning fabric is the perfect blend of fine pure new wool and cashmere of the finest grade. Carefully selected raw materials, an old fashioned yet contemporary woolen spun production cycle along with meticulous weaving grant thiscloth its deep, rich colors and an extremely soft, lofty handle. This beautiful fabric is 90 per cent wool and 10 per cent cashmere, which is the result of Fratelli Tallia di Delfino's continuous effort to blend its centenary tradition with today's state-of-the-art technical and stylistic innovation.
 

Woolmark


Must ReadView All

Sri Lanka reduces VAT on imported fabric to 5%

Textiles | On 24th Sep 2018

Sri Lanka reduces VAT on imported fabric to 5%

Considering the requests made by the stakeholders in the fabric...

E-com firms in India to deduct 1% TCS under GST from Oct 1

Apparel/Garments | On 24th Sep 2018

E-com firms in India to deduct 1% TCS under GST from Oct 1

E-commerce companies in India will have to deduct 1 per cent tax...

Courtesy: Andritz

Textiles | On 24th Sep 2018

'Strength of economy, demographics drive nonwovens demand'

The strength of the economy and demographic trends are the main...

Interviews View All

Headhonchos, Indian fashion industry

Headhonchos
Indian fashion industry

Cotton consumption will keep growing in the Indian fashion industry

Sanjay Desai & Ashish Mulani, True Colors

Sanjay Desai & Ashish Mulani
True Colors

Digital textile printing will be the technology of the future

Pratik Bachkaniwala, Palod Himson Machines

Pratik Bachkaniwala
Palod Himson Machines

Fabric processing machines are picking up

Vikas Banduke,

Vikas Banduke

Softech Controls Private Limited (SCPL) is a part of the Cotmac Group, an...

Paolo Crespi,

Paolo Crespi

For.Tex is an Italy-based leading producer of dyes and thickeners, and is...

Abhishek Dhanuka,

Abhishek Dhanuka

Vyom International Pvt Ltd, established in 2002, is one of Surat's leading ...

Dr. Rene Wollert, Freudenberg Nonwovens

Dr. Rene Wollert
Freudenberg Nonwovens

Dr. Rene Wollert discusses the current scenario of the global nonwovens...

Giorgio Mantovani, Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Iago Castro Asensio, RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Priya Somaiya, Usha Social Services

Priya Somaiya
Usha Social Services

The Usha Silai label from Usha International is all set for a retail...

Yash P. Kotak, Bombay Hemp Company

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Samar Firdos, Arvind Ltd

Samar Firdos
Arvind Ltd

<b>Samar Firdos</b>, Chief Manager (Design) at Lifestyle Apparel Denim...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


September 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search