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Jul 28, 2017

As previously reported, The LYCRA Company has purchased the dual core patent estate of Cone Denim and its parent company International Textile Group. This acquisition has resulted in the expansion of The LYCRA Company’s intellectual property around dual core and multi-core yarns and fabrics, which already included LYCRA® dualFX® technology. Learn about the advantages of this technology here.


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Bra Breakthrough at Interfilière Paris

Jul 08, 2017

Most people in the intimate apparel business agree that growing consumer preference for casual bras is a big market opportunity – but one that poses special challenges for designers. The so-called ‘casualization’ of this garment category blurs traditional segmentation lines and calls for a new approach to optimizing support, shaping and comfort.

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Rocle by Isabella Named 2017 Designer of the Year at Interfilière Paris

Jun 19, 2017

Renowned for elegant and bold patterns in its lingerie and swimwear fabrics, Rocle by Isabella, the printed textiles supplier, was recently named 2017 Designer of the Year at Interfilière Paris, an exhibition that focuses on lingerie and swimwear textiles and accessories. This coveted honour was bestowed on the firm by a vote of its peers. The award recognizes nearly 15 years of work dedicated to the underwear sector, and celebrates the creativity that has helped define Rocle by Isabella as an exclusive brand.

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May 31, 2017

The LYCRA Company, owner of the LYCRA® brand, recently purchased the dual core patent portfolio of Cone Denim, and its parent company, International Textile Group (ITG). The patent estate covers a broad variety of dual core yarns, fabrics, and garments made from those fabrics, which are sold in the U.S., China, and Europe.

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Enhance your activewear with LYCRA® SPORT powered by LYCRA® BLACK technology

Mar 15, 2017

The LYCRA Company introduced a next generation LYCRA® SPORT platform in August 2016 to critical acclaim by the trade. It combines the proven stretch technology of LYCRA® fiber with demanding testing standards that measure fabric performance descriptors on a simplified 1-10 scale of three indexes – Power, Comfort and Energy (PCE™).

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Introducing a new standard in comfort for knee-highs and trouser socks

Mar 14, 2017

Whether you call them knee-highs or trouser socks, there’s one point all of the women in a recent study agreed upon: they were dissatisfied with the uncomfortable products being offered today. That’s why The LYCRA Company is introducing LYCRA® MADE TO FIT YOU technology. This new garment construction is designed to deliver the optimal range of force and compression, which enables knee-highs to stay up without digging into the skin. Best of all, trouser socks made with this technology provide better all-around comfort (regardless of foot and leg size) thanks to LYCRA® fibre.

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