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The irresistible force of Gravity

May 18, 2018

Arvind, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of denim, launched its new Gravity fabric collection at its Festive 2018 trade events in New Delhi and Mumbai in March. The LYCRA Company was there to support its long-standing Indian partner in a business segment that shows no signs of slowing.

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New LYCRA® T400® fiber with EcoMade Technology to Make North American Debut

May 15, 2018

The LYCRA Company will be revealing an exciting new innovation at the next KINGPINS denim show in New York City. The company will introduce LYCRA® T400® fiber with EcoMade technology, which delivers the same desirable features and performance benefits as the original T400® fiber, but the new version offers enhanced sustainability. Made in part from a combination of from renewable plant-based resources and recycled plastic PET bottles, this innovative fiber will create stretch denim that will appeal to the growing number of environmentally-conscious consumers.

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The irresistible appeal of fine fabrics and creative flair

May 09, 2018

Maison Lejaby plays games with traditional lingerie concepts to create its highly personalized styles. Its unique appeal, according to Design and Image Director Pascale Renaux, owes much to the brand’s use of top-quality, high-performance fabrics, adding touches of Leavers lace and embroidery to balance elegance and functionality.
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LYCRA® BRAND CELEBRATES 60 YEARS OF GROUNDBREAKING INNOVATIONS

May 02, 2018

The LYCRA Company, owner of LYCRA® brand, is celebrating the 60th anniversary of LYCRA® fiber, the original spandex fiber that revolutionized the fashion industry, with a donation to the National Inventors Hall of Fame. Dr. Joseph C. Shivers, a DuPont chemist, invented today’s best-known branded fiber in the world back in 1958, and forever changed clothes and the way we wear them.

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Celebrating Sixty Years of Comfort, Fit and Movement

May 01, 2018

LYCRA® fiber, the original spandex fiber that revolutionized the fashion industry, is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. Dr. Joseph C. Shivers, Jr ., a chemist at DuPont, invented the best-known branded fiber in the world in 1958, and forever changed clothes and the way we wear them. Dr. Shivers passed away in 2014, but he is being posthumously inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame on May 3, 2018. The LYCRA Company, owner of the LYCRA® brand, has made a donation to the non-profit organization to pay tribute to the inventor of LYCRA® fiber.
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Seize the look-good, feel-good opportunity

Apr 24, 2018

In 2016, The LYCRA Company-inspired capsule collections of athleisure garments were the talk of major trade events such as Interfiliere Lyon and Moda UK. Two years on, consumer demand for versatile, good looking activewear that offers outstanding comfort at home, at work, and adds zest to their workouts is big business.

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CARREFOUR’S TEX BRAND LAUNCHES NEW LINGERIE LINE

Apr 12, 2018

Following the successful launch of its range of TEX SPORT sports bras made with LYCRA® SPORT technology last summer, French hypermarket chain Carrefour is ready to launch its next collection featuring LYCRA® fiber. A new premium lingerie line under the TEX brand name will be available in 274 stores in 51 French city markets beginning on 8 April 2018. The althleisure-inspired collection of eight casual bras and three briefs feature beautiful, all-over mesh lace made with LYCRA® fiber for greater comfort and fit. The line offers women elegance and comfort at an attractive price point.

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