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Meet April Customer of the Month: TEJIDOS ROYO

Apr 06, 2017

Based in Valencia, Spain, TEJIDOS ROYO has over 100 years’ experience researching, developing and manufacturing high-quality, on-trend and technical textiles made with innovative yarns. A leader in the European textile industry, TEJIDOS ROYO is a key INVISTA customer that creates fine fabrics for casual apparel (including denim) using LYCRA® fibre, COOLMAX® and THERMOLITE® technologies. TEJIDOS ROYO uses state-of-the art equipment to create a wide variety of fabrics that are exported to more than 30 countries. With a focus on innovation, quality and service, and a passion for sustainability, this vertical company covers the entire value chain in its development of fabric.

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Meet Customer of the Month: Penn Textile Solutions

Mar 15, 2017

In 1959, a year after the invention of LYCRA® fibre, a new firm named Penn Elastic GmbH launched in Germany to develop and produce innovative elastomeric knitted textiles. Known today as Penn Textile Solutions (Penn), the firm is located in a 15,000 m2 state-of-the-art factory in Paderborn, Germany. An early adopter of LYCRA® fibre, Penn continues to produce fabric for intimate apparel that features the latest LYCRA® fibre innovations and technology solutions available today.

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SWIMWEAR ATTITUDES Showcases Apparel Made with Sensitive® Fabrics Powered by LYCRA® Brand

Feb 17, 2017

The successful long-term partnership between EUROJERSEY, creator of Sensitive® Fabrics, and INVISTA, owner of the LYCRA® brand, has resulted in an innovative new co-branded communication tool. INVISTA developed Swimwear Attitudes, which has a travel and lifestyle magazine look, to support EUROJERSEY’s Sensitive® Fabrics Powered by LYCRA® brand. The swim line, which contains a high percentage of LYCRA® fibre, is recognized as a premium and innovative fabric that is preferred by many of the most iconic apparel brands worldwide.

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New ROCLE BY ISABELLA SS18 Collection Presented at Interfilière Paris

Feb 13, 2017

ROCLE BY ISABELLA, a specialist in printed fabric, presented its new bi-elastic warp and weft collection featuring LYCRA® fibre at Interfilière Paris last month to positive reviews. Lightweight, exotic and ultra-creative, the new spring/summer 2018 collection included a line of jacquards for swimsuits, and a line of fabrics designed especially for the lingerie market. These fabrics can be used to create apparel that offers the lasting comfort, fit and ease of movement that LYCRA® fibre is famous for.

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LYCRA® BRAND REVEALS ITS 2017-18 TREND FORECAST FOR HOSIERY

Dec 15, 2016

INVISTA, owner of the LYCRA® brand, has once again partnered with trend forecasting agency Stijlinstituut Amsterdam to predict the must-have hosiery trends for 2017/18. If you are a LYCRA® fiber customer you may have seen these trends presented at one of the many trade fairs, workshops or seminars the brand participates in each year. If you aren’t a LYCRA® fiber customer, consider becoming one. Customers of the most recognized synthetic fiber brand in the world enjoy exclusive trend forecasts months in advance of the general public. This means LYCRA® fiber customers enjoy the benefits of being trendsetters instead of followers.
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Profitable understatements

Apr 01, 2016

CYL is a leading trade showcase for the intimate apparel, swimwear and hosiery world. Published quarterly, it circulates widely in Spain, Portugal and Latin America. INVISTA sponsors fashion editorials in each issue. 
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Luxurious Legs

Mar 15, 2016

CYL is a leading trade showcase for the intimate apparel, swimwear and hosiery world. Published quarterly, it circulates widely in Spain, Portugal and Latin America, as well as elsewhere in Europe. INVISTA sponsors fashion editorials in each issue.
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LIFESTYLE COMPRESSION : poised to make an impression

Mar 12, 2016

Compression legwear garments (medical hosiery) are well-established offerings in the medical industry where they are often promoted by their manufacturers for benefits related to improved circulation. However, they have never really been recognized by the general consumer and so have never been a hot consumer category – or haven’t been until now. A new INVISTA concept – LIFESTYLE COMPRESSION hosiery by LYCRA® brand – is set to change that.

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