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LULULEMON AND LYCRA® BRAND TEAM UP FOR SUCCESSFUL CO-BRANDING EFFORT

Nov 28, 2018

For the seventh consecutive year, LYCRA® brand collaborated with lululemon, the yoga-inspired athletic apparel brand, for the annual SeaWheeze festival in Vancouver, British Columbia. Held in late September, over 10,000 people attended the fun-filled event that included a half marathon, yoga classes, and a dance party. At check-in, participants visited an exclusive lululemon showcase store and a sports bra fitting analysis where they learned firsthand about the performance benefits LYCRA® fiber adds to the lululemon’s garments.

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CALIA by Carrie Underwood Joins “LYCRA® Insiders” Promotion

Nov 09, 2018

Leading activewear brands featuring LYCRA® SPORT technology in their apparel had the opportunity to participate in “LYCRA® Insiders” this fall—a new social media influencer marketing campaign. CALIA by Carrie Underwood joined the program to raise awareness and educate consumers on the quality and performance of its Energize leggings, powered by LYCRA® SPORT technology. This innovation combines the proven technology of LYCRA® fiber with demanding testing standards to create activewear that optimizes wearer comfort and performance.

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With THERMOLITE® T3 EcoMade Technology, THE NORTH FACE thermal boots embrace the cold with a touch of environmental caring.

Oct 25, 2018

Industry challenge

The outdoor industry is in the midst of change as both the business landscape and consumer lifestyles continue to evolve at a rapid pace. Today’s consumers are searching for hybrid outdoor apparel with versatile functionality, rather than purchasing activity-specific apparels. Consumers expect their outerwear to help them better manage comfort and warmth, garments must have lightweight, breathability and moisture management properties to meet with an array of end uses across a multitude of cold weather activities. With the growth of sustainability movement, consumers also getting more concern about the environment and they are supportive to use products that contain environmentally-responsible or recycled components

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Why choose LYCRA® SPORT technology?

Oct 11, 2018

The Activewear Challenge:

Consumers are increasingly demanding activewear that optimizes performance, but comfort is often neglected. And it’s often difficult for brands and retailers to know how most fabrics will perform after design and cutting. Because they don’t have in-house fabric scientists who can test fabric performance, they often pick a fabric based on cost or pattern. This can lead to underperforming fabrics or fabrics that fail to meet consumer expectations, which results in complaints, product returns and dissatisfied customers. How can you increase consumer satisfaction and brand loyalty?

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New Co-Branded Marketing Program Promotes LYCRA® Fiber Benefits to Millennial Women

Oct 08, 2018

The LYCRA Company and Refinery29 teamed up to launch a co-branded global consumer marketing campaign on October 8th. The “LYCRA® Insiders” program, which has the tagline “It’s what’s inside that matters most”, highlights the inner qualities of several millennial women and shows how those same qualities are reflected in their garments made with LYCRA® fiber technologies. The campaign promotes the benefits of jeans made with LYCRA® dualFX® technology and activewear powered by LYCRA® SPORT technology.

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Intertextile Shanghai

Oct 01, 2018

The LYCRA® Brand Rendezvous presented fiber and fabric innovation on a scale never seen before at the Intertextile Shanghai autumn trade event.

LYCRA® Brand Rendezvous is a well-established show-within-a-show at this leading Asian textile trade fair. Now in its twelfth year, its scope and ambition far exceeded the expectations of most visitors. In two dedicated pavilions, The LYCRA Company and its industry partners presented technology, materials and concept garments that told them all they needed to know about what comes next in virtually every garment category.

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