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LYCRA® XTRA LIFE™ brand is everywhere: A SWIMMIAMI recap

Aug 18, 2016

As a key ingredient in many swimsuit brands, LYCRA® XTRA LIFE™ fiber once again enjoyed a prominent presence throughout Miami Swim Week last month. As the largest swim market event in the U.S., it consisted of five shows running simultaneously that attracted buyers, retailers, designers, influencers and media from around the globe. Everyone gathered in Miami to preview swimwear looks and innovations for the 2017 season.

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INVISTA recognized for energy excellence

Jul 28, 2016

INVISTA was recognized by the China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation for its outstanding performance in energy conservation. INVISTA earned the Energy Saving Award for its achievements in energy and resource efficiency at its China manufacturing sites, which produce spandex and nylon for use in apparel, air bags, carpet and more. 

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LYCRA® MOVES™ Miami Swim Week

Jul 08, 2016

It’s that time of year again when the swim world heads for Miami to attend Miami Swim Week. The four-day extravaganza of trade exhibits, fashion shows and VIP parties takes place from Thursday, July 14th through July 19th and attracts top brands, designers, fashionistas and media from North and South America and well beyond.
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Swimwear Sell-out

Jul 07, 2016

Collections from over sixty leading international brands will be on display when the London Swimwear Show opens its doors to an enthusiastic swarm of buyers from major retailers, specialist swim stores and independent boutiques on July 17th.
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Jun 29, 2016

Visit the LYCRA® fiber studio, located in the hall 5-K41 at INTERFILIERE to see our innovative portfolio of technology solutions for Athleisure garments. Learn about this ever-expanding new platform, its consumers, and the exciting business opportunity for intimate apparel mills, brands and retailers. The exhibition is being held 9-11 July 2016 at Eurexpo in Lyon, France: Click here to plan your visit

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Model Effect by LYCRA® BEAUTY

Jun 23, 2016

Leading Spanish retailer El Corte Ingles made waves with a big early summer promotion for its ENFASIS shaping swimwear collection. While elegant styling and bold colours were grabbing shopper attention across its network of 95 stores, the promotional theme – Model Effect by LYCRA® BEAUTY – and iconic campaign graphics promised even more.

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