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Learn About the Cutting-Edge Technology Powering arena Bodylift Shaping Swimwear

Jun 06, 2018

The Italian swimwear brand arena is renowned for outfitting world-class competitive swimmers. Its new Summer 2018 Bodylift Shaping Swimwear collection is once again made with technologically advanced Sensitive® Fit Fabric by Eurojersey. The fabric is powered by LYCRA® BEAUTY technology, which offers women a flattering shaping effect that helps them look, feel and perform their best in or out of the pool.

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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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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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Introducing sloggi mOve for Athleisure

Apr 11, 2018

Bodywear brand sloggi has moved into the athleisure segment with its launch at INDX of sloggi mOve, an exciting new label offering bodywear for women and men for AW18. The idea behind the collection is that each sport or activity requires different types of movement, so the sloggi mOve collection has created three distinct styles with performance benefits designed to help optimize each type. sloggi mOve FLOW is for slow and flowing movement, sloggi mOve FLEX (below) is for flexible and agile movement, and sloggi mOve FLY is for energetic and fast movement.

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LYCRA® FIBER CELEBRATES 60 YEARS AND SHOWCASES LATEST INNOVATIONS AT COLOMBIATEX

Apr 02, 2018

Each January, members of the textile chain gather at Colombiatex, one of the most renowned textile fairs in Latin America. It’s the place where supply and demand meet, the latest textile innovations are revealed, and international brands begin their distribution journey throughout Latin America. LYCRA® brand partnered with leading Colombian mills to develop innovative fabric collections to showcase the versatility of the world’s best-known branded fiber, which is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year.

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