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EXPLORE SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS AT ISPO MUNICH

Jan 29, 2019

The LYCRA Company is exhibiting products featuring EcoMade Technology at ISPO, the world’s largest multi-segment trade fair focused on sports, which starts on 3rd February 2019 in Munich, Germany. COOLMAX® EcoMade fiber and THERMOLITE® EcoMade fiber and insulation are made from certified amounts of recycled resources such as plastic bottles, to offer the Active/Outdoor apparel industry a more sustainable alternative to virgin fibers.

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The LYCRA Company TO EXHIBIT SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS FOR TEXTILES AND APPAREL AT ISPO MUNICH

Jan 29, 2019

WILMINGTON, Del.– The LYCRA Company Apparel and Advanced Textiles announced today that new products featuring the company’s EcoMade Technology will be on exhibit at the upcoming ISPO, the world’s largest multi-segment trade fair focused on sports, 3-6 February 2019, Munich, Germany. COOLMAX® EcoMade fiber and THERMOLITE® EcoMade fiber and insulation are made from certified amounts of recycled resources such as plastic bottles and offer the Active/Outdoor apparel industry a more sustainable alternative to virgin fibers. EcoMade technology is a key part of the company’s all-encompassing sustainability vision, in which product sustainability is a critical component.

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MUNICH FABRIC START´S BLUEZONE: Let's meet there!

Jan 25, 2019

In a study* on denim consumers, we found that:

  • 65% of female respondents desire jeans that are easy to move in,
  • only 25% of respondents indicated the last pair of jeans they purchased allowed them to move comfortably,
  • Further, only 22% of respondents said the last pair they purchased held their shape, despite 56% of respondents wanting jeans that would do so.

LYCRA® FREEF!T® technology addresses above gaps!

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The Denim Window to Showcase LYCRA® Fiber Denim Innovations

Jan 23, 2019

The Denim Window in Amsterdam, which is the creation of denim expert Silvia Rancani, is hosting a Grand Opening celebration on 1 February 2019, which will feature denim inspirations for Spring/Summer 2020. The cozy, welcoming showroom will be the place to see what’s next in denim, with industry insiders connecting year-round through its special events, curated showcases, or by appointment. Silvia’s goal for The Denim Window is to inspire denim lovers and promote collaboration across the global supply chain.

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BRAND SPOTLIGHT: FARM TO FEET™ SOCKS

Dec 20, 2018

Dane Nester, Creative Lead at Nester Hosiery, recently spoke to us about its Farm to Feet™ brand of high-quality performance socks, which is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year. These unique sport socks are 100% American made in Mount Airy, North Carolina, and uses 100% American ingredients including wool, nylon and spandex. Farm to Feet™ only uses LYCRA® fiber manufactured in Waynesboro, Virginia, where 400 American workers produce the world’s best-known branded fiber each day.

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GET TO KNOW NESTER HOSIERY - THE MILL BEHIND FARM TO FEET SOCKS

Dec 19, 2018

We recently interviewed Nester Hosiery’s Dane Nester, Creative Lead, and Katie Kumerow, Sustainability Manager, to learn more about its operations in Mount Airy, North Carolina. Nester Hosiery is an industry leader when it comes to promoting sustainability and prides itself on its environmental stewardship and its safe work environment. Nester produces wool sport socks on cutting-edge equipment that use innovative The LYCRA Company fibers to deliver exceptional comfort, a fabulous fit and lasting performance.

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