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INVISTA RELEASES LEGWEAR TRENDS FORECAST FOR AUTUMN/WINTER 2018-19

Jan 18, 2018

LYCRA® brand has issued its annual global legwear trends and fashion directions for Autumn Winter 2018-19. LYCRA® brand customers have exclusive access to this highly anticipated report before its released to a wider audience. This trends forecast has become an important source of inspiration and insights that can lead to exciting new business opportunities. It’s one of the many value-added benefits available to customers of the world’s most recognized brand name fiber.

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Istanbul Innovation

Dec 14, 2017

The Turkish sock trade gathered in Istanbul on 5 December for the latest INVISTA seminar. The invitation-only, half-day event showcased future 2018/2019 legwear trends with a catwalk show combining inspiring legwear garments with fibre developments from INVISTA ’s specific sock fibre portfolio.
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Shanghai success

Oct 30, 2017

The 2017 edition of Intertextile Shanghai gave a further boost to the reputation of China’s most influential trade show, attracting mills, designers, brand owners, retailers and media from across the region. For many, INVISTA Rendez-vous – the show within the show – was an essential stop.

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INVISTA shares China Intellectual Property awareness report at Intertextile Shanghai

Oct 30, 2017

A timely seminar on innovation and IP was high on the agenda of INVISTA Rendez-vous at the recent Intertextile Shanghai trade event.

The rise of e-commerce has contributed to growing concern about IP protection. INVISTA commissioned LEWIS Communications, an independent communications research agency, to work with a number of media organizations to better understand the levels of IP awareness and the issues and challenges the apparel industry faces in this respect.

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INVISTA hosts Taiwan fabric innovations Workshop

Oct 20, 2017

INVISTA held its Taiwan Fabric Innovations Workshop in Taipei on August 24, 2017. This workshop focused on three topics: PERFORMANCE POWERED BY LYCRA® SPORT TECHNOLOGY, CASUAL BRAS FOR TODAY’S LIFESTYLE BY LYCRA® BRAND, and FIBER INNOVATIONS & DIFFERENTIATIONS. Workshop attendees from mills, garment makers, brands and retailers across Taiwan learned about the latest consumer insights, market trends, and innovations from INVISTA.

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INVISTA HOSTS LYCRA® MOVES™ ISTANBUL III

Apr 21, 2017

For the third year in a row, INVISTA is hosting an invitation-only event in Istanbul, Turkey that is focused on the sock industry. Key managers representing knitters, spinners, coverers, and retail sourcing hubs have been invited to this exclusive event, which is taking place on 25 April 2017. Turkey is one of the largest global producers of socks, and this highly anticipated event gives industry insiders the opportunity to network, see exciting new trends in person, and learn about INVISTA’s latest fiber innovations
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MEET COVERER OF THE MONTH: LEMUR

Apr 04, 2017

CONNECT.LYCRA.com speaks with Thomas Klotz, Director of LeMur, S.P.A, to learn more about his business and the important role LYCRA® fibre plays in it.

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Introducing a new standard in comfort for knee-highs and trouser socks

Mar 14, 2017

Whether you call them knee-highs or trouser socks, there’s one point all of the women in a recent study agreed upon: they were dissatisfied with the uncomfortable products being offered today. That’s why INVISTA is introducing LYCRA® MADE TO FIT YOU technology. This new garment construction is designed to deliver the optimal range of force and compression, which enables knee-highs to stay up without digging into the skin. Best of all, trouser socks made with this technology provide better all-around comfort (regardless of foot and leg size) thanks to LYCRA® fibre.

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Philippe Matignon Launches the World’s First-Ever Seamless Tights

Mar 07, 2017

Philippe Matignon, a Goldenlady Group brand of high-end socks and tights distributed in the best specialized retail shops and department stores, has developed and patented a revolutionary new product: completely seamless tights. Consumer research showed that women still desired even greater comfort when wearing tights. This ground-breaking innovation by Philippe Matignon gives every woman a feeling of absolute freedom and comfort, and enhances her femininity.

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