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Putting her best foot forward

Jul 24, 2018

We recently interviewed Florida-based designer and entrepreneur Natalie Sudit about SHASHI cool feet grip socks, and how her passion for dance led to her successful business. SHASHI offers a range of fun and attractive socks for women (and men) that are made with LYCRA® fiber for lasting comfort and fit, COOLMAX® technology to keep feet cool and dry, and feature slip-resistant grips on their soles for traction and stability.

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Much to celebrate at the China launch of the LYCRA® brand campaign

Jul 12, 2018

The five-star shopping mall at the Raffles City complex in Shanghai – one of the city’s glitziest must-see locations – had something special on offer at the end of April. The 60th anniversary of LYCRA® fiber was marked by the launch of a new phase of the LYCRA® MOVES YOU™ consumer campaign.

Around 100 trade and media guests attended an event that it will be hard to surpass for innovation and creativity. BANDALOOP, California-based pioneers of ‘vertical dance’, added a new dimension – literally – to demonstrating the benefits of LYCRA® fiber.

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LYCRA® BRAND CELEBRATES 60 YEARS OF GROUNDBREAKING INNOVATIONS

May 02, 2018

INVISTA, owner of LYCRA® brand, is celebrating the 60th anniversary of LYCRA® fiber, the original spandex fiber that revolutionized the fashion industry, with a donation to the National Inventors Hall of Fame. Dr. Joseph C. Shivers, a DuPont chemist, invented today’s best-known branded fiber in the world back in 1958, and forever changed clothes and the way we wear them.

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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. INVISTA, 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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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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