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Leonie Barrie | 21 Jun 2013

Faster time-to-market, better quality and lower cost are the drivers behind the latest developments unveiled at last week's Texprocess and Techtextil trade fairs in Frankfurt, Germany. Here, just-style presents a snapshot of some of the innovations on show for apparel makers.


Leonie Barrie | 21 Jun 2013

Faster time-to-market, better quality and lower cost are the drivers behind the latest developments unveiled at last week's Texprocess and Techtextil trade fairs in Frankfurt, Germany. Here, just-style presents a snapshot of some of the innovations on show for apparel makers.


Petah Marian | 22 Mar 2013

Lululemon Athletica is still investigating how a line of sheerer than expected black Luon products made it into stores.


Textiles Intelligence | 9 Nov 2011

Demand for elastane fibres - known as spandex in the US and parts of Asia - is set to grow considerably according to a new report, fuelled by rising sales of sportswear garments in China, Brazil and India.

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Michelle Russell | 8 Dec 2014

Levi Strauss & Co is returning to its roots. The denim stalwart, which has been battling sluggish traffic trends, international challenges and a revolution in activewear, is looking to re-establish leadership in its sector. A touch of nostalgia, plenty of innovation, adjustments in sourcing strategy, and global expansion are all part of the plan. just-style talks with Seth Ellison, the group's president for Europe.

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Michelle Russell | 24 Oct 2016

US fibre producer Invista is continuing to drive innovation in denim with new technologies under its Coolmax brand that offer sustainability and cooling comfort to jeans wearers.


Beth Wright | 22 Sep 2016

Italian apparel brand Intimissimi has revealed its Perfect Bra collection now features Lycra Lace after being redesigned to exclusively feature the Invista fibre.


Michelle Russell | 10 Aug 2016

Invista's Cordura brand has developed flannel and laminate fabrics for outdoor apparel that it says offer enhanced durability, comfort, a waterproof finish and are more lightweight.


Beth Wright | 1 Aug 2016

US fibre producer Invista is set to unveil its "next generation" Lycra Sport technology this week, which it says is scientifically engineered to deliver exceptional comfort, fit and support.


Beth Wright | 23 May 2016

Fibre producer Invista joined forces with Turkish denim specialist Calik Denim last week to challenge industry standards at Denim Premiere Vision in Barcelona.


Leonie Barrie | 13 May 2016

Fibre producer Invista has developed two technologies under its Thermolite brand that offer new warming and insulating properties for jeans worn in colder climates.


Katie Smith | 20 Apr 2016

US fibre producer Invista has unveiled a collection of knit denim garments, which incorporates technology that combines the comfort and flexibility of a knit with the authentic aesthetics and performance of a woven, and uses environmentally-friendly manufacturing practices. 


Katie Smith | 21 Mar 2016

US fibre producer Invista has launched a raft of new hosiery innovations, including a new technology that would help reduce water and energy consumption. 


Katie Smith | 26 Jan 2016

US fibre maker Invista has launched a new technology under its Thermolite Pro fabric and insulation brand that warms up on exposure to sun or artificial light sources.


Michelle Russell | 25 Jan 2016

Invista's Cordura brand is gearing up to expand its durable product portfolio in Japan with the launch of tailor-made fabric offerings for the active, outdoor, and urban lifestyle segments. 


Leonie Barrie | 15 Dec 2015

US fibre maker Invista is gearing up to reposition its Coolmax and Thermolite brands next year, including the launch of a new technology that warms up through exposure to sunlight.


Katie Smith | 4 Nov 2015

A "transformative" patent-pending technology for knit denim fabrics that combine the comfort and flexibility of a knit with the authentic aesthetics and performance of a woven is being revealed this week by Invista, owner of the Lycra brand.


Katie Smith | 4 Nov 2015

A "transformative" patent-pending technology for knit denim fabrics that combine the comfort and flexibility of a knit with the authentic aesthetics and performance of a woven is being revealed this week by Invista, owner of the Lycra brand.


Michelle Russell | 28 Sep 2015

The first garments manufactured using US fibre maker Invista's new Lycra Beauty Cooling technology have been unveiled in New York.


Michelle Russell | 28 Sep 2015

The first garments manufactured using US fibre maker Invista's new Lycra Beauty Cooling technology have been unveiled in New York.


Katie Smith | 5 Aug 2015

Italian fibre company Aquafil has joined forces with swimwear brand Speedo USA on what they claim to be the swimwear sector's first fabric take-back programme, which will see leftover fabric scraps upcycled into raw nylon for new "revolutionary" swimsuits.


Katie Smith | 20 Jan 2015

US fibre maker Invista has expanded its Lycra Beauty brand fabrics - which are already used in intimate apparel, swimwear and legwear - into denim products.


Katie Smith | 20 Jan 2015

US fibre maker Invista has expanded its Lycra Beauty brand fabrics - which are already used in intimate apparel, swimwear and legwear - into denim products.


Michelle Russell | 21 Nov 2014

US fibre maker Invista and Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing Group have collaborated for a second time on a denim project.


Michelle Russell | 21 Nov 2014

US fibre maker Invista and Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing Group have collaborated for a second time on a denim project.


Michelle Russell | 20 Oct 2014

Israel-based nylon producer Nilit has acquired Invista's Americana, Brazil manufacturing site - adding its nylon 6.6 operations to the company's existing facilities in the US, China and Israel.


Katie Smith | 18 Aug 2014

Fibre maker Invista has teamed up with Garmon Chemicals and fabric producer Candiani Denim to develop a range of jeans using low impact finishing treatments specifically designed for elastomeric fabrics.


Katie Smith | 18 Aug 2014

Fibre maker Invista has teamed up with Garmon Chemicals and fabric producer Candiani Denim to develop a range of jeans using low impact finishing treatments specifically designed for elastomeric fabrics.

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Michelle Russell | 17 May 2016

Innovation was the hot topic last week as a raft of apparel and textile companies revealed new fabrics, fibres and technologies designed to shake-up the industry.

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