News & Blog
Sep 05, 2019
Consumers value comfort and a major source of wearer discomfort is feeling hot and sticky. Whether perspiration is caused by high temperatures or physical activity, it can drain your energy and negatively impact your performance. Today’s consumers want to enjoy the cooling performance benefits they’ve experienced when wearing activewear in other types of apparel.
Jul 08, 2019
German-based ESPRIT brand has grown into a powerhouse global fashion brand by embracing innovation and creating stylish apparel offering made-to-last quality since 1968. Just in time for Summer 2019, the brand has launched a new range of menswear that includes easy-care denim, woven trousers and casual shirts all powered by COOLMAX® technology. Casual shirts and Woven trousers are available for purchase in stores and online now; the new denim line will launch in time for summer fun.
Jun 25, 2019
We recently interviewed Jeffi Girgenti, the entrepreneur behind FOOT HUGGIES brand, to learn how she developed her line of tall boot socks designed for equestrians. Jeffi runs her sock business from Southern California, where she has been a manicurist for 34 years and nail salon owner for 20 years. Her 100% Made in the USA socks are manufactured using COOLMAX® technology and LYCRA® fiber, and can be found on the feet of everyone from Pony Club riders (just learning horsemanship) to Olympic champions!
Jun 04, 2019
Known as India’s fashion hub, fbb turned to The LYCRA Company to help it develop an in-store promotion for its new line of men’s shirts by Buffalo brand, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Featuring COOLMAX® technology and suitable for any occasion, “Checks Shirts” are perfect for hot, humid summers in India. Available in 10 colorways, the stylish new range is engineered to keep the wearer cool, dry and comfortable.
May 01, 2019
C.P. Aluart, is renowned for innovating and manufacturing high-quality knitted technical fabrics for personal protective equipment and workwear, as well as uniforms for police, firefighters and military forces. Founded in Spain in 1992, C.P. Aluart understands that apparel offering lasting comfort and high-tech performance are paramount when working outside or in extreme temperatures. That’s why the firm manufactures fabrics that qualify for COOLMAX® EXTREME and COOLMAX® ALL SEASON technology branding.
May 01, 2019
Carrington Textiles, the largest producer of workwear fabrics in the UK, is launching MOLVENO, an exciting new fabric for the workwear segment that features LYCRA® T400® technology . This hard-wearing fabric for workwear will debut at Techtextil 2019 and offers 4-way comfort stretch that flexes to follow a worker’s every move and moisture management. As a result, MOLVENO qualifies for both LYCRA® fiber and COOLMAX® technology branding and is eligible for free swing tags to drive sales.
Apr 29, 2019
When it comes to motorcycle apparel, denim never goes out of style, but Tech90 shows how it can be improved upon. Tech90 is a Turkish company that designs and produces innovative clothing for the global biker community. Since biker comfort, safety and protection are vital, Tech90 takes great care to select quality fabrics for its jeans. That’s why the company has chosen a fabric containing COOLMAX® technology for the lining of select performance jeans.
Apr 25, 2019
If you’re looking for special blend fabrics for workwear, protectivewear and corporatewear in Europe, look to Klopman International. Founded in 1967, the Italian-based mill is the leading manufacturer in Europe with 400 people producing approximately 40 million meters of fabric in its 70,000 sqm facility each year. Klopman produces two technical fabrics for its careerwear line you’ll want to adopt for your next collection. Both are certified and eligible for COOLMAX® technology and LYCRA® TOUGHMAX™ technology branding to help drive downstream sales.