Pyratex: environmentally friendly smart fabrics
Designing ready-to-wear that is a source of well-being, allowing us to protect ourselves from our external environment (UV radiation, pollution, etc.) while taking into account the ecological imperatives of our time: this is the challenge taken up by Regina Polanco, the textile innovator and founder of PYRATEX® fabrics, a range of nine fabrics with exceptional properties.
Amni Soul Eco textile technology
What if the path towards more sustainable, ethical and innovative fashion hung by a thread? With its new fibre made from a blend of new-generation polyamide 6.6, Fulgar and the Rhodia Solvay group are planning to develop fabrics and materials that can decompose very quickly, especially when they are thrown away or abandoned in nature. An invention that looks like a (green) revolution.
New fibres based on food waste
Transforming food waste into fabrics and fibres? This is the booming textile trend that is currently revolutionising the fashion industry, whose toxic environmental impact is being criticised a little bit more each day. We take a closer look at these exceptional materials with extraordinary properties.
G-Star Raw continues its eco-friendly adventure
On the strength of the success of the first denim collection released in 2017, the Dutch brand G-Star Raw is once again joining forces with the company Anchroma to offer the environmentally friendly «Dyed by nature» collection. For the autumn/winter 2019 season, they are revealing jackets, shirts, T-shirts and hoodies dyed using food waste and manufactured in recyclable materials.
Brrr°: high-performance refreshing fabrics
Brrr° has created fabrics that are going to change our ever hotter summers. Thanks to high-performance technology, the Atlanta-based company has invented clothing that can cool body temperature by 2°C. The end result is well-being and comfort, along with energy savings and an eco-friendly benefit.
The tesler + mendelovitch studio develops a flexible wooden textile to create sculptural interiors
Renowned for its delicate and expert skills with wood, the tesler + mendelovitch studio has created a 3D wooden textile with a host of applications.
Thermore’s new Ecodown Fibers Marble fibre
A revolutionary insulating fibre that gives every garment created a unique and singular appearance? This is the technological feat just realised by the textile manufacturer Thermore with the launch of Ecodown Fibers Marble, a fabric with multiple properties that could lastingly change our concept of thermal insulation.
Skin II, clothing with probiotic fabric for healthy skin
Activated by sweat, the technology behind this extraordinary combination relies on the virtues of probiotics to ensure healthy skin. Here’s how.
Seaqual and Seacell, new eco-friendly fibres
We cannot say it enough, fast-fashion is one of the most harmful causes of pollution on the planet. A statement that researchers and designers are facing up to and creating new innovative, biodegradable and natural textiles, like these two newbies originating from the depths of our oceans, Seaqual and Seacell.
Sustainable synthetic fabric: designers’ favourite new material
Forget reams of Duchesse satin and Organza. Today, luxury houses swear by nothing but sustainable synthetic fabrics. Riding the ethical fashion trend, brands are now prioritising natural or recycled fibres for collections that are both avant-garde and ethical.