The leading expert in quilted materials, for 30 years Trapuntatura’s Italians have been developing fabrics acclaimed by sportswear labels and brands. A must-know benchmark.


Emana, the fibre with bioactive properties

A fabric that can enhance sports performance with cosmetic benefits too? That’s the surreal promise made by Emana, a thread developed by Rhodia Solvay that Coltex uses for its lingerie, fitness and beachwear textiles.

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Le Lino Leather, le nouveau cuir vegan

Symbole d’une mode éco-responsable en pleine expansion que nous évoquions déjà dans le cahier Influences & Design AW19-20, dans le « Concept 3 » du Thème Standard avec un autre cuir vegan le Cuir de Vigne, Vegea (voir page 89), le cuir vegan est devenu le nouveau graal des créateurs en quête de matériaux mêlant fabrication synthétique et belle esthétique. Dernière déclinaison en date ? Le Lino Leather créé par le designer Don Kwaning.

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A new material that makes us invisible?

A new textile material that can blend in with the colour of its environment? This is the technical innovation achieved by Russian company Rostec which, could one day be transposed to the ready-to-wear industry.

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Novarel Slim: A Nylon Microfiber That Helps Us Get Rid of Cellulite

NUREL, the synthetic fibers’ giant, has introduced an innovative nylon microfiber that promises to control skin’s orange peel appearance. Its name? Novarel Slim! Named by the microencapsulation technology used, Novarel Slim incorporates a cosmetic aid that controls women’s worst enemy: cellulite.

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