VOLLEBAK’S Graphene Jacket: Wearable Science With Limitless Possibilities

Twin Brothers and adventure athletes Nick and Steve Tidball are behind Vollebak, one of the most innovative apparel companies in the world. They use science and technology to create breakthrough sport clothing concepts. The Graphene Jacket is their latest experiment and they invite forward-thinking customers to buy it, test it and give them feedback.

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Coffee-Oil Membrane and Bio-Nylon: SINGTEX’s Sustainable Solution For Outdoor Clothing

When it comes to sustainable and eco-friendly fabrics, SINGTEX can be recognised as one of the pioneers in the field. Being one of the most important players in Taiwan’s textile industry, the company invests in extensive R&D in order to offer sustainable functional fabrics for outdoor clothing with the smallest possible environmental impact.

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Textile Innovation: The Best Products for S/S 2020 By ISPO Textrends

In Shanghai the die has been cast and the winners for the best products for S/S 2020 have been announced. Performance and sustainability were the key factors defining the jury’s choices. From UV protection and anti-odour merino wool to thermal regulating and anti-bacterial polyester taffeta, the new generation of fabrics is offering high performance, innovative functionalities and eco-friendly production processes.

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Ultra-Sensitive Elastic Fibres Promise To Take Smart Clothing One Step Further

Fabien Sorin, head of EPFL’s Laboratory of Photonic Materials and Fibre Devices (FIMAP), and his team, developed super-elastic, multi-material and high-performance fibres, which can be applied in robotics, textiles and medical implants as they can detect even the slightest pressure and strain and can sustain up to 500% elastic deformation without losing their original shape.

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