Long Advance’s innovative fabrics

Presented in our Kids SS22 and Sport SS22 books, which are already available, Long Advance fabrics are establishing themselves as materials of choice for sports and outdoor apparel.

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A new method for simulating models of yarns and fabrics

An ongoing problem, modelling woven and knitted fabrics today still remains a complex challenge that requires sophisticated computer simulation. The issue at stake? Demonstrating how a fabric drapes or moves when worn or the stiffness and stretch of the individual yarn.

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Our selection of shoes made in France from recycled, eco-friendly materials

In line with the trend for recycled and eco-friendly materials presented in our Sport SS22 and Kids SS22 Books, particularly our article on this blog dedicated to Seaqual, the extraordinary fabric created using waste recovered from the sea, we are now turning our attention to three shoe brands made in France, whose materials give pride of place to upcycling and environmental protection.

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Gipitex: Quality weaving specialist

A key player on the European textile market, Gipitex stands out with fabrics blending synthetic and natural fibres, dyed or ready-to-dye, all of exceptional quality.

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“Full Metal Jacket”: Vollebak’s copper-based jacket

The avant-garde clothing label presents a new jacket made from copper yarn. But what is so special about it? It is able to protect us from diseases and other malicious viruses. A godsend in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Cordura®’s new Combat Wool fabric

A versatile fabric that offers the look, comfort and feel of 100% merino wool but also boasts in-built durability? This is the feat achieved by Cordura®, presenting its new product, Cordura® Combat Wool, which is as luxurious as it is environmentally friendly.

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Seaqual joins ECOIBQ, an environmental initiative

Reducing the environmental impact of its production? This is what motivated the firm IBQ Fabrics to form an unprecedented partnership with Seaqual, an eco-friendly initiative determined to put an end to plastic pollution in our oceans.

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The Lycra® Company presents sustainable and technological solutions for innovative fibres.

At the most recent Kingpins 24 trade fair, presented virtually on 22 and 23 April due to the Coronavirus pandemic, The LYCRA Company revealed its latest eco-friendly innovations in terms of stretch fibres and performance.

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New organic fabrics coming soon to our wardrobes

From synthetic leathers made from fruit and vegetable peels to recycled nylon and waste from fishing nets, our rubbish has never been so trendy. Here’s a review of new sustainable fabrics that will soon be seen in our wardrobes.

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Tex Athenea, the digital printing specialist

A fabric manufacturer for both interior design and ready-to-wear, since 1976 Tex Athenea has established itself as an expert in printed textiles, whether produced traditionally or digitally.

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