Hy­brid Ter­ri­tory

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Sus­tain­abil­ity sits at the core of the fash­ion and tex­tile in­dus­try plac­ing an em­pha­sis on the jux­ta­po­si­tion of a new gen­er­a­tion of syn­thet­ics, nat­u­ral and man-made fi­bres and how they can come to­gether to achieve a new level of ex­per­tise.

An up­turn in higher per­for­mance re­cy­cled ny­lon and re­cy­cled polyester with bio syn­thet­ics is ob­served in terms of syn­thet­ics, with a strong in­clu­sion of nat­u­ral fi­bres from BCI cot­ton, pima cot­ton, merino wool and the lux­ury ap­pli­ca­tion of silk. Ly­ocell and mi­cro mo­dal fea­ture as man-made op­tions.

A com­bi­na­tion of a se­lec­tion of th­ese blends would serve as a hy­brid ap­proach to cre­ate new sus­tain­able op­tions within the sec­tor. The prod­ucts fea­ture a strong nat­u­ral char­ac­ter­is­tic that is ob­served through touch and visual feel, up­dated with per­for­mance.

FI­BRES, YARNS & FIN­ISHES

Cot­ton and cel­lu­losic for su­per soft nat­u­ral touch

Hemp and linen in re­fined yarns for a grainy as­pect

Reduced wa­ter and en­ergy con­sump­tion for a sus­tain­able as­pect in fin­ish­ing and dye­ing

The in­her­ent func­tion of merino wool in terms of ther­mal reg­u­la­tion and com­fort for the Spring/Sum­mer sea­son

Mi­cro mo­dal, ly­ocell and silk for added soft­ness

Mois­ture man­age­ment and anti-bac­te­rial as key per­for­mance fac­tors

Re­cy­cled ny­lon and polyester

Bio-based span­dex/elas­tane and eco-friendly span­dex/elas­tane

Built-in per­for­mance yarns – mois­ture man­age­ment, UV pro­tec­tion, anti-bac­te­rial, cool­ing prop­er­ties

Bio-syn­thetic in­su­la­tion for sum­mer de­liv­ery in hy­brid blends with re­cy­cled polyester

Neo­prene-free re­cy­cled fab­rics for wa­ter sports

Tex­turised syn­thetic yarns with a cot­ton touch and built in per­for­mance

TAR­GET MAR­KETS

Ath­leisure

Travel

Life­style

Ur­ban cy­cling

Yoga

Out­doors

Wa­ter sports – surf­ing, kite surf­ing, kayak­ing, and wind­surf­ing

Soft sports

Golf/Tennis/Hik­ing

Soft equip­ment – tents, sleep­ing bags, back­packs, shoes

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