I WAS BORN FREE, MY CLOTHES CHAINED ME. – ANONYMOUS

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The very antithesis of what someone said above, is Spandex.

Mere presence of Spandex in what you wear ensures that your clothes are just like your extended skin. Also known as Elastane [Europe], it has a versatile and amazing functionality of engineering fabrics with desired elasticity and strength.

At the basic level, one should know that Spandex is underneath the covering yarn, therefore covering yarn material surface will influence the running performance. Typically the covering yarn is Core Spun Yarn (CSY), Single Covered Yarn (SCY), Double Covered Yarn (DCY) and Plied Yarn, and Air covered Yarn (ACY).

Most important requirement for a stretch garment is that apart from Body comfort and fit, it has a natural appearance and recovery from elasticity. While allowing freedom of movement, it shall be breathable and durable. How and where a stretch garment is to be used depends largely on the degree and direction of elasticity, it provides.

The inherent benefits related to Spandex, ensure that it has not only Lifestyle applications, but also has vast and varied technical textile applications. It is used in Sportswear, stretch denim, Bottom wear, Swimwear, Tops [Shirting and Blouses], Intimate wear, Undergarments, Diapers, Socks and leggings.

Spandex has come as a boon to the medical industry with its usage being far and wide across Personal Hygiene [eg. Diapers, training pants], Surgical hose, Surgical Gloves and many more.

Moving beyond the conformist applications, Spandex has made other industries also notice its versatility and is now being widely used in Home Furnishing, Car Upholstery, Cables etc.

It is this cross-category applications of Spandex that the market in seeing a lot of action world-over, in its efforts to introduce innovation and newness, in the most cost-effective way.

India, currently consumes around 6000MT/Year (100% imported) of Bare Spandex. However, against a global growth of 7%, India is growing at 12-14% per annum in its Spandex consumption, led by the growth in organized retail, branded clothing, high GDP growth rate and a relatively positive consumer sentiment. We clearly see the market growing exponentially in coming years as consumers spending power goes further North, their aspirations and lifestyle drives them to seek more and seek better, which is what Spandex imparts. It empowers your clothes with Better and More of you.

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Concept of Stretch in Fabric

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The woven and denim garment in general has almost nil stretch making the garment less comfortable and rigid as compared to knit garments, whereas knit garment has a property of de-shaping over a period of use making it less attractive and more prone to deforming as compared to woven garments.

By adding INVIYA® – bare spandex to both woven and knit category of fabrics, woven and denim garments become stretchable and knit garments retains its shape with longer period of use, thus adding value to the entire range of garments.

The entire notion of adding bare spandex to the core yarn of a fabric is to enhance the below properties of the final fabric:

  • Stretchability
  • Drape – gives good drape
  • Good Stretch recovery
  • Wrinkle resistance

 With the more active lifestyle and changing requirement in everyday life it is required more than ever to have a fabric which will not only compliment these conditions but also enhances our daily experience of clothing.

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Consider These Tips Before You Dress Up For This Party Season

New year is just round the corner and the party invitations are flooding in. At a time like this, when searching for the perfect dress that would suit the occasion becomes a hassle, stop yourself from giving in to the temptation of wearing the first disco dress that you lay your eyes upon and scroll down for some quick tips.

Friends Party

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Whether you are a host of a house party or crashing down at a friend’s place to welcome the year, a casual party is where you can let your guard down and do what your heart desires. No worries if you wanna go dressy, too casual, or too bold, just make sure that you stay confident in your own skin and carry your outfit in style so that you can enjoy the party to the fullest.

Office Party

 

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Before you take out that leopard print dress forged from polyster stretch yarn or that low cut stretch spandex dress, remember that even if it’s a “party”, it is still a part of work. To suit the occasion, go for bold colors and if you wish to wear a short length dress, make sure it is atleast knee-length. Be at your best behaviour and let your personality shine through!

Suit-Up with the new age Stretch Fabric Men’s Suits

Bending down or stretching out your arms don’t seem like much of a task, but ask about it to the men who wear suits and they will tell you that the struggle is real! Moving around freely while being clad in a suit is no joke and fortunately, men’s clothing brands around the world have come up with a viable solution to help men break free from restrictive clothing.

The answer to your suiting-woes lies in the magical elemenmj-618-348-stretch-suits_orig.jpgt called spandex that brands ranging from Hugo Boss to Calvin Klein are employing to produce stretch fabric. This fabric, when used in the manufacturing of men’s suits, makes them wrinkle resistant, easy to wear, and most importantly, enhances the quality to move freely with your body.

As more and more men today are falling for the fitness craze and indulging in a more active lifestyle in general, stretch suits fit the bill precisely as they provide the gift of mobility and naturally, comfort. So be it leaving a mark in an important meeting or flexing out in a quick game of TT during the break, stretch fabric suits make sure that your clothing doesn’t come in the way of doing what your heart desires.

So, gentlemen, it’s time to give your traditional suits a miss and move around freely in the modern-day stretch suits!

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