A life in movement Blogging by LYCRA®

The Oprah Magazine selected Spanx® Active Leggings as one of their Favorite Things of 2017. Made with LYCRA® fiber.

Posted on 04 Dec 2017

Which Leggings Were Named Oprah’s Favorite Thing for 2017?

With Spanx® Active Leggings, you’ll experience a comfortable fit and 360° shaping performance while you get active. Made with patented Slim-X® performance fabric that features 40% LYCRA® fiber for lasting performance, these amazing leggings are designed to flatten your tummy and lift your butt. They hug your body just right to help you look, feel and perform your best. No wonder The Oprah Magazine selected Spanx® Active Leggings as one of their Favorite Things of 2017!

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New Veloutine Supreme Shape hosiery by Pierre Mantoux with LYCRA® brand technologies

Posted on 22 Nov 2017

Pierre Mantoux Introduces New Veloutine Supreme Shape

Celebrated Italian luxury hosiery brand Pierre Mantoux has introduced a new collection of for the discerning, modern woman who wants it all. The Veloutine Supreme Shape collection uses a unique blend of cutting-edge LYCRA® brand technologies, knitted in every course, to create elegant hosiery that delivers unmatched performance benefits:

  • Shaping effect that lifts your bottom and sculpts your hips and belly
  • Graduated compression that helps energize tired legs
  • Ladder and run resistance
  • No-roll comfort waistband that doesn’t constrict you
  • No-slip knee-highs
  • Lasting 3D fit
  • Flawless, uniform appearance
  • Soft touch
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CALZEDONIA® introduces the world’s first “Collant Sneakers”

Posted on 26 Apr 2017

CALZEDONIA® introduces the world’s first “Collant Sneakers”

“Collant Sneakers” are a brilliant idea whose time has come! As business attire becomes more casual, athleisure apparel gains widespread popularity and busy women attempt to integrate exercise throughout their day. Italian legwear and beachwear brand CALZEDONIA® has developed the first tights dedicated to those women who want to be both fashionable and comfortable in their sneakers. This product features LYCRA® fibre and an innovative construction technique that reinforces the heel to prevent slipping and laddering/running.

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Posted on 01 Dec 2015


With celebrities such as Rihanna jumping into the sock business, rocking trendy socks is all the rage. And no doubt this will be a big year for gifting socks with the variety of different patterns, colors and textures on shelves right now. But when you are shopping for that delightful pair to deliver a punch of style, how do you know if you buying something that will last? 

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Posted on 23 Jan 2015

Win a trip to Australia with #LegfieLove and let the LYCRA® brand move you!

We are sure you’ve heard of usies, belfies, braggies, no-make-up selfies… well, now the LYCRA® brand wants to pay homage to legs by turning selfies on their head and creating the legfie™, a leg selfie. So put on your coolest tights, stockings or leggings and start snapping! Take a #legfie and upload it to the LYCRA® fibre’s brand new online Facebook competition for Europe.

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