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Why choose LYCRA® ADAPTIV fiber?

This spandex fiber adapts to fit consumer needs

The challenge:

The world is quickly changing and challenging the apparel industry to quickly adapt to it. We need to do that and our garments as well. Key market drivers today include inclusive and simplified sizing, comfort, versatility, adaptability, simplified garment patterns and functionality. Is there a solution that can meet these consumer needs and help you successfully cope with current and future challenges?

 

The solution: 

The revolutionary patent-pending LYCRA® ADAPTIV fiber has a unique chemistry designed to proactively adapt its properties to deliver the benefits the wearer needs at any moment. At rest, this fiber delivers the right recovery force to maintain its fit and provide shaping and compression as needed. But when the wearer starts moving, it changes to deliver comfort in motion, a second skin effect, and stays in place. Due to its unique hybrid properties, it delivers inclusive sizing and helps simplify it. The result is an unparalleled new wearing experience.  

Consumer benefits

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    Offers a customized fit to suit different body shapes and enables inclusive sizing

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    Provides an optimal balance of comfort, shaping and compression

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    Experience a second skin effect - garment stays in place and moves with the wearer

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    Easier to put garments on and take them off

Benefits for brands & retailers

  • Satisfy the consumer’s need for better fitting clothes and an improved wearing experience to drive sell-through
  • Increase consumer satisfaction and repeat purchases to build brand loyalty
  • Provides greater shape tolerance within size range to improve fit, potentially reducing returns—especially for online sales
  • Reduce waste and costs by undercutting patterns

Benefits for mills

  • Generate excitement and new business with an innovative technology
  • Drive sell-through down the value chain by delivering the consumers a unique and unparalleled wearing experience
  • Use standard textile equipment and production methods to create fabrics that deliver a wider fit window
  • Sell more fabric as a result of retailers selling more adaptable and great-fitting garments

Consumer insights

In a recent consumer survey* in China, Germany and the United States, Chinese respondents had the most agreement across all of these statements:

  • “I would be interested in buying leggings with this fiber in them.” 85 % Strongly agree / agree
  • “This fiber offers something new and different compared to leggings I own already.” 79% Strongly agree / agree
  • “Including this fiber in a pair of leggings would help me overcome issues I have had previously with leggings.” 76% Strongly agree / agree

Respondents in all countries that indicated, “I would be willing to pay more for the benefits this fiber adds to leggings.”

  • China: 86% strongly agree / agree
  • Germany: 68% strongly agree / agree
  • U.S.: 62% strongly agree / agree

*Walnut, 2020.

Boost your brand power

Brands:  The LYCRA® brand logo is viewed worldwide as a symbol of quality assurance by consumers. Promote your use of LYCRA® fiber with free printed or virtual hangtags provided by The LYCRA Company. Swing tags are a simple and effective way to explain LYCRA® fiber’s performance benefits to drive garment sales.

You can also complete our Trademark Licensing Agreement to print your own co-branded POS materials. Whichever option you choose, we make it easy to leverage LYCRA® brand’s 87% global consumer awareness to trigger the purchase decision in stores or online. No other spandex manufacturer provides this level of marketing support to its customers. Be sure to take advantage of this amazing value-added service!

Mills:  Have your fabrics tested and certified, which gives your customers the ability to quickly order LYCRA® brand hangtags through our Portal. Remember, the more garments they sell, the more fabric you sell.

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Hang tags

Garment categories

Textile processes

  • Circular knits
  • Narrows
  • Seamless
  • Warp knits

Products listing

Products Second skin performance Inclusive Sizing Easier donning and doffing Moves with you Comfort

LYCRA® 962L fiber

  • Dtex : 22-880
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
  • Dtex : 22-880
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Second skin performance
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Moves with you
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Comfort

Value:1 Good suitability:

Value:2 Excellent suitability

Textile processes

  • Circular knits
  • Narrows
  • Seamless
  • Warp knits

Products listing

Products Second skin performance Inclusive Sizing Easier donning and doffing Moves with you Comfort

LYCRA® 962L fiber

  • Dtex : 22-880
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
  • Dtex : 22-880
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Second skin performance
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Moves with you
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Comfort

Value:1 Good suitability:

Value:2 Excellent suitability

Textile processes

  • Hosiery
  • Yarn processing

Products listing

Products Second skin performance Inclusive Sizing Easier donning and doffing Moves with you Comfort

LYCRA® 962L fiber

  • Dtex : 22-880
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
  • Dtex : 22-880
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Second skin performance
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Moves with you
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Comfort

Value:1 Good suitability:

Value:2 Excellent suitability

Textile processes

  • Circular knits
  • Narrows
  • Seamless
  • Warp knits

Products listing

Products Second skin performance Inclusive Sizing Easier donning and doffing Moves with you Comfort

LYCRA® 962L fiber

  • Dtex : 22-880
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
  • Dtex : 22-880
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Second skin performance
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Moves with you
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Comfort

Value:1 Good suitability:

Value:2 Excellent suitability

Textile processes

  • Socks
  • Yarn processing

Products listing

Products Second skin performance Inclusive Sizing Easier donning and doffing Moves with you Comfort

LYCRA® 962L fiber

  • Dtex : 22-880
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
  • Dtex : 22-880
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Second skin performance
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Moves with you
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Comfort

Value:1 Good suitability:

Value:2 Excellent suitability

Textile processes

  • Circular knits
  • Yarn processing

Products listing

Products Second skin performance Inclusive Sizing Easier donning and doffing Moves with you Comfort

LYCRA® 962L fiber

  • Dtex : 22-880
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
  • Dtex : 22-880
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Second skin performance
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Moves with you
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Comfort

Value:1 Good suitability:

Value:2 Excellent suitability

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