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LYCRA® BRA FABRIC FINDER

BFF

A proprietary index for brands to identify and optimize the right fabric construction for casual bras

Consumer benefits

  • 21%
    of all bras sold are sports bras
  • 6%
    are bralettes and its increasing
  • 13%
    are wire-free day bras
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    Creates casual bras that deliver on femininity and functionality

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    Experience great shape without sacrificing comfort and support

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    Enables women to feel more authentic, natural and beautiful

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    Bras with LYCRA® BFF technology will be your “Best Friend Forever”

Benefits for brands & retailers

  • Add increased functionality to your casual bra collection
  • Easily identify the right fabric construction to meet consumer needs and increase speed-to-market
  • Gain market share by increasing consumer product satisfaction
  • Communicate product benefits through pre-approved POS graphics that leverage LYCRA® brand awareness to drive sales

Benefits for mills

  • Add value to your fabric collection and speed up the fabric selection process
  • Be confident when recommending relevant fabrics for casual bra end-use applications
  • Increase customer satisfaction by helping people pick the right fabric for the right application the first time
  • Differentiate your fabrics further by adding technologies that improve garment performance and aesthetics

How the LYCRA® Bra Fabric Finder works

Women are willing to pay more for bras if it means they don’t have to compromise support for shape and comfort. Capitalize on the growing bra casualization trend by sourcing certified fabrics ideally suited for sports bras, bralettes and wire-free day bras.

Choose the desired comfort and support level:
  • Active – high support & medium comfort
  • Everyday – balanced support & comfort
  • Leisure – medium support & high comfort
Select the shaping type:
  • Natural – shaping for a softer, more natural silhouette
  • Power – shaping for more defined curves
Source fabrics

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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Testimonial

Customer feedback

Video

Redefining the casual bra market

It's an undeniable trend, daily comfort is the new norm in today’s bra market! Watch this video to learn about the LYCRA® Bra Fabric Finder™, a proprietary index designed to help brands identify and optimize the right fabric construction for their casual bra collection. Solve the COMFORT + SUPPORT + SHAPING equation the first time every time without compromise!

Employee Insight

Voice of the Expert

Garment categories

Textile processes

  • Circular knits
  • Seamless
  • Warp knits

Products listing

Products Comfort Polyester compatibility Sustainability Inclusive Sizing Easier donning and doffing

LYCRA® 902C fiber

  • Dtex : 50-1600
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
  • Dtex : 50-1600
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Comfort
Value:
good sustainabilty
Polyester compatibility
Value:
good sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

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
Comfort
Value:
good sustainabilty
Polyester compatibility
Value:
good sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

LYCRA® 582L fiber

  • Dtex : 11-310
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
  • Dtex : 11-310
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Comfort
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Polyester compatibility
Value:
good sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
good sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

LYCRA® 582Z fiber

  • Dtex : 22-310
  • Availability : Asia, North America and South America
  • Dtex : 22-310
  • Availability : Asia, North America and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Comfort
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Polyester compatibility
Value:
good sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
good sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

LYCRA® 162E fiber

  • Dtex : 44-78
  • Availability : South America
  • Dtex : 44-78
  • Availability : South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Comfort
Value:
good sustainabilty
Polyester compatibility
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
good sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

LYCRA® 162L fiber

  • Dtex : 22-1240
  • Availability : Asia and South America
  • Dtex : 22-1240
  • Availability : Asia and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Comfort
Value:
good sustainabilty
Polyester compatibility
Value:
good sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
good sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

LYCRA® 275Z fiber

  • Dtex : 22-156
  • Availability : Asia
  • Dtex : 22-156
  • Availability : Asia
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Comfort
Value:
good sustainabilty
Polyester compatibility
Value:
good sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
good sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

LYCRA® T400® fiber

  • Dtex : 33-495
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
  • Dtex : 33-495
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Comfort
Value:
no sustainabilty
Polyester compatibility
Value:
good sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

LYCRA® 162B fiber

  • Dtex : 22-360
  • Availability : North America and South America
  • Dtex : 22-360
  • Availability : North America and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Comfort
Value:
good sustainabilty
Polyester compatibility
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

LYCRA® 165Z fiber

  • Dtex : 22-78
  • Availability : EMEA
  • Dtex : 22-78
  • Availability : EMEA
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Comfort
Value:
good sustainabilty
Polyester compatibility
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

LYCRA® 276B fiber

  • Dtex : 22-78
  • Availability : EMEA
  • Dtex : 22-78
  • Availability : EMEA
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Comfort
Value:
no sustainabilty
Polyester compatibility
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

LYCRA® 279W fiber

  • Dtex : 22-78
  • Availability : EMEA
  • Dtex : 22-78
  • Availability : EMEA
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Comfort
Value:
no sustainabilty
Polyester compatibility
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

LYCRA® 862W fiber

  • Dtex : 22-310
  • Availability : Asia
  • Dtex : 22-310
  • Availability : Asia
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Comfort
Value:
no sustainabilty
Polyester compatibility
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

LYCRA® 136B fiber

  • Dtex : 22-1880
  • Availability : EMEA
  • Dtex : 22-1880
  • Availability : EMEA
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Comfort
Value:
no sustainabilty
Polyester compatibility
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

LYCRA® 162C fiber

  • Dtex : 44-310
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
  • Dtex : 44-310
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Comfort
Value:
no sustainabilty
Polyester compatibility
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

LYCRA® 239B fiber

  • Dtex : 22-44
  • Availability : EMEA
  • Dtex : 22-44
  • Availability : EMEA
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Comfort
Value:
no sustainabilty
Polyester compatibility
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

Value:1 Good suitability:

Value:2 Excellent suitability

Textile processes

  • Circular knits
  • Seamless
  • Warp knits

Products listing

Products Comfort Sustainability Inclusive Sizing Free cut Easier donning and doffing

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
Comfort
Value:
good sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Free cut
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

LYCRA® 162E fiber

  • Dtex : 44-78
  • Availability : South America
  • Dtex : 44-78
  • Availability : South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Comfort
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
good sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Free cut
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

LYCRA® 162L fiber

  • Dtex : 22-1240
  • Availability : Asia and South America
  • Dtex : 22-1240
  • Availability : Asia and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Comfort
Value:
good sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
good sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Free cut
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

LYCRA® 275Z fiber

  • Dtex : 22-156
  • Availability : Asia
  • Dtex : 22-156
  • Availability : Asia
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Comfort
Value:
good sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
good sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Free cut
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

LYCRA® 562B fiber

  • Dtex : 22-78
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
  • Dtex : 22-78
  • Availability : Asia, EMEA, North America and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Comfort
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Free cut
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

LYCRA® 582Z fiber

  • Dtex : 22-310
  • Availability : Asia, North America and South America
  • Dtex : 22-310
  • Availability : Asia, North America and South America
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Comfort
Value:
good sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
good sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Free cut
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

LYCRA® 165Z fiber

  • Dtex : 22-78
  • Availability : EMEA
  • Dtex : 22-78
  • Availability : EMEA
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Comfort
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Free cut
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

LYCRA® 279W fiber

  • Dtex : 22-78
  • Availability : EMEA
  • Dtex : 22-78
  • Availability : EMEA
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Comfort
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Free cut
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

LYCRA® 862W fiber

  • Dtex : 22-310
  • Availability : Asia
  • Dtex : 22-310
  • Availability : Asia
Value:
excellent sustainabilty
Comfort
Value:
no sustainabilty
Sustainability
Value:
no sustainabilty
Inclusive Sizing
Value:
no sustainabilty
Free cut
Value:
no sustainabilty
Easier donning and doffing

Value:1 Good suitability:

Value:2 Excellent suitability

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