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Published on May 07, 2021
Want stay-ups that stay up? This top band is made with LYCRA® MADE TO FIT YOU technology that stretches to fit her leg shape.
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Make top bands that stretch to fit a variety of leg shapes
Leg diameters come in different shapes and sizes, but hosiery top bands don’t always comfortably stretch to accommodate them. This leads to garments that may dig in and leave red marks, or fit so loose they slip down. Offers consumers LYCRA® MADE TO FIT YOU technology’s specially designed top band constructions that will improve fit, wearer comfort, and consumer satisfaction.
Alberto Ceria

Alberto Ceria

Alberto Ceria

End Use Research Specialist Legwear

The LYCRA Company

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Let’s start with the big picture. What are the benefits to your business if you adopt this technology? Visit our LYCRA® MADE TO FIT YOU technology detail page on to find the answers to these questions and more:

  • Consumer benefits
  • Key attributes
  • Eligible garment categories
  • Fiber dtex range
  • Regional availability
  • Suitable textile processes
  • Consumer brands for hangtags


Do you work for a mill and you need help preparing a sales pitch?

Download our brochure below to help you craft a compelling story about the value this innovation adds to garments and close the sale.

Garments tested in our labs receive a garment letter showing they have met LYCRA® brand performance standards.
Garments tested in our labs receive a garment letter showing they have met LYCRA® brand performance standards.
A woman wears LYCRA® socks that provide lasting comfort, fit and shape and stay up without leaving unsightly red marks.
Request a trademark license agreement to leverage the value of LYCRA® brand to drive sales.


Take advantage of our complimentary value-added services to drive sell-through of your collections.


How can you help increase sales of your hosiery? License our eye-catching hosiery pictograms by submitting a Trademark Licensing Agreement. They not only promote your use of LYCRA® fiber, but also explain key benefits to consumers to help accelerate the purchase decision.
Jane Gwyther

Jane Gwyther

Sales Manager EMEA Legwear

The LYCRA Company

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LYCRA® is a trademark of the LYCRA Company

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