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LYCRA® BLACK technology

Published on May 05, 2021
A man in activewear made with LYCRA® BLACK technology, which resists fading and fiber damage caused by external agents.
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Achieve deeper, darker colors without spandex grin-through
As the industry’s first truly black spandex fiber, LYCRA® BLACK technology is the perfect choice for creating durable garments that retain their deep, rich colors even after repeated washing. This technology resists damage from external agents like perspiration and lotions, in addition to virtually eliminating elastane grin-through. Upgrade today and start transforming your collections.
Geoffrey Hietpas

Geoffrey Hietpas

Geoffrey Hietpas

Global Technology Director – Fabric and Apparel Innovation

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® BLACK technology detail page 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 Value sell sheet below to help you craft a compelling story about the value this innovation adds to garments and close the sale.


How do you know if you are using brand logos and trademarks owned by The LYCRA Company correctly?

Our brand guidelines and trademark guide can be downloaded below.

Fabrics tested in our labs receive a garment letter showing they have met LYCRA® brand performance standards.
Order free hangtags or request a trademark license agreement to leverage the value of LYCRA® brand to drive sales.
Order free hangtags or 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.

Why should you complete a trademark licensing agreement or TMLA? Your company can leverage the LYCRA® brand’s high consumer awareness levels to help increase sales of your garments. This agreement lets your company license The LYCRA Company’s registered trademarks so you can create eye-catching customized co-branded hangtags and POS materials.
Ebru Ozaydin

Ebru Ozaydin

Ebru Ozaydin

Strategic Marketing Director – Denim and Ready-To-Wear

The LYCRA Company

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LYCRA® is a trademark of the LYCRA Company

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