Why choose LYCRA® fiber?
The LYCRA® brand has over 60 years’ experience innovating unique fibers for the clothes you love to wear.
In that time, LYCRA® fiber has become renowned for its quality and durability, and has become the most recognized brand of spandex fiber in the world today. People choose it for its exceptional elasticity, lasting shape, and the comfortable fit it delivers to all types of apparel.
What’s the difference between LYCRA® fiber, spandex and elastane?
LYCRA® fiber is the trademarked brand name of a class of synthetic elastic fibers known as spandex in the U.S, and elastane in the rest of the world.
Spandex and elastane are interchangeable terms that mean the same thing, but only The LYCRA Company, produces authentic LYCRA® brand spandex fibers.
Look for LYCRA® fiber
Not every garment that stretches contains LYCRA® fiber, so when you shop for apparel, be sure to look for the LYCRA® brand name on the label or hang tag.
Only then you’ll know you’re buying a garment made with the dependable brand name fiber you know and trust.