Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Invista, Garmon & Candiani to debut Concept range of jeans
Invista, Garmon & Candiani to debut Concept range of jeans
07
Aug '14
INVISTA, a leading provider of fiber and fabric solutions to the denim industry, is working with renowned finishing expert, Garmon, and the premiere mill, Candiani Denim, to introduce a concept collection of jeans with unique aesthetics utilizing low impact finishing treatments specifically designed for elastomeric fabrics.

According to Jean Hegedus, INVISTA’s global director for denim, the collection brings together the best in class in fiber, fabric, and finish development. “The garments are all made with INVISTA’s dualFX technology which combines two INVISTA stretch offerings – LYCRA fiber and LYCRA T400 fiber – in a single yarn for fabrics with high stretch and excellent recovery,” says Hegedus.

“The fabrics are designed and constructed by Candiani Denim, who has been producing fashionable, high-quality fabrics for over 75 years. And finally, the jeans are finished by The Italian Job, a division of Garmon which combines unique chemical processes with Italian-inspired design to create denim garments with fashionable appeal.”

Maurizio Morosini, Garmon’s marketing manager, explained the intent behind the collection: “In working with these fabrics, we wanted to employ finishing techniques tailored specifically to enhance the characteristics of fabrics with LYCRA fiber and LYCRA T400 fiber,” Morosini said.

One of the developments is called Galaxy and uses a special chemical combination to make the denim look like a night sky. Coated knee patches, achieved with the use of self-polishing polymers, also provide an interesting local leather-like effect. As part of Garmon’s commitment to responsible chemistry, many of the finishes used on these garments contain no formaldehyde or potassium permanganate.

Another effect is achieved through the use of a new Garmon product, FST RW, which helps to retain the original shade and appearance of raw fabric. When used in combination with certain finishes this allows laundries to create areas of high contrast on the jeans, thus expanding the aesthetic possibilities.

According to Alberto Candiani of Candiani Denim, the collection offers brands and retailers fresh inspiration which they can interpret according to their unique needs. “By adopting these fabrics and finishing processes into their own lines, brands and retailers can achieve garments with excellent performance as well as amazing aesthetics,” Candiani said. “It is really a win-win situation.”

The new collection debuted at Kingpins Los Angeles earlier this month and will be displayed at upcoming denim trade shows including Kingpins Hong Kong (August 19-20) and Kingpins Amsterdam (October 29-30) or by appointment.

Invista


Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 26th May 2016

India’s textile & apparel exports drop 1.46% in 2015-16

Exports of textiles and apparel from India dropped 1.46 per cent in...

Courtesy: Yepme

Fashion | On 26th May 2016

Yepme steps on the gas, to open 100 stores in FY17

Gurgaon-based online fashion portal Yepme plans to open 75-100 stores ...

Textiles | On 26th May 2016

Spun yarn production growth in FY16 slowest in 4 years

India’s cotton yarn production grew by 2 per cent to 4,136 million kg ...

Interviews View All

Rajiv Sirohi
Shara

What kind of fabric is in demand in export markets of home textiles? What...

Evelyne Cholet
UCMTF

Which regions are the largest importers of French textile machines? What...

Veronique Lee
Modavanti

Sustainable fashion is not necessarily pocket- friendly. Are consumers...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

<b><i>Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about...

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

<b><i>Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

<b><i>Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future ...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
May 2016

F2F Magazine

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


Advanced Search