Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Fila introduces new Yoga Pant with Knee Pads
Fila introduces new Yoga Pant with Knee Pads
09
Feb '10
Fila USA introduces a new padding innovation to their spring 2010 Women's Personal Performance Collection with the capri cut Knee Pad Yoga Pant, the first of its kind in yoga apparel. As the company dramatically expands the personal performance category beyond core disciplines, Fila is also sensitive to the specific needs of women focused on yoga and Pilates - both floor exercise intensive and prone to knee discomfort. Complimenting their spring collection's first delivery, which focuses on calming, organic inspired florals in rich greens, Fila's Knee Pad Yoga Pant (in black only) provides much needed cushioning during regular knee contact with hard studio floor surfaces.

Based upon feedback from core yoga practitioners and yoga/Pilates instructor Kristin McGee, Fila's design team collaborated with McGee to integrate contact point specific padding into a pant with minimal change to the pant's look, comfort and flexibility. Fila developed a low profile pad for the front of the knee made from 91% poly and 9% Spandex that offers significant cushioning across a wide range of poses.

“The design concept was to effectively absorb knee impact without the pad being visible or causing any disruption to flexibility or performance,” stated Danny Lieberman, Fila's Vice President of Apparel. “We didn't want to draw attention to it, so a very light yet durable padding was integrated into the capri with minimal bulk. Due to the popularity of our capri, this was the perfect silhouette from which to create this novel new pant. The much needed cushioning technology is a significant advancement that I think women will not be able to live without once they try it. It will definitely be a fresh addition to the yoga category.”

The Knee Pad Yoga Pant (in black only) has a covered stretch elastic waistband for excellent fit and comfort, and the nylon/spandex fabric, a Fila sports performance blend with excellent wicking and stretch properties, is closer to a loose fit than to the company's hugely popular supplex capri carryover style.

Fila USA

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 10th Dec 2016

India’s 2016-17 cotton import to touch 17 lakh bales

The import of cotton from international markets by spinning mills in...

Textiles | On 10th Dec 2016

US textile & apparel imports fall 6.50% in Jan-Oct ’16

The import of textiles and apparel by United States dropped 6.50 per...

Textiles | On 10th Dec 2016

Indian textile hubs adopt cashless payment modes

The textile ministry is promoting cashless payment within the...

Interviews View All

Akash Khetan
Narayan Tex Fab

I find it hard to find professionals in Surat

Riddhika Shah
SS Homme

'Worsted wool is the ideal fabric for menswear'

Manfred Mentges
Sedo Treepoint GmbH

We see a higher demand in colour management systems, as customers see big...

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch, executive partner of Schlegel und Partner, a leading...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

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

Rupa Sood and Sharan Apparao
Nayaab

Nayaab, an exhibition meant to celebrate Indian weaves, is in its second...

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
December 2016

December 2016

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

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


Advanced Search