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Inspiration pulls from the ocean and its inhabitants for the performance swimwear sector in analyzing the motion and flexibility in the water. The acceleration and agility of fish, the soft yet protective structure of coral leads to a strong bio-mimicry influence. Compact circular and warp knits feature, incredibly light with the support and longevity delivered by creora® highclo™ super chlorine resistant spandex/elastane. New micro structures enhanced with finishes and bonded seams, reduce drag and enhance glide to improve the swimmers speed and performance.

With lightweight, hydrophobic qualities featuring in the pro levels, there is interest in polypropylene for with creora® eco-soft for buoyant benefits. There is still a strong interest in fitness swimming and increased interest in aqua fitness. Core stability and lasting support is delivered with creora® highclo™ super chlorine resistant spandex/elastane. Through this direction, color features, moving away from the traditional black and inject a streamlined and sylphlike inspiration in bases and prints.

PRODUCTS

  • · creora® highclo™ - super chlorine resistant spandex/ elastane for longevity
  • · creora® eco-soft - low heat set spandex for core stability and chlorine resistance in blends with Polypropylene
  • · creora® Color+ - dyeable spandex/elastane for strong colors

COMPANION FIBERS

  • · MIPAN® aqua-X – quick dry and multifunctional nylon including UV protection
  • · MIPAN® aqua-X – melange for high performance with striated colors
  • · askin® – quick dry polyester with UV protection
  • · Polypropylene for bouyant, ultra light, super quick dry performance
  • · Finishes – from invisible hydrophobic finishes to decorate applications
  • · Chlorine resistant sewing threads and transfer prints

CONSIDER

  • · Super lightweight performance circular knits with core stability from creora® spandex/elastane
  • · Bio-mimicry features in lightweight compact structures that reduce drag and enhance performance
  • · Body sculpting lightweight warp knits with a hydrophobic finish
  • · Regular and geometrical chlorine resistant micro mesh for detail
  • · Clean cut warp knits with the ability for bonded seams to eliminate bulky seams
  • · Polypropylene with creora® eco-soft in circular knits for glide effect and buoyancy
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    creora® highchlo™ for core stability and lasting fit for aqua fitness with chlorine resistance with nylon or polyester for circular and warp knits

  • · Bring in colors in this predominantly black market and enhance with creora® Color+ – dyeable spandex/ elastane
  • · Marbled and blurred prints mimic the reflective colors of the sea

TARGET MARKETS

  • · Pro and semi pro high performance swimwear
  • · Triathlon
  • · Fitness lane swimming
  • · Aqua fitness – spinning, Zumba, aerobic

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