SKIINCore, the self-heating underwear that is going to revolutionise winter
Self-heating underwear that could allow us to effectively combat the winter chill? This is the promise made by SKIINCore with its new-generation ready-to-wear, presented this week via the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter. But how is such a feat possible? Here’s a presentation.
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Towards automated quality control ?
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has developed a fabric defect detection system that uses cutting-edge technologies such as artificial intelligence. Here’s how.
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ZAHA HADID DESIGN x ODLO, a high-tech sportswear collection
This autumn, the Swiss brand Odlo is launching a new collection of sports underwear in collaboration with the Zaha Hadid Design architecture firm. We discover functional and comfortable pieces perfect for excelling yourself!
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The Colors of Nature, from artisan dyes to local expertise
While the concept of ethical fashion is making headway, the focus is on The Colors of Nature, a small family business in southern India that specialises in natural and eco-responsible dyes.
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Obradors, the art of textiles from generation to generation
On the strength of traditional know-how, Obradors designs, weaves and produces textiles that are both sturdy and high-quality, drawing deeply on new technologies.
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Qnova, the ecological future of lace
Lace knit from eco-responsible yarn? This is the environmentally friendly innovation achieved by Noyon Dentelle with Qnova, a new fibre from Fulgar. An introduction.
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Shoes: green alternatives to artificial leather
A health and environmental disaster, faux leather nowadays has to compete with innovative synthetic fibres that are non-toxic and environmentally friendly. An unprecedented godsend for the shoe market, which is in the midst of a full-scale vegan revolution. Here’s why.
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A new material that makes us invisible?
A new textile material that can blend in with the colour of its environment? This is the technical innovation achieved by Russian company Rostec which, could one day be transposed to the ready-to-wear industry.
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Evolve Adventure Towel, the beach towel that may save the planet
A beach towel that is lightweight, water-repellent, sandproof and above all made from recycled plastic bottles? This is the technological feat achieved by Wayne Goodwin, an Australian teacher who specialises in environmental science.
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Novarel Slim: A Nylon Microfiber That Helps Us Get Rid of Cellulite
NUREL, the synthetic fibers’ giant, has introduced an innovative nylon microfiber that promises to control skin’s orange peel appearance. Its name? Novarel Slim! Named by the microencapsulation technology used, Novarel Slim incorporates a cosmetic aid that controls women’s worst enemy: cellulite.
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