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Cifra’s WKS sustainable tailoring is traceable and certified

New Fall Winter 2024 sportswear collection goes on show in Munich and Portland.

14th March 2023

Knitting Industry
 |  Milan


Cifra’s new Fall Winter 2024 sportswear collection combines natural fibres like Merino wool with the latest sustainable yarns. Naturally heat-insulating, hygroscopic, durable, and with an unmistakable hand, Merino wool is just as at home in sports and performance environments as it is in more traditional athleisure.

Thanks to the Milan based company’s Warp Knit Seamless (WKS) technology, and its use in blends with the latest technological and sustainable fibres, a new generation of design led garments is born, representing a true evolution in sportswear and outdoor wear in general.

The B2B company, which manufactures exclusive custom knitwear in Italy using the patented WKS technique, pushes real sustainability, exclusive and dedicated design, and a virtuous and traceable value chain for unique garments that sculpt the body and enhance performance in the highest possible comfort. Hi tech tailoring that combines function and design.

© Cifra

With this new collection, Cifra introduces a world premiere, combining Warp Knit Seamless with Sensil ByNature yarn, the new premium nylon 6.6 fibre produced by Nilit.  Cifra says it is a “revolutionary project that takes the concept of sustainability to the next level. Using a certified Biomass Balance (BMB) material, which BASF pioneered, this technology replaces part of the fossil raw materials with renewable ones.”

Compared to conventional nylon yarn produced from fossil raw materials, in this approach renewable resources, such as biogas derived from waste, are used as raw material at the very early stages of the production process. The amount of bio-feedstock is then allocated to specific products sold through the certified method.

“Through this ISCCplus certified innovation, Sensil ByNature reduces greenhouse gas emissions and decreases dependence on non-renewable resources.”

© Cifra

Clothing made with Sensil ByNature fabrics offers consumers a meaningful way to help reduce their carbon footprint while maintaining exactly the same comfort, performance and durability they expect and get from Sensil brand products today.

View the new Cifra Fall Winter 2024 collection at:

Performance Days


15-16 March 2023

Booth I08


Functional Fabric Fair

Portland, Oregon, USA

4-5 April 2023

Booth 405

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