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Smart and responsible creations at Première Vision Paris

Première Vision Paris is around the corner, and C.L.A.S.S. is looking forward to meeting visitors to present its cutting edge projects and initiatives.

30th August 2019

Knitting Industry
 |  Milan

Knitted Outerwear, Intimate Apparel, Hosiery/​Socks

Tintex fabric with Roica Eco-Smart family. © Asahi Kasei

Première Vision Paris is around the corner and C.L.A.S.S. – Creativity Lifestyle and Sustainable Synergy – a global resource for smart material innovation, education, marketing and communication, is looking forward to meeting visitors to present its cutting edge projects and initiatives, as well as its partners’ collections leading change in terms of sustainable yarns, fabrics, materials and processes.

For the second time C.L.A.S.S. has been selected to be part of the Smart Creation: Première Vision’s cutting-edge district for responsible innovations (in terms of fibres, yarns, fabrics and innovative technologies). This is the platform for those looking for authentic and real examples of the most interesting materials and processes that can boost sustainability in your brand with no compromise in design and performance, according to organisers.

“On top of this, this year, we are proud to present Co.Lab: The wardrobe of tomorrow! – a collaborative business model, smart platform and research-lab with a sustainable mission: to create a new generation of wardrobe. Co.Lab is the brand-new supply chain system that goes from fibre up to garments delivering transparent and 100% traceable production standards together with the new generation of responsible values,” the organisation explains.

Smart directions

In order to highlight its deep commitment to responsible innovation, Bemberg by Asahi Kasei decided to exhibit within the Smart Creation Area. The company speeds up on its responsible profile and showcases the unique range of materials developed by its premium partners.

Eastman Naia – sustainably sourced biodegradable cellulosic yarn – is a viable eco-conscious choice of materials that aligns with the industry’s shift toward the circular economy. The perfect choice for fabrics in womenswear, intimate apparel, and linings. This bio-based yarn is made from fully traceable and sustainably sourced wood pulp.

Filo D’Oro groups companies specialising in textile production – from spinners and finishers to dye houses and printers – that have pooled their expertise to create an integrated supply chain for organic silk that’s 100% responsible, from the treatment of cocoons to the production of fabrics.

The Prato-based Manteco is leader in the production New Generation Recycled Wool thanks to a specially designed KM0, traceable and circular economy model.

The Roica Eco-Smart family by Asahi Kasei offers two responsible made yarns with outstanding stretch performances that give free rein to designers’ creativity and guarantees the highest quality while complying to the most-cutting edge sustainable standards.

Visitors are invited to experience the smart knitted fabrics developments by Tintex Textiles and see the new, fully tested and award winning Colorau Natural Dye commercial innovation, plus the first Co.Lab collection of collaborative and responsible garment design ranges.

Varvaressos Spinning Mills presents H2O efficient, GMO-free premium cotton yarns. Satellite-powered drip irrigation technology, Made in Europe and a set of influential eco-certifications that grant 100% traceable products and attest corporate responsibility. These are the innovations behind the ultimate premium quality collection.

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