Especially in soft sports categories like Athleisure, Yoga and Pilates, comfort and sustainability play a particularly important role. With the new Seamless Athleisure Set, Portuguese seamless specialist Sidonios Tech has developed a workout combination, consisting of leggings and a long-sleeved shirt, that avoid petroleum-based stretch fibers. The future will bring limited editions and collaborations with different designers and brands.
Instead, 100 percent TENCEL™ Lyocell components are used: TENCEL™ LUXE, Lenzing's first lyocell filament yarn, as a substitute for petroleum-based filaments, blended with TENCEL™ lyocell staple fiber. This made it possible to create a seamless bi-stretch product that uses only one raw material source and thus may be suitable for circular processes.
Just like TENCEL™ fibers, the TENCEL™ LUXE filament yarn is made from cellulose pulp. This is derived from wood from sustainable managed forests in accordance with the Lenzing Group's strict Wood and Pulp Policy. Sustainable and resource-saving production is ensured by a closed production cycle that minimizes environmental impact through low water and energy consumption and the economical use of raw materials. For example, the process water is recycled and the solvent reused with a recovery rate of more than 99 percent. The TENCEL™ LUXE lyocell filament is a bio-based* product that is certified by the Vegan Society, and accredited as biodegradable** and compostable*** under various conditions.
In addition, these filaments offer exceptional aesthetics, performance and comfort. The versatile filament yarn can be used for a variety of applications, from activewear to denim to silk-like fabrics, knitwear and much more. The soft, smooth surface of the filament gives fabrics a silky feel and flowing appearance. They are naturally breathable and offer excellent color fastness, allowing designers to use bold color palettes.
- Innovative mono-material made from cellulose / lyocell
- No use of petroleum-based fibers or filaments
- Particularly pleasant feel
- High-quality processing
* LENZING™ Lyocell fibers and LENZING™ Lyocell filament yarns are certified Biobased Products by USDA’s BioPreferred® program
**”OK Biodegradable Soil”, issued by TÜV AUSTRIA
***”OK Compost Home” and “OK Compost Industrial”, issued by TÜV AUSTRIA