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How will textiles look and feel like in the future? ISPO TEXTRENDS expert Louisa Smith shows the trends of Summer 2019.
91% recycled polyester, 9% spandex, jacquard with a wicking finish. Major functions include lightweight, moisture management, breathable, quick drying and anti bacterial from TAS.
Seersucker textured knit with chemical-free cooling, wicking, thermal regulation and quick drying from Coolcore.
50% Merino wool 50% Tencel knit with performance benefits of lightweight, moisture management thermal regulation, breathable, quick dry and anti bacterial from Südwolle Group.
Surface textures feature for the season. Bi-stretch plain weave with 3D embossing from Fujian Suntion Textile Technology.
A major mood of the season is the experience of the touch. Suntion has used a nylon air textured yarn for a peachy and soft hand. Additional functions include lightweight, water repellant and anti static, perfect for lightweight jackets.
Fujian Suntion Textile Technology has developed a super waterproof twill with a film finish as well as double-sided detail.
100% silicone surface on a polyester backing, Sileather is a leathelr-look high performance fabric represented by US-based Siotech and developed by Guanzhou Xibo Chemical Technology. Sileather is eco-friendly, sustainable, easy to clean, weatherproof, and highly durable performance fabrics that can be applied in various applications, even in extreme environments. The added benefits of chlorine resistant, anti-tear and salt resistant make it a perfect option for swimwear, diving suits and wetsuits.
Natural fibers feature for the season with this 56% cotton, 42% modal, 2% Spandex plain weave from Prosperity Textiles. The combination of modal and cotton delivers a super soft fabric with a velvet touch and the added advantage of stretch through the inclusion of spandex/elastane.