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High demand for Roica stretch

Complementing recycled polyesters and polyamides in new collections.

4th July 2023

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Japan


Artistic Milliners, CIFRA, Dresdner Spitzen, Iluna Group, Innova Fabrics, Maglificio Ripa, Penn Italia, Sitip and Tessitura Colombo Antonio are all using Roica stretch yarns in their latest creations, including recycled Roica EF and biodegradable Roica V550.

Roica V550 is the first stretch yarn to be Cradle to Cradle Gold certified and is being employed in the EarthCore denim collection developed by Artistic Milliners, consisting of biodegradable fabrics made with Tencel, linen, hemp and cotton. Itallian warp knitter CIFRA is meanwhile using Roica EF in its latest collection of base layers, tops, leggings and jumpsuits made with natural or recycled yarns and distinguished by body mapping technology and dedicated ventilation zones for comfort and freshness.

Dresdner Spitzen is combining Roica V550 with Vinatur, a Cradle to Cradle certified polyester from Inogema, in designs for the the intimate apparel market, while Iluna Group is combining Roica EF with recycled polyamide in a new lace collection.

The latest interlock fabrics for swimwear, sports and apparel designed by Innova Fabrics use Roica V550 with Nilit’s Sensil BioCare nylon while Roica EF is employed in Maglificio Ripa’s Splash collection of swimwear and intimate apparel.

Roica V550 is also being combined with recycled polyester in the latest collections of Penn Italia and Sitip, and with Fulgar’s Amni Soul Eco biogradable polyamide by Tessitura Colombo Antonio.

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