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No more ‘grin-through’ with FIT 1

Fabric has a dense, 240-gsm packed knit construction with four-way stretch.

8th October 2021

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Boca Raton, FLA, USA


Sport Casuals International (SCI), based in Boca Raton, Florida, has developed a new performance fitness fabric said to virtually eliminate the ‘grin-through effect’ – the fabric stretching, material erosion to the point of transparency and colour degradation that commonly occurs in today’s sports and work-out apparel.

SCI is a highly diversified designer, developer and manufacturer of technical sports-performance and lifestyle apparel

Its FIT 1 fabric has a dense, 240-gsm densely packed four-way stretch compression knit construction. The 70% polyester, 30% spandex blend has a lush texture with moisture-wicking and a peached finish.

“We created SCI FIT 1 out of the belief that every consumer, regardless of body type, should feel confident in the fit of their work-out apparel,” said the company’s  chief merchant Mike Shea. “Not only in darker colours but also lighter colours and prints, without the worry of fading or grin-through. We spent months working tirelessly with our factory teams to test and perfect this new fabric innovation. As a result, SCI FIT 1 is the first and only fabric that virtually eliminates “grin-through” on light colours. We think it’ll be a game-changer for fitness apparel.”

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