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Polartec collection available for VStitcher

Insulation leader enters the 3D design space.

15th October 2021

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Andover, MA, USA


Polartec has formed a new partnership with Browzwear, the developer of 3D digital solutions for the fashion industry, to enable digital design and creation with Polartec’s performance fabric range.

A Polartec fabric library is now available in the Browzwear VStitcher 2021.2 Edition, with subsequent rollouts of new fabric technologies in future upgrades.

The new partnership will allow designers using Browzwear to preview and design with Polartec fabric technologies using advanced information to accurately visualise the fabric’s texture, drape, and movement in true-to-life 3D.

In addition to the high-degree of accuracy that eliminates the need for garment samples, Browzwear’s true-to-life 3D renderings can be leveraged in the sales process, enabling data-driven manufacturing and reducing overproduction.

Browzwear’s 3D solutions for apparel design, development and merchandising are the key to a successful digital product lifecycle. Trusted by more than 650 organizations, such as Polartec customers Patagonia, Nike, Adidas, Burton and VF Corporation, the system accelerates collection development, opening limitless opportunities to create iterations of styles.

The first rollout will feature fourteen different Polartec fabrics in unique colour palettes ranging from next-to-skin technologies such as  Delta and Power Wool to insulation technologies such as Polartec 200 series fleece, Alpha, Thermal Pro and Power Air. U3M files of Polartec fabric technologies are also available to download at for use on other digital design platforms.

“Browzwear not only improves the efficiency and sustainability of using Polartec fabrics, the 3D platform enables designers to realise the full potential of their creativity,” said David Karstad, Polartec VP of marketing and creative director.

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