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Top Textile Innovations of 2017, From Tencel to Polyester and Beyond

Textile firms this year lived up to Alphabet Inc. and Google chief financial officer Ruth Poratthe's mantra: “Unless you stay focused on innovation, you can be disintermediated.”

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Are Specialty Fibers Worth Paying a Premium For?

Supima took a less-is-more approach to its spring ad campaign this year. Conceived by integrated branding agency Graj + Gustavsen and dubbed “Chosen By,” the first print ad appeared in the Feb. 15 issue of T: The New York Times Style Magazine and quietly broadcast a simple yet striking message: that Supima’s brand of American Pima cotton is cherry-picked by Lacoste for its iconic white polo shirt.

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Invista Introduces New Lycra Brand Campaign

Invista, the parent company of fiber brand Lycra, recently launched a new consumer campaign. Starting this month, consumer communications will consist of a collection of televised and online commercials, a distinctive new print campaign, a major digital and social platform and new merchandising initiatives at point of sale.

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