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Blended Family: Mills Rely on Dynamic Combinations of Fibers for A/W 17-18

Each fashion cycle not only brings new trends in wash and cut, but also a wave of enhanced fabrics with better performance, recovery, comfort and stretch capabilities. At the core of these improvements are innovative fibers and blends that create new opportunities for designers and provide added value for the consumer. The next generation of denim is sure to entice and inspire attendees during the upcoming A/W 17-18 show season.

Turkish denim mill Orta is taking a scientific approach to lightweight, summer denim with Synthesis, a category of skin-soothing denim made with TENCEL®, cotton, polyester and elastane blends. Synthesis designs and fabrications hug the body to create a sleek look, yet maintains an authentic denim look with subtle crosshatch.

Read more at Carved in Blue.


This article is one of a series on Rivet from Lenzing’s Carved in Blue denim blog. From conversations with the experts behind the mills that make some of the world’s most-wanted denim to the global brands bringing novel denim made with TENCEL® and Lenzing Modal® to the market, Carved in Blue shares the stories of those whose roots run deep with denim. Visit