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Can Seamless Knit Denim Replace the Yoga Pant?

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Denim is just getting warmed up in the athleisure category. For the Fall ’16 show season, Lenzing has partnered with garment finishing company Tonello, knitting machine manufacturer Santoni and indigo knit producer Unitin, to create DEN/IM, I am DENIM, an athleisure collection made with stretch indigo denim on seamless circular knitting machines.

The quartette of industry leaders collaborated on the studio-to-street collection, which was designed with the intent to show knit denim’s potential as a viable alternative and competitor to traditional activewear bottoms. The collection, which include jeggings, a crop top and blazer, will debut at Munich Fabric Start’s new denim-focused area, Bluezone, Aug. 30-31.

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 www.carvedinblue.lenzing-fibers.com.