Nilit Fibers is debuting new products and future trends at a major fall trade show.
The nylon 6.6 producer will showcase the new Nilit Air Textured Soft (ATS) nylon yarns as well as its trend collection for Spring/Summer 2018 at the autumn edition of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, taking place Oct. 11-13.
“We are excited about the Nilit ATS yarn collection,” said global marketing director Pierluigi Berardi. “Designers will be thrilled with the light and airy softness of these beautiful yarns as well as the fashion and performance enhancements they can add to legwear, intimates, activewear and ready-to-wear apparel.”
The collection’s nylon yarns are much softer than cotton, due to special air jet texturizing. Other features include strength, the ability to dry quickly and durability.
In addition to ATS, Nilit’s entire portfolio of fibers and yarns will be on show in Shanghai, including Nilit Semi Dull and Full Dull, Nilit Arafelle and Nilit Duelle for color effects, Nilit Aquarius with moisture management, Nilit Breeze for UV protection and cooling, Nilit Heat for thermal insulation and Nilit Bodyfresh with antimicrobial protection.
The company will also present its trends for Spring/Summer 2018. Focusing on “positive emotions,” the collection acknowledges how brands are connecting with their customers in a more responsive manner, fulfilling the needs of their busy lives by offering relevant products. Materials highlight uplifting moods in categories titled Calm, Serene, Euphoria and Free. Hues include brighter tones and textures are softer, providing a second-skin feel to hosiery. Consumers can expect to see pastel shades and more functional designs for nylon-based apparel next season.
“Consumers today are demanding enhanced experiences in all aspects of their lives,” Nilit Fibers’ marketing communication manager, Amy Holzer, said. “Whether it be the sensual touch in featherweight structures or the high performance functionality of performance yarns in enhancing the exhilarating feeling of achieving a personal goal in activewear, they want to engage in a more emotional way with what they’re buying and wearing.”