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Monday, November 7, 2016

Cutting-Edge Performance Wool

INVISTA's CORDURA® brand announces new CORDURA® Combat WoolTM fabric in collaboration with Marlane, a division of Biella Manifatture Tessili S.R.L, a leading producer of fabrics for elegant and high-end casualwear to bring soft comfort and high performance to the dynamic professional's wardrobe.  Marlane combines traditional wool textiles with innovative research and technology to offer "leisure-chic" fabrics for the workplace. Debuting Fall 2016, Officina Endurance by Marlane is a range of performance wool fabrics for menswear, crafted to merge fashion and function in the contemporary suiting market.  

"CORDURA® Combat WoolTM fabrics are designed not only to look fashionable, but to function comfortably - making them an ideal choice for the stylish professional on-the-go," said Cindy McNaull, global CORDURA® brand and marketing director. "Marlane is a prestigious addition to our family of CORDURA® brand authorized mills.  Based on their highly innovative approach to cutting-edge suiting fabrics, we are excited about the opportunities this collaboration will bring in the emerging world of performance wool."

A durable wool blend technology, CORDURA® Combat WoolTM woven fabric offers enhanced abrasion resistance and longevity. From the commute to the boardroom, the Officina Endurance collection is the epitome of fashion meets function for the modern male. This portfolio of fabrics is designed for garments that can keep professionals feeling top-notch, well-groomed and comfortable in every situation.

"Our mill has a young, contemporary target market, and we believe that CORDURA® brand’s innovative characteristics and performance are appealing to this group," said Patrick Lonn Wennberg, Marlane sales and marketing director. "Our Officina Endurance collection of CORDURA® Combat WoolTM fabrics offer a sophisticated yet traditional look and feel, with a technical edge that is an exciting option for designers developing stylish apparel for young urbanites."

To learn more about Marlane and its new Officina Endurance range of CORDURA® Combat WoolTM fabrics, please visit cordura.com.

About CORDURA® brand

INVISTA's CORDURA® brand essence celebrates individual durability: As Long As The World Is Full Of Durable People, We’ll Keep Making Durable FabricsTM. Known for its resistance to abrasions, tears and scuffs, CORDURA® fabric is a primary ingredient in many of the world’s leading high-performance gear and apparel products ranging from luggage, upholstery and backpacks to footwear, military equipment, tactical wear, workwear and performance apparel. The CORDURA® brand is a registered trademark of INVISTA, one of the world's largest integrated polymer, intermediates and fibers businesses. To distinguish the CORDURA® brand, the word "CORDURA®" must be spelled out in all caps, used with an ®, and followed by the word "brand" or "fabric."


To learn more about INVISTA's CORDURA® brand, end-use products, and marketing tools please visit www.CORDURA.com.

About INVISTA


With leading brands including LYCRA®, COOLMAX®, CORDURA®, STAINMASTER® and ANTRON®, INVISTA is one of the world's largest integrated producers of chemical intermediates, polymers and fibers. The company's advantaged technologies for nylon, spandex and polyester are used to produce clothing, carpet, car parts and countless other everyday products. Headquartered in the United States, INVISTA operates in more than 20 countries and has about 10,000 employees. For more information, visit INVISTA.com, or their Facebook page.



About Marlane

Marlane, a division of Biella Manifatture Tessili S.R.L., is a leading producer of fabrics for elegant and high-end casualwear. Located in Biella, Italy - an area known for its rich history in high-quality fabrics - Marlane merges tradition with innovative research and technology to create leading fabrics for professional-wear. To learn more about Marlane and its capabilities and fabrics, please visit http://www.marlane.it/en_us.


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