Cool Effect Textiles: How new fibers, fabrics and finishing keep the body fresh


Thursday 10th May 2012

14:30 CEST

Presentation Area next to the PERFORMANCE FORUM

A series of new concepts focusing on keeping the body cool has recently been introduced, from cool-touch materials to products that optimize moisture evaporation. This conference will discuss the specific properties of the latest “cooling” concepts, which include Cool Jade, Luxicool, and Adaptive (HeiQ), and also see how they compare to traditional refreshing materials such as Outlast and ThermoCool.

About the orator

Ms Sophie Bramel


Independent Journalist

About the orator

Sophie Bramel is a freelance journalist who has been writing on smart textiles, sportswear and fashion for the past twenty years. Consultant Technical Editor for World Sports Activewear (WSA), she has also authored several books on the history, development and future of functional fibers and fabrics.

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