Natural Materials: Comfort & Function)


Wednesday 04th November 2015

12:45 CET

Presentation Area next to the PERFORMANCE FORUM

Comfort, function and sustainability are important attributes for athleisure and yoga wear. The fibres used in textiles have major influence on touch, moisture transport, thermoregulation/climate managment, bacterial growth and environmental impact. This presentation gives an overview about the properties of natural fibres like cotton and wool, man made cellulosic fibres like TENCEL®,  Modal and viscose and blends of natural fibres with synthetic fibres.

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About the orator

Ms Sylvia Happel

Lenzing AG

Business Development Apparel

Sylvia Happel is a textile engineer with 25 years experience in the apparel industry. She started her carreer as a textile designer. Since 2004 she has been working for the man made cellulosic fibre manufacturer Lenzing AG where she is responsible for business development in Northern Europe.

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