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LYCRA® fiber

LYCRA® is a synthetic elastane fiber that can stretch up to six times its length and return to its original state – time and again. LYCRA® fibers have redefined comfort, fit, freedom of movement and shape retention in virtually every garment category since its first use as a substitute for rubber over 50 years ago. 

LYCRA® fibers are a versatile, invisible ingredient that improves the characteristics of natural and man-made host fabrics. They have fundamentally transformed close-to-the-body garment categories such as swimwear, hosiery and intimate apparel. They enhance the drape, shape, comfort and appearance of outerwear. And they have played a key part in the development of entirely new active and performance sportswear concepts. 


LYCRA® XTRA LIFE™ fiber protects your swimwear against degradation up to 10 times longer than unprotected fibers, it is a fiber technology that can provide a longer-lasting fit and protection against chlorine, sunscreen, heat, and more.


Our bikini’s secret ally all these years has been the LYCRA® brand, delivering lasting fit and durability, this is our secret to swimwear that is supportive as ever while lighter than ever before. Combined with fiber technology that offers better shape retention and a longer-lasting fit, performance swimwear has undergone a makeover that goes way beyond the surface.

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