Functional Lab returns to Intertextile Shanghai with some of the world’s most advanced and textile technologies. New innovations on offer from global suppliers
The Chinese government has set a target to achieve average annual output growth of 6-7 per cent in its textile industry during 2016-20, according to a development plan released by the ministry of industry and information technology (MIIT). The plan also sets targets for reduction in energy usage and pollution emission to make the industry greener. The MIIT has set an 18 per cent reduction target for textile industry’s energy intensity between 2016 and 2020, official news agency reported. The target for drop in pollutant emission is 10 per cent during the five-year period. This will enable the industry to become greener and smarter, with more customised products and cleaner technology, the plan mentions. For exports, the plan says they will contribute a stable share of the global textile trade during 2016-20. The export products will be of better quality, says the MIIT plan. Last year, the output of textile industry in China increased by 7 per cent, outpacing 6.1 per cent growth registered by the whole industrial sector, according to the official data. In this contest Intertextile will be at the centre of attention for the textile supply chain next October 11-13 inn Shanghai.
Here is e preview of some Italian companies present at the exhibition.
The Company Marco Lagattolla is proposing products featuring top design of laces, embroidery, print, plain fabric, Made in Italy. Each season Marco Lagattolla offers a sophisticated and innovative collection.
Per Lanificio Luigi Colombo la novità è nella nuova collezione di tessuti con Fibre Nobili Zero. ZERO.ZERO frutto della ricerca tecnologica più all’avanguardia, è un tessuto in cashmere seta innovativo, moderno dalle performance uniche: traspirabilità, ingualcibilità e comfort per realizzare abiti e blazer upper casual. Top blend bicolour sono i protagonisti, peso cappotto, della collezione: cashmere vicuňa, cashmere cincillà, cashmere visone dalle coloriture rivisitate e dai raffinati abbinamenti bicolore per esaltare le proprietà intrinseche delle fibre nobili. Tessuti in filato Jaspè, sia peso cappotto che peso giacca, con armature effetto tricot, anche nella versione doppio apribile, sono pensati per capi casual e outerwear. Una mano morbidissima e un contrasto di luce unico è il risultato del Mohair blend, peso cappotto e peso giacca, grazie ai nuovi finissaggi douvetine e alle ricercate tonalità. Altre novità peso cappotto sono il Fleece effetto maglia dall’aspetto tridimensionale, Jarre di modal, feltri in lana perfetti per il taglio vivo dalla finezza di soli 14.5 micron. Raffinate micro fantasie e disegni stampati reinterpretano la giacca in puro cashmere. Disinvolto e facile è il tessuto effetto jersey delavè in lana cashmere e seta. Rivisitato in chiave moderna, il drap bicolore tinto filo con effetto delavè è ideale per blazer casual. La collezione abiti comprende una gamma di tessuti in lane superfini 150’s e 180’s, realizzati con filati stampati e in moderne microstrutture dal gusto sartoriale e understatement. La versione con la seta e organzino, ritorto a tre capi, è in 150’s. I filati moulinè conferiscono al tessuto movimento, tridimensionalità e volume.
Tesj div. Duca Visconti di Vodrone. Since 1973 Tesj has been producing jersey fabrics of top class in both natural and man-made fibres, continuing a pure made-in-Italy tradition of high quality, constant research and innovation.The FW17 collection highlights noble yarns like alpaca and cashmere giving a touch of soft luxury. Jacquards and heavy knits are ideal for creating dresses and jackets. Bonded, padded and quilted items are presented in both plain and fancy version, for a warm and fashionable Winter.
Mapel. The collection, extremely varied and diversified, has its own force in the dynamism and flexibility of the company, which can keep the variations of taste and trends in the products’ project and design; the realizations and proposals of plain, melange and jacquard fabrics have come together well, doing like a “play” of coordinates close to fashion style. The product “specialization”, that’s boiled wool and wool/mohair, together with other products like sherpa, teddy, synthetic furs, knitting, bonded suede, bonded fake leather, quilted fabrics etc., studied exclusively for a fashion clothing target like “menswear”, “ladieswear”, “childrenswear” and “sportswear”, allow to well take care whether a long-term or a short-term client. From the passion of all the raw materials (wool, cashmere etc.), going through the most innovative technical proceedings (velour, caban, melton, drap etc.), we are showing very precious, new and refined collections thanks also to the very particular finishing (bonded, printed, “Casentino” etc.). All production, finishing, control etc. are done in Prato (“Made in Italy”) through long and durable cooperation, improved during these last years.
Lanificio Comero. Comero’s fabrics for next Fall Winter 17 are soft, comfortable and sporty. Trend is to cleaner fabrics, always soft and light. Wool and cotton are the main groups, expecially cotton for the young people and sporty line. Comero stretch range is still very important and this season is completed by several qualities with cashmere. Colours are subtle, always highlighting the blue hues, accompanied by greens, winter bèiges and browns ”.
Drago. Performance is the key word of the new Drago fabrics collection for fall / winter 2017/2018 Responding to the increasing sophisticated customers’ request, DRAGO has developed multi-functionality fabrics: in addition to the quality of raw materials are embedded elasticity, environmental sustainability, crease, stain and water resistance. DRAGO develops the BlueFeel project also for the cold season, with a wide and attractive colour palette and warmer weights and touch. The Natural Stretch with elastic performance up to 15% is achieved with Super 130’S wool without the use of synthetic fibres and is suitable for clothes which do not crease and allow a perfect fit. The Rugby Flannel, a worsted and elastic flannel with waterproof and stain resistant finishing, is totally renewed and has been developed in more than 50 colours. It will be available with a special bunch, ready for bespoke division. The colour palette is wide and in addition to the classic grey melange, it includes colours like burnt sienna up to electric blues and British greens. The collection also features a range of patterns for suits and jackets, Saxony style but light and stretch. The British taste appears also in the Welsh fabric, proposed for the second season with welsh wool and alpaca: the presence of white hair gives the garments a country chic look. In this season DRAGO expands one again its LUXURY range that starts with Super 160’S, now a classic along with Wallace Super 180’S, which has a new and larger bunch also available on stock service, in addition to Melfar, Super 200’S made with extrafine wool 13.7 Mμ. In these updated classics has been added 50 shades for suits in 100% combed cashmere and 10 shades offered in a special box for the TRIPLE CROWN fabric, a new quality in cashmere, wool and Vicuña, a protected species from Peru, known as the “fibre of Gods”. Absolute novelty is the EXTREMEbox, which contains an unique fabric made with the finest yarn ever made in the world, of metric count Nm 2 / 180,000, in a prized merino wool 13.5 Mμ. Our engineers have achieved this incredible result by using the latest machinery that incorporate sophisticated technology combined with the company’s know-how.
Manifattura Emmetex SpA (Hall 6.2 – Q12) is at MilanoUnica Shanghai with: Emmetex woven fabrics in cotton and cotton blends, outerwear fabrics with functional finishings, fabrics for trousers, jackets and trench coats in cotton and cotton stretch, cotton-wool fabrics for suits and pants that will be added to our famous Moleskin. Emmeci: Woven fabrics, bouclé and draps for modern coats, flannels in jacket and pants weight, also jersey for blazers, jogging pants and outerwear as well as a group of fabric that distinguishes the Emmeci line : Meltons , with various finishings, compositions and weights. Masterloom-Black: this collection, just like the other two mentioned above, is suitable for both Ladies and Menswear, with cotton-elastan woven fabrics for trousers, wool and mixed wool blends with or without cashmere for classical and for modern coats, lightweights for shirts or elegant ladies dresses plus a very important group of fabrics made of very fine yarns in wool and wool blends for blazers and suits.
Tessitura Monti presents the new Fall-Winter 17/18 collection, innovative and sophisticated. The articles included in the Brezza package consist of different constructions, from simple popeline to more complex structured bases, all made with Ne 80/1 yarn, absolute guarantee of perspiration, lightness and compactness. The same characteristics also emerge from Leicester, a new base woven with Ne 120/2 in warp. An important theme well developed through the whole collection is represented by weights, becoming lighter thanks to the use of finer and more compact yarns, whereas the use of mélange, mouliné, jaspé and bouclé, defines the casual and sportswear part of the proposal. Knitwear is a trend for FW17/18 season in the shirting world, included by Tessitura Monti in a fabric selection with innovative structures and finishings. Prints complete the range of new proposals shown by Tessitura Monti; prints with a dynamic and trendy look, characterized by small, tiny, minimal effects, geometric and structured, developed on wavy bases with classic provenance, wide designs with an Asiatic taste and refined Flock prints.
Manifattura Emmetex SpA. (Hall 6.2 – Q12) will be exhibiting his three lines:
Emmetex: woven fabrics in cotton and cotton blends, outerwear fabrics with functional finishings, fabrics for trousers, jackets and trench coats in cotton and cotton stretch, cotton-wool fabrics for suits and pants that will be added to our famous Moleskin .
Emmeci: Woven fabrics, bouclé and draps for modern coats, flannels in jacket and pants weight, also jersey for blazers, jogging pants and outerwear as well as a group of fabric that distinguishes the Emmeci line : Meltons , with various finishings, compositions and weights.
Masterloom-Black: this collection, just like the other two mentioned above, is suitable for both Ladies and Menswear, with cotton-elastan woven fabrics for trousers, wool and mixed wool blends with or without cashmere for classical and for modern coats, lightweights for shirts or elegant ladies dresses plus a very important group of fabrics made of very fine yarns in wool and wool blends for blazers and suits.