SEA ISLAND COTTON
Sea Island cotton fibers are cultivated exclusively in the British West Indies Caribbean islands. Only this area offers the necessary climatic conditions to create unrivalled staple length of 50 mm of these rare fibers. They are picked by hand and skilfully processed in a gentle traditional method. This results in an unmatched soft touch and incomparably silky texture, and is staggeringly long-lasting. An exclusive spinnery in Switzerland supplies the yarns for our in-house production, which produces the fine cotton fabric. A hologram trademark on every package guarantees the authenticity of each style.
SUPER COMBED COTTON
The cotton has been combed multiple times to eliminate as many short fibers and impurities as possible, which make the yarn much stronger and softer. This results in a more compact, more uniform cotton.
Long-staple cotton fibers from the USA with a staple length up to 50 millimetres. Supima cotton fibers are up to 35% longer than average cotton fibers, which results in a softer feel, longer durability, and increased tear strength. Products that feature include the Cotton Deluxe Nightwear and Cotton sensation ranges.
A quality trademark for cotton fabricated in Switzerland made from extra-long staple Supima cotton fibers. Only 3% of the best worldwide cotton fibers are used, this luxury cotton is used on the Moments range.
Extra-long staple cotton yarns fibers from Egypt. These stand out with a particular evenness, special softness, and increased tear strength.
PROCESSING PROCEDURES & TECHNOLOGIES
Mercerization is a chemical treatment for cotton threads. The yarns are immersed in a special caustic soda and held under tension. This results in the swelling of the cotton fibers and causes an increase in the surface area and reflectance. This also strengthens the fabric and gives it a lustrous appearance, better colour brilliance, and more durability.
Molded bra cups have been shaped over a hot breast mould form to give it a pre-defined breast shape. The fabric is usually seamless, making it perfect to wear under fitted
Lightweight and breathable meshwork. Circular knits constructed from two textile faces whose sides are spaced apart for a 3D effect, creating an air pocket for increased breathability, offering good dimensional stability of the bra cup.
A Fully Fashion construction produces custom pre-shaped pieces of a knitted garment. Instead of knitting a rectangular sheet of fabric, instructions guide a fully-fashioned knitting machine’s needles to create custom shapes appropriate to the desired garment structure. The pieces emerge from the machine ready to be sewn together. It results in reduced run sensitivity, and less seams.