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Parachute Tech

Technical fabrics adopt a lightweight touch with waterproof qualities

Parachute Tech

Technical fabrics adopt a lightweight touch with waterproof qualities

Trendstop’s material forecasts track leading designers’ use of materials to inspire and inform collections. We attend leading fabric fairs such as Premiere Vision to source directional images and supplier samples to inspire fabric applications and manipulations. Our material groups outline upcoming trends for a range of fabrics including wovens, knitwear, denim, lace and embellishments. On our blog we can exclusively reveal a key wovens direction which will influence fabric application for both womenswear and menswear.

Trendstop Parachute Tech Material Forecast WWImages left to right: J W Anderson, GB Textile.


Parachute Tech

Waterproof materials are rendered in ultra-lightweight forms, enabling them to hold defined creases.

  • Lightweight hold
  • Crisp touch
  • Technical sheen
  • Sports silks
  • Starch-like creases
  • Waterproof qualities
  • Activewear inspired
  • Additive colours

Trendstop Parachute Tech Material Forecast MWImages left to right: Craftevo V&A Japan, Perdre Haleine.


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