Models wear concept hosiery collections featuring Lycra technologies during the catwalk show. Attendees gather at the Sheraton Hotel in Lake Como, Italy. Visitors collect their seminar survival kit. Invista's Alistair Williamson opens the conference. Anne Marie Commandeur heads Stijlinstituut Amsterdam, a team of multidisciplinary designers working on creation and communication in the area of material innovation, forecasting, colour trends and strategic design concepts. Jane Gwyther, Invista's EMEA marketing manager for Socks, talks about a new era in performance fibres. Sybille Bald, global segment director for hosiery at INVISTA, introduces Summer Sheer technology by Lycra. Attendees enjoy a catwalk show featuring hosiery made with Lycra and Coolmax technologies. Sybille Bald, global segment director for hosiery at INVISTA, and Consuelo Banon, the EMEA segment manager for Hosiery at INVISTA, discuss innovations in compression.