Pieces of Art. Craftsmanship and tradition meets cutting-edge modernity, with precious fabrics, such as Chantilly lace silk and tulle, which resemble works of art. To match these traditional-inspired looks with contemporary lifestyles, Coolmax fabric will effectively absorb perspiration, allowing the wearer to feel cooler and comfortable. Smart and Stimulating. By merging science and design, Lycra fibre will contribute to stretch and recovery properties of all types of fabric. The Tactel fibre in particular creates garments that are soft, smooth, breathable and lightweight. Performance and smart textiles will manage body temperature and moisturise the skin. Sculpturing Quality. With an emphasis on fitness and well-being, Lycra Sport fibres combine stretch technology and demanding fabric requirements to deliver freedom of movement, bi-directional stretch and long-lasting fit. Body-embracing fabrics with compression will create messaging effects will maintaining coolness. Afro Future. Lavish tropical designs and African prints will inspire new patterns next season and an excellent fit is required to give this look longevity. Xtra Life Lycra fibre resists fibre breakage and fit loss caused by chlorine. Traditional fabrics fuse well with modern-day fresh interpretations produced using digital printing technology. Illusion Wear. Fabric is versatile and dynamic material that can manipulate perspective and scale with optical illusions of reflection, light and illusionary layers. Lasers will be used for finishing effects with digital wizardry to generate patterns with 2D and 3D effects.