Fluidity

Fluidity as a state of mind, as the capacity to adapt, change or transform. Fluidity as a constant process of change, as continuous creation of new and impermanent forms. Biennale di Arte Contemporanea, Venezia Fluidity as an instrument of freedom, as a gateway to the new and the unexplored. Fluidity as the harmonious movement of…

Natural elements for a natural style

The influence of sustainability motivates interesting new yarn qualities, based on a careful selection of fibres, on loose and voluminous constructions. A specific selection of the natural colours of the original fibres is a leading theme as well as the choice of undyed qualities. Smoothness and lightness characterize the yarns from the finest to the…

Sustainability as a shared commitment. Feel the Yarn Charter of Values

Sustainability is a strategic choice that often implies a radical change in the business model. Radical changes are not achieved through spot initiatives or marketing actions disconnected from concrete projects, meaning real measurable and accountable performances. Sustainability is an obligatory path too, because all the market indicators converge towards this evidence. Challenging? Yes. Onerous? Of…

The Sustainable Stylist

Spinning mills, knitwear factories and customers are making great efforts to try to balance  industrial production and sustainability. The heart of the fashion system is not the product but the creativity, the designer behind the collection. “The sustainability of the product lies in the style.” FILATURA LUISA 1966, Flower FILIVIVI, Luna It is the designer who…

Extending the life of fibres and yarns

New production chains are increasingly developing to face the problems related to textile and plastic waste and to the necessity to save water, energy, fibres, materials by extending the life of fibres and yarns. Thanks to these processes recycled raw materials can be used to create innovative fancy yarns. Once discarded knitted and woven textiles…

Happy little places

These times that have obliged us to limit and sometimes to cancel trips and movements, reminded me of a famous sentence by Proust. It more or less sounds like this: travelling doesn’t mean looking for new places but having new eyes. In fact if the lockdown has brought about a positive thing, it is the…

Fashion and environment: microplastics in our clothes poison even the Arctic Ocean. A decalogue to eliminate them from our wardrobe

35% of the 1.4 million billion microfibers present in the oceans comes from washing synthetic clothing, especially those of low quality. Is it possible to do one’s part to reduce the impact? The fact that even a remote and apparently pristine ecosystem such as the Arctic is invaded by microplastics is a clear sign of…

Post Bellum Knitwear

“I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom”.               -Bob Dylan Breeze Bio, ALPES Molla+Ocean, LANIFICIO DELL'OLIVO Few of us have seen the war and yet we all feel like veterans. This feeling of loss of certainties, habits and freedom takes us back in time,…