Arvind & INVISTA present the future of denims at FESTIVE 2018
Arvind Limited, Indiaâ€™s leading textile to retail and brands conglomerate along with INVISTA, one of the worldâ€™s largest integrated producers of fibres, showcased its exclusive denim collection in New Delhi named â€˜GRAVITYâ€™, at its annual event called Arvind FESTIVE 2018.
Arvind Limited, Indiaâ€™s leading textile to retail and brands conglomerate along with INVISTA, one of the worldâ€™s largest integrated producers of fibres, showcased its exclusive denim collection in New Delhi named â€˜GRAVITYâ€™, at its annual event called Arvind FESTIVE 2018. A pioneer of the denim revolution in India, Arvind has introduced many firsts to the denims industry including various IP-led designs and technologies. The FESTIVE 2018 also witnessed the launch of futuristic denim technology brands like IKAT DENIM, BOOMERANG 360*, BOOMERANG BOUNCE, CHROME CORD and HYBRID CHINOS.
Taking inspiration from the most powerful force on our planet, Arvind launched its latest collection called â€˜GRAVITYâ€™, a range of new denims that embody power, stability, and comfort. The collection was introduced through engaging displays and an enthralling runway show that highlighted the most desired features of modern day expression of energy.
Woven-knit denims category has been driving the Indian denim market for last few years. It has now reached a saturation point. Market is looking for new ideas. During the event, Arvind and INVISTA hosted an expert panel to brainstorm for such new ideas, in a thought provoking session titled â€œLooking beyond Woven Knit Denimâ€. The event also included a unique experiential concept titled â€˜The ADL Experience: Art and Science of Denim washâ€™ curated and developed by on board international laundry experts, Giovanni Petrin & Andrea, who have been previously instrumental in the success story of the famed Italian laundry, Martelli. This installation showcased the most trend right, aspirational, yet sustainable denim wash directions. With sustainability lying at the core of Arvindâ€™s belief, this wash trend collection has been developed at ARVIND DENIM LAB (ADL) using eco-friendly technologies and processes.
Commenting on the Festive 2018 event, Aamir Akhtar, CEO, Denims, Arvind Ltd, said, â€œArvind Limited is taking steps for leveraging innovative technologies to create the best fabrics across performance, fashion, and functionality. We are constantly pushing our limits to redefine denims every season. It is our endeavour to bring customers the best products that are elevated, technologically innovative, and importantly sustainable. We will continue to work towards creating disproportionate value for our customers by providing them with end to end solutions from design to delivery.â€
Renowned for introducing innovative products to the Indian denim market for years, Arvind created a visually stimulating Indigo Art Centre, that gave visitors a sneak peek into their vision of â€˜Indigo inspired lifestyleâ€™. This section of the event focused on creating endless possibilities with Indigo, beyond just Jeanswear.
A key Innovation highlight at the show, was Arvindâ€™s new product range christened as IKAT DENIM. This range uses a path breaking new Indigo dyeing technology, which is not only substantially more sustainable compared with traditional dyeing techniques, it also imparts a completely new and aspirational aesthetic appeal to the finished product. The technology creates unique and controlled patterns on the fabric that resemble traditional textile art form of Ikat. Arvind takes pride in being the 1st Textile Company in India to exclusively offer this product to the Domestic market.
The show was curated in collaboration with INVISTA, which has been a long standing Technology Partner to Arvind and have collaborated to jointly undertake path breaking R&D in the field of textiles. Transforming daily life through its innovations, INVISTA also showcased the path-breaking technology of COOLMAX ECO MADE that has been brought to India exclusively in partnership with Arvind.