Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors


Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


DHgate

Home > News > In Milan: Foul-weather friends

June 24th, 2008

In Milan: Foul-weather friends

Abstract:
Although its travel trench was already featherweight, Italian outerwear company Allegri has gone even further for spring '09óworking with Teijin, a Japanese lab that's among the world's leaders in textile nanotech, to produce thinner, lighter fabrics made from postconsumer waste. The stuff is so tightly woven that it's waterproof even without a coating, as the image here is meant to convey. Equally featherweight are Burberry Prorsum's summer trenches, which get their water-repelling properties from rubberized silk (seriously). The fabric is thinner than paper, and virtually wrinkle-proof. In either case, I'll be happy to leave the umbrella at home.

Source:
men.style.com

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

Nanoparticles present sustainable way to grow food crops May 1st, 2016

Searching for a nanotech self-organizing principle May 1st, 2016

Clay nanotube-biopolymer composite scaffolds for tissue engineering May 1st, 2016

Cooling graphene-based film close to pilot-scale production April 30th, 2016

Products

New Generation of Graphene Reinforced Carbon Fibre Prepreg Products March 14th, 2016

New Generation of Graphene Reinforced Carbon Fibre Prepreg Products March 10th, 2016

PEN Inc. Announces Strategy to Broaden Clarity Branded Products Business February 4th, 2016

Graphenea increases capacity, reduces prices January 25th, 2016

Announcements

Nanoparticles present sustainable way to grow food crops May 1st, 2016

Clay nanotube-biopolymer composite scaffolds for tissue engineering May 1st, 2016

Cooling graphene-based film close to pilot-scale production April 30th, 2016

Personal cooling units on the horizon April 29th, 2016

Textiles/Clothing

The impact of anti-odor clothing on the environment March 31st, 2016

No more washing: Nano-enhanced textiles clean themselves with light: New technique to grow nanostructures that degrade organic matter when exposed to light March 23rd, 2016

Stretchable electronics that quadruple in length March 4th, 2016

Replacement of Toxic Antibacterial Agents Possible by Biocompatible Polymeric Nanocomposites February 12th, 2016

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE




  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







Car Brands
Buy website traffic