The vision that lies behind ECOSENSOR™ is bold and ambitious: to keep nature, body and mind in perfect harmony. This ideal concept turns real in a versatile collection of eco - high-tech fabrics that embody new generation values of design, innovation and responsibility.
For its new S/S 2022 collection, ECOSENSOR™ by Asahi Kasei has concentrated all its key values into a nature-driven and high-tech fabric collection that has versatility is at the core. A diversified range of technologies from circular knits to woven fabrics in different textures and finishing created to meet the different needs of the contemporary consumer who is looking for performance, durability, wellbeing together with responsible values.
In this sense, ECOSENSOR™ gathers many dimensions: sustainability, active climate control, exquisite touch, lightness, comfort and extreme performance that together co-habit the textiles. The commitment in building a totally sustainable offer is tangible and solid, as ECOSENSOR™ has set out to use only certified high-quality recycled materials in order to optimize and value at best the use of NEW resources for all its collection.
Among the premium materials used we can find Bemberg™, the high-tech yarn born from the transformation of cotton linters through a fully circular, transparent and entirely traceable process.
It offers an amazing precious hand combined with optimal moisture management characteristics, and boasting biodegradability and GRS certification. And ROICA™ EF, the premium certified sustainable recycled stretch yarn by Asahi Kasei made from pre-consumer waste. The holistic responsible approach goes beyond, as dyeing and finishing processes focus on environmental-friendly impact being certified by OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 and/or Bluesign®.
The high-tech, durable and innovative collection covers different applications such as :
• INNERWEAR: structures are simple, comfortable, and essential with lightweight base layers.
• SPORTSWEAR: this range is perfect for the creation of lightweight, breathable and comfortable items for sportswear and athleisure. Fancy and dynamic structures, combining technical performance and stretch, double-layer knits with 3D geometric patterns.
• OUTERWEAR: Featuring elegant and functional slub fabrics, this category has been designed to offer a more classic and casual choice. Lightness is an important component that goes with the hand and also becomes wellbeing.
Product transparency and traceability are becoming increasingly important, and ECOSENSOR™ proves to be up to the task of meeting the needs of contemporary consumers. This includes full knowledge of the supply chain, corporate responsibility at all levels and a strategic commitment granted by influential certifications such as GRS - Global Recycled Standard, Bluesign® and STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®.
A new force of nature committed in building a varied smart wardrobe for the contemporary consumer where the human, environmentally friendly and cutting-edge imprint meet this ultimate collection. ECOSENSOR™ is a partner of C.L.A.S.S. ecohub and will be available on C.L.A.S.S. SMART SHOP, the inspirational materials’ e-shop, that includes a premium selection of the C.L.A.S.S. Material Hub’s materials, for students, designers and brands willing to explore and test sustainable fabrics from one little sample up to 50 metres.