At the heart of C.L.A.S.S. is our premiere collection of materials (fibers, yarns, polymers, and finishing, printing, and dyeing processes) that are at the forefront of technological advancements and design responsibility. An exclusive inspirational hub offering a wide selection of beautiful, smart materials from various C.L.A.S.S. partners from around the world.
Inspiring creativity and providing responsible sourcing options that can improve the supply chain and offer new possibilities.
C.L.A.S.S.’ Material hub encourages designers and brands to source responsibly to activate change and take steps toward a circular economy.
C.L.A.S.S.’ partners’ yarns offer a new generation of values as innovation, research, creativity, traceability, transparency and sustainability.
Woven and knitted fabrics are at the forefront of responsible material technology and innovation.
Bacx™ Smart Silk fabrics entirely made in Italy, offers transparent traceability starting at the source; raw materials through all stages of the manufacturing and dyeing processes through finished product. Centro Seta is proud to comply with the GOTS certification process.
The result is a range of refined, unique and fully sustainable silk fabrics produced using special, exclusive dyestuffs available in vivid colors that ensure color fastness.
Cupro by Asahi Kasei is a one-of-a-kind, new generation material made from the smart-tech transformation of cotton linter bio-utility waste, converted through a traceable and transparent closed loop process. CUPRO also delivers on laboratory verified end of life options, and a finalized LCA study. Cupro has GRS certification proving its materials recycling authenticity.
Cupro can claim end-of-life biodegradability as verified by third party, INNOVHUB.
Marchi & Fildi transform already dyed, 100% pre-consumer cotton clippings into ECOTEC® yarns. As a result, they come in a wide-range of fantastic colors that are stock ready, a major selling point. The yarns can contain up to 80% of transformed material, another advantage in comparison to conventional transformed cotton. ECOTEC® certified record reductions in water, C02 emissions and energy compared to conventional and organic cotton.
The FILPUCCI GROUP presents the “Responsible Innovation Collection”: a new level of smart innovation linked to responsible, eco-centric production that uses the best high-tech, natural-based materials, combined with FILPUCCI’s dyeing and finishing expertise. These new, responsible yarns deliver a new textile era of sustainable fashion solutions that are driven by ethical and natural values.
Zone Collection, first in the world made with certified organic wool fiber ICEA, Istituto per la Certificazione Etica ed Ambientale. A GOTS certified traceable organic wool from Argentina and Australia, verified mulesing-free. The organic wool comes from animals who were not treated with hormones, steroids, antibiotics, vaccines and nutrition is free from OGM, pesticides, chemicals, insecticides, fungicides and herbicides.
Beautiful, soft and comfortable fabrics made from raw cotton yarns that are 100% naturally grown and colored (green, ecru and brown) from non-transgenic seed. OCC grows its own cotton without artificial irrigation or wet chemical processes. Projects in Brazil support more than 450 growers and supervise the entire production process from planting the seeds, cultivation, and spinning through the manufacturing of the garments.
ROICA™ is a premium stretch fiber that offers the ROICA™ Eco-Smart family, a world-first range of unique innovative and responsible made premium stretch fibers, including 2 real sustainable solutions: one GRS certified yarn and a ROICA™ yarn boasting the Gold Level Material Health Certificate by Cradle-to-Cradle Product Innovation Institute and the Hohenstein Environment Compatibility Certificate.
Portuguese company, TINTEX Textiles, has become a leader in Naturally Advanced fabric innovation, include 90% use of more sustainable materials that result in responsibly crafted jersey fabrics. Naturally Advanced position means advancing organic and natural materials combined with unique, hybrid ‘nature-tech’ smarts, thanks to dedicated investments that serve the customers’ demands.
Re.VerSo™ a new, totally traceable, certified and transparent, Italian textile system for wool based materials. It is a fully integrated chain for truly unique and highly valuable materials. Production is based on wool and cashmere pre consumer clippings, supplied by the best Italian and international fashion brands and industry producers. This supply chain of excellence is based on the collaboration of five premium textile Italian producers: Green Line and Nuova Fratelli Boretti for the raw material. A. Stelloni Collection By Mapel for fashion textiles, Filpucci for high-end, luxury knitwear yarns and Filatura C4 for contract and woven yarns.