Marlane Cordura

Invista‘s Cordura brand has teamed with the Marlane division of Biella Manifatture Tessili to introduce Cordura Combat Wool fabric and the Officina Endurance collection.

A durable wool blend technology, Cordura Combat Wool woven fabric offers enhanced abrasion resistance and longevity. From the commute to the boardroom, Officina Endurance collection is meant to meet the fashion meets function needs of the modern male. This portfolio of fabrics is designed for garments that can keep professionals feeling top-notch, well-groomed and comfortable in a range of situations.

“Cordura Combat Wool fabrics are designed not only to look fashionable, but to function comfortably, making them an ideal choice for the stylish professional on-the-go,” said Cindy McNaull, global Cordura brand and marketing director. “Marlane is a prestigious addition to our family of Cordura brand authorized mills.”

Patrick Lonn Wennberg, Marlane sales and marketing director, said, “Our mill has a young, contemporary target market, and we believe that Cordura brand’s innovative characteristics and performance are appealing to this group. Our Officina Endurance collection of Cordura Combat Wool fabrics offer a sophisticated yet traditional look and feel, with a technical edge that is an exciting option for designers developing stylish apparel for young urbanites.”

Known for its resistance to abrasions, tears and scuffs, Cordura fabric is a primary ingredient in many of the world’s leading high-performance gear and apparel products ranging from luggage, upholstery and backpacks to footwear, military equipment, tactical wear, workwear and performance apparel. The Cordura brand is a registered trademark of Invista, one of the world’s largest integrated polymer, intermediates and fibers businesses based in Wichita, Kan.

This continues Cordura’s push into fashion after recently adding new collections in denim, including the Cordura Denim Infinity Collection, part of the Authentic Alchemie Collection portfolio introduced in May.

Located in Biella, Italy, Marlane merges tradition with innovative research and technology to create leading fabrics for professional wear.