RadiciSpandex Corp., Gastonia, N.C.,
has invited junior fashion class students at Kent, Ohio-based Kent State University’s The Fashion
School to “Stretch to the Future,” a design competition involving the use of high-tech fabrics made
with spandex yarn. The competition encourages students’ creativity as they learn about fashion’s
Fashion, fabric and media experts will judge the submissions at the school’s New York City
satellite location in April 2007.
“Through the years, ‘Stretch to the Future’ has demonstrated just how talented, passionate
and innovative young designers can be when they are confronted with new applications and technical
advancements,” said Rob Rebello, CEO, RadiciSpandex.