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Bikini makers emphasize functional finishes, high spandex ratio

Companies are improving UV, chlorine and bacteria protection of the latest releases.


  • Functional treatments: Suppliers are applying a specialty coating on the textile’s surface for UV, chlorine and bacteria protection.
  • Improved stretch: High spandex composition is emphasized to yield pieces that follow the body's contours easily. Most models are blended with 10, 18 or 20 percent of the textile.
  • Enhanced bust support: For greater breast support and a push-up effect, most have underwire and padding. The latter can be fixed or removable.

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 All price quotes in this report are in US dollars unless otherwise specified. FOB prices were provided by the companies interviewed only as reference prices at the time of interview and may have changed.

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