First developed by DuPont scientists in 1958 as an alternative to the rubber used in corsets, Lycra is a synthetic fibre known for its exceptional elasticity and is largely used in the manufacture of dancewear, sportswear including bicycle pants and ice skating costumes. Lycra is a lightweight and breathable Fabric known for its quick drying properties. It can also be stretched repeatedly and will return to almost exactly its original size making it ideal for dancewear costumes.
With a composition of 80% Nylon and 20% Spandex and 150cm wide, our top quality Lycra collection is available in a variety of colours including Black, Purple, Pink and Red. Whether you are creating a collection of stunning dance costumes for a big show or a pair of casual leggings for yourself, you will be sure to find the Lycra to meet your requirements.