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The 19/20AW NYFW

QUANTUS emphasizes exploration. Encouraging us to discover our inner selves. Integrating nature, spirituality and technology, the outfits bring out the core in every individual through the use of materials.

This lookbook is dedicated to the materials that enable designers to bring out mysticism and imbue them with boundless imagination through the use of high-tech fabrics – FreeflexTM and Haptex®, and how its meticulous details bring out different styles for different occasions.

The only limit should be the imagination, and variety of designs and accessories created by Seven crash with FreeflexTM and Haptex® shows how every designer should not be afraid to think outside of the box with our materials.

Freedom in motion

Freeflextm is a TPU fiber made out of Elastollan® that is extremely stretchable and yet manages to retain its original state – over and over again. Freeflextm has reimagined comfort, fit, freedom of movement and shape retention in almost every garment from swimwear to hosiery and intimate apparel.

The fiber is made up of Elastollan® which is a versatile ingredient that improves the nature of fabrics. BASF has successfully transformed garments with this material which enhance the drape, shape, comfort and appearance of outerwear.

BASF now plays a key part in the development of entirely new active and performance sportswear concepts – from footwear to apparel and accessories.

BASF ensures that its fiber innovations add more consumer value to premium quality garments than ever before.

Freeflex can also be used in the following applications:

Intimate garments

Create life with.

The concept of Haptex® was born out of the pursuit to surpass the everyday norms; embodying sustainability in both design and quality in your everyday applications.

Haptex® is your sophisticated response to international design trends with its unifying function, effortless form and intelligent craftmanship.

We also respect the earth and take pride in our role in the greater community. That’s why Haptex® is the first solution for synthetic leather with zero organic solvent that adheres to low VOC standards – giving you a peace of mind asyou get about your everyday life.

Haptex® can be used in the following applications:


Making its debut at NYFW: The Shows, SevenCrash is an international streetwear brand inspired by the youth culture style of New York City.

Founded in 2013 and now based in New York City, the brand's mantra is “Crash the Rules,” and embodies SevenCrash’s effort to explore the connections between streetwear and high fashion through highly advanced, technical fabrications and contemporary design.

Seven Crash offers inventive outwear in an array of striking colors and embroidery details along with industrial-inspired utilitarian apparel for men and women, available for purchase on its website.

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