Silk Spins a New technical Tale at Terramar


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Silk Spins a New Technical Tale at Terramar

Tarrytown, N.Y. (December 14, 2015) In 1971 Terramar launched Thermasilk® as an alternative to the underperforming base layer fabrics of the day. The comfort and natural performance features made it an instant hit. While the Terramar line has expanded to include a variety of natural and synthetic products, Thermasilk® has remained a staple at many outdoor and ski shops with a select group of consumers remaining very loyal.

Terramar has now developed two new products that take silk to a whole new level. The company proudly introduces Merino Silk and Thermasilk® Luxe.

Merino Silk – The ideal blend of merino wool and silk, this product is engineered with a plaited knit construction that puts the silk against the skin for no-itch comfort. This “natural” combination provides superior breathability and anti-odor protection. It also features great fit and 4-way stretch for freedom of movement as a next-to-skin or mid-layer.

Details:55% merino wool/35% silk/9% nylon. Available in Women’s/Men’s ½ Zip tops and Women’s Tight/Men’s Pant bottoms. Easy care.

Thermasilk® Luxe – By using spun silk and spandex Terramar created a “beefier” more performance oriented version of Thermasilk®. It hugs your body with a luxurious feel and fully supports your every move. And the natural fibers breathe and offer anti-odor protection.

Details:95% Spun Silk/5% Spandex. Available in a Women’s V-neck top and tight.

Please visit the Terramar booths at Outdoor Retailer (#33051) and SIA (#2644) to see the full line of performance products.

About Terramar Sports: Terramar® has over 40 years of history manufacturing performance base layers.Building on its heritage of technical silk garments, Terramar has become a global leader in engineering next-to-skin garments that utilize a combination of advanced fibers/fabrics, treatments and functional design. Terramar has a full line of products for cold and warm weather outdoor activities. Proprietary technologies include ClimaSense™, Thermawool™ and Thermasilk®.For more information: