Australian and New Zealand womenswear label, L&F extend their fabric collection to include velveteen, velour and shimmering jerseys for an Up Late range of cocktail, evening and occasionwear.New eveningwear fabrics from Australian and New Zealand womens clothing brand, L&F for their range of cocktail and occasionwear tops and dresses

Speciality Fabrics

Wear & care

The Up Late Collection features luxurious Velveteen and Velour shimmering Xanadu and opulent Pewter Foil - all speciality fabrics but with very different looks and feels. Find out more about these glamorous fabrics below:

Glam

A lightweight fabric, Glam has a high-quality, 4-way stretch. Designed to work with every movement of your body, Glam fabric won't cling or lose its shape.

Garments made from Glam are crease resistant, easy to care for and a great choice if you’re looking for an elevated and glamorous look.

Glam is a delicate fabric. To preserve the look of this fabric, avoid contact with rough surfaces.

Composition: 70% Nylon 27% Metallic 3% Elastane

How To Care

To wash your Glam garment, use a ‘delicate’ wash machine setting on a cool temperature. Turn your garment inside out and avoid mixing bright colours and whites. Avoid using a fabric softener, as it can encourage fibres to pill.

As an added tip and to preserve qualities of the fabric, always wash your jersey garments separately from other textiles and dry inside out in a shaded area. Remember, our Glam fabric is crease-resistant and doesn’t require ironing. If you do wish to iron, use a cool setting and iron on the reverse.

Glam fabric is dry cleanable.

When caring for your garment follow the instructions on the care label.

How To Store

Do not store a jersey garment on a hanger for a long period of time. Where possible, always use the hanging ribbon to support your garment.

Jade Metallic

A metallic burnout fabric, Jade Metallic has subtle stretch and won't cling or lose its shape. With a metallic shimmer, Jade Metallic is a great fabric to add lustre to eveningwear and event looks.

Jade Metallic is a delicate fabric. To preserve the foil finish, avoid contact with rough surfaces.

Composition: 55% Polyester 45% Metallic

How To Care

To wash your Jade Metallic garment, use a ‘delicate’ wash machine setting on a cool temperature. Turn your garment inside out and avoid mixing bright colours and whites. Avoid using a fabric softener, as it can encourage fibres to pill.

As an added tip and to preserve qualities of the fabric, always wash your jersey garments separately from other textiles and dry inside out in a shaded area. Remember, our Glam fabric is crease-resistant and doesn’t require ironing. If you do wish to iron, use a cool setting and iron on the reverse.

When caring for your garment follow the instructions on the care label.

How To Store

Do not store a Metallic garment on a hanger for a long period of time.

Xanadu

A textured jersey with shimmer, Xanadu has a beautiful drape and 4-way stretch, that holds it shape without clinging to the body.

Garments made from Xanadu are crease resistant, easy to care for and a great choice if you’re looking for an elevated and glamorous look.

Composition: 95% Polyester 5% Spandex

4-Way Stretch

Figure Hugging

Wrinkle Resistent

How To Care

To wash your Xanadu garment, use a ‘delicate’ wash machine setting on a cool temperature. Turn your garment inside out and avoid mixing bright colours and whites. Avoid using a fabric softener, as it can encourage fibres to pill. If pilling occurs, remove gently by hand or with a de-pilling comb.

As an added tip and to preserve qualities of the fabric, always wash your jersey garments separately from other textiles and dry inside out in a shaded area. Remember, our Xanadu is crease-resistant and doesn’t require ironing.

When caring for your garment follow the instructions on the care label.

How To Store

Do not store a jersey garment on a hanger for a long period of time. Where possible, always use the hanging ribbon to support your garment.

Silver Sequin

A black based jersey embellished with resin-applied silver sequins and lurex thread, Silver Sequin has the soft stretch of a jersey fabric. Applied with resin rather than stitching, Silver Sequin garments are smooth on the inside and won't drop their sequins.

Silver sequin has beautiful drape and soft stretch that makes it comfortable to wear.

Composition: 87% Nylon 8% Metallic 5% Spandex

4 Way Stretch

Figure Hugging

Wrinkle Resistant

How To Care

To wash your Silver Sequin garment, use a ‘delicate’ wash machine setting on a cool temperature. Turn your garment inside out and avoid mixing bright colours and whites. Avoid using a fabric softener.

As an added tip and to preserve qualities of the fabric, always wash your jersey garments separately from other textiles and dry inside out in a shaded area. Remember, our Silver Sequin fabric is crease-resistant and doesn’t require ironing.

When caring for your garment follow the instructions on the care label.

Sequins can cause abrasion to other delicate fabrics.

How To Store

Do not store a jersey garment on a hanger for a long period of time. Where possible, always use the hanging ribbon to support your garment.

Velveteen

Velvety to the touch, L&F's Velveteen is a luxe Velveteen with minimal stretch. Flattering to the figure, it moulds to the body without clinging or losing its shape.

Velveteen is a delicate fabric. To preserve the look of the pile, avoid contact with rough surfaces.

Composition: 73% Cotton 25% Rayon 2% Spandex

How To Care

Velveteen is a Dry Clean Only fabric. When caring for your garment follow the instructions on the care label.

Do not iron.

To help you smooth the pile of your Up Late pieces, all Velveteen garments come with a Velveteen fabric swatch. Dampen the swatch and brush the surface of the garment in an upwards motion, working with the direction of the pile to smooth out wear and abrasion lines on the fabric.

How To Store

Store hanging for longevity and to preserve the shape of the garment.

Velour

With a velvety handfeel, Velour has high-quality, 4-way stretch with a shine finish. It is designed to work with every movement of your body without clinging or losing its shape.

Velour has a beautiful drape. It flatters and moulds to the figure exceptionally well, with a high-quality, hug-like stretch.

Garments made from Velour are crease resistant, easy to care for and a perfect choice if you’re looking for a garment with a glamorous look.

With a high shine finish, different Velour colourways may vary in their representation of its lush pile. To lift any creases or fold compression marks, wash before wear or lightly steam garments

Composition: 90% polyester 10% Elastane

4 Way Stretch

Figure Hugging

Wrinkle Resistant

How To Care

To wash your Velour garment, use a ‘delicate’ wash machine setting on a cool temperature. Turn your garment inside out and avoid mixing bright colours and whites. Avoid using a fabric softener, as it can encourage fibres to pill. If pilling occurs, remove gently by hand or with a de-pilling comb.

As an added tip and to preserve qualities of the fabric, always wash your jersey garments separately from other textiles and dry inside out in a shaded area. Remember, our Velour is crease-resistant and doesn’t require ironing. Light steam may be applied to smooth out abrasion lines in the pile.

When caring for your garment follow the instructions on the care label.

How To Store

Do not store a jersey garment on a hanger for a long period of time. Where possible, always use the hanging ribbon to support your garment.

Pewter Foil/Bronze Foil

Metallic foil printed shimmer jerseys, Pewter and Bronze Foil fabrics have good drape and a soft 4-way stretch that holds it shape without clinging to the body.

Garments made from Pewter or Bronze Foil are crease resistant, easy to care for and a great choice if you’re looking for an elevated and glamorous look.

N.B. Due to the nature of the shimmer jersey base, the fabric around the foil print may appear transparent when held up to the light. There is however, no transparency when worn on the body.

Composition: 95% Polyester 5% Spandex

4-Way Stretch

Figure Hugging

Wrinkle Resistent

How To Care

To wash your Pewter Foil garment, use a ‘delicate’ wash machine setting on a cool temperature. Turn your garment inside out and avoid mixing bright colours and whites. Avoid using a fabric softener, as it can encourage fibres to pill.

As an added tip and to preserve qualities of the fabric, always wash your jersey garments separately from other textiles and dry inside out in a shaded area. Remember, our Pewter Foil is crease-resistant and doesn’t require ironing.

When caring for your garment follow the instructions on the care label.

How To Store

Do not store a jersey garment on a hanger for a long period of time. Where possible, always use the hanging ribbon to support your garment.

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