Helanca is a variant of piqué fabric, typically made from Polyamide. It was first invented in 1932 by Rudolph H. Kägi, and later on sold to a Swiss company. Its distinctive feature lies in its 4-way stretch, offering unparalleled comfort and elasticity, making it an ideal choice for swimsuits and technical performance garments. It has exceptional durability and long-wear characteristics ensuring that the garments withstand the rigors of frequent use. Helance has fade-resistant properties allowing the colors to remain vibrant.