Monday, Nov. 18, 2002


Inventor: Nano-Tex, LLC

We've been hearing about nanotechnology for years, but this fall it finally landed in our lap — literally. These pants look and feel ordinary, but they have undergone a special chemical treatment to give them "nanowhiskers" — millions of tiny fibers one hundred-thousandth of an inch long — that help them repel spills. Eddie Bauer and Lee, among others, are gambling that the fabric will give them a leg up on the competition.

Availability: Now, $35 for Lee Performance Khakis
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