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Global apparel markets: product developments and innovations, 1st quarter 2015

Global apparel markets: product developments and innovations, 1st quarter 2015
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$520.00
  • Jan 07, 2015
  • 12 pages
  • Textiles Intelligence
Abstract
This report analyses some of the latest developments and innovations in the global apparel industry, including: biodegradable textiles; dyeing technology; dyes; environmentally friendly water repellent treatments; fabrics; fibres; laser finishing processes for garments; odour resistant apparel; outdoor apparel; and sports apparel and accessories. The report includes news from the following innovative companies and brands: Artistic Fabric Mills, Filippa K, Freudenberg Interlining, Garmatex, Huntsman Textile Effects, Invista, Lenzing, Nike, Reebok, The North Face, Tonello, Umbro and YKK Fastening Products Group.
Table of Contents
SUMMARY
BIODEGRADABLE TEXTILES
Freudenberg Interlining: the first polyester lining to be made from 100% biodegradable fibres
DYEING TECHNOLOGY
YKK Fastening Products Group: new dyeing technology for zips called Eco-Dye
DYES
Huntsman Textile Effects: new range of disperse dyes called Terasil TC
ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY WATER REPELLENT
TREATMENTS
Filippa K: women’s outerwear garments incorporating fabrics finished with OC-aquasil Tex
durable water repellent (DWR) treatment
FABRICS
Artistic Fabric Mills: stretchable denim fabric collection
Invista: Lycra Beauty fabrics for denim jeans
FIBRES
Lenzing: microfibre version of Tencel A100 fibre
LASER FINISHING PROCESSES FOR GARMENTS
Tonello: new laser finishing process for colouring fashion garments
ODOUR RESISTANT APPAREL
Umbro: jackets incorporating DeoTags which prevent the build-up of body odour
OUTDOOR APPAREL
The North Face: fabrics containing Repreve fibres for making Denali jackets
SPORTS APPAREL AND ACCESSORIES
Garmatex: new apparel items and sports accessories
Nike: new polo shirt dyed using a water-free dyeing process for tennis players
Reebok: sportswear garments which incorporate Cordura fabric
List of Figures
Figure 1: Filippa K Ester Jacket
Figure 2: Garment from the Tonello Prism collection
Figure 3: DeoTag technology
Figure 4: Reebok CrossFit Cordura board shorts
List of Tables
Companies Covered