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Global Apparel Markets: Product Developments and Innovations 2016

  • ID: 3625216
  • February 2016
  • Region: Global
  • 22 pages
  • Textiles Intelligence
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Uniqlo: New Collections in Collaboration with Liberty and Disney Consumer Products

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Banana Republic
  • DyStar
  • Hyosung
  • Jeanologia
  • Michelle Rose
  • Pantone
  • MORE

This report analyses some of the latest developments and innovations in the global apparel industry, including: chemical screening processes; clothing technology; colour trends; denim fabric; digital printing inks; dyes; fabric technologies; fibres and yarns for apparel; finishes for denim; new collections; odour resistant and stain resistant jeans; outdoor apparel; pilling resistant fabrics; radio frequency identification (RFID); sports apparel; and textile recycling.

The report also includes news from the following innovative companies, other organisations, brands and individuals: Banana Republic, Coats Group, Cone Denim, Disney Consumer Products, DyStar, ED, Gap, Huntsman Textile Effects, Hyosung, Inditex, Intertek, Invista, Jeanologia, Lenzing, Levi Strauss & Co, Liberty, Michelle Rose, Novozymes, Nylstar, ODO, Pantone, Pertex, Pyrates, Tonello, Tory Burch, Uniqlo, Van Heusen, and VTT Technical Research Centre.

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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Banana Republic
  • DyStar
  • Hyosung
  • Jeanologia
  • Michelle Rose
  • Pantone
  • MORE

SUMMARY
CHEMICAL SCREENING PROCESSES
Intertek: chemical screening process for use by apparel, footwear and textile manufacturers
CLOTHING TECHNOLOGY
Van Heusen: men’s dress shirt which incorporates a stretchable collar
COLOUR TRENDS
Pantone: Color of the year for 2016
DENIM FABRIC
Cone Denim: Natural Indigo Collection of Denim fabrics
DIGITAL PRINTING INKS
DyStar: new ranges of Jettex inks for digital printers
DYES
Huntsman Textile Effects and Pantone: new range of Pantone colour shades and corresponding dye formulations
FABRIC TECHNOLOGIES
Hyosung: creora Fit2 stretch fabric technology
Invista: Lycra Beauty Cooling and Lycra Hybrid fabric technologies
Lycra Beauty Cooling
Lycra Hybrid
Pertex: CS10 technology for use in the manufacture of abrasion resistant fabrics
FIBRES AND YARNS FOR APPAREL
Nylstar: Meryl XtremDye fibre and new Meryl yarns for apparel
FINISHES FOR DENIM
Jeanologia: Light PP Spray laser finishing process
Tonello and Levi Strauss & Co: NoStone denim finishing technique
NEW COLLECTIONS
Banana Republic and Timo Weiland: new women’s wear collection
Gap and ED: GapKids X ED children’s wear collection
Inditex: men’s wear collection for the Stradivarius brand
Uniqlo: new collections in collaboration with Liberty and Disney Consumer Products
Liberty London for Uniqlo
Magic For All
ODOUR RESISTANT AND STAIN RESISTANT JEANS
ODO: jeans which are resistant to odours and staining
OUTDOOR APPAREL
Invista’s Cordura brand and Michelle Rose: women’s outdoor apparel capsule collection
PILLING RESISTANT FABRICS
Novozymes and Lenzing: cotton and Tencel blend knitted fabrics which are resistant to pilling
RADIO FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION (RFID)
Coats Group: conductive thread for use in radio frequency identification (RFID) tags
SPORTS APPAREL
Pyrates: luxury jogging apparel collection
Tory Burch: Tory Sport women’s sports apparel collection
TEXTILE RECYCLING
VTT Technical Research Centre: production of fibres using cellulose solution derived from recycled cotton

List of Figures
Figure 1: Colour swatches of Rose Quartz (Pantone: 13-1520) and Serenity (Pantone: 15-3919)
Figure 2: ODO Denim Jeans
Figure 3: Cordura + Struktur Studio top
Figure 4: CSL CS8200 RFID tag with metallised thread antenna
Figure 5: Pyrates women’s Almaviva style jacket and men’s Acis style jacket
Figure 6: Tory Sport V-Neck Tennis Dress

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- Banana Republic
- Coats Group
- Cone Denim
- Disney Consumer Products
- DyStar
- ED
- Gap
- Huntsman Textile Effects
- Hyosung
- Inditex
- Intertek
- Invista
- Jeanologia
- Lenzing
- Levi Strauss & Co
- Liberty
- Michelle Rose
- Novozymes
- Nylstar
- ODO
- Pantone
- Pertex
- Pyrates
- Tonello
- Tory Burch
- Uniqlo
- VTT Technical Research Centre
- Van Heusen

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