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Global Apparel Markets: Product Developments and Innovations, 2022 - Part 1

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  • 29 Pages
  • January 2022
  • Region: Global
  • Textiles Intelligence Ltd.
  • ID: 5395852

This report analyses some of the latest developments, innovations and new products in the global apparel industry, including: antimicrobial apparel; denim; e-textiles; environmentally sustainable apparel; fabrics; fibres and yarns; finishing treatments; footwear; hosiery; outerwear; threads; and underwear.

The report includes news from the following innovative companies, brands and other organisations: AGI Denim, Coats, Coloreel, Devan Chemicals, DuPont, Hēdoïne, HeiQ, H&M, ISKO, Jaya Shree Textiles, Jeanologia, Lenzing, Livinguard, North Carolina State University (NC State), Officina+39, Panda Biotech, Pangaia, RadiciGroup, Solvay, Stella McCartney, Teijin Cordley, The Lycra Company, Vans and Wrangler.


Table of Contents

  • Livinguard has produced a range of antimicrobial T-shirts and polo shirts

  • AGI Denim and Panda Biotech will collaborate in the development of denim fabrics which incorporate hemp fibre
  • ISKO has developed a new denim fabric called R-Two 50+
  • Pangaia has developed two unisex denim apparel collections which are made using plant based fabric
  • Wrangler has developed a collection called Infinited Blue which comprises denim garments made using Infinna fibre

  • Researchers at North Carolina State University (NC State) have successfully employed inkjet printing to produce an e-textile which could be used in the design of future wearable devices

  • H&M has launched a women’s clothing collection called Co-Exist Story which is approved by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)
  • Stella McCartney has developed concept garments incorporating Mylo artificial leather

  • Jaya Shree Textiles has produced an environmentally sustainable fabric collection in collaboration with DuPont
  • Teijin Cordley has developed an artificial leather which has antibacterial and antiviral properties

  • HeiQ has developed a high performance yarn which is made using fibres derived from carbon-neutral biopolymers
  • Lenzing Group and Orange Fiber have developed a fibre called Tencel Limited Edition which is made using orange and wood pulp
  • Lenzing Group has developed a matte version of its Tencel Lyocell fibre
  • RadiciGroup has completed a research project to produce bio-based polyamide on a semi-industrial scale
  • Solvay has developed a partially bio-based polyamide yarn called Bio Amni

  • Devan Chemicals and Jeanologia have collaborated in order to reduce the amount of water consumed during the application of Devan’s performance finishes
  • Officina+39 has developed a denim finishing technology that consumes only small amounts of water

  • Vans has developed a collection of environmentally sustainable trainers called Eco Theory

  • Hedoïne has developed ladder resistant tights which are biodegradable

  • Wrangler has launched a collection of outerwear with performance properties which are comparable with those of leading outdoor brands

  • Coats has developed a range of biodegradable and environmentally sustainable threads called EcoRegen
  • Coloreel has collaborated with Madeira in the development of an environmentally sustainable thread

  • The Lycra Company has developed a screen printed bra cup which is made using Lycra FitSense technology

List of Tables
Table 1: Relationship between the log kill rate and the percentage of bacteria killed

List of Figures
Figure 1: Antimicrobial T-shirt
Figure 2: Fabric made using matte Tencel Lyocell
Figure 3: Vans Eco Theory collection
Figure 4: Windbreaker Anorak from the ATG by Wrangler collection



Companies Mentioned

  • AGI Denim
  • Coats
  • Coloreel
  • Devan Chemicals
  • DuPont
  • Hēdoïne
  • HeiQ
  • H&M
  • ISKO
  • Jaya Shree Textiles
  • Jeanologia
  • Lenzing
  • Livinguard
  • North Carolina State University (NC State)
  • Officina+39
  • Panda Biotech
  • Pangaia
  • RadiciGroup
  • Solvay
  • Stella McCartney
  • Teijin Cordley
  • The Lycra Company
  • Vans 
  • Wrangler