Even in the strangest times, new opportunities arise, and the performance textile and trim sector is no different. Resilient to the adverse events of 2020, the industry has emerged victorious with a host of new developments for Fall/Winter 22/23.
Moving from ‘in real-time’ to online, the digital discussion of the ISPO Textrends jury meeting maintained the familiarity that is normally experienced in Munich. Despite missing the traditional coffee, pretzels, and physical camaraderie, the jury quickly adapted, getting down to business via the digital route.
ISPO Textrends application for Fall/Winter 22/23 is now open: guided by the seasonal Megatrends, color palettes, and textile trends unique to ISPO Textrends – as we move in sync in creating a brighter, cleaner and efficient future.
As the ‘new normal’ comes into play, what does it mean for performance ingredients? With every cloud comes a silver lining, and the positive news is that it isn’t only sports and outdoor brands sourcing functionality, but fashion brands too.
For the first time, H&M is collaborating with an all-female surf community, to help empower and inspire togetherness amongst women all over the world. Teaming up with Women + Waves, a collective founded in 2017 by Rachel Murphy and based in Cornwall, England, the swimwear collection features designs with a subtle 1990s look and cuts for an active lifestyle.
With consumers in lockdown, there is a new breed of fitness followers who have become hooked on HIIT through to Yoga through the use of digitalization and social media platforms. A regular habit of lockdown that many consumers are likely to continue.