Sports fashion

Denim continues to drive developments in adapting this global favorite fabric to meet the constant demands of sustainability combined with reinventing season after season. Global mills are outlining their latest developments with the focus on water-saving solutions .

ISPO Textrends
The next edition of ISPO Munich from February 3-6 2019 will once again house the leading textile innovations in the ever popular ISPO Textrends forum. It is a unique platform for the latest developments in the textile sector for Fall/Winter 2020/21.

ISPO Shanghai
ISPO Shanghai shows: China's sports market is full of growth potential
ISPO Shanghai clearly showed that the Chinese sports market is growing. E-commerce and digitalization, the running boom and female athletes are growth drivers. FC Schalke 04 presented its new away kit at the fair. The highlights in pictures.

FIR (far infrared rays) fabrics have become increasingly popular, due to the wellbeing they deliver to the wearer. Developed as energizing the wearer, the concept of FIR yarns and finishes in fabrics, is that heat leaving your body is reflected back from the FIR fabric, reenergizing and increasing circulation and giving an overall sense of wellbeing. 

Anti-odor is one of the top functions being sought after in the sports and activewear market, as consumers looks to a longer and fresher feel. For the sports sector it is crucial, with synthetics essential for high level, lightweight performance, but they are also big perpetrators of long lasting smell after one wear.