Sports fashion expert Nora Kühner is convinced that the sports business heavily relies on impulses from "digital natives". In the ISPO Academy Masterclass, they showed what the future of sports could look like.
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 has released the color palettes for Fall/Winter 20/21 embracing the overall mood of change and a renewed attitude for the season. With the textile sector moving on a new journey through sustainability and efficiency, this season’s colors complement the mood and the need for change.
In Berlin, the Foundation of the German Clothing Industry presented the European Fashion Award Fash. The finalists and winners have one thing in common: they take a very critical view of the fashion industry and have fresh ideas for it.
Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, has presented an aniline-free denim indigo dye. The brand new dye provides a non-toxic way to produce the traditional, iconic indigo blue that consumers associate with denim and jeans.
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.