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Global apparel markets: product developments and innovations, August 2017

Global apparel markets: product developments and innovations, August 2017

This report analyses some of the latest developments and innovations in the global apparel industry, including: apparel collections; coloration technologies; denim collections; dyes and auxiliaries; environmentally sustainable apparel; environmentally sustainable fibres; environmentally sustainable sewing thread; garment finishes; and leather. The report includes news from the following innovative companies, other organisations and brands: American & Efird (A&E), C&A, Coloreel, ECCO Leather, Garmon Chemicals, John Lewis, JW Anderson, Lenzing, Lindex, Patagonia, Schoeller Textil, Textilcolor and Uniqlo.


SUMMARY
APPAREL COLLECTIONS
Uniqlo and JW Anderson: apparel collection inspired by British heritage for men and women
COLORATION TECHNOLOGIES
Coloreel: Embroline—machinery unit for applying colour to sewing thread during the embroidery process
DENIM COLLECTIONS
John Lewis: brand called AND/OR with a focus on denim
DYES AND AUXILIARIES
Schoeller Textil and Textilcolor: auxiliary which accelerates the polyester dyeing process
ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE APPAREL
C&A: T-shirt collection which meets the Cradle to Cradle Certified Gold standard
Lindex: limited edition apparel collection made from upcycled denim garments
Patagonia: casual apparel collection dyed using natural colorants
ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE FIBRES
Lenzing: EcoVero environmentally sustainable viscose fibre
ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE SEWING THREAD
American & Efird (A&E): sewing thread incorporating Repreve yarn
GARMENT FINISHES
Garmon Chemicals: geopower nps finish for denim garments
LEATHER
ECCO Leather: transparent cow skin leather
3List of figures
Figure 1: Embroline unit and gradient effect embroidery achieved using Embroline
Figure 2: C&A Cradle to Cradle Certified Gold T-shirts
Figure 3: Lindex: kimono and jeans from the Re:Design collection
Figure 4: Men’s Clean Color Jacket in Citrus Brown
Figure 5: Jacket made from Apparition leather in acid green

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