NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2021 Issue
Textile Show & Tell: New Ideas, Business Models Transform How Industry Connects
Want to learn the latest developments in materials, sourcing and sustainability happening in denim? The Turkish denim mill ORTA invites textile execs to hop on a hot air balloon ride through the Turkish countryside and enjoy an immersive sensory virtual reality experience...
What’s New & Niche-y
A grab bag of market trends set the pace for this season’s footwear collections. Sustainability, vegan, plant-based, and performance all come into play in styles that feature material innovations developed for a modern eco-active, value-driven consumer lifestyle. In other words, shoes launched...
The ABC’s of Brand Strategy
In the life of a brand, companies make many attempts to meet specific, long-term goals. While the road may wind, the ultimate endpoint is to sell, sell, sell. We’ve chatted up some top industry executives to see what they are doing now, during a difficult time, to stand out...
A Salute to Sustainability
The uniform market is underserved when it comes to sustainability and circular economy,” states Amelia Eleiter, Debrand co-founder, who points out the importance of the uniform supply industry.
Color it Green
Whether it’s a product concept, a marketing campaign, or a design development, shades of sustainability dominate the denim landscape. At the recent Kingpins24 virtual trade event panel discussions were rife with eco commentary and talk of circularity.
A Healthy Bedtime Story
Hologenix CEO Seth Casden reviews the wellness sleepwear market and explains why his Celliant product is a healthy fit for this growth category.
Remember in high school gym class going through the ritual of choosing sides to play some semi-violent sport? We all lined up and the teams were picked by captains who usually called out the biggest, fastest and most athletically gifted kids first, leaving the rest of us to essentially act as...
The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol
Hamrick Mills - Where Sustainability, Quality, and Innovation Come First
Entirely committed to meeting the needs of its customers, Hamrick Mills also strives to reduce the environmental impact and carbon footprint in all of its operations. This is why they joined the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol, to ensure the cotton used to manufacture their fabrics is grown following the highest sustainability standards—further protecting the planet’s ecological health and the wellbeing of future generations.