May/June 2021 Issue
In Pursuit of Movement & The Way We Move Now
More than 1 million hula hoops sold last year and a new category of jump rope influencers took Instagram by storm. Walks around the neighborhood replaced crowded boutique fitness classes and bike racks were back ordered for six months.
As a result of obstacles faced in 2020, highlighted by the pandemic, brands are now looking to invest more deeply in a smaller number of suppliers, but at the same time asking these partners to bring more to the table. This emerging trend is evident in the recent State of Fashion Report 2021 that...
We often think of ergonomics in terms of creating a more compatible computer keyboard or office chair so that these items fit the people who use them in the workplace. But these days ergonomics is being employed to advance development of active sportswear.
Reshoring the Sewn Goods Industry
A Colorado internet business magazine recently featured an editorial about the need to bring American sewing jobs back, no matter how difficult the task. In response to the article, I emailed the editor, a friendly colleague, outlining my view from the trenches. Here’s what I wrote...