Textiles

Children Target Launches Insight-Informed, Sensory-Friendly Home Collection For Kids

In an effort to provide home goods that cater to kids' needs, Target collected insights from parents to design furniture, cushions, blankets and more that are sensory-inclusive

Fashion & Apparel Under Armour's Next-Gen Performance Apparel Boosts Wearers' Oxygen Delivery

The athletic apparel retailer's latest gear moves beyond moisture wicking and into heat capturing to dilate wearers' blood vessels with bioceramic technology, improving performance, sleep and recovery

Analysis How Brands Like Under Armour Are Enabling Responsive Products

From color-changing fabrics to garments that can answer phone calls, apparel retailers are enhancing how consumers interact with their clothing with wearable technology, enabling useful functions and capabilities

Retail Inside Eileen Fisher’s New ‘Experiential’ Store: Fighting Retail Disruption With Artists In Residence, Mindfulness Workshops And Recycled Clothes

The Making Space store reflects the fashion brand’s socially conscious DNA and serves as a testing ground, offering exclusive merchandise, design programs, community events and more

Merchandising & Curation Medical Apparel Brand Incorporates Wearers' Needs Into Fashionable And Functional Scrubs

Using a rich consumer feedback process, FIGS offers sanitary clothing that is antimicrobial, fashionable and practical, specially designed for consumers' needs like convenient places for smartphones

Fitness & Sport Outdoor Voices Delves Into Multi-Functional Apparel With Exercise Dress

The athleisure brand created an activewear dress in a special nylon fabric that allows for maximum breathability and optimal functionality, satisfying the consumer need for multi-purpose clothes that easily transition from one activity to the next

Fashion & Apparel IKEA's Handcrafted Suits Are Made From Its Furniture Textiles

The home furnishing retailer is branching out to clothing with a move that lets people feel at home anywhere by wearing their favorite furniture upholstery

Fashion & Apparel Vegan Leather Is Grown From Mushrooms

Biomaterials startup Bolt Threads has created a beautiful alternative to animal hide

Design New Clothing Materials Are Keeping Cyclists Safe At Night

Vollebak's minimalist, lightweight Black Light clothing line keeps wearers visible at night using glass beads while maintaining comfort and style

Technology Levi's Is Using Lasers To Produce A More Eco-Friendly Pair Of Jeans

A new process for manufacturing distressed denim cuts down on production time as well as environmental impact

Retail H&M Launches Recycled Fashion Made From Candlesticks And Fishnets

The range of premium garments showcases the increasing possibilities of sustainable fashion

Fashion & Apparel Fashion Brand Offers Performance Coaching With Every Purchase

Based on their ideals of women's empowerment, Tuxe is expanding their brand to include coaching sessions that reflect the clothing

Retail Fashion Label Wants To Change The Perception Of 'Made In China'

PH5's clothes are all made in China in an upscale atelier, creating high-end knitwear fashion to empower women

Design H&M's Sustainable Activewear Incorporates Recycled Fabrics

The fashion retailer is moving forward with its commitment to become a circular business