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    Devan’s Moov&Cool technology supports elite athletes in the U.K. and Belgium


    Devan Chemicals , the Belgian-based textile finishing expert, has been supporting high performance sport in the U.K. and Belgium with its Moov Cool “‘cool comfort technology.” The company has worked alongside the English Institute for Sport ( EIS ) and Sally Cowan , a garment research and development ...

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    HRX is expanding its product offering


    HRX , an Indian fitness brand owned by the Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan and Exceed Entertainment , has forayed into the category of sports and fitness equipment for home workouts. HRX ranges will now feature also dumb-bells, kettle-bells, yoga mats and skipping ropes. HRX was first launched in November ...

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    Billabong collaborates with Wrangler


    Billabong and Wrangler have released the first iteration of a new collaboration meant to blend the Western inspiration of the American brand of jeans with the surf culture of the Australian brand of board sports. They have come out with a first co-branded line of vintage jeans, boardshorts, ...

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    Puma develops spikes with a Formula 1 team


    Puma has teamed up with the Mercedes AMG Patronas Formula One team to develop two new fast and light athletic spiked shoes with a strong suspension for the Tokyo Olympics . The Vospeed Tokyo Future Faster + and Evospeed Tokyo Future Nitro Faster + spikes will be ...

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    Lotto and Zara partner on capsule collection


    Lotto and Zara have joined forces to create a capsule collection that combines the aesthetics from the ’60s with sportswear and contemporary elements. The limited-edition range comprises dresses, tops, shorts, shoes and accessories. The Lotto x Zara capsule collection is available online and at the Spanish retailer’s 2,200 ...

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    HeiQ and Lycra to collaborate across technologies and brand platforms


    HeiQ and The Lycra Company have entered into a broad-based collaboration across multiple technology and brand platforms to bring more of their textile technologies to consumers. Building on exploratory discussions that started in early 2019, HeiQ and Lycra have elected to leverage their shared philosophies and strengths in ...

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    New items by Stella McCartney for Adidas and Victoria Beckham for Reebok


    Calling it “a reimagining of workout wardrobe staples, Adidas and Stella McCartney have released a new Stellashine line of tights, crops, training jackets, running shoes and post-workout wear that is good for the gym and looks good elsewhere. It features reflective shine materials and textures “so wearers ...

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    Gym+Coffee releases trunks made of ocean plastic


    The Irish athleisure brand Gym+Coffee has released a new swim trunk made entirely of recycled plastic recovered from the ocean. Maverick Swim Shorts come in three colors – turquoise, navy and maroon – and retail for £40 (€47-$55).

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    Adidas introduces the X Speedflow football boot


    Adidas is launching the X Speedflow , a football boot that is said to “redefine speed” in the game. In 2020, the company launched the X Ghosted , developing a light-weight boot that would reflect today’s fast football. Adidas’ product creation team got feedback from both athletes and amateurs ...

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    Lululemon partners with LanzaTech for first fabrics from recycled carbon emissions


    Lululemon has teamed up with LanzaTech to create what they claim to be the world’s first yarn and fabric derived from recycled carbon emissions. LanzaTech, a biotech company that uses biology and big data to create climate-safe materials and fuels, works with India Glycols and Far Eastern New ...

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    Fila releases tennis collection designed by Oliver Spencer


    Fila is releasing a sportswear collection designed by the British designer Oliver Spencer and inspired by a combination of the brand’s own history in tennis apparel and the Wes Anderson movie The Royal Tenenbaums . For this collection, Spencer has developed a terry-towel corduroy dyed in Fila’s ...

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    Polartec announces its transition to DWR finishes without PFASs


    Polartec says it will completely eliminate the use of PFAS (including PFC) in its durable water repellent (DWR) finishes, effective immediately. The functional fabrics will not make any sacrifices in terms of durability or water-repellent function despite the elimination of PFAS, Polartec claims. This new development fits seamlessly into ...

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    Reima keeps kids cool with a sugar substitute


    For the summer 2021 season, Reima continues to develop its Cooling Comfort collection, which helps kids feel fresh despite the summer heat. One innovative technology introduced by the Finnish sports brand is called Xylitol Cool and is based on edible sweeteners. Originally used in Finland as a ...

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    Altexa will launch a new bio-based HDry membrane


    Altexa, an Italian company involved in the Ppastic resin synthetic fiber manufacturing industry, announced the launch of a new HDry b5 laminate membrane at the Aug. 10-12 Outdoor Retailer trade show in Denver, in cooperation with its U.S. partner, GHS Holdings . The company’s new HDry ...

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    Fitbench presents all-in-one workout bench made in the U.S.


    Fitbench is introducing the Fitbench Free , its first all-in-one workout bench designed for use at home. The new space-saving, lightweight Fitbench Free is also the company’s first model that is made entirely in the U.S. The Fitbench Free comes with four hexagon dumbbells, a kettlebell, a slam ball, ...

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    Puma presents the “Madchester” collection


    Puma, which sponsors the English Manchester City football club, has unveiled the Madchester collection, inspired by the iconic Manchester indie-dance scene. The new Manchester City x Puma collection is indeed a tribute to the late 1980s early 1990s Manchester music scene, and also to the city’s ...

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    Puma collaborates with Goop


    Puma has launched a limited-edition collection of women’s activewear in collaboration with Goop , a wellness and lifestyle brand founded by the American actress and singer Gwyneth Paltrow . The collection comprises clothing, sneakers and training accessories that can be worn anytime. The actress started Goop as a weekly ...

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    Crocs teams up with Gen.G and Minecraft for latest collection


    Crocs has teamed up with Gen.G , the owner and operator of e-sports teams, to channel the release of its All Family Tie-Dye collection through a Minecraft build competition. On the dedicated Crocs World server, competitors receive a plot of “land” on which to create a structure ...

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    Champion releases a third capsule with HyperX


    Champion is releasing a third joint collection of apparel with HyperX , a branch of the computing company HP that produces gaming peripherals. The HyperX x Champion Glow in the Dark Collection is a limited edition of Powerblend fleece hoodies ($75), fleece joggers ($60) and cotton ...