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    Rossignol helping to smarten up skiing


    Rossignol has a share in a French public-private partnership, called the Smart Ski Experience, that is working on a device to improve skiing technique, record ski time, help skiers select the ideal skis and make skiing more fun. The experiments turn on patented ski-mounted sensors that need no battery or ...

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    Royal Robbins releases sustainability update and goals


    For spring 2023, U.S. brand Royal Robbins has released a set of lower-impact products to support the brand’s climate goals for 2025. As a first and major step, the company has identified its material choices as a key portion of its overall carbon footprint and has picked lower-impact fibers for ...

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    Bicycle developer and designer Andi Muff has new OEM offering


    Andy Muff has developed a new damping system that uses an unusual natural fiber

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    Parcours and Classified Cycling announce technical partnership


    British wheel brand Parcours and Classified Cycling have announced a long-term technical partnership. Parcours will now offer ready-to-ride wheelset models, built to be compatible with Classified Powershift technology. Wheels are available with a Classified rear hub shell, ready to fit a Powershift hub. The ready-to-ride models include: Alta (gravel) – ...

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    ​Jack Wolfskin introduces 3D-printed backpack carrying system


    Source: Jack Wolfskin 3D Aerorise 40L Jack Wolfskin has unveiled its latest development in backpack technology. The new Aeorise series, consisting of 20-, 30- and 40-liter versions, has a 3D-printed carrying system that enhances the backpack design with zonal body mapping technology. The technology allows for a ...

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    Archroma launches new range of dyes made from textile waste


    Chemical technology expert Archroma has launched a new line of colors originating from textile waste. The range of dyes called FiberColors uses cotton and/or polyamide and their blends (with a >95 percent purity) to substitute the major part of the petroleum-based raw material usually used to make dyestuff. Synthesized from ...

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    Design & Innovation awards 2023 for bike and outdoor products presented


    The Design & Innovation Awards have been presented since 2017 and describe themselves as the “Oscars of the bike and outdoor industry.” For the awards, an international jury tested and identified the most outstanding products and trends of the new season in San Vigilio, Italy. The companies honored include Deuter, ...

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    Modern Meadow and Singtex partner on new sustainable materials for outdoor wear


    Biotech firm Modern Meadow and Singtex, a global supplier of functional textiles, will co-develop innovative biomaterials, starting with a sustainably produced, high-performance, waterproof membrane-based material for outdoor apparel. The bio-derived membrane-based material, free of solvents and per- or poly-fluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS), is engineered to bring the outdoor industry a ...

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    Gorpcore: Where fashion and sportswear meet


    Gorpcore: the trend you may have missed and the huge potential it holds for performance brands. We explain it and evaluate its potential.

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    Patagonia and Samsung team up to combat microplastics


    Patagonia and Samsung have partnered to develop new washing machines to help reduce the microplastics resulting from textiles and laundry that pollute the oceans. Microplastics are released from laundry when we wash synthetic textiles, even on the delicates cycle, and these end up in waterways. Add-on filters and protective laundry ...

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    Human Material Loop: Startup uses human hair for textile applications


    Source: Human Material Loop Utilizing human hair waste from hair salons as a raw material, the Dutch start-up company Human Material Loop is working on three different technologies to make use of the main component human hair is made of – keratin – and process it into ...

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    Didriksons expands into business outerwear


    Source: Didriksons Still a jacket, but clearly fashion: The Alvina w’s coat for SS2023 The Swedish brand Didriksons enters the business fashion market with a new range of women’s business-focused jackets and coats. The collection is centered around a classic trench coat and will be available end ...

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    Arc’teryx drops Chinese Lunar New Year capsule


    Source: Arc’Teryx Lunar New Year 2023 Alpha SV Jacket With a 2023 Lunar New Year capsule that’s “furthering Arc’teryx’s push into the perpetually profitable Chinese market”, as Hypebeast puts it, the Canadian brand splits its fan base into some that embrace collaborations and some that reject them ...

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    She is Outdoors Awards Winter registration extended until Jan. 20


    The #sheisoutdoors European award for women’s outdoor products announces its deadline for product entries related to the winter season 22/23 or 23/24. All submissions must be completed by Jan. 20, 2023. Samples will be needed until Jan. 25. Relevant categories for the next winter awards are outdoor professionals and expedition; ...

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    ​Renewcell begins shipping from new plant in Sundsvall


    Swedish textile recycler Renewcell has announced that it has shipped its first batch of dissolving pulp produced at its new factory in Sundsvall, Sweden, to a customer. The new facility, which started up in November, adds to the other Renewcell plant in Kristinehamn, west of Stockholm. Also in November of ...

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    Eddie Bauer enters smart eyewear collaboration


    Innovative Eyewear, Inc, a developer and distributor of smart eyewear under the Lucyd and Nautica brands, announced that it has licensed smart eyewear to outdoor brand Eddie Bauer under an agreement with the brand’s parent company Authentic Brands Group (ABG). “We are pleased to partner with Lucyd to expand Eddie ...

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    Houdini Sportswear presents fall 2023 collection, made of 100% eco-friendly materials


    Houdini, the Swedish circular sportswear company, has unveiled its Fall 2023 collection, which represents a minimalist outdoor approach. The entire line is 100 percent recyclable, renewable, biodegradable and bluesign®-certified. As part of the collection, Houdini introduces the Mono Air Vest and Pants with Polartec® Power Air Light, a lightweight all-season ...

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    Dakine launches apparel, joins RECCO network


    Source: DAKINE Dakine has teamed up with Recco for the launch of its new outerwear collection. Recco’s rescue reflectors have been integrated into key pieces of the collection, such as winter jackets and snow pants. According to Dakine, the inclusion of Recco technology was a natural progression, ...

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    Hohenstein launches new Performance Index for outdoor apparel


    With its new Hohenstein Performance Index launched this fall, the Hohenstein institute wants to cover the performance and comfort qualities of clothing, particularly sports and outdoor textiles. With the newly launched index, outer shells, mid layers and base layers can be tested and classified using the DIN ...

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    Maier Sports premiers outdoor pants equipped with NFC-tag for circular processing


    Maier Sports reports progress on its road to more recyclable products. In a partnership with SaaS-platform provider XIPHOO, the brand has equipped its first products – a regular hiking pant and a zip-off-version – with a near field communication (NFC) tag that provides all relevant product and material information, for ...