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Top Takeaways From Sourcing Snow 2016

February 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Whether you’re talking about high-tech insulation or buckles, or backpacks, lightweight is a mega trend this season, particularly when paired with other attributes. According to Mary Smith of Duraflex, the company’s new Alula Series if a huge success. Why? “Because aluminum is lightweight yet really strong – plus customers like the way it takes color.” There you go: lightweight + performance + good looks = a winner. Every textile supplier now has a lightweight alternative with superb functionality in both knits and wovens. Functional merinos are under 19 microns! Hard-working laminates are soft and supple; top tier synthetic insulations feel as light as down – minus the feathers. 

Read more from the Trend Insight February 2016 Issue and the 2016 Sourcing Snow Takeaways:

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