TITLE

Active Pursuit

AUTHOR(S)
Griffin, Cara
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
SGB;Aug2006, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses trends in the sporting goods industry during 2006. The article notes that active apparel has soared in popularity during the 21st century, including quick-drying performance fabrics and performance activewear. The technology of newer fibers is highlighted, as are efforts by clothing designers to change the look of modern activewear.
ACCESSION #
23017026

 

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