Performance apparel foresees high growth potential
Performance apparel is one of the fastest growing segments in the global clothing arena. Growth of the industry is fuelled by the technological advancements, introduction of new fibers and processes.
Consumers' of today have the tendency to spend more money on leisure activities. New fabrics are being developed for sporting activities which is also a reason for the growth of the industry.
Market for sportswear will experience a positive growth more for men comparatively over women's apparels. Much of the growth will be seen in EU, East Asia and North America. Inner wear, weather resistant, and fleece products will outshine other apparel categories in this segment.
With an increasing risk in industries such as exposure to fire, pollution, and chemicals etc, performance apparel has become more essential as a protective wear.
Protective apparel will also have an affirmative growth in women's segment. Outerwear for women will lead the product range in women's clothing sector.
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Fibre2fashion News Desk - India