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Developments and innovations in the apparel sector, 2nd quarter 2008
published in Issue 2, 2nd Quarter 2008
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Dogi has patented its seamless curved selvedge technology
Gap has introduced limited edition T-shirts in association with the Whitney Museum of American Art
Optitex's software can provide an eco-friendly and cost effective approach to apparel design
FABRICS AND FINISHES
Bonanza and BASF Pakistan have introduced a new range of shalwar kameez which has been treated with Purista, a freshness-enhancing finish
H&M has used organic cotton and other eco-friendly fabrics in its Autumn 2008 collection
Narkonteks has introduced insect repellent clothing to the Turkish market
Prénatal has introduced its first range of undergarments which incorporate aloe vera
Toray has developed a nanotechnology-based deodorant material
Uchida Yoko will offer an electronic system which allows shoppers to “virtually” try on clothes in retail outlets
IQTEX and BASF have developed a shoe which adapts to different weather conditions
Geox has launched its first sports footwear collection
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