Ever since David Beckham’s Bodywear launch for H&M in 2012, there’s been increased demand for more from the collaboration. Now, going head-to-head with other swimwear brands, and board short manufacturers, H&M has announced the debut of the David Beckham swimwear collection scheduled to hit stores on Thursday, May 22, 2014. For the kick-off, David Beckham […]
David Beckham X H&M Launch Swimwear Collection Including Board Shorts; Plus April Sales Up 17%
Swimwear Fabrics Moving Sustainable: LYCRA Introduces Bio-Derived Spandex
Good news for swimwear manufacturers and brands that create anything with LYCRA as owner INVISTA announced last week the launch of a bio-derived spandex. The spandex fiber will come from a renewable source, dextrose, which comes from corn. According to Sustainable Brands, INVISTA, which also produces the COOLMAX®, CORDURA®, STAINMASTER®, ANTRON®, THERMOCOOL® and THERMOLITE® brands, […]
Quiksilver Sells Raisins and Other Women’s Swim Brands
Quiksilver’s concentrating on its core businesses of Quik, Roxy, DC, and now Mervin, and has reached an agreement to sell others to AOM Holdings.