With over 2 decades of excellence in textile and apparel sector, Fibre2Fashion presents its podcast show for the latest trends and analysis happening in the industry. Tune-in to listen to what the stakeholders (representing some of the major textile and garment brands around the globe) have to say on major industrial developments.
In discussion with Mr Shirish Srivastava, Head of Apparel sourcing - PUMA, India. A well-recognized name in the Athleisure Industry with his vast & varied experience of 19 years.
Activewear started in the gym/field, moved on to casual outings, then was an airport favourite, and now is being admired and accepted on and off the ramp.
This trend burst out when people could wear their outfits for multiple occasions without having to change, which meant greater convenience for them.
Sportwear brands are crossing over into casual wear fashion and hence sports clothing has become much more fashion-sensitive in terms of colors and design.
All major retailers and brands have been adopting activewear in their collections and their apparel products are getting influenced by sports in terms of style, colors, fabrics and comfort.
Owing to major shifts in consumer lifestyles over the last few years the activewear market has just been rising.
In discussion with Ms. Deepti Lahane, Chief Manager, Market Intelligence at Fibre2Fashion.
The 16-country trade deal touted to be the world's largest when it becomes operational. Something that is being cherished by many in India but this significantly points out the reforms required in the country before such mega pacts can be attempted in the future.
Both the US and China are considered among the most difficult jurisdictions vis-à-vis market access. So, will India concede? Will it pick the US over China? The choices it makes in the coming days will be very interesting, especially in the context of the ongoing trade war between these two countries.