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 OPEN MARYLAND 2018

OPEN MARYLAND 2018

Fashions Unlimited bridges the gap between tradition and innovation

By: Emily Witty

Voted by Apparel Magazine as one of the Top Innovative Companies in the Industry for 2018, the Baltimore City manufacturer nestled in the historic Pigtown neighborhood has established itself as a leader in high-end performance apparel manufacturing.

 
 BALTIMORE SUN 2015

BALTIMORE SUN 2015

FASHION UNLIMITED, BALTIMORE-BASED APPAREL MAKER, BRINGS CLIENTS' VISIONS TO LIFE

BY: lORRAINE MIRABELLA

In the nearly four decades that Fashions Unlimited Inc. has made swimwear, lingerie, athletic wear and other apparel for brands such as Hanes, Adidas, Liz Claiborne and Diane von Furstenburg, most domestic sewing work moved offshore and Baltimore's garment district all but disappeared.

 TECHNICALLY BALTIMORE 2018

TECHNICALLY BALTIMORE 2018

Smart garments in Baltimore: It ain’t just Under Armour

By: Stephen Babcock

Along with helping to find a way to fit technology into clothing, Spector helps clients figure out how to make the products commercially viable, including not just a use but also sourcing of materials for production. He’s seen the technology develop rapidly, and knows that it will continue as people will continue to want new products.

 
 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES 2013

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES 2013

Smart Soccer: MLS, Chelsea FC Using Adidas Wearable Technology To Improve Training

BY: RYAN W. NEAL

Wearable technology isn’t just about getting hands-free Google Maps beamed directly to your eye, or controlling iTunes from your watch. For over a decade, a wearable technology has helped people achieve physical fitness goals with devices that measure heart rate, speed and distance. Smartphones have pushed the field even further with apps that can collect, organize and display workout data.

MiCoach, a leading brand in the field that works with Adidas to design wearable technology for professional athletes and everyday consumers, is going a step further with something they call “textile tech.”

 BALTIMORE SUN 2017

BALTIMORE SUN 2017

Changing Lives With Each Stitch

By: Dan Rodricks

So Fashion Unlimited is a partner, France says, and Spector will train the former inmates — about 30 of them, for starters — how to stitch the robes that will make up the nonprofit's threshold business.

 
 NBC NEWS 2010

NBC NEWS 2010

MAN TO CLIMB EVEREST IN 'SUPERSUIT'

BY: MAE ANDERSON

As Canadian mountaineer Jamie Clarke scales Mt. Everest this month, he's wearing a suit that's just a few millimeters thick, only slightly thicker than a windbreaker.

But despite the lack of the pillow-puffy down parka, he'll likely be more worried about overheating than freezing, because of a space-age insulator outfitter Champion is using in his one-piece full-body "Supersuit."