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.
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.”
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."