Optimization of thermal comfort Is at the heart of the latest outdoor textile innovations. Squaring the circle so to speak is even more crucial in winter to stay dry despite the outdoor wetness and wick away moisture while in motion to retain a light and flexible feel. Perforations, from the most graphic to the most non technical techniques seem to be the most important line of research at present.
Differential knitting and smart thermo-dynamic laser cutting boost the aerobic winter sports market. Hybrid insulation, heat conductive Jacquard, breathable backs and protective chest areas reinvent Nordic outfits in a sharp bodymapping style. Merino wool is worked in a tubular Jacquard neo spacer style for a warm silhouette.
Thin paddings are strategically placed according to the anatomical areas of heat loss
Topographic raster prints and heat waves echo Jacquard knits and climatic weaves. There is a focus on thermographic gradient boosted with spiral traces
Icy and scorching tones are contrasted. The range plays oppositions of frosty blues and incandescent pinks, counterbalanced by neutral and woolly blizzards.