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Monday, March 23, 2015

Intimate Apparel Journal Launch

The March 2015 issue of the Intimate Apparel Journal has launched.  Created to serve the unique intimates industry. The main focus of this issue is to provide information on the technical, supply chain and sustainability issues that affect the industry.

Intimate Apparel Journal
Their mission is to make the IAJ an invaluable tool for the intimate apparel industry for learning, training, sharing and assisting one another.  They strongly encourage volunteers to come forward with their ideas so that they can add more "spark" as they go along!

The March 2015 issue features the following articles and much more:

The Intimate Apparel Landscape in the United States - Click Schtick
How e-commerce, including mobile commerce, is coming to represent a larger portion of Intimate Apparel sales each year with exponential growth.
Professional Development Certificate Program at FIT 
A summary of intimate apparel courses offered by the Center for Continuing and Professional Studies/Professional Studies at the Fashion Institute of Technology.

Men's Underwear 
The history of men's underwear, the rise of closer fitting underwear, the industry's ability to improve the fit of underwear to a variety of male forms, and how to draft stretch cotton trunks, briefs, and boxers.

Swimwear: Exploring Prints, Patterns & Embellishments
The swimwear trends for SS'15 predict bold exciting prints with an element of luxe. Heavy embellishment and striking prints adorn intricate swimwear garments, featuring complex pattern shapes and explorative construction.

Book Report - Contemporary Lingerie Design
There are 30 designers/brands contained in this book. The book's author, Katie Dominy, did a very good job of compiling information for each of them!
About The Intimate Apparel Journal

The Intimate Apparel Journal is your go-to source for the latest in intimate apparel fashion design, engineering and construction methods - available by subscription, six issues per year. The focus of the journal is mainstream fashion and support lingerie, bras, briefs, controlwear, and basques. Also featured are investigations and "how-to" advisories for all garments that "touch the skin" especially swimwear, soft lingerie and specialist garments for maternity, mastectomy, and sportswear.
The Intimate Apparel Journal
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