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Reflective Black Sports Apparel

Vollebak's Newest Collection Uses a Black Light Layer System

— February 16, 2018 — Fashion
The experimental adventure brand Vollebak has recently unveiled there Black Light Layer System which is set to help athletes and explorers in nighttime excursions. The new line of apparel, featuring the Black Light Layer System, is the first all black night visibility sports gear and uses advanced material and tech to ensure the wearer is visible in low light conditions. The material utilizes a four-part layer system, making the apparel incredibly lightweight, soft, stretchy, breathable and minimalist.

Vollebak has released four pieces made from the Black Light Layer System, with each piece meant for specific purposes. The current collection features a t shirt, baselayer, midlayer and jacket, with each item being completely black in the same hues used by stealth bomber planes. Each item also features a series of matte black reflective dots which becoming instantly recognizable as soon as light hits them.


Image Credit: Vollebak
Trend Themes
1. Reflective Sports Apparel - Incorporating innovative reflective materials into sports apparel provides opportunities for improved safety and visibility during nighttime excursions
2. Black Light Layer System - Using black light layer systems in apparel design allows for advanced material and technology to create lightweight, breathable and minimalist sportswear
3. Minimalist Night Visibility Gear - Designing sports gear with a focus on minimalist and lightweight features provides opportunities for improved performance and comfort during low light conditions
Industry Implications
1. Sports Apparel - Incorporating reflective materials and black light layer systems in sports apparel design presents a disruption to the sporting industry by providing more safe and visible options for consumers
2. Textile Manufacturing - Innovative materials and technologies in textile manufacturing provide opportunities for creating lightweight and durable materials for sportswear
3. Outdoor Recreation - Minimalist and lightweight night visibility sports gear presents disruption to the outdoor recreation industry by providing consumers with enhanced performance and comfort during nighttime activities
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