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Water-Repellent Utility Apparel

maharshi and XL Recordings Work on a Joint Collection

— May 2, 2019 — Fashion
Fashion label maharishi introduces a new collaborative collection alongside British independent record brand XL Recordings. The joint capsule prepares for the Spring 2019 season and features three pieces in total -- a nylon crafted flight jacket, a tee made from organic cotton, and a utility vest.

The pieces are constructed from Italian crushed nylon materials and the captivating flight jacket is accented with reflective details delivered with metallic fibers to combat dimmed light conditions. The jacket also has a crinkling weave effect, which also delivers wind-proof elements alongside the water-repellent coat. The vest design is inspired by traditional MA-1 jackets and is also water-repellent as well as abrasion-resistant. It is made from lightweight flight nylon and boasts co-branding details through embroidery.
Trend Themes
1. Sustainable Fashion - The use of organic cotton and lightweight flight nylon in the collaborative collection presents innovative opportunities for eco-friendly and sustainable fashion.
2. Reflective Technology - The inclusion of reflective details with metallic fibers in the flight jacket opens up possibilities for incorporating enhanced visibility features in protective and outdoor apparel.
3. Water-repellent Materials - The water-repellent properties of Italian crushed nylon and lightweight flight nylon in the collection create potential for the development of functional and durable clothing in various industries.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion and Apparel - The collaborative collection showcases innovative trends that can inspire the creation of water-repellent and sustainable clothing lines for fashion brands.
2. Outdoor Recreation - The use of water-repellent and wind-proof materials in the flight jacket and vest presents opportunities for developing protective and functional apparel for outdoor activities.
3. Safety and Workwear - The water-repellent and abrasion-resistant properties of the utility vest offer potential for designing durable and weather-resistant clothing for workers in various industries.
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