2020 Year in review: Our Top 5 Highlights

January 2021

What caught our attention in 2020?

LTP collaborates with the best industry experts, freelance designers and trend forecasters to deliver the newest and the most relevant content in the market.

To wrap up some of the biggest trends, latest developments and innovations in the industry, we share some of our best articles in 2020. We give answers to what were the biggest trends within sustainability. What were the latest developments and innovations in the industry? How brands changed their distribution strategy? Finally, what hyped us the most?

Forest collection by Pangaia, image: www.facebook.com/thepangaia

Sustainability trend focus

Textile innovation accelerates, while more brands realise their potential to use business as a force for positive environmental and social impact. Sustainability made a huge impact on textile innovation and product design across the global sports and outdoor industry. Read more.

un-sanctioned running tee with integrated QR code, image source www.unsanctionedrunning.com

The lightest 3-layer on the market

At LTP’s R&D incubator, we have created 2 new trailblazing jackets for Italian fabric supplier Mectex using the company’s latest fabric innovations called NOXOUT and NOXGRAF. Crafting these styles enabled us to push the boundaries and showcase what is possible for the future of running performance. Read more.

District Vision, image source www.districtvision.com

In the age of hype - TOP 10 activewear collaborations

Collaboration is key for future success, characterized by increasing complexity and blurring of industry borders. It also should aim to embrace innovation to deliver on consumer everyday needs with beautifully designed product offers. What will be the most exciting collaborations in 2021? Read more.

Craig Green's designs for Moncler Genius, image source Moncler

The industry reset. Fashion's new business model

Brands were largerly recalibrating their distribution strategy. Prioritising speed, agility and flexibility. Cutting out the middleman was a hot topic in 2020. What will be the new fashion's business model in 2021 - drop culture and no middle man? Read more

Christina Hong / Hypebeast, image source www.hypebeast.com

The rise of Community

A new wave of D2C brands are doing more than just selling to customers, they are cultivating devoted communities, an army of fans who are connected to the brand and each other. In this article we shared important tips and insights from the illuminating conversations with legendary cyclist and founder of CHPT3, David Millar, and Niels Mikkelsen from Final Gravity, the activewear spin-off of the Mikkeller Running Club. Read more.

Tracksmith, image source www.tracksmith.com

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We are grateful to our contributors that helped to materialize our ideas and we are looking forward to keep our customers posted with the latest trends and innovations in 2021.

For any inquiries or if you want to collaborate, please contact Alex Ingildsen at ali@ltpgroup.com

About LTP

LTP is a Danish owned garment manufacturer for +60 premium brands within active sportswear, outdoor, athleisure and sustainable fashion. LTP was established in 1991, and is probably the biggest Sport & Outdoor garment manufacturer in Europe with Bluesign & GOTS setups in Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine and Vietnam

LTP consists of two divisions; LTP Garment and LTP Contract Furniture producing in nine fully-owned factories.