These 4 Athletic Apparel Trends Will Be Big in 2017
With 2017 almost here, many people are beginning to jot down their New Year's resolutions. And, as usual, this means a number of health and fitness related goals are making the cut. As such, Brit+Co. took a look at the trends that fitness enthusiasts and novices alike will utilize to get into shape.
If you currently work with athletic apparel, it's important to know what will be in demand for 2017. And, if you are looking to add athletic styles to your line-up, here are some ideas to get the ball rolling.
1. Boxing Apparel
According to Brit+Co, boxing classes have been taking off. To take advantage of this trend, consider branding boxing gloves, and maybe even punching bags. There's no better way to take out aggression than with branded boxing gloves.
2. Virtual Reality Headsets
Apparently, virtual reality isn't just a toy. Many fitness studios have started incorporating the VR world into their fitness regimes. For suppliers and distributors, that means it's time to brand those virtual reality headsets. There's tons of room for your client's logo, so make it count.
3. Spinning Apparel
SoulCycle, Flywheel and many other fitness chains across the country have made spinning classes a major fitness event. The experts predict cycling classes will continue to gain popularity into 2017. For you, this means ramping up the moisture-wicking apparel since cyclists sure sweat. Another product end-users need are towels, and tons of them. If you want to go the extra mile, you can keep produce your own cycling shoes.
4. Cozy Meditation Apparel
While fitness is important, the mind-body connection is becoming increasingly important. Many end-users are putting down the free weights and hitting the mat for meditation. In order to get the most out of meditation, participants need comfy clothes that enable sitting for lengthy periods of time. Consider adding joggers and fleece-lined shirts to your apparel lines.