Pants and Shorts

Wrangler Parent CEO Says Apparel Industry Should Prepare for 'Global Casualization'
August 11, 2021 at 11:27 am

A year-plus of remote work has changed the way we think about dressing for work, shifting the workplace attire norms to be more casual. Scott Baxter, president and CEO of Kontoor Brands, parent company of Lee and Wrangler jeans, said that this “global casualization” is here to stay, and apparel companies need to pay attention...

Patagonia Hid a Secret, R-Rated Message On Some of Its Clothing Tags
September 16, 2020 at 11:48 am

If you happened to have purchased Patagonia’s Road to Regenerative Stand Up Shorts, you might have noticed a tiny little message on a tag. Or, maybe you didn't notice it. To tie in with the shorts’ purpose of rehabilitating farmland through a partnership with organic farmers, Patagonia slipped a little message in on the tag...

Pajama Sales Increased 143 Percent in April
May 20, 2020 at 12:37 pm

Pajama sales reportedly increased 143 percent in April, despite a drop in other apparel categories. The data points to one thing: The demand for business casual (or even grocery store casual) has taken a hit, but comfy options are more important than ever...

The Van Gogh Museum Has an Ambitious New Branded Apparel Line
February 17, 2020 at 1:11 pm

The Van Gogh Museum and Daily Paper, a 10-year-old Amsterdam-based menswear label, rewarded fans with a 21-piece branded apparel collection that will strive to make the museum “more relevant to adults with a bicultural background.” The designs and rollout are pretty ambitious...

Puma's Tetris Apparel Line Has Some Killer Design Features
October 22, 2019 at 2:34 pm

Tetris is one of those nostalgic games that no matter how many times you play it, it’s never not frustrating when you place a puzzle in the wrong spot. But, that’s what makes it a classic and forces you to really focus and think quickly. For all the Tetris fans and gamers alike, Puma has teamed up with Tetris for a branded apparel collection that’s bound to bring you back in time!

Cleveland Browns Provide 10,500 School Uniforms for Local Students
August 1, 2018 at 12:49 pm

Contrary to ample evidence, athletes often receive a bad rap as self-serving. Even if they do something nice for others, they can end up seen as doing so for the accompanying good press. Convincing anyone of that negative motivation can prove a hard sell when children are involved, and Ohio has twice countered that mindset…

Levi's Is Getting Litigious Over Those Little Tabs on Pants Pockets
October 4, 2017 at 1:08 pm

Owing to its steadfast penchant for protecting its brand identifiers, Levi Strauss & Co. has made many attorneys’ bank accounts heftier, even earning the distinction as “the most litigious (company) in the apparel industry when it comes to trademark infringement lawsuits" through a 2007 New York Times article. The San Francisco-headquartered entity has had an…