Uniforms and Scrubs

New Girl Scout Uniforms Showcase '90s Fashion Influence
July 16, 2021 at 1:31 pm

For the first time in 20 years, the Daisies, Brownies and Junior Girl Scouts are updating their uniforms. They're pretty fashionable, too, but in a retro sense. Made with recycled materials, the items “pay homage to the ‘90s style” with things like oversized T-shirts, slim fit pants and scrunchies...

Researchers Develop Face Mask With Built-In Sensors That Test for COVID
July 7, 2021 at 10:49 am

Researchers at MIT and Harvard have developed a new face mask that could greatly benefit medical workers by detecting COVID-19 within about 90 minutes. The development has implications beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, as the sensors reportedly could detect other viruses with some adaptation...

Uncertainty Over IOC Uniforms for Tokyo Could Continue for 2022 Games
April 29, 2021 at 12:03 pm

Chinese sportswear company Anta is the official uniform supplier for the upcoming Tokyo Summer Olympics. When the company was asked if it sourced cotton for its uniforms from Xinjiang—China’s cotton hub and home to the ongoing alleged human rights abuse and forced labor of the Uighur people—Anta reportedly refused to answer...

VF Corporation to Sell Occupational, Workwear Brands Amidst Retail-Focused Transition
April 28, 2021 at 12:31 pm

VF Corporation, parent company of brands like Jansport, Eastpak, North Face, Vans, Supreme and more, announced that it plans to sell the occupational and workwear segment of its business as it transitions to focus on retail. Those brands include Red Kap, VF Solutions, Bulwark, Workrite, Walls, Terra, Kodiak, Work Authority and Horace Small...

White Castle's 100th Anniversary Uniforms Feature Some Modern Twists Worth Noting
April 21, 2021 at 12:38 pm

When Harold and Kumar finally got to White Castle, you realized that the real hero was the guy working at the register. To celebrate heroes like him and 100 years of White Castle, the fast food chain teamed up with fashion label TELFAR to create a limited edition line of uniforms. The launch features a few notable twists...

SanMar and WonderWink Partner to Offer Health Care Apparel
February 3, 2021 at 10:49 am

SanMar, Issaquah, Wash., announced a new partnership with WonderWink to offer health care scrubs as part of SanMar’s expansive product offering. The partnership marks SanMar’s entrance to the health care apparel space, combining the company’s extensive distribution network and industry expertise with WonderWink’s innovative design, product quality and fashionable styling. With a passion for corporate…

High-End Scrubs? How a Former Nike Exec Sees the Future of Medical Apparel
January 13, 2021 at 10:32 am

A former Nike executive is starting his own medical apparel company, taking some of the lessons he’s learned from one of the world’s premier apparel brands to the uniforms and workwear sector. Lago, formed by Michael Tang, who most recently served in Nike’s corporate strategy department, will incorporate sustainability practices and high-end design...