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Polartec Says ‘Tech Casual’ Textiles Speak to Today’s Consumer

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The evolution of performance fabrics from activewear to athleisure has now reached the next step in the timeline—“tech casual”—as defined by Gary Smith, CEO of Polartec. Speaking at the Functional Fabrics trade show in New York on Monday, Smith said changes brought about by consumer behavior, particularly among millennials, has caused innovative fabric manufacturers like…

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