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Compression wear and shapewear: supporting health and fitness

This report provides a wealth of information on recent developments in the market for compression wear and shapewear.

31st October 2019

Innovation in Textiles

Clothing/​Footwear, Sports/​Outdoor, Medical/Hygiene

Report summary

Compression apparel has long been used in medical applications in the treatment of circulation problems. In recent years, however, there has been a huge increase in the popularity of compression apparel for athletic applications as it is claimed that such garments can improve athletic performance, prevent injury and speed up recovery after exercise.

Also, significant developments have been made in shapewear as the variety of shapewear garments available has been expanded, and the overall comfort and appearance of such garments have been vastly improved. Today, compression wear takes a wide range of forms—including bottoms, tops, sleeves, socks and stockings—and companies operating in the market are continuing to innovate in order to promote the physiological and psychological benefits of their products to consumers. Looking ahead, the pace of developments in compression wear and shapewear is set to remain fast. Many compression garments available today have a futuristic look, which provides an indication of the direction this market is taking.

This report provides a wealth of information on recent developments in the market for compression wear and shapewear, and discusses the opportunities and challenges facing suppliers to the market.

Topics explored in the report include: athletic compression wear; medical compression wear; shapewear; markets for compression wear and shapewear; principles and types of compression garments and the benefits they provide; key features of compression garments; innovations in compression wear and shapewear; and forecasts of future demand.

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Publisher: Textiles Intelligence

55 pages, published October 2019

Report price: Euro 570.00; US$ 750.00

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