Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Uniqlo to launch more Ultra Light Down styles for FW14
Uniqlo to launch more Ultra Light Down styles for FW14
28
Jul '14
UNIQLO announces that it will launch more Ultra Light Down (ULD) styles for fall winter 2014 than last season and offer ULD at all of its stores worldwide.
 
Within the ULD range, Compact Down has proven extremely popular since its debut in 2013. This item is as portable as a folding umbrella. Handy year-round, in summer Compact Down is useful in excessive air-conditioning or when traveling, while in the fall, it is ideal for chilly mornings or evenings. In winter, Compact Down works as an additional layer of warmth underneath or inside other items of clothing. Collarless, the sleeves are also shorter than other ULD, ensuring comfort when worn as innerwear.
 
Men's Compact Down debuts this season after a well-received launch of its equivalent products for women last year. This item is compact and portable, making it extremely convenient - be it as an outer or middle layer. For fall winter 2014, UNIQLO brings new men's Compact Down products, including a V-Neck Cardigan and Vest  - appropriate as both outerwear and innerwear (for example, under a suit jacket or coat). They sport snap buttons instead of fasteners, and include a colorless collar option, delivering lightness and warmth as slim outerwear, or as a comfortable extra layer when at home. 
 
The neck of the men's Compact Down Vest is designed for easy coordination, with the opening tailored to be appropriate under a suit jacket. Slits on either side ensure ease of movement, including when layered, while the mature tones include black, dark blue, and gray, to stylishly complement jackets or shirts.
 
For women, UNIQLO offers ULD Compact Down Vests for fall winter 2014 at all stores, building on from what was only available at large-scale stores last year. The women's ULD Compact Jacket is once again being offered at all stores, and last year's popular look is augmented with seams on the arms and front plackets, while soft pink and blue - inspired by a make-up palette - complement the complexion of the skin.
 
Compact Down is the first ULD product to hit the shelves this year, launching from July 28. The UNIQLO Ginza Global Flagship Store is also to feature a dedicated ULD display, on its twelfth floor, from July 30. Following from this, from Monday, August 18, UNIQLO offers new versions of the well-received ULD Jacket and Vest that debuted in 2009, and other items. The men's line features revamped stitching, to make the collar stiffer - more stylish, this boosts insulation by preventing cold air from entering through the neck opening, while new tailoring allows freer shoulder and arm movement. Finally, from September, UNIQLO releases ULD for colder weather, including the men's ULD Parka and ULD Coat.
 

Uniqlo


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: VF Corporation

Apparel/Garments | On 5th May 2016

VF Corp’s Q1 2016 revenue up 2% to $2.8 billion

VF Corporation reported a rise of 2 per cent in its total revenue to...

Textiles | On 5th May 2016

Brazilian cotton prices rise nearly 10% in April

Firm demand, decrease in supply from important cotton growing...

Apparel/Garments | On 5th May 2016

Kishore Biyani named Future Retail’s vice-chairman

Future Retail has appointed its Independent Director VK Chopra as...

Interviews View All

Rajesh Goradia
Vitruvien

How is the market for bespoke collection in India as compared to other...

Milind Khandwe
Hindoostan Innovation Centre

Which areas of innovation is the Hindustan Innovation Centre (HIC) focused ...

Bob Mckee
Infor Global

How much are textile makers keen to spend on software? What are the future ...

Avi Bash

Avi Bash is an Independent Nonwovens Sales & Marketing Consultant with...

Drew Walker
AGY Holding

<i><b>Drew Walker, </b>CEO of AGY says “our main competition in China is...

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

<b><i>Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
April 2016

F2F Magazine

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


feedback
We would love to hear from you about your experience using the new interface. A quick review of yours would help us give you a better experience.
Advanced Search