Concept: The need for protection drives the scale of safety-oriented innovation, functional smooth fabrics that are easy to clean will enhance workwear styles, and matte finishes are suitable for commuter looks, as seen by Prada and emerging designer Andrea Jiapei Li. Fibers & Yarns: Econyl deserves attention, with manufacturers such as Recycltex and Shin Kong launching recycled lightweight polyester or nylon. Optional GOTS regenerated cotton and FSC certified lyocell fiber. Construction & Handling: Suit brands such as Albini Group and Peter England are noteworthy, along with anti-viral HeiQ Viroblock technology. Creates climate-ready, smooth cotton twill, bird's eye, poplin and plain oxford shirting with technical lining, double-sided construction and a microporous, water-based PU coating. Applicable categories: shirts, dresses, suits, jackets, coats, functional clothing.