Floating harness with continuous loop
A safety harness and techniques for integrating the safety harness into apparel such as a firefighter's turnout suit. The safety harness may include a waist...
Vacuum press fit zipper assembly
A vacuum press fit zipper assembly designed for watersports apparel and gear and other water related applications. Overmolding construction forms an effective...
Apparel incorporating a protective element
Protective components may include a plate element and a cushioning element that are secured together with a hook-and-loop fastening system. The cushioning...
Apparel incorporating a protective element
An article of apparel may include may include a garment portion and at least one protective element. The garment portion and the protective element have a...
Composite fabric material and apparel made therefrom
A composite fabric comprises perforated expanded low density polyethylene foam that is mechanically attached to two opposing facing layers, at least one of...
Compressible and storable items of apparel
Compressible and storable items of apparel are disclosed. In one embodiment, an item of apparel has a generally circular channel substantially centered on a...
Method of manufacturing cushioning elements for apparel and other products
A method for manufacturing the cushioning elements may include utilizing a die with a plurality of die elements positioned in a particular arrangement. A...
Personal alert device
A personal alert device for use with a wireless communications device is provided. In at least one embodiment, the personal includes: a housing configured for...
Garment hanger with lower neck indicator
In a combination of an intimate apparel hanger and an indicator for displaying garment-related information, the indicator is mounted to a lower neck region of...
Method of conducting business for making and selling articles of apparel
having interchangeable parts
A method of conducting business for selling to a purchaser an article of apparel having interchangeable parts comprising the steps of offering for sale to a...
Methods and apparel for attenuating electromagnetic fields emanating from
a person in a human adversarial situation
A method comprises attenuating, while involved in a human adversarial situation, one's own emanated electromagnetic field at frequencies less than about 1...
Apparel incorporating tensile strands
An article of apparel may include a waistband for extending around a waist of the wearer. The waistband may have a first layer and a second layer that lay...
Methods and apparel for simultaneously attenuating electromagnetic fields
and odors emanating from a person
Attenuating, while in a given situation, a person's emanated electromagnetic field and the person's scent or odor, by the person wearing article(s) of apparel...
System and method for protecting a bodypart
A system and a method for protecting the head of a user in case of an abnormal movement, such as a fall or a collision. The system comprises an apparel (1), an...
A concealing undergarment preserves a user's modesty while allowing the user to wear modern apparel such as low-slung or low-cut pants, jeans, and the like. In...
Camouflage for hunter or soldier or the like
Camouflage apparel for a hunter or solder or the like comprising a cape or sheet composed of camouflage material. The cape may be separate or attached to a...
Method of producing flame retardant textile fabric
A high performance flame retardant textile fabric is provided which is suitable for use in producing close-fitting garments, such as undergarments, that come...
Pressure sensitive textile adhesive
A method of wash-durably bonding integrated textile emblems such as patches, emblems, labels and cut textile parts to another textile article by laminating a...
Apparel with integral heating and cooling device
A device for heating or cooling a body of a user is provided. The device includes a thermoelectric module, a heat sink thermally coupled to the thermoelectric...
Systems and methods for providing inflatable apparel
This application relates to inflatable apparel. In particular, this application discusses systems and methods for providing apparel that is both selectively...
Footwear, clothing and other apparel with interchangeable toe and heel
members or other ornaments and related...
A method for providing changeable designs on clothing such as shoes by integrating a portion of the outer surface of an existing article of the shoe with a base...
Described is head apparel for restraining the head of a wearer. The head apparel includes headwear having an outer surface and an opening that exposes an...
Applique, having dual color effect by laser engraving
A product and process for producing heat-transfers having a contrasting-color 3D appearance comprising a printed layer of woven fabric substrate adhered to a...
Fashion illumination system
A fashion apparel accessory, such as a garment, having one or more concealed light sources positioned so as to illuminate the skin of the wearer, as opposed to...
Touch engageable fastener
A self-engaging touch fastener, separable by peeling, includes portions with a generally thin shell structure and a closely spaced array of bilaterally undercut...
Adsorption filter material with integrated particle- and/or
aerosolfiltering function and its use
The invention provides an adsorptive filtering material endowed with integrated particle and/or aerosol protection and with protective performance with regard...
Article of clothing with wicking portion
Articles of clothing that incorporate fabrics or chemicals having wicking, antibacterial/antifungal and low coefficients of friction either overall or in...
Dynamically moderated shock attenuation system for apparel
Various embodiments of this invention disclose a dynamically responsive shock attenuation system for apparel intended to protect boney areas of the body where...
Chimney structures for footwear
The present invention employs chimneys and chimneys structures to move or vent heat and moisture away from the foot and out of the microclimate of the shoe. The...
Systems and methods for providing modular camouflage
Systems and methods for retaining camouflage material from the natural surrounding of a user. A device includes a retaining mechanism and at least two coupling...
Apparel production system and method
A computer-implemented system and method for coordinating apparel production. In preferred embodiments, the invention is a business model and system for the...
Heat sealed applique having adhesive coated perimeter
A heat-seal applique and method for production that provides numbers, letters, logos, graphics, and other indicia which do not change the physical and visual...
Utilizing a printer to customize apparel in a retail facility
Customized articles of footwear are produced by providing options and graphics that are selected by a customer when submitting a custom order at a retail...
Apparel with reduced drag coefficient
An athletic garment including a panel designed to reduce frictional and pressure drag around an appendage of an athlete competing in a high-speed event, such as...
Pad printing on textile substrates
A method for pad printing a pattern on a textile substrate with a pad printing machine, and fabric and apparel so formed from the textile substrate. The method...
Packaging baby apparel items in the shape of a baked good
The present invention can include a method of packaging baby apparel items in the shape of baked goods. In the method, one or more baby apparel items can be...
Articles of apparel providing enhanced body position feedback
Articles of apparel include: (a) a garment structure having one or more fabric elements structured and arranged to provide a close fit to at least one...
Article of apparel with material elements having a reversible structure
An article of apparel is disclosed that is at least partially formed from a material element having a substrate and a plurality of projections. The substrate...
Apparel for the concealment of articles. Presented is a shirt that allows fast and safe retrieval of a concealed weapon. The shirt can have multiple access...
Layered adaptive membrane structure
A layered adaptive membrane structure that has movable membranes is provided. The structure can change its gas, liquid and/or particulate permeability in...
An overall has upper, lower and intermediate sections. The upper section includes a bib front with utility pockets and V-shaped upper edges terminating with...
Wearing apparel for use by one confined to a sitting or prone condition
A wearing apparel garment, such as an undergarment, has a padded portion positioned to be located adjacent to the coccyx of the wearer during use and which has...
Protective glove with thumb and wrist support
An apparel for protecting a hand and wrist of a user, which includes a hand cover and support element, is provided. The support element includes a first portion...
Printed applique with three-dimensional embroidered appearance
An applique emblem having a three dimensional embroidered appearance for decoration and identification when applied to uniforms, fashion, "basic" and...
Multilayer nanocomposite barrier structures
A multilayer barrier structure includes a plurality of relatively thin nanocomposite layers separated by one or more relatively thick intermediate layers...
Micro-beam intimate apparel hanger
In a lightweight intimate apparel hanger, the hanger body has a first arm extending from a hook of the hanger to a first end of the body and a second arm...
Pad elements for apparel and other products
A pad element may include a base member, a pair of cover layers, and a plurality of insert elements. The base member defines a plurality of apertures. The cover...
Delivery of respiratory therapy
An air delivery system for providing a supply of air from a source of air at positive pressure to an interfacing structure located at the entrance to the...
Devices with internal flexibility sipes, including siped chambers for
Devices with internal flexibility sipes, such as slits, provide improved flexibility, improved cushioning to absorb shock and/or shear forces, and improved...