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LJI News and Press

Industry Trends: Performance vs. Casual Wear
Over the past few years, a new general apparel trend has been seeping into the athletic apparel industry: Casual Activewear. So much so, that this fairly new category now has an official name: ‘Athleisure’. This style group is literally visible everywhere - taking on a fashion genre of it’s own. But what do runners prefer?
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Product Expansion into Medals!
We expanded our product line to include medals, offering customers a 'one stop shopping' option. We found some very experienced factories who have been manufacturing for the marathon and running medal niche for years.
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Always Innovative... Whats New?
As always, we increased our active wear performance line with new styles and fabrics.
Two of the most popular performance fabrics are our Marquis and Eclipse that have already gotten excellent reviews by the runners.
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Leslie Jordan Creates One-of-a-Kind Pop up Shop at Portland Marathon Expo!
We expanded into expo and online merchandise sales with great success and sell – thru at the Portland Marathon. Offering a little of everything from Sports Scarves to Custom Hoodies. We plan to continue those avenues into 2017.
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LJI Celebrates 30 YEARS of Event Apparel Manufacturing!
The Leslie Jordan Brand has come a long way since it's start with Tyvek jackets in 1986.
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LJI Introduces Cheetah T's and Cheetah Dri T's
Meeting and exceeding expectations is nothing new at Leslie Jordan, and the introduction of the new Cheetah line of 100% Poly t-shirts is another example of the LJI team doing just that. Cheetah T's are LJI's most affordable line of custom manufactured active lifestyle apparel and will satisfy customers on a budget while providing the same look and feel as the premium Leslie Jordan T's, while Cheetah Dri T's are enhanced with wicking technology.

LJI Switches to 100% Recycled Packaging
In the company's continued efforts to become more eco-friendly, Portland-based apparel manufacturer Leslie Jordan, Inc. has decided to use 100% recycled packaging materials for shipping its performance shirts to customers. The cartons will be constructed from corrugated recycles, and the inner poly bags will be made from recycled plastic. "It's gratifying to know that our quality products will be delivered in environmentally responsible packaging," said Jordan.

Certified Recycled Poly!
After a long search we found a mill with authentic Certified Recycled Poly and a factory to work with so we can bring Recycled Poly tech-tees to our customers. To us, quality means more than how a garment looks or functions: It also includes the way it affects the environment and quality of life. This means working to source materials and develop processes that minimize damage to the environment.
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Multiple Products for Running Events
Leslie Jordan, Inc. understands that for many race events, one tech shirt is not enough. Often, in one event weekend there are multiple events, such as 5ks, half-marathons, marathons, walks and more. In such situations, race organizers want apparel that coordinates between all events but offers a unique look to each event.
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