An average of $6-8 billion are spent on physical samples in the apparel industry. Coupled with the traditional workflow means that it can take months for brands to receive a first, physical prototype from the initial design sketch.
We’ve already discussed 5 ways how 3D technology can save time and money for the apparel industry,...
The Rise of the Influencer: Social Media & Brands
The days of flipping through glossy pages of a magazine once a month to discover the latest trends are over. The new generation of shoppers are inspired by lifestyle as much as product and are connected to celebs, trends, and news 24/7. With the help of social networks, you can discover fashion in real-time, just by scrolling.
Today, close to 30% of the world's population uses at least one social...
NYFW: Highlights & Trends
New York Fashion week is upon us, and the upcoming autumn/winter 2018 trends are being set. Here are some of the highlights:
Technology & Fashion Getting More Connected
The fashion industry is incorporating technology more into all aspects of the textile industry workflow from design to engaging with the customer. Today, retailers and brands are already experimenting with artificial...
Will Artificial Intelligence Transform Apparel & Retail?
Unless you've been in technology hibernation, chances are you've heard about artificial intelligence (AI) and how it's making its way more and more into the apparel and retail sectors. By 2020, it's predicted that the AI market will be worth more than $47 billion, a huge growth from the $8 billion market in 2016.
Today, most brands have begun experimenting with AI as a communication method, via chatbots, to interact with customers changing the...