Category: Apparel Manufacturing

The Future of Fashion - RTFS

The Real Time Fashion System (#RTFS) saga: Can Fashion be ever Sustainable?

The RTFS (Real Time Fashion System) Saga episode 1: Can fashion be ever sustainable? First thing to understand for the fashion industry, is that it is no longer that much about “what” (in the meaning of styles of clothes), but more about “how”. How does the brand create an accurate process of production, distribution and…

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ELSE Corp Participated at Convention 4.0 by VAR Group

press release ELSE Corp Participated at Convention 4.0 by VAR Group Introducing their “Virtual Bespoke Atelier 3D” Milan, May 17, 2017: ELSE Corp participated at VAR Group’s event CONVENTION 4.0: Living Transformation, a B2B annual meeting for the company’s partners and clients, giving participants the chance to experience, first hand, the revolution that Digital Transformation is bringing to businesses….

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How Fast Fashion Exposes Retailers to Supply Chain Compliance Risks- Capgemini

via How Fast Fashion Exposes Retailers to Supply Chain Compliance Risks By Cyndi Fulk Lago and Michael Wohlfart, Capgemini Once upon a time, new fashion collections were introduced in the fall and spring. Socialites followed the runway shows to select looks for their charity balls. Families went “back-to-school” wardrobe shopping. Spring looks showcased lightweight fabrics…

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Detailing Amazon’s Custom-Clothing Patent- The NYT, Technology

via Detailing Amazon’s Custom-Clothing Patent In April, Amazon received an intriguing patent for an “on demand” apparel manufacturing system, which can quickly fill online orders for suits, dresses and other garments. Here’s how it would work. By NICK WINGFIELD and KELLY COUTURIER Image Credit: Amazon Ordering and Printing Patterns The process starts when customers…

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M.Gemi: You need to move as quickly as your data tells you, plus “on-demand retail”- Glossy story

via by Hilary Milnes M.Gemi president Cheryl Kaplan: ‘You need to move as quickly as your data tells you’ M. Gemi is hoping to get as close to on-demand retail as possible. The two-year-old brand, known for handmade Italian shoes, promises high quality without the middleman markups and launches new styles of women’s and…

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Metodo e sistema di modifica di forme per scarpa basati sull'applicazione di toppe addizionali

Next patent filled by ELSE Corp: A shoe-last modification method for industrial Made to Measure footwear

Here’s another “short announcement” to inform our supporters- and not only ;),  that ELSE Corp has just filled its 4-th patent (previous announcements: #1, #2, #3), related to their industrial invention named “Virtual Retail”, and its related innovative industrial processes around mass customization, made to order and industrial made to measure. This patent is about…

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Perfect Size

This T-Shirt Start-Up Is Doing Something Totally New: the best t-shirt in the world, offer perfectly sized t-shirts

via This T-Shirt Start-Up Is Doing Something Totally New The startup that has taken Scandinavia by storm has finally launched in the UK.  has the simple yet ambitious aspiration to make the best t-shirt in the world, and is already making headway, being the very first brand globally to offer perfectly sized t-shirts by…

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Direct to Consumer (D2C) Business Model

Direct to Consumer (D2C) Business Model: How Demand and Technology Made Fashion Go Real-Time, FashionBI Research

Today’s consumers are better informed, better connected and more conscious of the values and authenticity… 1 in 5 consumers interested in personalised products or services are willing to pay a +20% premium… 15+ major fashion labels have announced See Now Buy Now collections for 2017… a new report by FashionBI Direct to Consumer (D2C) Business…

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RTFS-FOUR key elements

How can RTFS (Real Time Fashion System) fix the Fashion Industry?

How can RTFS fix the Fashion Industry? Risky, unstable, but challenging. It’s been a huge year for the fashion industry! As economic and political changes came through, it faced the fashion industry as well, representing the seventh-largest economy in the world, proving just how twisted fashion is to its environment. 2016 has shown big confusion…

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Will Amazon’s on-demand manufacturing create trouble for fast-fashion? RetailWire, Discussion

Will Amazon’s on-demand manufacturing create trouble for fast-fashion? via Zara, Topshop and the like have upset apparel retailing with their sophisticated fast-fashion processes, but a new patent awarded this week to Amazon could make their systems look passé. Amazon’s on-demand system would use automated textile printers, cutters and assembly lines to custom manufacturer garments…

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