Replacing traditional dyeing methods with new digital solutions has the potential to transform an overlooked area of production. But how far can digital dyeing go, and what does a future ecosystem built around it look like?
We talk to SO REAL about how cross-industry innovation promises to help automate the creation of digital twins for fashion - at scale, and at speed.
As fashion enters a new era of constant uncertainty, smart forecasting and demand planning is a step in the right direction. But it needs to lead to a new model of production, too.
The traditional supply chain is overdue for an overhaul, but how should you approach switching to a demand-chain?
The long-standing "push" model of apparel production could soon be replaced, at least in part, by an all-digital data-driven "pull". Here's how that could happen.
Fashion is facing change on a grander scale than anything in living memory. Now is its chance to move from the traditional supply model to a true demand chain.
The end of our examination of all things 3D, this summary sets out some practical steps you can take to realise your 3D ambitions.
3D body scanning and body data platforms create the opportunity to use virtual twins of people as well as products.
We examine the history of sizing surveys, and look forward to a future where fit can be personalised through technology.
As fashion rushes headlong to embrace 3D, it is vital that virtual materials can be judged based on their look, "feel", and performance.