The commercial argument for AI is compelling, but a feeling of apprehension remains among creative professionals. Fashion is now tasked with finding a way to embrace and harness AI for more than just operational efficiency.
From the existential threat of climate change, to stringent sustainability legislation, complex supply chain risk, high input costs, and an unpredictable consumer and wholesale market, survival in fashion today means overcoming an interlocking grid of challenges. Against that backdrop, what does it mean for PLM to continue to deliver as both a bedrock of stability and an enabler for wider digital transformation?
The lightning rod for fast fashion criticism is attempting to curate its public image, and that’s raising bigger questions about how much of the apparel supply chain consumers really need to understand.
Genderless fashion will require substantial modifications to the entire design and development workflow - so digital spaces may provide an expedited path to exploring it. At the same time, the industry and consumers are caught in the battle between consumerism and sustainability. Which will win?
When it comes to building the future of fashion, incubators and accelerators are increasingly defining the direction of innovation. Does that work for everyone?
Beyond the moral imperative, fashion is set to discover very soon how climate change will impact its bottom line - making near-term action an essential commercial drive, not just an environmental and humanitarian one.
Informa Markets Fashion and The Interline partner again to bring fashion technology to life at SOURCING at MAGIC and in a new content series, showcasing technology’s potential to unite stakeholders across the fashion value chain.
How digital tools opened up new creative horizons and laid down a career path for a designer who found a way into fashion through 3D.
As uncertainty around the impact of the metaverse and Web3 grew, this spring's SXSW became a nexus for a debate about where digital fashion stands, and where it should be headed. The Interline puts a finger on the pulse.
With fashion targeting universal DPC adoption, hybrid talent is in high demand and short supply. From educators to brands, the new, shared mandate is to grow the digital skills that will support fashion's future.
From 3D to IP, the Director of Digital Product Creation for a major multinational brand shares her perspective on why fashion should be rethinking the way it approaches DPC.
Beyond the technology, cultural change and organisational composition could dictate how successfully brands are able to migrate to digital-native working.
Surrounded by historic challenges and all-new digital opportunities, the industry must lay the right foundations for the future by understanding and intelligently implementing technology.
In the quest for futureproof material digitisation, fidelity and flexibility of digital fabrics are set to become top priorities. We talk to one of the biggest names in DPC about how they believe high-quality material digitisation can happen on the supplier's doorstep.swatchbook