Smart manufacturing can be a nebulous term, but Joachim Hensch has helped put it into practice for one of the world's most recognisable brands. His definition carries a lot of weight.
The pieces are falling into place for digital printing - both direct to garment and direct to roll - to overturn the traditional sourcing network and supply chain. The Interline speaks to one of the key minds behind the transition - at a pivotal time.
Uncertainty is everywhere as retail reopens post-pandemic, and everything is open to re-evaluation. This workshop replay captures the retail recovery at a critical juncture.
When retail returns to full capacity, it will be operating in a changed world. What shoppers want from physical stores and online channels has evolved rapidly, and Rebecca Morter believes retailers need to catch up - and quickly.
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?
With 3D firmly established as one of the keys to fashion's digital transformation, a lot is riding on the shoulders of technology vendors. We talked to Optitex CEO Amir Lehr about what it means to be up to the challenge, and how much farther he believes digital product creation can go.
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.
This year has been transformative for a lot of the fashion retail sector, but luxury has been both more exposed and better able to respond than other market segments. We spent some time with Ashley McDonnell to unpick why and how.
Everledger recently made headlines by backing Alexander McQueen's MCQ label with blockchain-based proof of provenance & authenticity. We talk to Leanne Kemp about where blockchain for fashion goes from here.
Obtaining genuine transparency from the multi-tiered material supply chain is a complex problem. This interview highlights how blockchain principles - and the technology itself - could provide a way for brands and retailers to back up provenance with proof.