Thursday, September 29, 2022
To date, the promise of digitalization in the fashion industry has not been fulfilled. Compared to other sectors, the fashion industry is currently in the first steps of its long journey towards digitalization, both in terms of purchasing and...
What will be the new stop of the fashion sourcing caravan? McKinsey asks the same question in the report "The apparel sourcing caravan's next stop: Digitization". As you can see, the very name of the report gives us the answer....
"Sustainability will evolve from a menu of marketing-focused initiatives to an integral part of the planning system where circular economic principles are linked to the entire fashion value chain. Brands will plan to recycle fabrics in the supply chain...

The new fabrics in fashion.

Traditional fabrics vs. technological fabrics. Traditional fabrics are becoming a thing of the past and they are giving way to new technological fabrics, even within the fashion sector. But still, part of the industry and its professionals continue to be stuck...
Which one do you think will dominate in textile production? In the last few years, the cotton industry had to endure different fluctuations related to production and use of this natural fiber on a global level. It’s a well-known fact...
Similarities among successful fashion brands. What similarities do we currently find among textile companies or fashion brands with international success? What are they doing right and in a similar manner so as to achieve their current success? The following organizational, operational...
Nowadays, there are so many changes in the fashion industry and they happen so fast that the structures of the organizations change –I recommend you to click on the link above– and along with them, the organization chart and...
Textile sourcing is global. As we mentioned in the last three articles, we are now experiencing a situation of adjustment in the textile sector because of the hike in costs in China and its new socioeconomic context that is making...
When industry executives were asked to conceptualize the fashion industry in one word, they expressed three words that outperformed all others: "uncertainty," "challenging," and "changing". They also said that dealing with uncertainty and global economic changes is their biggest...
A few days ago I was reading an interesting article in Peru Retail about “wearables” and I decided to share with you information on this topic that I find fascinating. Technical and intelligent fabrics. One of the goals of the textile...
In recent years the determined and repeated process of buyers of fashion companies, who have had to face the reduction of margins and the constant increase in purchasing costs, has been to change the origin of production to countries...
Vietnam wants to be a world benchmark in textile sourcing. In view of the rise of production costs in China, countries in South East Asia want to take advantage of the situation to drive the development of the manufacturing sector...

Ultra Fast Fashion

See it now, buy it now or it won't be a chance. Perhaps, wanting to "see now - buy now" goes far beyond a need for instant gratification: in the temporary world of fast fashion -and now ultra fast fashion- the...
In recent months and through my research activity on the textile sector, I have been able to observe a notable increase in information on sustainability. Given this situation and the close relationship that exists between the textile industry and...
Textile production by area. Textile industry in India is organized mostly in the form of “clusters”. A large part of them have been formed naturally, and the current trend is to plan for them in terms of logistics, to reduce...
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Personalized fashion supply

For today's consumer the personalization of fashion items, clothing, accessories and footwear will become increasingly important. Companies store data and through their subsequent analysis they will create stories and personalized communication to generate recommendations, conquer influencers and individualize experiences....

Natural Textile Fibers

In the last few months, I have received several questions through the blog regarding natural textile fibers. Evidently, from the perspective of fashion consumers...