If client wants it, it will immediately be produced! A “bomber” jacket, made of satin, with floral embroidery patterns in the front, back and sleeves, arrived at the store and was immediately put for sale at the flagship...

Resilient Fashion

The fashion industry is undergoing a seismic change. We can see and analyze this change through the latest news about the sector, in specialized media and in the reports of international consultants. The report The State of Fashion 2018- FOB...
Some independent thoughts and curiosities in this year. This fascinating year 2015 is ending. I take the opportunity of this last article to share some things I consider relevant and to bring forward some of the things that struck me...
The production costs of garments and fashion accessories in Asia have increased steadily and considerably over the years, so producing in Asian origins is no longer as profitable as it used to be. Asian factories have been efficiently managing...
Organization chart of a textile company Structure and organization of a fashion brand or company. Companies are partially defined and determined by their structure. Through that structure we are able to see its management flow, its organization, its corporate culture, its...
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...

What is quality?

We often talk about quality but when we ask potential employees, current collaborators, providers or manufacturers, and even professionals within the sector the question “What is quality?”, their answers are very diverse or don’t express a clear idea. In line...
In order to guarantee sales and achieve planned profitability, it is no longer enough for today's fashion brands to be on the cutting edge. In seconds, from anywhere in the world, even without leaving home, the office or while...
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Noah and the Coronavirus

We are living in an extreme situation all over the world and of course, the priority of each one of us at this very moment is to take care of the health of our family, of our fellow men...
Less predictable, more demanding consumers. New fashion consumers are feeling increasingly comfortable with digital interactions and online purchases. Encouraged by new technologies, needs and behavior patterns of clients, they are becoming more and more sophisticated and, while brands are constantly...
Textile industry, today. Now, in the second half of this year 2016, as a six-monthly balance, I would like to share with you the vision and expectations of professionals and businessmen of the textile industry that I was able to...
Is low cost of labor the only variable that fashion companies have to be competitive? Of course not. There are other very important variables that companies must identify in order to work on them, so as to apply improvements that will...
Fast fashion, a fashion trend. When we mention the concept of fast fashion,  the outsiders to this industry immediately associate it with the so-called “fast food”. However, that easy association would make us fall into a reductionism that would prevent...
“On a marketing level, Argentinian brands and retail are very up-to-date” April 1, 2016 ⋅ by Fashion Market news  Fashion Market had the opportunity to interview Gabriel Farías Iribarren, fashion industry professional with extensive experience in the areas of textile and...
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Vertigo Fashion

What the customer wants, the customer gets. A fashion brand’s capacity and expertise to identify the garment or accessory the client wants, or even to predict what they will desire so as to design it, produce it and ship it...
Production Approval Process. “In the textile industry this process addresses the way the garment looks, feels, fits and behaves once the client buys it”. This is Margie Bross’ definition in Just Style, and she adds, “It is a network of...

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...