Think only smaller sizes can get away with colorful prints, bold patterns, and bright colors? Think again - consumer demand is changing the rules.

The technology to make significant positive impact on sustainability issues in the fashion industry is being developed and implemented right now. While it will require a lot of effort to transform our production processes, the long-term benefits of taking these steps w...

April 30, 2018

Despite fashion's bad rep, as designers we have cause to be excited about the future. Amazing cross-discipline innovations and greater transparency will be the cure for the industry's ills. Presentations at RISD speak to this optimistic outlook.

As people gained access to up-to-the-minute information on trends, they also wanted a means to access those trends even if they didn't have a high-fashion budget.  Fast fashion has made fashion much more democratic - sounds great, doesn't it? So what's the...

January 8, 2018

Machines already play a vital role in nearly every stage of clothing production, but it is still not a fully automated process. So, what are some of the newest inventions poised to disrupt century old technologies?

January 1, 2018

These athleticwear lines use sustainable materials, give back to social causes, and take measures to manufacture their products ethically. Welcome 2018 with a new resolve to look and feel your best - body and soul!

July 17, 2017

Luxury brands often set the tone for what consumers at all levels may perceive as being as fashionable. Even in the arena of being environmentally responsible, these high-end brands can help set the pace as they do for other trends in the fashion industry by making sus...

April 25, 2017

Fast fashion demands unprecedented volume of product and deadlines tighter than ever before in order to maintain the constant flow of new merchandise to the stores. This insatiable appetite means that factories are sometime working around the clock to meet shipment dat...

April 10, 2017

The truth is, as consumers we should not feel comfortable buying products that are made in terrible conditions, and for those of us in the design community, we should be very uneasy working in an industry that treats people so unfairly.

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