Peek inside the M&S Schmalberg Custom Fabric Flower Factory in New York's Garment District. They produce fabric flowers for couture fashion and accessories!

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...

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?

November 6, 2017

There are so many topics to address when referring to fashion's embrace of new technologies.  I am fascinated with how the advances coming our way will revolutionize the industry as we have known it.

July 3, 2017

Although there are many methods of printing designs onto textiles, for flexibility in design and fast turnaround digital printing may be preferable to traditional methods for many fashion apparel designers.

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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