Devastating the Environment and Posing Health Hazards to Humans, Are You Still Dyeing To Belong?

Recently CNN wrote a shocking article on Asian rivers. The report investigated how our colourful closets are to blame for the rivers in Asia turning black. The story, which was produced as part of CNN Style's The September Issues, looked at how textile...

Call To Action: Ready to Reformat the Fashion System’s Culture of Consumption & Destruction?

An open letter demanding action has been released. Delivered in video format, it includes quotes from fashion game-changers like Stella McCartney, Virgil Abloh and Alessandro Michele. Marking the launch of a new campaign by Extinction Rebellion called Fashion Act Now, the letter is...

Hohenstein Launches New 3D Digital Fitting Lab.

There is a new Digital Fitting Lab in town. The work of Hohenstein's seasoned engineers, 3D fitting experts and pattern designers, the Digital Fitting Lab utilizes Hohenstein's in-depth knowledge of pattern making and fit development. With access to Hohenstein's material testing...

The LifestyleTech Competence Center: A Platform for the Development of Promising Technologies and R&D Collaborations

With well known big names like Accenture, Guess and Microsoft involved, the LifestyleTech Competence Center Association is on a mission to promote and support innovative companies. Hoping to benefit Ticino as a tech business destination when it comes to innovation and job...

SupplyCompass​ x Queen of Raw​: Changing the Landscape for Deadstock Fabric

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, sustainability has still been a top priority for many brands. There has been a lot of sustainability and circularity conversations taking place. It is the kind of talk that has brought about a renewed vigour for brands...

Ready To Transition to Alternative Fashion Brands? Here Are Our Top 3 Picks.

There is no denying that today's customer journey is complicated. They not only "expect" a new standard, but the consumer is also changing the direction of trends and shifting the fashion system towards greener initiatives and rising awareness of animal products and animal cruelty. Looking beyond the...

Avery Dennison: “Transparency is No Longer a ‘nice to have’, it’s Paramount to Business Success.”

Avery Dennison, the global leader in materials science and manufacturing, has released a trend report on “The New Transparency”. The outcomes underline the importance of transparency as a powerful tool capable of giving businesses unprecedented control over their supply chains and their...

Eon x Microsoft Pledge To Have 400 Million Fashion Products Online by 2025

Eon’s CircularID™ Protocol and Eon’s Connected Products Platform powered by Microsoft Azure make it possible for brands and retailers to introduce deeper and more dynamic relationships with their customers, new revenue streams and business models, and a sustainable relationship with our planet. Connected Products unlock...

How Smart Clothing Poses an Answer to Social Challenges

Smart clothing can measure biometric data almost instinctively and barely noticeable, while the wearer feels comfortable and secure. And, it is worn so close to the body, that it delivers data of exceptional accuracy. We as TNO at Holst Centre use our...

Opening The Unknown Door to the Future of Fashion

Innovation in retail — particularly in fashion retail — is quite a challenge, isn't it? Steps taken towards digitalization of brick-and-mortar have been hesitant and have not become mainstream, as mentioned in previous articles. Here, I finally want to explore what exactly...