By RichmondUniverity

A Glance of Past and Future of Garment Industry

The much awaited quota phase out by 31-12-2004 has opened a new chapter in the history of international trade which is growing substantially post 2004 which necessitates substantial involvement of productivity & quality. The estimation of the value of international apparel trade by 2010 showed a wide gap. As per the estimates of KSA (Kurt Salmon Associates) the global apparel trade was predicted to touch $200 billion U.S. in year 2000 whereas the study “India the Growth Imperative” (Mc Kinsey 2001) predicted it at $415 U.S. billion. Over 80% of the world’s population will live in the developing countries i.e. 5.94 billion vis-à-vis 1.32 billion that of developed countries (as per Aama predictions). Indeed the global apparel trade has surpassed $ 415 U.S. billion in the year 2010. Many developing countries like India & China that were major apparel exporters have become major markets for ready to wear apparel.   Read more

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How To Recycle Waste Clothes?

Ever thought about how the waste clothes are put to use by government and various organizations after the recycling process? Recycling is the act of processing used materials into new products to prevent waste of potentially useful materials and to reduce the consumption of fresh raw materials. Recycling is a key component of modern waste reduction and is the third component of the “Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle” waste hierarchy. Textile recycling is the method of reusing or reprocessing used clothing, fibrous material and clothing scraps from the manufacturing process. Textiles in municipal solid waste are found mainly in discarded clothing, although other sources include furniture, carpets, tires, footwear, and nondurable goods such as sheets and towels.   Read more

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Influence of Organic Cotton Fibres in Textile Industry

Did you know how the textile industries are moving towards usage of organic cotton fibres and fabrics for their apparel production. Most of the textile industries and apparel industries are now using organic fabrics for their environment friendly apparel production and reducing the use of synthetics.    Read more

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Patchwork – Reforming Fashion Industry

Patchwork involves multiple panels of patterned fabric in the same ensemble. Patchwork is more of a print trend than a fabric trend. The unique manner of placing the printed fabrics in a patchwork design imparts a unique identity to the outfit. Patchwork is not to be confused with print-on-print. Though, there is not much difference between the patchwork and print-on-print, as both offer the wearer a canvas of colours and prints. Nevertheless, unlike layered prints, patchwork prints are cleverly and creatively created as one piece, by means of stitching several pieces of print fabric together. At a glance, it might appear as unmatched pieces of fabric, but in reality a lot of thought goes into assembling different pieces of fabric and turning them into an elegant garb, which is styled to look that way.    Read more

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CAD Systems in Designing and Apparel Production

Computer Aided Designing(CAD) is a mainstream tool; companies that hope to compete in the fashion market place, especially at the mass level, cannot prosper without some level of CAD technology. And for an aspiring designer, it is an added advantage to have basic knowledge of Fashion CAD. In textile designing CAD systems, a motif can be designed, resized, re-coloured, rotated, or multiplied depending on the design goal. Some garment designers are more comfortable drawing fashion illustrations using CAD rather than by hand drawing and colouring. Fashion Illustrators are often trained as graphic designers.    Read more

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Understand the Jewellery Industry in the Indian Context

India has a rich history of jewellery dating back almost five thousand years. Ancient travellers and traders have been enticed by the wealth of precious gems and artistic masterpieces of jewellery in the country. In the context of modern technology and contemporary styles, Indian jewellery is still desired for its inherent beauty and skilled delicacy. Modern technology has helped build colleges and universities to teach jewellery designing courses to enrich the creativity of jewellery artists.    Read more

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Top Fashion Events in India

In ancient Indian fashion, India really did not have garments that were sewed together like dhoti, saree, turbans, scarves. The recent developments in Indian fashion have changed the scenario. Now the fashion especially in urban India has changed. People in India have got influenced and adapted the fashion which has become a vibrant scene and turned out a colourful and a glamorous world where everyday a new trend is getting introduced. Until recently, people have focused on couture lines and wedding trousseau but now the Indian fashion has gone up to international market and got combined with the western culture. Fashion events like various fashion weeks are helping the designers to showcase their talent. These events are not only launching the several designers and models but also it is a platform for the business of fashion, fashion design institutes in India and the students which has helped to interact between designers and buyers in Indian and international market. Indian fashion has got an international recognition all over the world.    Read more

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By RichmondUniverity

Future of Fashion Industry

Did you know that the fashion industry generates more than $172 billion nationwide in revenue per year and employs over 4.64 million people? Imagine the future of fashion industry! New York City is the nation’s fashion capital and the home of the Fashion Institute of Technology, a State University of New York college of art and design, business and technology, which has been education professionals for careers in a variety of fields, including fashion and its related industries for 60 years.   Read more

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