Perspective & insight

  • Archiving Decades of Textile History

    United States

    The textiles that adorn our clothes are more than design; they are examples of self-expression that warrant a special place in history. In that vein, The Design Library–a large collection of documentary fabrics, original paintings, wallpapers, embroideries and yarn dyes— embarked on a curation...

  • France

    Today, fast fashion is the norm. Consumers expect new designs at a rapid pace, usually a new collection every two weeks. How is it possible for brands and retailers to match their expectations? During the Lectra-ESCP roundTable discussion “What is...

  • Is fashion big data compatible?

    France

    The latest round table of the Lectra-ESCP Europe Chair was held on October 7 in Paris, during Fashion Tech Week. This year, the theme was the opportunities offered by big data to fashion companies. How will they take advantage of it? Valérie Moatti and Céline Abecassis-Moedas, academic co-...

  • Meet Anna Perry: Fashion instructor and designer

    United States

    As a lifelong student of fashion, her passion for learning has fueled her as a student at Iowa State University, and now it influences her passion to teach others the craft. That’s because Anna was once herself a design student, and today, she’s sharing what she has learned with others. Anna is a...

  • Portugal

    The textile and apparel industry is one of dynamism where constant shifts in trends and economics determine strategies and how companies achieve their objectives. Today we’re delighted to discuss, and gain better insight into this industry, from...

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