Is Fashion Ready for the AI Revolution? Artificial intelligence can help businesses align supply and demand, scale personal service and design better products.
…”Online shopping could become a conversation, where the shopper describes the dress of their dreams, and, in seconds, an AI-powered search engine tracks down the closest match. Designers, merchandisers and buyers could all work alongside AI, to predict what customers want to wear, before they even know themselves.”…
A fashion designer breaks down why some clothes are worth spending more on
“The cost of a piece of clothing is the result of the entire process that brought that product into existence, including the expenses from fabric, constructing the garment, and the business model of the company.”
The absurdity of women’s clothing sizes, in one chart
By Christopher Ingraham | August 11, 2015
“These measurements come from official sizing standards once maintained by the National Bureau of Standards (now the National Institute of Standards and Technology) and taken over in recent years by the American Society of Testing and Materials. Data visualizer Max Galka recently unearthed them for a blog post on America’s obesity epidemic.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data show that the average American woman today weighs about as much as the average 1960s man. And while the weight story is pretty straightforward — Americans got heavier — the story behind the dress sizes is a little more complicated, as any woman who’s ever shopped for clothes could probably tell you.” …
Actual ‘smarty pants’? “Engadget reported that researchers in Japan have invented a conductive ink that is able to maintain a circuit, even when fabric is stretched more than normal.” http://bit.ly/1LXJzLQ
Well, #TheCurrentFashion ‘s pants may be dumb…
but, they’re pretty and ship fast. 😀 TheCurrentFashion.com
WHY DON’T MORE FASHION BRANDS MANUFACTURE IN THE U.S.?
It’s not just about price.
“The general assumption is that if you want a lower price you have to go overseas and if you want quality, you stay in the U.S. and that’s not entirely true,” says Atnyel Guedj,…