Propelling Blockchain into Fashion Manufacturing

A recent report released by Zion Market Research got me thinking that blockchain is becoming a reality in various industries, including fashion. No longer only used for cryptocurrency transactions, the report valued technology to reach $307 million by 2024 which illustrates how blockchain could have the potential to play a vital role in manufacturing.   […]

2019’s Supply Chain Success Tool Kit for Fashion Brands & Retailers

If you are a large enterprise leader in fashion responsible for driving millions or billions of dollars in revenue, you need a new success tool kit for 2019. The supply chain is where the real, revenue driving answers lie –   1)    It’s really about demand network systems Successful companies build products not based on supply constraints, […]

Ethical Treatment of Manufacturing Employees

A few weeks ago, the Associated Press reported that an American sportswear company was manufacturing their products in a Chinese detainment center. The people working at this detainment center were forced to give up their religion and language and were paid either nothing or barely above the minimum wage. This is just one example of […]

Developing your Company Culture

Starting any business requires a ton of energy and a truly entrepreneurial spirit. There are a thousand minute things that you have to think about that will contribute to your ability to grow your company. If your business is going to include anyone other than yourself (which it most likely will), one of the things […]

Intelligent Textiles: Presenting a Roadmap for the Future

As technology evolves, textiles are becoming more and more intelligent. From clothing to sensors to luminous fashion tech, it is a revolution that has brought the integration of electronics and textiles to the forefront. It is no secret that, connected or embedded,  digital components being used in textiles is something that has been in development […]

How Transparency can Transform your Brand

Transparency has become one of the top buzzwords across all industries, but especially within the fashion industry. A quick Google search will show you just how much of a hot topic it has become. As a brand that centers itself around a totally transparent supply chain, Suuchi Inc. knows that while some brands say that […]

Beyond the Label’s #MakeShiftHappen Influencer Meet & Greet

In November, Beyond the Label hosted its first #MakeShiftHappen Influencer Meet & Greet giving students, designers and Angelenos an opportunity to connect with changemakers from London, Germany, France, and around the United States – all in favor to truly #MakeShiftHappen. During a ‘speed interview’, Beyond The Label team members Karen Housel, Naomi Goez and Allison Sherman asked […]

Breaking Down the Apparel Supply Chain

Understanding your supply chain is an important part of owning a fashion line. If you are unsure of what goes into creating your line from start to finish, you’re going to have a hard time describing exactly what you’re selling (remember: transparency is key). We’ve created a cheat sheet to help you understand each stage […]

Navigating the Rubik’s Cube that is Manufacturing Fashion Tech

Although the manufacturing industry is currently in the midst of transformation, thanks to digitisation, executing a fashion tech prototype successfully can still feel like the wild, wild west. This is why it is vital that you take a moment to learn from those who have been through the process countless times because they have learned […]

What to Know when Sourcing your Line

As a brand owner, you know just how much work goes into the “behind-the-scenes” work of your line in order to make it perfect. When you are putting everything into your line, there is no room for any error that can jeopardize the success of your brand. One area that can become a pitfall for […]