- How will the industry react to shortages of cotton and other raw materials?
- How could the fashion workforce be affected by shifting supply chains and technological development?
- How might technology inﬂuence fashion and change the way it is produced and sold?
Future Forward Returns From Amazon > Sweet User Experience
“The moment UPS came to my office and scanned my return package, I received an email notifying me that Amazon credited my account for the full purchase price of the bag.”
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Digital Clothing Hangers display Facebook LIKES live.
With any new marketing concept, however, problems arise. The most obvious issue with digital hangers is the possibility of shoppers switching the items from their corresponding hangers. Holding that aside, there are serious questions about whether shoppers really want an item that is liked by thousands of random people? Especially whether digital hangers will drive away stylish influencers, the target market for many brands.
Die-hard stylists and fashionistas have already raised some doubt about digital hangers. The pushback is not surprising since stylish individuals often prefer a unique style, as opposed to being influenced by general popularity or what’s in most people’s closet. One fashion blogger, Nora Crotty, described her personal hesitancy to use FashionLike in stark terms: “I wouldn’t even want style advice from 90% of my Facebook ‘friends’, let alone the entirety of the Facebook universe. Even Mark Zuckerberg wears a hoodie every day.”
Fast Company features a hanger designed by Ziba that promises to solved the stretched out necklines on sweaters and tees.
An interactive theater that captures kid’s hand movement to project giant colorful puppets, pretty incredible!
French label Pimpki has created a real-time fashion Colorforecast by capturing video and analyzing color patterns people are wearing on the streets of Paris, Milan and Antwerp.