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3D Virtual Clothing Sampling -Expectations vs. Reality for Design and Manufacturing

What is 3D Virtual sampling?

3D Virtual sampling and prototyping is the new way to explore design concepts and variations before the actual production. 3D technology helps designers and technical designers see, validate and refine the product before moving to the actual physical prototyping and manufacturing. For many industries this the norm. Apparel industry is still in the process of adaptation and implementation.

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Reality behind "See Now, Buy Now". How to save time?

This past season's fashion shows at the main fashion capitals New York, London, Paris and Milan around 10-15% of the designers showed "See Now, Buy Now" collections.  Meaning, the customers can immediate purchase these styles that were shown on the runways. TAAS Inc. is here to give you the actual reality of how this can be done.  Where brands can save on their calendar, and how they can save time.

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Artificial Intelligence vs. Human Intelligence-technology in the apparel industry.

Many headlines today are pointing out that the use of 3D technologies and softwares such as Optitex, and Browzwear are going to be the next big disruptive breakthroughs in the apparel production lifecycle. But are people well informed as to how to implement, utilized, and operate these complex programs in an efficient way?  Let's break down both company's marketing and selling strategies and decide for ourselves the reality in complexity of each software.

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How can the apparel industry evolve, innovate, and be sustainable?

Millennials have surpassed Baby Boomers as America's largest living generation.  With this important data, today's apparel industry must focus on the millennials' purchasing and spending habits.  The experience generation with Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter want to share where they are traveling, what they are eating, what concerts, musicals and plays they are watching.  Material goods are no longer in the top 3 of their spending categories.

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The Reality of the Apparel Production Cycle

This week, TAAS Inc. would like to speak frankly for all the hard working individuals that are behind the scenes, working day and night, plus weekends to create the garments that we see in stores.

The retail environment in apparel is getting more competitive, price sensitive, and more time restricting than ever before.  With fast fashion companies such as Zara, H&M, and Forever 21 shipping new styles in stores and online each week, it gives everyone else more pressure to deliver new styles quicker than ever.  With time restraints, comes rushing, and also means making more mistakes or being more sloppy with patterns, communicating clear information etc. 

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The Happiest Office on Earth

It's a Friday morning in midtown Manhattan, the interns are sipping coffee and eating croissants with their designer mentors, while planning their day's work and errands.  The sky is blue, looking out to the Empire State Building from the penthouse of 7th Avenue and 40th Street feels calming, exhilarating, and inspiring for the whole team.

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