The Future of Fashion: Direct From Design to Merchandising: How Tech is Reshaping the Industry
A look at the evolution of the fashion industry and where technology is taking it next, from AR/VR dressing rooms to temperature-changing fabrics and beyond.
Fashion has always been a hotbed for innovation — from the invention of the sewing machine to the rise of e-commerce. Like tech, fashion is forward-looking and cyclical.
It’s also a huge industry. The ~$2.4T fashion sector is one of the largest industries in the global economy.
And today, tech is transforming fashion at a faster pace than ever.
From robots that sew and cut fabric, to AI algorithms that predict style trends, to VR mirrors in dressing rooms, technology is automating, personalizing, and speeding up every aspect of fashion.
In this report, we dive into the trends reshaping how our clothes and accessories are designed, manufactured, distributed, and marketed.