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Lydia Mageean

Lydia Mageean has been part of the WhichPLM team for over six years now. She has a creative and media background, and is responsible for maintaining and updating our website content, liaising with advertisers, working on special projects like the Annual Review, and more.Joining mid-2013 as our Online Editor, she has since become WhichPLM’s Editor. In addition to taking on writing and interviewing responsibilities, Lydia has also become the primary point of contact for news, events, features and other aspects of our ever-growing online content library and tools.

Plus Size Fashion: the Shape of Fit to Come

In her first exclusive for 2020, Emma Hayes, womenswear customer fit expert and Founder of At Last, delves further into the industry’s issue with fit when it comes to plus size womenswear. Emma has worked in retail for over 3 decades, with a specific focus on womenswear and lingerie, and is fascinated by bodyshape diversity.

Introducing The Interline

Introducing The Interline – our brand-new publication, and the new home for fashion technology news and opinion. Our editorial calendar starts with a launch month focused on technology for luxury, and the rest of 2020 will cover key fashion technology topics.

Classic Brands Flies Toward Efficiency with Centric SMB

Classic Brands’ growth prompts a move to Centric Software® for proficiency in product lifecycle management CAMPBELL, Calif., March 3, 2020 – Classic Brands, the designer, manufacturer and distributor of wild bird feeders and birding products, has selected Centric Software®’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution for emerging brands, Centric SMB. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions […]

Marcolin Group Optimises Stock Positions, Maximises Customer Satisfaction with Aptos Technology

LONDON — MARCH 3, 2020 — Aptos, Inc., a recognised market leader in retail technology solutions, today announced that Marcolin Group, a worldwide leading eyewear company, has deployed the Aptos Forecasting and Replenishment solution to optimise stock levels and automate replenishment to its distribution partners, notably large optical retail chains in 125 countries. The project with Aptos, named “MORE” […]

SHIMA SEIKI to Exhibit at FIMEC 2020

Leading flat knitting solutions provider SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan, together with its Brazilian representative BRASTEMA TECNOLOGIA TEXTIL LTDA., will participate in the FIMEC 2020 44th International Trade Fair for Leather, Chemicals, Components, Machinery and Equipment for Footwear and Tanning in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil this month. The global shoe industry is […]

Gerber Revolutionizes 3D Workflow with New February 2020 Release of AccuMark®

Empowering their customers for the digital FashionTech supply chain. New York, New York, USA, February 2020 – Gerber is proud to announce the February 2020 release of their robust software platform, AccuMark®, AccuMark 3D, AccuNest™ and AccuPlan™, which continues to revolutionize the industry by digitizing the supply chain from 3D design right through production, making product development and production even faster, […]

DeSL Launches New Creative Sales Platform

DeSL highlights Creative Sales Platform, a module designed as a collaborative sales team tool to shorten the processing cycle. (San Francisco Bay Area, California, February 27, 2019) Discover e-Solutions Ltd. (DeSL) is the leading provider of end-to-end software solutions for the fashion, apparel, textile, and footwear sectors. Announcing DeSL’s Creative Sales Platform developed as the […]

The Impact of Fashion on Climate Change

In his first guest article of 2020, Patrick Bawn investigates the influence that fashion has on climate change, utilising his substantial experience within science communication

Fashion Enter Closes UK’s Skills Gap with EFI Optitex 3D

Leading fashion and textile industry training center offers UK professionals hands-on experience with 3D digital design tools FREMONT, Calif., February 26, 2020 – EFI™ Optitex®, Electronics For Imaging’s global provider of integrated end-to-end 2D & 3D CAD/CAM software solutions for the fashion and apparel industry, today announced its partnership with Fashion Enter Ltd., a UK […]

Fashion³ Adopts CSR-focused Strategy in line with their values, leveraging Centric Software® for their production cycle

French fashion brands break away from hyper-consumption, driving value in their product lifecycle with Centric PLM™ CAMPBELL, California, February 25, 2020 – Fashion³, the ecosystem comprised of boutique-oriented textile brands under the Mulliez group − Jules, Brice, Bizzbee, Pimkie, RougeGorge, Grain de Malice/Orsay − has selected Centric Software® Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) in order to significantly […]