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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.

Textile Forum relates a fabric story strong in quality and provenance

This autumn’s Textile Forum, running from 10-11 October 2018 at One Marylebone, London, will be showcasing its broadest range of luxury fabrics to date, with many exhibitors emphasising not just the quality of their fabrics, but also their provenance. “Today’s fabric buyers are as keen to know the story behind the fabrics they have chosen […]

The newest release of Lectra Fashion PLM 4.0 gives fashion companies the power of connectivity

Lectra’s enhanced PLM solution puts collaboration and supply-chain digitalization at the heart of fashion processes  Paris, September 11, 2018 – Lectra, the technological partner for companies using fabrics and leather, announces the release of their latest PLM solution, Lectra Fashion PLM 4.0. This enhanced version boasts several new features and tools that make it more readily […]

Yuanshang Fashion Signs with Centric

Chinese fashion company chooses Centric PLM to support material and product management at Sedate brand CAMPBELL, Calif., September 11, 2018 – Yuanshang Fashion (Yuanshang), the Chinese company behind the Sedate and Osnic brands, has selected Centric Software to provide its Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, […]

Unleash Creativity and Design Without Limits, with Kornit

In today’s guest advertorial, Kornit shares how Textile Design students from Israel’s leading College, “Shenkar, Engineering, Fashion, Art” are benefitting from hands-on experience with Kornit’s technology.

Conversations: Harry Beard & Adam Flanagan, Future Labs

Just last month, we spoke with Harry Beard & Adam Flanagan, Founding Partners of Future Labs. At just 17 and 18 years old respectively, Adam & Harry are experts in Gen Z and social media, and advise established brands across multiple industries on how to accurately engage this new generation of consumers.

Manolo Blahnik Puts Best Foot Forward with Centric

Iconic footwear brand streamlines production and achieves sweeping digital transformation with Centric Software PLM CAMPBELL, Calif., September 4, 2018 – Manolo Blahnik, the legendary shoe brand, reports a significant boost in productivity and efficiency since implementing Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, […]

Why Retailers Should Embrace The Blockchain

In his first exclusive for WhichPLM, PixelPrivacy.com’s Bill Hess, shares some benefits of blockchain for RFA. Bill’s blog is all about making the world of online security accessible to everyone, and prides himself in writing simple guides that can be understood by anyone!

Realism guarantee in 3D with Vidya – bundled know-how in one booth at the Munich Fabric Start

Munich/Kaiserslautern, 03.09.2018 The fashion industry is undergoing a technological revolution – more and more garments are being digitally designed with 3D software. A realistic representation of color and materials makes it possible to significantly reduce the number of physical samples – and this in turn saves time and reduces costs. At the Munich Fabric Start, […]

Digital Textile Connection: The DMIx © Cloud Showcase

4th – 6th September 2018 @ Munich Fabric Start AW19/20 Cooperating Partners / Exhibitors: ColorDigital X-Rite Pantone Assyst Epson Peter Büdel Created by ColorDigital in partnership with the German Fashion Institute (DMI), the DMIx Cloud is the first fully integrated cloud-based communications platform for designers and suppliers around the world to share virtual product data. […]

ColorDigital & X-Rite Pantone Announce Cooperation

(Cologne, Germany, 2018-08-30) – “For the transition from analogue to digital product development, the industry calls for perfect, digital simulations of physical objects”, states Gerd Müller-Thomkins, CEO at Deutsches Mode-Institut. In order to be able to provide the best service, ColorDigital, the provider of the DMIx® Cloud, along with X-Rite Pantone have decided upon a continuous workflow […]