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First apparel size and fit project in the Middle East

Christa H
Feb 24, 2015

Splash and Iconic fashion labels have just launched their first ranges based on new core body standard for their men’s and women’s apparel based on research conducted through Alvanon’s empirical size survey of customers in six major retail outlets in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, Jeddah, Riyadh and Qatar. Read the article

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Guest Post: The Size & Fit Challenge for Today’s Global Shopper

Christa H
Jan 29, 2015

President Ed Gribbin begins 2015 addressing the challenges of the Global Shopper featured in EDITD. Read the article

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Small Runs, Big Gains: Reshoring U.S. Apparel Manufacturing.

Christa H
Jan 13, 2015

A push to reshore apparel manufacturing and technical skills is steadily taking hold in the United States. Industry organizations, as well as academe and suppliers, are identifying areas for job creation, inventing new ways to think about apparel production and building incubators that nurture a budding apparel workforce via expert tutelage and business advice. Read […]

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AAFA American Apparel & Footwear Association

Christa H
Jan 12, 2015

Washington DC March 18-20, 2015 Alvanon will be attending AAFA 2015! The AAFA Annual Executive Summit is unlike any other forum for serious and competitve industry leaders. At the crossroads of public policy and fashion, the Summit brings together mavericks from our industry and leaders from Washington to discuss the real issues that impact your […]

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Shoppers in a twist over inconsistent clothing sizes

Christa H
Dec 08, 2014

Inconsistent clothing sizes in Australia cause a great deal of confusion and frustration between shoppers.Size matters: Mez Gallifuoco tries a size 10 Dawn Midi dress at Seduce in Sydney’s Eastgardens shopping centre. Photo: Kate Geraghty Read the article

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Alvanon CEO on How Fashion Fit Movement Will Revitalize Major Apparel Hubs

Christa H
Oct 17, 2014

In an effort to do its part for the fashion industry, Alvanon, the global leader in fit solutions for the fashion industry, launched its Fashion Fit Movement in May, a program designed to inspire renewed interest in technical skills and revitalize manufacturing in New York City, London and Hong Kong. Read the article

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First Lady Michelle Obama speaks at the Fashion Education Workshop

Christa H
Oct 13, 2014

First Lady Michelle Obama held the first ever Fashion Education Workshop at the White House motivating young high school students. Hear what the expert panel including Prabal Gurung, Diane Von Furstenberg, Jason Wu and other industry veterans had to say to the future of fashion. Watch the video

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Finding the Right Fit

Christa H
Aug 05, 2014

Alvanon CEO Janice Wang works to bring technical skills back to the forefront of fashion. Read the article

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Why the size of your clothing says little about your size

Christa H

Hear what the experts are saying about J Crew’s new 000 sizing strategy. Featured Experts: – ED GRIBBIN, President, Alvanon – MARIE-EVE FAUST, Program Director of the Fashion Merchandising Program at Philadelphia University – JANE SHURE, Psychotherapist Click here to listen

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Why the size of your clothing says little about your size

Christa H
Jul 30, 2014

Hear what the experts are saying about J Crew’s new 000 sizing strategy. Featured Experts: – ED GRIBBIN, President, Alvanon – MARIE-EVE FAUST, Program Director of the Fashion Merchandising Program at Philadelphia University – JANE SHURE, Psychotherapist Click here to listen

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