The Standard China Series is Alvanon’s latest standard forms release. These new standards have been created based on input we gathered from surveying key women’s, men’s and children’s wear clients in China, our Global Body Research Initiative and database, and other relevant data sources such as WHO in addition to our industry expertise.
The goal was to create a China sizing standard that reflects the actual posture, proportions, size and shape of Chinese adult women, adult men, and children. Join Alvanon’s executive director, Don Howard, and senior consultant, Alice Rodrigues, as they discuss the methodology behind the new Alvanon Standard China for Men, Women, and Children.
Webinar topics include:
- The Importance of Standardization
- Common causes of Fit & Sizing Inconsistencies
- The Fundamentals of Identifying a Core Body Size
- Introducing the new Alvanon Standard | China
- Adult Men
- Adult Women
About Don Howard, executive director, Alvanon: Don has over 30+ years’ experience in apparel retail, design and manufacturing. He joined Alvanon in 2010 as a consultant and was named Executive Director in 2013 to head Alvanon’s global consulting team. He established Alvanon’s renowned professional Development Series training program and is a recognized expert in pre-production process assessment, technical design and product development with a particular emphasis on implementing sizing and fit standards. Don previously served as Vice President of Technical Design for Ann Taylor, where he established and maintained excellence in product fit and quality.
About Alice Rodrigues, senior consultant, Alvanon: Alice Rodrigues joined Alvanon in 2011 after spending over 35 years in the apparel industry. Her expertise encompasses garment construction, pattern making, and fit development in addition to product development and technical design. Having held both line and management positions in global manufacturing operations, she brings proven strategies and solutions to the complex tasks of garment standardization, fit, and manufacturing processes.
The webinar will be Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 10 a.m. EDT. Even if you cannot make it, register and you will receive a recording afterward. We hope you can join us!