Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Alvanon to showcase AlvaForm fit solutions at Colombiatex
Alvanon to showcase AlvaForm fit solutions at Colombiatex
18
Jan '14
Alvanon Inc. technical fit expert Don Howard will offer insights on how to successfully harmonize differing views of fashion fit at Colombiatex 2014, Plaza Mayor, Medellín, Colombia.

The seminar is titled “Aesthetic Fit and Technical Fit, Best Practices for Achieving Both.” The seminar will also address concepts such as organizational fit ownership, fit intent and fit consistency. It will take place Thursday, Jan. 23, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. 

According to Howard, the seminar will examine key differences between aesthetic fit and technical fit and offer thoughts on how to resolve them.  “There are multiple stakeholders in the product development process, including the design, merchandizing and technical teams, and each has a different perspective on apparel fit,” notes Howard,  Alvanon’s Executive Director, AlvaInsight.

“Before starting product development, the major stakeholders must define the target demographic, agree on a core body size for sampling and have a common understanding of fit characteristics.”

Alvanon, the global fashion industry’s apparel fit leader, will also exhibit AlvaForm fit forms at the show, Tuesday, Jan. 21, to Thursday, Jan. 23. Alvanon will occupy Booth 466.

The AlvaForm mannequins, in adult and children’s sizes, conform to regional body standards. Visitors to the exhibit can view live demonstrations showing how Alvanon employs 3D avatars to create its AlvaForm mannequins. The forms help brands, retailers and manufacturers improve fit accuracy and shorten product lead times.

About Colombiatex

Colombiatex of the Americas has positioned itself as the most important business center for the textile sector in Latin America.  It brings together all the business segments in the garment universe and is the stage where national and international brands begin their distribution journey in Latin America. Nearly 520 exhibitors gather around the largest and most comprehensive tradeshow for the sector in Latin America, which includes the presence of Brazil, Mexico, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, India, Italy, USA, Ecuador, Peru and Colombia.

About Alvanon Inc.

Founded in 2001, the Alvanon Group of companies is the global leader in providing full service, integrated fit solutions for the apparel industry.  From its head office in New York, operations center in Hong Kong and operating offices in the UK and Germany, Alvanon provides customised fit strategies and product development tools to the world’s leading fashion brands, retailers, lingerie, swimwear, sportswear, mail order and corporate clothing suppliers. 

Alvanon

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 28th Mar 2017

India may impose duty on elastomeric filament yarn

The Government of India is likely to impose anti-dumping duty on...

Courtesy: Lee Cooper

Apparel/Garments | On 28th Mar 2017

CCI clears FLFL proposal to divest Lee Cooper

The Competition Commission (CCI) of India has approved the proposal...

Textiles | On 28th Mar 2017

Bardoli CEFC to benefit south Gujarat MSMEs

India’s first common engineering facility centre (CEFC) at Bardoli,...

Interviews View All

Shawn Honeycutt
Bolger & O'Hearn

‘The Indian market is interesting and rather persistent in seeking new...

Pinkesh Jain
Everflow Petrofils Ltd

‘An innovative technology which India needs desperately is the...

Priyanka
Studio Priyanka Rajiv

‘To reinvent the age-old tradition of embroidery to suit demographics and...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Eric Scholler
Groz-Beckert

The Indian market has huge potential in technical textiles, and by far,...

Rupa Sood and Sharan Apparao
Nayaab

Nayaab, an exhibition meant to celebrate Indian weaves, is in its second...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
March 2017

March 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search