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

Courtesy: World Bank/ Harshad Marathe

Apparel/Garments | On 23rd Jul 2016

Rising wages in China to create 1.5 million jobs in S Asia

As wages in China continue to rise, global apparel production and...

Courtesy: 3ders.org

Apparel/Garments | On 23rd Jul 2016

Disney research creates 3D compiler for machine knitting

Introducing 3D technology to machine knitting, Disney Researchers...

Textiles | On 23rd Jul 2016

Telangana to frame new policy for textile industry

The Telangana state government will frame a new policy aimed at...

Interviews View All

Pinkesh Jain
Everflow Petrofils Ltd

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

Victor Chao
Esmetex

‘In future, clothing boundary lines will become increasingly blurred.’

Milind Khandwe
Hindoostan Innovation Centre

‘Modern technical textile is an indispensable tool for science and...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

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
june 2016

F2F Magazine

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

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


Advanced Search