Up-and-coming designer honored in Charleston 0

Fashion designer Jazsalyn McNeil, a North Carolina State University (NCSU) Fashion/Textile senior, has received an honor which puts both her work and success in the spotlight of her local fashion community. The annual Charleston Fashion Week has added a new space dubbed the “Charleston Fashion Week Success Showcase”, as a way...

080 Fashion Barcelona: Escola de la Dona was there! 0

Four up-and-coming design students from Spanish fashion school Escola de la Dona “The Women’s School” attended the latest edition of 080 Barcelona Fashion. Escola de la Dona is one of Lectra’s partner schools in Spain, where students learn how to use the latest print and pattern making digital technology....

Edmond Newton: Atlanta’s Fashion Star 0

With the limelight shining brightly following an appearance on fashion reality show Fashion Star from US broadcaster NBC , Atlanta-based designer Edmond Newton continues to explore his design aesthetic and upgrade his skills so that he can express them with impeccable style. Fashion Star gave Edmond the opportunity to...

Getting the right fit… 0

While one often thinks of style, trend and color as the main focus when it comes to clothing, a recent event in London put the spotlight on fit. ”World Class Wisdom on Fashion Sizing and Fit” was held by ASBCI (Association of Suppliers to the British Clothing Industry) and...

Interning at Lectra Shanghai: A Fashion Learning Experience 0

In a recent post, Wei Duan (“Duanwei” in Chinese) gave us some tips on where to eat and shop in Shanghai, where she recently graduated from Donghua University’s Fashion & Design program. Duanwei completed an internship at Lectra’s Shanghai office in 2013, where she learned about the inner workings...

Move over, fashionistas. The men have arrived! 0

In recent years, runways around the world have shown an increasing amount of experimentation and boldness in menswear, exemplifying an undercurrent of the rising fashion consciousness among men of all ages. In fact, according to a recent study by Bain & Company, growth in the men’s ready-to-wear market has...

Shanghai Spotlight 0

Where can you find the best fashion bargains in Shanghai? What about a plateful of tasty fried dumplings? Wei Duan, a recent graduate of Shanghai’s Donghua University, knows! Wei Duan (or “Duanwei” in Chinese) graduated from the Fashion & Design program at Donghua University in July 2014. While completing...

Designer Attraction: Fashion & Technology 2

Up-and-coming Amsterdam based menswear designer Sebastian Pleus, a recent graduate of the Amsterdam Fashion Institute (AMFI) draws his design inspiration from physical attraction and sexuality. As the winner of the 2013 AMFI Lectra Award, for a collection dubbed 3D Hypercraft, Sebastian has a special interest in 3D virtual prototyping...

Happy New Year from the Lectra Fashion Team! 0

The Lectra Fashion Team wishes you all a safe, prosperous and fashion-forward new year! Stay tuned in 2015, when we’ll be bringing you more news and reports on the latest industry happenings, as well as profiles of movers and shakers from the world of fashion!...

German Fashion Gets with the Program 0

His career started in computer programming, but he found his passion in fashion. Lectra’s Professional Services Director for Germany and Eastern Europe, Robin Lemstra talks to Lectra Fashion Blog about the challenges of change in fashion, getting designers to work to specifications and keeping the bigger picture in mind....