On Wednesday the 14th of December at Stockholm School of Economics the Danish Fashion Institute, in collaboration with Mistra Future Fashion and Sustainable Fashion Academy arranged the last of eight workshops as part of the European Clothing Action Plan (ECAP). The subject for the workshop was Digital and how digitalization can enable the fashion industry, and support longevity. Key note speakers for the event were Oskar Juhlin from Stockholm University and Digitizing Fashion network, Rickard Lindqvist from Atacac and fashion designer Martine Jarlgaard. How to measure demand already at the runway, the first ever digital garments and the world’s first mixed reality fashion show were presented, that enabled a highly creative and inspiring discussion among the participants.
The workshops have brought together stakeholders from the European fashion industry and aims towards exploring, identifying and prioritising possible design actions for longevity of garments. The key findings will be part of a new online platform with the purpose of raising awareness and inspire and empower designers and product developers in the practices of a circular fashion industry.
To learn more about European Clothing Action Plan see www.ecap.eu.com.