We provide an alternative and transparent manufacturing option for fashion brands ready to intersect luxury with ethics 

The practical side of production follows the bottom flow chart which helps our client to understand the complex process and planning that must go into the production process 
 

 
 

CONSULTATION + TRAINING

We have over 30 years of collective experience in the business of fashion and production in Asia. Whether your collection is being managed by your own team or a supplier, we can assist in upgrading your workshop  to include ethical practices or make practical changes for greater efficiency

 

IDEATE + CONCEPTUALIZE 

Merchandizing is critical for developing a successful line especially for a startup label.  
 "Case Studies in Marketing" states that merchandising directly influences two-third of all sales.  It's important that enough time and efforts are committed to doing a merchandizing analysis before sampling and prototyping take place

MERCHANDIZING RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Managing tech-packs
  2. Draft Sampling
  3. Pattern Making
  4. Raw Material Procurement & Inspection
  5. Prototype Development >>> Fit Making >>> Process Approval
  6. Production Sample >>> Sizing >>> Fit Samples >>>Process Approval
  7. Finalize Production Development  >>> Finalize pricing and conform standards for approval 
  8. Finalize Shipping Options and Cost

 

 

TYPES OF SAMPLE NECESSARY FOR PROPER DEVELOPMENT 

DEVELOPMENT SAMPLE

  • This is the first sample which is made for any style by most of the buyer.
  • Design development is either done by buyer or factory
  • The main purpose is to take the decision to proceed with the same line or not


PROTO SAMPLE

  • The rough interpretation of between idea-concept-affordability developed at very initial stage and is used to confirm an order
  • It is usually done on the substitute fabrics, and using accessories, what is available and then checked on the dress form
  • The buyer may make the necessary changes pertaining to the fit, the drape, the style details etc. 

 

WASH & PERFORMANCE SAMPLES

  • Wash sample is made and submitted to buyer for assessment of feel and handle of fabric after washing
  • The main purpose of Performance Test is to perform the physical and chemical testing on garment to ensure the performance of the garment
  • Performance Test Sample is sent to 3rd party inspection and results are sent to both factory as well as buyer
  • The tests done on garments are: Shrinkage, Color Fastness, Seam performance etc.

 

FIT SAMPLE
Made for confirmation fo fit on live models or on dummy and for approval of construction details

 

SIZE SET SAMPLE
•Different regions have different fit standards:  Asia customers are generally narrower in shorter in fit versus American and European fits 


SHOWROOM SAMPLE
•Used to collect the order from the retailers
•Most important stage of sampling as the sales of buyer depends upon this sample presentation, look, feel of fabric is important

 

SOURCING

Once samplings have all been approved, managing sourcing channels and vendors will be imperative for controlling quality and cost. 

RESPONSIBILITIES OF QUALITY ASSESSMENT

  1. Detection for  Fit Defect
  2. Detection for Sizing Defect
  3. Detection for Fabric & Trimming Defects
     
  4. Detection for Possible Pattern Defects
    • Pattern parts missing
    • Patterns not aligned to textile grain
    • Notches & Markings indistinct or omitted
       
  5. Detection for Cutting Defects
    • Frayed edges
    • Pattern Precisions
    • Notches & Drills
       
  6. Detection for Sewing Defects
    • Skip Stitches
    • Thread Breaks
    • Uneven Stitch density
    • Oil Spot and Stains