The fashion world is facing a shortage of skilled workers to manufacture goods. Big fashion brands counteracted by launching their in-house fashion institutes. Louis Vuitton SE’s Paris- based Institut des Métiers d’Excellence is a premium school that encourages practical education and provides a formal graduation.
Similarly brands like Gucci, Kering, Tommy Hilfiger and PVH Europe have their private schools. Most of these brands are working towards complete digitalization of their manufacturing process. PVH Europe and Tommy Hilfiger have kept the deadline for Spring 22 collection to have 3D printed apparels.
This movement is being aided by the establishment of the Stitch Academy. It’s a subsidiary of the Hatch Studio. This academy will have skilled trainers who will train the students for the new fashion sector.
Tech industry has turned to apparel companies. As per a recent article by Fashion tech Agency, the PowerHouse, fashion industry has to keep itself updated on the coming technological upgrades. The industry needs to be prepared to meet its future demands. Fashion tech education will be the key point of 2020.
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