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Fashion Industry

An Itinerary Between Feelings and Technology

Edited by Riccardo Beltramo

University of Torino


Annalisa Romani

University of Florence

Paolo Cantore

University of Turin

Fashion is a lot more than providing an answer to primary needs. It is a way of communication, of distinction, of proclaiming a unique taste and expressing the belonging to a group. Sometimes to an exclusive group. Currently, the fashion industry is moving towards hyperspace, to a multidimensional world that is springing from the integration of smart textiles and wearable technologies. It is far beyond aesthetics. New properties of smart textiles let designers experiment with astonishing forms and expressions. There are also surprising contrasts and challenges: a new life for natural fibers, sustainable fabrics and dyeing techniques, rediscovered by eco-fashion, and "artificial apparel," made of wearable electronic components. How is this revolution affecting the strategies of the fashion industry?

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Fashion IndustryAn Itinerary Between Feelings and TechnologyEdited by Riccardo Beltramo

Published: February 5th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.78918

ISBN: 978-1-78984-120-6

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-119-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-78985-259-2

Copyright year: 2020

Books open for chapter submissions

4669 Total Chapter Downloads

4 Crossref Citations

4 Dimensions Citations


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1. Sustainability Initiatives in the Fashion Industry

By Jennifer Xiaopei Wu and Li Li


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2. Does Mass Customization Enable Sustainability in the Fashion Industry?

By D.G.K. Dissanayake


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3. Exploration of Bamboo Fabrics with Natural Dyes for Sustainability

By Kavita Chaudhary


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4. The Counterfeit Market and the Luxury Goods

By Amélia Maria Pinto da Cunha Brandão and Mahesh Gadekar


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5. The RFId Technology for Monitoring the Supply Chain and for Fighting against Counterfeiting: A Fashion Company Case Study

By Erica Varese and Anna Claudia Pellicelli


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6. How to Make Fabrics Talk Environment: The Scatol8 per la Sostenibilità Way

By Riccardo Beltramo, Jacopo Beltramo, Paolo Cantore and Annalisa Romani


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