how data science help professional designers pitch a client

When you are wandering in a shopping mall, passing by a few different brands, you may notice there are some consistencies among them. Maybe it is a style, a type of abstract flower print, or a color tone that every brand use. Inside our head, we did a LOT of calculation to find such pattern, unconsciously. AI can mimic this human process and assist people working in fashion.

In this article, let’s find out how professional designers determine color of the season.

Consideration of a designer

When professional fashion designers are drawing a dress and…


how sustainability is reshaping the industry

Please kindly let me draw your attention to the video below. This is why I would like to talk about sustainable fashion.

The True Cost

Above documentary is filed right after the tragedy — Dhaka garment factory collapse(2013). Similar to #metoo and #blacklivesmatter movements, after the tragedy, we learned to pay attention.

Definition of sustainable fashion

Sustainable fashion refers to clothing that is designed, manufactured, distributed, and used in ways that are environmentally friendly.
- Green Dreamer

Sustainability concerns are two-folded: Environmental and Social.

Environmental

Talking about environmental concern, let’s divide it into 2 parts:
during manufacturing and after…


Insiders’ concerns + existing solutions + data science

In the past 5 years, everyone was trying to use Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning to make quantitative prediction, from stock price down to which ads a Facebook user will be interested. However, as for fashion, something so personal, cultural and abstract, is it predictable?

What is Fashion Trend Prediction?

First, let’s define the above term.

Fashion prediction forecasts the upcoming popularity of a certain attribute, such as color, fabrics, textures, prints, materials, etc.

In reality, fashion trend prediction is looking at a far, far, far… away future. For a fashion brand like Gucci, she would predict/lead…


Data Science plus Fashion taught me how simple it is to buy sustainably

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Why is sustainable clothing worth looking at?

Fashion industry contributes to global warming. The fashion industry is responsible for 10% of annual carbon emissions, more than all international flights and maritime shipping combined. According to world bank, at this pace, the fashion industry’s greenhouse gas emissions will surge more than 50 % by 2030.

Second-hand clothing cannot solve the issue. Yes, second-hand resale store like Vestiaire contributes to a more environmentally friendly fashion industry. However, looking at your own closet, how many of your clothes are from charity or second-hand store? …

Leung Kai Tung

Data Scientist in High Fashion | On a mission to make the world a better place with data and technology

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