Production may be the final step of the process; but that makes it no small feat. In today's global economy production takes place all over the world. It's here that the work towards sustainability that was developed through Investigation comes to fruition. Taking the time upfront to source the fabrics and discover the factories that comprise a brands resources is just one way to address the ethics of design.
Cultivating the right people, teams and styles of work that comprise the Process; ensures in a diverse way of thinking through sustainability.
The careful planing and exacting timeline that drive's the Process comes to a head as the lines start going. The process is in place to ensure seamless production of the garments that the designer and brand believe in and that speak to the consumer.
Successful partnerships with Product Developers, Buyers and factories as well as the careful management of the Design Team is what makes for a successful process, collection and brand.
When all the right pieces fit together.
All of a sudden the Designer, Brand, Consumer and The Process itself, stops to take a moment.
The cycle has come to an end. Merchandisers and Buyers have placed their orders. Deliveries are arriving. Now is the time to let go.
Now the process begins anew; as perfection has not been achieved. There will always be something that could have been done a bit better. However, the human aspect of the process will always give a collection the slightest hint of a person's hand. It's here that the process strives anew with the purpose to achieve something greater; just waiting for the spark.