Avoiding Pilling During the Product Development Stage

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Have you ever purchased a sweater and been so excited to wear it out? After a day and maybe a wash later, it’s covered in fuzz balls and its feeling and quality as decreased. As a sweater weather advocate, this happens to me all the time. I’m constantly pulling the pilling fabric off and hand-washing my garments to insure that … Read More

Stars Design Group Partners with Silicon Valley Tech Startup

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SAINT LOUIS, Mo — St. Louis based, global apparel design and manufacturing company, Stars Design Group, is partnering with Silicon Valley tech startup, Silq to improve transparency and visibility in the global supply chain. Silq recently made headlines for its $17.6 million Series A fundraise, co-led by F-Prime Capital and Flexport Ventures. The proprietary platform is the first to connect … Read More

Going from a Material World to Virtual in Fashion

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{As we navigate this ever-evolving landscape, we decided to have a little extra fun with this article. We hope you enjoy the musical playlist that “just so happens” to align with each section. Find the playlist at the bottom of the article, grab a coffee or beverage of choice, push play, and read on}. Material Girl – A Material World … Read More

How to Protect Your Apparel Business in Volatile Times

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It’s clear today that we are living in unprecedented times. For many in apparel industry sourcing roles, it is hard to find time and clarity to understand the ever-changing landscape. Over the last few years, businesses in the apparel industry have had to contend with tariffs, rising labor costs, decreasing retails, higher quality expectations, sustainability … the list goes on. … Read More

BeProduct and Stars Design Group Celebrate PLM Success

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ST. LOUIS May 22, 2018 Fashion technology house BeProduct is pleased to unveil a successful Product Lifecycle Management (“PLM”) initiative in partnership with design-to-delivery apparel company Stars Design Group Incorporated. The culmination of a rigorous selection process, Stars Design Group (hereafter “Stars”) chose to work with BeProduct in 2017, and today the company has around 30 active users of BeProduct’s … Read More