The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world we live in and has accelerated a shift in attitudes, with consumers paying more attention than ever to the safety, quality and sustainability of materials used in fashion and accessories, and the risks associated with local and global supply chains.
New styles and trends have emerged from lockdown as supply chains are upended, and the relentless acceleration towards digital collections and purchasing habits has entered a new phase, providing those in the industry with an opportunity to rethink the future of fashion.
Intertek Group plc (“Intertek”), a Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, has hosted a “Future of Fashion” event, bringing together the fashion trade industry’s most influential commentators for the very first time to discuss the major trends that are set to re-shape the fashion sector in a post-COVID-19 world, as part of a unique virtual collaboration. Intertek has been a trusted partner to the world’s leading brands, manufacturers and distributors in the fashion and textiles industry for 130 years with a wide range of assurance, testing and certification services, from footwear chemical testing to functional textiles testing, physical performance evaluation and more. With over 1,000 labs across the world and 46,000 Intertek experts, the Company brings unparalleled knowledge and expertise on the major global regulations and trends.
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