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Manuscript deadline
31 March 2021

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International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education

Special Issue Editor(s)

Dr. Abu Sadat Muhammad Sayem, Manchester Metropolitan University
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Dr. Pammi Sinha, University of Leeds

Professor Al-Hussein Albarbar, Manchester Metropolitan University

Dr Tracy Mok, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Digital Fashion Innovation

Digitalisation is becoming standard practice within the fashion industry, reinforced by the Covid-19 pandemic. Innovation in digital fashion is not just limited to computer-aided design (CAD) and manufacturing (CAM), rather runs throughout the fashion business, from product life cycle management, developing new business models that promote sustainability, connect virtual and augmenting reality with fashion or enhance consumers’ experience through smart solutions. Building on the global trend of digital fashion innovation, this special issue of the International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education aims to publishing research, innovation, creative practice and pedagogy about digitalised fashion world. The relevant topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Digital Fashion Design and e-Prototyping
    • Computer-aided Design (2D/3D)
    • Virtual Fashion Simulation and fit analysis
    • Digital pattern cutting, marker making, Zero-waste concept
  • Digital Human Modelling and VR/AR Technology
    • Body Scanning, Sizing, Digital Anthropometry
    • Virtual Avatar, Animation and Digital twin for fashion
    • Virtual Reality (VR), Digital Fashion Mirror and Augmented Reality (AR) technology
  • Digital Fashion Business and Promotion
    • E-Commerce for Fashion Business
    • Social Media Marketing
    • Product Life Cycle Management (PLM)
    • E-tools for Supply Chain, Sustainability and Transparency
    • Block chain technologies
    • Big Data
    • Artificial Intelligence for business applications
  • Digital Apparel and Smart e-Technology
    • Designing Digital Apparel with embedded Electronics
    • Technology of Smart Electro-Clothing Systems (SeCSs)
    • Applications of SeCSs in Health and Fitness, Sports and Social activities

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Submission Instructions

  • To prepare their manuscript, authors are asked to closely follow the “Instructions to Authors” of the International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education.
  • All submissions will be subject to the usual peer-review process of the journal and should respect the general publication guidelines of the journal.
  • When submitting your paper, please select the special issue paper type and select the 'Digital Fashion Innovation' option in the dropdown menu (found in the Details & Comments section) under the question 'Is the manuscript a candidate for a special issue?'.
  • The special issue is scheduled to be published in the final issue of 2021.
  • For further enquiries, please contact the Guest Editor.

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