This is the age of fast fashion -- quick turnaround, customized offerings, finicky customers. But the industry is stuck in a time-warp, obsessed with the 18th century ideal of mass production and the chimera of "economy of scale". So cotton travels a thousand miles over 18-months before it becomes a shirt that is ready to wear!
How about creating a co-located production system that is fast, flexible and sustainable? One that saves overheads of transport, waiting, co-ordination. A system that does not demand over-production, in anticipation of market demand. A system that can be easily powered by renewable energy...
We thought this through, came up with small machines for spinning yarn. With spinning taken care, integrating every step is a breeze. Yes, we can help you put it all together.
Microspin textiles have been included in the Resource Library of the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator.
GO, MAKE IT
Kannan, the founder of Microspin, talks about the future of manufacturing -- with specific reference to textiles.
WALK THE RAMP
BANGALORE FASHION WEEK
Featured a collection under the theme "Mayura", curated by ace designer Nisha Natarajan. From farm to fashion is not a long walk.