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Find out from TaF.tc’s deputy director, Thomas Tan, how the fashion industry has adapted to continue to thrive in the COVID-19 new normal.

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As the world continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, hear from TaF.tc’s deputy director, Thomas Tan, as he shares about how the pandemic has affected the fashion industry, and how it has adapted to continue to thrive in this new normal.

Find out how global brands are currently coping and how local fashion brands are evolving from the traditional brick and mortar methods to stay afloat, with insights based on TaF.tc’s own alumni fashion brands. Take a sneak peek into the rise of another up and coming fashion trend, 3D virtual fashion, as Thomas shares more about how more companies are starting to adopt this method as well as the benefits of virtual prototyping. Also, find out more about TaF.tc’s upcoming CLO3D Fashion Design Competition happening in 2021! Learn more about TaF.tc at taftc.org.

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Thomas Tan is the Deputy Director for curriculum & academic matters and a full-time senior trainer with Textile & Fashion Industry Training Centre (TaF.tc). He is a designer who has extensive experience in the global apparel manufacturing and retail arena. He started his career working for local retailers, as assistant stylist and textile designer, and had been a designer with a renowned transnational apparel manufacturer, doing cut & sew knits. He has worked with retailers and brands such as Gap, Macy’s, Dockers, Target, JC Penny, Sears, Wal-mart, CK Calvin Klein, Polo Ralph Lauren, Abercrombie & Fitch etc.


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