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Lectra Fashion PLM helps achieve greater productivity and profitability

Our fashion experience began in the French couture houses working with patternmakers at Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent and Dior. We built on this expertise to develop a full PLM suite that not only facilitates product development, but also serves as an exploitable asset database. Lectra Fashion PLM has evolved and now meets the needs of the entire apparel development chain from brands, to suppliers, to retailers. It is currently used by global brands including Mango in Spain and Country Road in Australia.

We help apparel companies streamline the business process and resolve industry challenges, such as soaring material costs, and respond quickly to consumer demand whilst maintaining quality, brand image and profitability. Lectra Fashion PLM is the only PLM on the market that truly integrates textile and fashion design and the accompanying data into PLM instead of relying on cumbersome attachments to convey information. Collaborative working means easy and accurate communication across departments, resulting in faster time-to-market, more time for creative tasks and increased savings across the supply chain.

Lectra Fashion PLM also enables fashion companies to:

  • Produce more collections under shorter lead times:

Today, pressure in the apparel market to produce more collections under shorter lead times has led to a veritable 3D revolution affecting the industry as a whole. Cost reduction, enhanced creativity, and improved communication are only the beginning of what 3D technology has to offer this complex and dynamic market. Click here to learn more

  • Be more environmentally friendly:

Industrialisation in the 20th century meant full speed ahead for manufacturing, regardless of the cost to society or the environment. For apparel manufacturers, product lifecycle management (PLM) has proven to be an effective strategy because its benefits are twofold: more efficient production with less environmental impact. Click here to learn more

  • Manage complexity in fast fashion:

For fashion companies, speed and agility are not easy to maintain across extensive supply chains. Product lifecycle management helps them juggle complex issues, such as overlapping seasons and multiple suppliers, in a demanding market. Click here to learn more

  • See below examples of how companies have benefitted from Lectra Fashion PLM:

Arena Case Study:


“An eloquent, robust, apparel and designer-friendly PLM has finally arrived”

John Hazen – VP, Technology & e-commerce, La Jolla Group

Lectra UK Ltd.

Jenni Murphy

+44 (0) 207 518 2907

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