By  on June 10, 2019

“Hot off the press” has taken on a new meaning. Through the use of 3-D-printing and computer-aided design, designers are creating garments, jewelry and accessories with little to no waste and reduced environmental impacts.

“The American clothing manufacturing was significantly destroyed by fast fashion because clothing manufacturing itself has not been technological and is still highly labor intensive process,” said Julia Daviy, founder and head designer at Julia Daviy. Daviy created a “Zero Waste Skirt” to convey that 3-D-printing technology “brings a level of sustainability for clothing manufacturing that is simply impossible with the traditional apparel production methods.” Daviy explained that 3-D printing “has already brought more sustainable solutions to many industries, but with clothing production we had a lot of challenges to solve, and still have some [more ahead].”

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