Digital Fashion Transformation

Short thesis

Digital has disrupted a variety of industries. With 3D printing enabling local manufacturing, decentralised teams and cost efficient logistics and communication, one of the next sectors to be turned inside out, will be fashion.
Similar to music or publishing, consumers will become creators. But having to produce a real physical product is a challenge.


Gabriel Platt is the co-founder of Phoebe Heess, a high fashion, hi-tech sportswear brand and a consultant for startups and large firms like Adidas. In his session he will discuss the framework of creating a digital fashion enterprise.

  • Niche defines trends
  • Manufacturing vs. Fast Fashion
  • Wearables
  • Co-Creation