Alvalnsight Fashion Fit Advisory Service Names Alice Rodrigues Consultant
Fashion Article Posted April 12, 2012

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Alvanon Inc., the global fashion industry's leading "fit" expert, has appointed Alice Rodrigues to the position of consultant for its AlvaInsight apparel fit advisory service. The appointment comes in support of Alvanon's continuing growth and expansion into new market sectors.
In her capacity as AlvaInsight consultant, Rodrigues will provide comprehensive fit and sizing related strategic solutions for all categories of Alvanon's apparel brand, retailer and manufacturer clients.
"Alice brings with her deep knowledge in apparel manufacturing, retail technology and fashion design, a skill set that perfectly meets the consulting needs of our client base," says Ed Gribbin, president, Alvanon, Inc. "She is well equipped to analyze statistical marketing and technical information and, ultimately, help our customers achieve a better fit, reach a broader market sector and decrease product returns for their apparel products."
The AlvaInsight consulting service, which identifies current and future fit trends for target demographics, analyzes fit from product development through to sourcing and quality control, and assists its clients in solutions testing and implementation.

Rodrigues comes to Alvanon from Chico's FAS, Inc., where she served as manager of pattern design & technical design manager for all bottoms and activewear. Her professional experience includes technical design, product fitting and patternmaking positions at leading brands, including J Jill Group, Talbots and Susan Bristol, Inc.

In teaching capacities, Rodrigues has developed and taught courses in advanced tailoring and construction techniques.
She holds an Associate of Arts from The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, and earned credits at The Moore College of Art and The Art Institute of Boston.

Founded in 2001, the Alvanon Group of companies is the global leader in providing full service, integrated fit solutions for the apparel industry. From its head office in New York, operations center in Hong Kong and operating offices in the UK and Germany, Alvanon provides customised fit strategies and product development tools to the world's leading fashion brands, retailers, lingerie, swimwear, sportswear, mail order and corporate clothing suppliers. Alvanon's fit offer combines the world's largest database of 300,000 body scans with the unparalleled expertise, products and services provided by a team of over 70 dedicated sizing and body shape professionals.

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