• The Textile and Apparel industry has never been in a more interesting spot before, as 2016 sets benchmarks for the industry paving the way for new opportunities. Human imagination and innovation are taking industries and businesses to new heights with the help of cutting edge technologies, and the Textile and Apparel industry is more than happy to be a part of it. Young designers, entrepreneurs and forward thinking brands explore the boundaries of fashion to conceive alternatives to traditional materials and fabrics. As a result, concepts like Smart fabrics, Interactive fabrics, 3D printed fashion and many other innovations have opened up a whole array of possibilities that are taking the world of fashion by storm. As Wearable Technology blurs the line between Tech and Fashion, businesses have realized that it is of supreme consequence to know how to sift through the haystack of information to identify needles of insight that can help weave profitable new strategies. Ergo, the industry requires experts who are deft at handling data-mining technologies coupled with strategic analysis that will help the fashion brands to drive new avenues of success. We here at CIOReview truly comprehend the Textile and Apparel Industry’s diverse technological needs and bring to you a list of 20 Most Promising Textile and Apparel Technology Solution Providers. Closely scrutinized by a distinct panel of judges including CEOs, CIOs, CXO, analysts and the CIOReview editorial board, these vendors are competent enough to infuse client fashion goals with avant-garde technologies to adapt efficaciously to the changing demand of the customers as well the Apparel Industry. Quoting Coco Chanel, “In order to be Irreplaceable, one must always be Different,” these vendors can be rest assured to give the players in the industry the edge that will set them a cut above the rest.