Remodeling the Traditional Fashion Industry in the Era of Industry 4.0


  • Guo Hui Department of Contemporary Metal Design, College of Creative Arts, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Rose Dahlina Rusli Department of Contemporary Metal Design, College of Creative Arts, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Asliza bt Aris Department of Fashion Design, College of Creative Arts, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia



Industry 4.0, Traditional industry practices, Advanced technologies


This study examines the influence of Industry 4.0 on the global garment design business and investigates methods for transforming conventional industrial procedures. The report utilizes the opinions of experts, academics, and industry professionals to identify obstacles in the traditional clothing sector. It suggests ways for businesses to use innovative technology and gain a competitive advantage. The method includes a complete literature review of relevant studies over the past 20 years, focusing on how new technologies related to Industry 4.0 are used in the garment industry. The Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), big data analytics, and cloud computing are included. The report also looks at what is being done to help the garment industry deal with problems as it moves to Industry 4.0. The results show that Industry 4.0 technologies have the potential to improve production efficiency, lower costs, make customers happier, boost sales, update employees' skill sets, and make the company more competitive. The study makes several recommendations for apparel companies to modernize their operations, such as leveraging digitalization to facilitate rapid response in the supply chain, utilizing personalization and innovative design to enhance products, and meeting shifting consumer demands through customization.


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How to Cite

Hui, G., Rusli, R. D., & Aris, A. bt. (2023). Remodeling the Traditional Fashion Industry in the Era of Industry 4.0. International Journal of Global Optimization and Its Application, 2(3), 165–178.
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