CFDA partners with Nineteenth Amendment
12/23/2017

The Nineteenth Amendment platform and manufacturing network now available to over 1,000 American fashion brands

Online PR News – 23-December-2017 – New York, NY – Nineteenth Amendment, the fashion tech company the provides a platform for inventory-less, direct to consumer retailing and on-demand, domestic manufacturing is proud to announce a partnership with the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA).

Nineteenth Amendment is an on-demand US manufacturing and inventory-less retailing platform making the process of discovering, selling and making fashion better. The fashion tech company helps fashion brands of all sizes to pre-sell with domestic quick turn production, manufacturing transparency, and inventory-less direct to consumer sales all managed through their easy to use software. Through this partnership, CFDA brands will now have access to Nineteenth Amendment’s platform, providing them a way to reshore production through a network of vetted USA manufacturers and sell direct to consumers without inventory risk.

The Nineteenth Amendment platform allows shoppers to pre-buy products directly from brands before they go into production. Shoppers pay 100 percent upfront and are given automatic updates in real time as their product is made in four to six weeks. This transparent and connected direct-to-consumer retail model has resulted in a lower than 7 percent ecommerce product return rate, a higher average retail order per product, and low to no inventory risk for brands. Nineteenth Amendment’s inherently scalable and sustainable process shortens manufacturing time from 6 months to 6 weeks or less.

“We are committed to creating a better place for fashion,” said Nineteenth Amendment
Co-founders Amanda Curtis and Gemma Sole. “To fulfill that promise, we offer both technology tools and industry expertise to help designers succeed. We’re thrilled to bring our technology and retailing business model to CFDA members to help them reshore production, create sustainable businesses, and reach shoppers directly.”

“As part of our mission, CFDA is always looking to add partners that can provide our members with innovative production concepts,” said Ashley-Brooke Sandall, Director of Strategic Partnerships at the CFDA. “Nineteenth Amendment’s offers an innovative retail strategy.”

Nineteenth Amendment has contracted over 500 brands globally, partnered with vetted manufacturers across the USA, and is proud to be working with the CFDA and its designer brands to make designers’ lives easier and their businesses more efficient through high quality domestic production and inventory-less direct-to-consumer sales all managed through Nineteenth Amendment’s platform.

About Nineteenth Amendment
Nineteenth Amendment is an on-demand US manufacturing & inventory-less retailing platform making the process of discovering, selling and making fashion better. We help fashion brands of all sizes to pre-sell with domestic quick turn production, manufacturing transparency, and inventory-less direct to consumer sales all managed through our easy to use software. Our inherently scalable and sustainable process shortens manufacturing time from 6 months to 6 weeks. Nineteenth Amendment has contracted over 500 brands, partnered with vetted manufacturers across the USA, and is proud to be working with the CFDA and its designer brands to make designers’ lives easier and their businesses more efficient with high quality domestic production and inventory-less direct-to-consumer sales..

About the CFDA
The Council of Fashion Designers of America, Inc, (CFDA) is a not-for-profit trade association founded in 1962 with a membership of over 500 of America’s foremost womenswear, menswear, jewelry, and accessory designers. In addition to hosting the annual CFDA Fashion Awards, the organization owns the Fashion Calendar and organizes New York Fashion Week: Men’s. It also offers programs which support professional development and scholarships. Member support is provided through the Strategic Partnerships Group, a group of high-profile companies offering designers strategic opportunities. The CFDA Foundation, Inc. is a separate, not-for-profit organized to mobilize the membership to raise funds for charitable causes.