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M&S Fashion Brands and Synthetic Fabrics
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St Michael News April 1981

This article was published in St Michael News, April 1981. During the 1980s, M&S worked with technology company Instrumental Colour Systems (ICS). Together they developed a computer program that could measure and record the precise colour tolerances of a fabric sample. This made it possible to sell men’s suits as separate jackets and trousers – offering different fits – while having exact colour matching. This article is from April 1981 © M&S Company Archive (you can download a typed text version in Word from our Resources section)