A clothing startup founded by MIT grads is using 3D printing to make better, more sustainable clothes

Ministry_Seamless Jacket_Blue_2_750x750_crop_top.progressiveMinistry of Supply is a company best-known for their no-holds-barred approach to solving the most common complaints professionals have with their clothing.

Founders Aman Advani and Gihan Amarasiriwardena met at MIT and launched their startup on Kickstarter a year later.

In order to prove just how serious they were about comfort — since fit can more or less be conveyed in flat, 2D images while window shopping online — one of the founders even ran a half marathon in one of the company’s suits.

But they’re not just out to make a point, and it’s far from gimmicky — even though the novelty of what they’re achieving might allude to something otherwise. As natural symptoms of the new processes and clothes they’re creating, Ministry of Supply is making measured, definite growth and actually impacting (with the exponential possibility of much more impact in the future) on the supply chain itself.

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