Stripped Bare: Brands Move Toward Transparency and Traceability

Honest By Spring/Summer 2013 | Source: Honest By

From Bruno Pieters’s Honest By to Nudie Jeans to sportswear giant Nike, certain fashion and apparel brands are going against the grain and starting to embrace greater transparency and traceability across the supply chain. BoF reports.

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How Creatures of the Wind Found Their Ideal Investor

Shane Gabier and Chris Peters | Source: Courtesy photo

Shane Gabier and Chris Peters of Creatures of the Wind told BoF how they managed to do what every emerging fashion label aims for, but very few actually achieve: find an investor with valuable business know-how and a proven track record, without having to compromise their creative freedom.

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South Asian American Designers with Strong Ties to Home Make Their Mark

Spring 2013 looks from Prabal Gurung, Naeem Khan, Bibhu Mohapatra and Sachin + Babi | Source: Photo illustration by BoF

Along with a healthy dose of raw talent, a group of South Asian American designers, hailing from India and Nepal, have leveraged their close ties to home to help build their brands and businesses.

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