2013 Year in Review: In Memoriam

Mel Matsui, denim expert and founder, Simply Blue, Christopher Blue, Indigo Hand and Pulp

Hans “Hank” Pola, owner of Pola Associates and representative for Centenaire Zinelli, Billon Freres, Bosa, Wamsutta and Brookhaven textile mills

Bob Meistrell, co-founder of Body Glove

Alan Schwartz, executive vice president of Manhattan Beachwear

Taryn Hawk, key accounts retail marketing coordinator for Sole Technology

Werner Bieri, former chief executive officer of Buhler Quality Yarns

Lian Murray, surf industry veteran, former creative director and vice president of design and merchandising for Hurley International, former head of merchandising and design for Billabong, former head of design for Quiksilver, and owner of Aqua VI


2013 Year in Review


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