Alison A. Nieder

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2017 Newsmaker: Gerber Technology Brings Ideation Conference to LA


Gerber Technology has been hosting its user conference in various cities around the country since 1998, but this was the first year the Tolland, Conn.–based maker of apparel equipment and software brought the event to California.

2017 Newsmaker: DSTLD Commits to Crowd-Funding and Pop-Up Shops


Los Angeles–based direct-to-consumer label DSTLD is continuing its brand-building efforts by rolling out a series of pop-up shops across Southern California.

2017 Newsmaker: Ilse Metchek, California Fashion Association


Looking for apparel industry statistics? Call Ilse. Business intelligence? Call Ilse. Advice about the impact of upcoming legislation on apparel manufacturing or trends in domestic versus offshore production? Call Ilse.

Artistic Milliners Introduces Sustainable Indigo Dye Process


A dirty secret of the denim business is the amount of water, chemicals and energy it takes to get that classic indigo blue. Pakistan denim mill Artistic Milliners hopes to change that with Crystal Clear, a newly introduced process that the company is calling “the cleanest indigo dyeing process.”

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Cone, Lenzing and Unifi Partner for Future Black + Denim With Recycled Materials

Black Recycled Denim

Fiber makers Lenzing and Unifi have teamed up with fabric mill Cone Denim to introduce Future Black+, a denim made with Unifi’s recycled Repreve fibers andLenzing Modal.

U.S. T-Shirt Factory Receives GOTS Certification


Sundog Productions, a 25-year-old apparel manufacturer in Fairfax, Va., recently was certified as a fully integrated GOTS factory by the Global Organic Textile Standard.

CMC Shifts to Three-Day Market

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Starting in 2018, the California Market Center will shift its Los Angeles Fashion Market schedule to a three-day format.

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Farewell, Fashion Police!

After more than two decades, E! television’s “Fashion Police” aired its final episode on Nov. 27 at 8 p.m.

IndieSource Founders named to Forbes ’30 Under 30’


Indie Source founders Zack Hurley and Jesse Dombrowiak were recently named to Forbes’ “30 Under 30,” the publication’s annual list of rising stars under 30 years old in a host of industries.

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Designer, Guest Lecturer, Icon: Zandra Rhodes

Designer Zandra Rhodes will discuss her career designing fashion and costumes at a Nov. 28 event organized by The Chimaera Project and the Huntington Beach Academy of Performing Arts in Huntington Beach, Calif.

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