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EDGE Talks To Amabelle Aguiluz

Amabelle Aguiluz  is an artist and knitwear designer working and living in Los Angeles.  Her brand fits the EDGE designer profile.  She is innovative in her approach to texture and sustainable in her development of textiles.  Her designs are culturally relevant and yet wearable works of art.   In blending ancient techniques with machine knitting, along […]

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Sustainable Fashion in the Spotlight

Who are key players steering this sustainable fashion machine? Brands Levi Strauss & Co.  “Our commitment to sustainability goes far beyond regulatory compliance or minimizing the environmental impact of our business practices. Our vision is to build sustainability into everything we do, so that our profitable growth helps restore the planet”.   levistrauss.com Nike – “By […]

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EDGE Talks to Giammona Collective

A brand that’s good for the environment, good for the retailer – no minimums and 1 month lead times – and good for the consumer’s wallet.   How refreshing it was to meet Carly Giammona, CEO+Founder Giammona Collective, at the Spring|Summer 2015 Select Contemporary Tradeshow, LA Fashion Market. Giammona Collective is the first major innovation in […]

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Sustainable Fashion Never Goes Out of Style

IMAGINE A FUTURE LIKE THIS: Community Couture [Scenario 2] 1.   The world is… struggling to cope with the impacts of climate change and resource shortages but community bonds are strong – many strive for self-sufficiency. 2.   Fashion is… expensive new or cheap and second-hand… very high costs of raw materials and disrupted supply chains have […]

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Slow Fashion, The Anti-Trend

I’m always wishing that the clothing industry might find its way toward a less petrochemical line of production, says Andre Walker, designer. i-D magazine, Steve Salter As the founder and principal of EDGE, I concur with Andre’s statement and see that Americans have become too obsessed with fast, cheap fashion that’s a continual stream of […]

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