Month: August 2007

Sourcing at Magic

I have a confession to make: Sourcing is really, technically, the only section at MAGIC that I visited. Of course, I had to make the trek through streetwear to get to it. Having said that, it seems like a lot of the companies at sourcing knew the deal and were geared towards streetwear, lots of jeans, caps, outerwear and such.…

Made in L.A.

From my mail (Amber says it best, why re-write it?):

I’ve been looking through your blog, and I was struck by your concern for worker’s rights in the garment industry. I thought you might be interested in a great new documentary premiering next week on P.O.V.

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#1 mistake of new designers

I was hanging out of Crafters.org yesterday and came across a posting from the newest of DEs; she was asking why her clothing wasn’t selling. In analyzing her line, I realized her missteps were pretty typical. Normally I wouldn’t post on it but I was reviewing another line this morning from Allison Kelly (contestant on Project Runway) and saw some of the same problems.…