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Hinterveld: Premium South African Mohair Tweed

VANESSA ZDESAR, Le Souk Contributor
The history of mohair – the fleece of the Angora goat – dates back thousands of years to the cold Tibetan Himalayas, where the Angora goat originates. Mention is made of the use...
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Nomadic Thread Society: Artisan-Crafted Luxury Fabrics

BENJAMIN FITZGERALD, Le Souk Contributor
Nomadic Thread Society began as one fortuitous moment in Mexico when an American traveler, who had just arrived on Tulum beach, approached New York stylist, Nicole Gulotta. Wearing...
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Maruman: Japan's Yarn-Dyed Cottons & Paper Textiles

BENJAMIN FITZGERALD, Le Souk Contributor
Japan is home to many traditionally-made cottons, crafted from a lineage that stems back to the time of Emperors. But the ancient technique of Japanese fabrication is slowing dow...
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Gunze: Tech-Savvy Innerwear Steeped In Japanese Tradition

BENJAMIN FITZGERALD, Le Souk Contributor
Kyoto, located on the Japanese island of Honshu, is flecked with Buddhist temples, gardens and imperial palaces. A city steeped in Oriental history, the cherry blossomed landscape...
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Avani: Promoting Himalayan Textiles Through Sustainability & Beauty

BENJAMIN FITZGERALD, Le Souk Contributor
Sitting at the feet of the majestic Himalayas is India's Kumaon region.Its outlook - in the northern hill province of Uttarahand, captivates visitors with cool mountain breezes, ...
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Virtual Sourcing Trip: Brazil

BENJAMIN FITZGERALD, Le Souk Contributor
The Brazilian textile and fashion industry is worth $63bn. The sector is made up of 30,000 companies and produces 9.5m garments every year. It is also the second largest employe...

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