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Lanificio Di Sordevolo: Luxury Wool For Fashion From the Italian Alps

BENJAMIN FITZGERALD, Le Souk Contributor
The opening pages of the Lanificio di Sordevolo story begins in a mountain village, located right under the grandeur of the Italian. In the town of Sordevolo, an early 20th-centur...
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Incalpaca: Why Alpaca Wool Is The New Luxury Fiber

BENJAMIN FITZGERALD, Le Souk Contributor
The Peruvian Incas were said to believe they were dressed in fabrics made from the finest yarns - bestowed upon them by the gods. This noble fiber was sourced from the wool of th...
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Virtual Sourcing Trip: Portugal

BENJAMIN FITZGERALD, Le Souk Contributor
Portugal was one of the hardest hit economies when the recession arrived in 2008. Rises in unemployment forced many skilled workers to flee for greener opportunities in the UK and ...
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Skins and hides: 'Design na Pele' unites Brazil's leather makers

BENJAMIN FITZGERALD, Le Souk Contributor
Design na Pele: 2015April 2015 marks the second Design na Pele event in Brazil. Coordinated by the Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry, each and every Design na Pele takes ...
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Textile Sourcing in Colombia

ALEXANDRA SAAD, Le Souk Contributor
Colombia is an ever-growing presence in the textile sourcing market, and for good reason. The industry in the country offers more than 100 years of experience in manufacturing fab...
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Virtual Sourcing Trip - Scotland

ANDREW WARBURTON, Le Souk Contributor
From the misty islands of the Outer Hebrides to the banks of the River Tweed in the Scottish Borders, Scotland has long been home to diverse textiles and production methods. What o...

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