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Watanabe Pile: Promoting Honest Organic Cotton Textiles

VANESSA ZDESAR, Le Souk Contributor
Close your eyes and think of cotton for a moment, picture it in your mind. The thought alone evokes a sense of serenity and well-being, of complete purity and authenticity. Known a...
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Bionic Yarn Receives Cradle to Cradle Bronze Certification

SOURCING JOURNAL, Le Souk Contributor
Bionic has been awarded Cradle to Cradle accreditation at the bronze level for its HLX and DPX yarn structures, becoming the only fibers containing recycled plastic to be cert...
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Tootal Fabrics: Mega-Supplier of Shirting & Corporate Identity Fabrics

VANESSA ZDESAR, Le Souk Contributor
Nestled alongside the border of Germany, in the eastern Netherlands, is the small city of Enschede. Historically, early inhabitants of the city settled here in the early 19th cen...
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Katsu Kafe Hosting SS17 Open House and Global Sourcing Seminar

BENJAMIN FITZGERALD, Le Souk Contributor
First established in 1988, Katsu Kafe moved to its current New York address 22 years ago. Helmed by company president Katsuhiko Kawasaki, Katsu Kafe creates high-quality texti...
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Menswear: Small Details Speak Volumes

VANESSA ZDESAR, Le Souk Contributor
Details are important, plain and simple. In a world where so many creatives are competing for the coveted role of top trendsetter or hottest designer of the moment, what distinguis...

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