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Designer of the Week: Claire Wellesley-Smith

ECO FASHION TALK, Le Souk Contributor
Claire Wellesley-Smith is a textile artist, educator and writer based in Bradford, West Yorkshire. Specializing in using local, natural color, created from homegrown and locally fo...
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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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Designer of the Week: Zarif Designs

ECO FASHION TALK, Le Souk Contributor
Zarif Designs is based in Kabul Afghanistan, where they employ and train 52 local Afghan men and women to practice handcrafted work. All fabrics for the collection are sourced from...
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Fiber Innovation is the Way Forward for Sustainability

SOURCING JOURNAL, Le Souk Contributor
Today’s consumers seek transparency, novelty and sustainability, and all parts of the supply chain—including and starting with fiber producers and spinners—will have to deliver or ...
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Designer of the Week: U-CLIFE

VANESSA ZDESAR, Le Souk Contributor
U-CLIFE is an upcycled material supplier and editor based in Normandy, France. Created in 2012 U-CLIFE sells carefully selected fabrics to designers and manufacturer...
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Designer of the Week: KORRA

ECO FASHION TALK, Le Souk Contributor
KORRA produce a classic tailored denim collection, iconic in its simplicity and utilitarian design. Each item is produced from start to finish by a single tailor, defying the facto...

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