BlackBook
Date: 2010-06-26
Author: Unavailable

Article Mentions
Mentioned, Waris Ahluwalia
Mentioned, Prabal Gurung
Mentioned, Jason Wu
Mentioned, Alisa Gould-Simon
Mentioned, The Wall Street Journal
Mentioned, Jason Wu
By Alisa Gould-Simon June 25, 2010 Finally, the fashion industry is taking a hint from restaurant culture and serving up locavore styles a-plenty. What's locavore fashion, exactly? It's applying the same ideologies at work in countless restaurants across the countrysourcing local foods with an eye to sustainabilityto fashion. "The idea [is] to link locally-made clothes with artisanal values to promote stitched-in-New York sales," says the Wall Street Journal of brands like the Row, Jason Wu (pictured here), Prabal Gurung, and Waris Ahluwalia (the latter two are housed under the Garment District's fashion incubator program). "This garment has been completely hand-assembled in New York, using fabrics of superior craftmanship," reads the label...(read more)
... By Alisa Gould-Simon June 25, 2010 Finally, the fashion industry is taking a hint from restaurant culture and serving up locavore styles a-plenty. What's locavore fashion, exactly? It's applying the same ideologies at work in countless restaurants ac ...
... (the latter two are housed under the Garment District's fashion incubator program). "This garment has been completely hand-assembled in New York, using fabrics of superior craftmanship," reads the label sewn onto Wu's high-priced garments. Part of t ...


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