Week in Fabric: May 14th

 
 Courtesy, REMODE. Register today to join Benita and Le Souk in California

Courtesy, REMODE. Register today to join Benita and Le Souk in California

Le Souk Partners with REMODE to Support the Designers of the Future

A new event showcasing the best in disruptive and sustainable fashion, REMODE will set the course for retail's new direction. Taking place at the LA Convention Center on November 13th - 14th, REMODE will feature today's leading designer brands, retail innovators, and a materials pavilion sponsored by Le Souk

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 Credit, New York Times

Credit, New York Times

Independent Womenswear Designers Take Fashion By Storm

We loved discovering some familiar, friendly faces in another piece from the New York Times featuring womenswear designers who are thriving while maintaining their commitment to building a value-driven independent brand. 

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 Credit, Mental Floss

Credit, Mental Floss

"Animal is so 1st Century": Meet Mushroom Leather

From the creators of imitation spider silk comes mushroom leather - a new material that uses fungi filaments to create a fibrous network that looks a lot like real leather. Stella McCartney is the latest designer to create with the new fungi leather. 

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 Creidt, Karsten Moran for The New York Times

Creidt, Karsten Moran for The New York Times

Brooks Brothers Turns 200

Celebrating with a grand bash at the Jazz at Lincoln Center and a retrospective in the New York Times, Brooks Brothers credits its renaissance with new sourcing choices, including incorporating Supima cotton into its classic shirts and developing collaborations with some of Italy's leading mills. 

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 Credit, Burberry Autumn / Fall '17

Credit, Burberry Autumn / Fall '17

Burberry Acquires Italian Supplier CF&P

Serving as the latest example of a luxury brand reining in its supply chain, Burberry will be the new owner of CF&P headquartered outside of Florence. The move is said to increase the brand's speed to market. 

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