Friday, November 05, 2004

Fashion and fabric in Portland

Rebecca (SSF Co-founder) and I just finished presenting at the International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) conference in Portland. We had a great turnout for our session and the group was really engaged. A lot of academic folks so I think we wowed them by demonstrating the amount and breadth of efforts underway across style/design industries and in particular in the fashion industry, from Armani using hemp to Ermenegildo Zegna using bamboo. Afterward we made a quick trip to check out Aysia Wright's new boutique The Green Loop just outside of Portland. VERY cool stuff.

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