New York is losing the Garment District to rent control and California requires a permit to have your garments produced there. In the 60's 95% of America's Apparel was made in the USA, today it's less than 5%. Years ago Texas was covered with small garment factories. A friend's grandmother was a sample maker in the Neiman Marcus Factory in Hillsboro. Malissa had relatives who worked in a Jordache factory in Crockett. Playtex once owned a factory in Jacksonville. All these facilities are gone and their garments are now produced overseas. 75% of affluent Americans want to buy made in the USA products and our goal is to make made in the USA apparel affordable and obtainable.
Most design entrepreneurs are a company of 1, by having this resource they can manage the process instead of being the process.
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