Mary Cally is an industry veteran who has worked on supply chain and manufacturing logistics issues for many large brands. We spoke with her on March 9th, just as the COVID-19 situation was beginning to shut down New York City. Find additional episodes of American Fashion Podcast in our Archives: https://americanfashionpodcast.com/archives See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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In this, our 250th episode, we welcome one of the true original champions of the slow fashion movement, Natalie Chanin, designer and founder of the Florence, Alabama-based and globally recognized leading ethical fashion brand Alabama Chanin. https://alabamachanin.com/ https://journal.alabamachanin.com/ https://projectthreadways.org/ https://design.ncsu.edu/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Our guest in the studio, Lisa Morales-Hellebo, is the Co-founder and GP at REFASHIOND Ventures, the Co-founder of The New York Supply Chain Meetup, and the Co-founder of The Worldwide Supply Chain Federation. She also happened to start the New York Fashion Tech Lab and was a pioneer in visual search. So, obviously, we're talking to her about astrology. Just kidding. This is a fashiontech and supply chain investment deep dive. Brace yourself. http://www.refashiond.com/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/supplychainlocalization/ References: Evrnu N.A.bld Savitude New York Fashion Tech Lab See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Lafayette 148 New York CEO Deirdre Quinn discusses the brand's recent move to the Brooklyn Navy Yard innovation hub, their still thriving print catalog business, their next-generation vertically-integrated factory in China, and the brand's long fiscally conservative journey from a little shop in pre-chic Soho. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Behind Mark and James are three dynamic partners who helped them buy the brand back from Iconix Group, and lead the iconic brand behind the scenes. Our guest are President Christine Currence, Executive Vice President of Sales Lara Piropato, and Executive Vice-President of Production Kimberly Lee-Sui, and they discuss their path to reclaiming the Badgley Mischka brand and their new journey forward through a mix of legacy and mass licensing. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Prince Federico Pignatelli della Leonessa is the Owner and President of Art and Fashion Group, the parent company of Pier 59 Studios. He involves himself in fashion, photography, art, cinema, virtual reality, and numerous other interests and enterprises. As the owner of Industry Model Management, he has been responsible for the creation and promotion of the Model's Bill of Rights, which is discussed in more detail in our previous interview with its Co-Founder, model Simone Aptekman. He is also quite vocal about the Studio Safety Report, which revealed most photo studios in New York City to be operating outside the law and without proper insurance. https://federicopignatelli.com/ http://www.artandfashiongroup.com/ https://www.pier59studios.com/ https://www.theindustrymgmtgroup.com/ https://iamyou.film/ http://www.studiosafetyreport.com/ https://www.modelsbillofrights.com/ Find many more episodes in our Archives -->https://americanfashionpodcast.com/archives See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Models' Bill of Rights Co-Founder Simone Aptekman talks about the movement for transparency and accountability in the world of models, agencies, and their contracts. https://www.modelsbillofrights.com/ https://www.simoneaptekman.com/ - - - For access to hundreds of additional episodes going back to 2014, visit AmericanFashionPodcast.com and subscribe to our Archives. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The future of the industry is being decided in a metaphorical crucible where labor and automation are currently burning. To understand what's coming in this wild and unpredictable reaction, we invited a panel of experts in the field of Workforce Development to discuss their initiatives and the general state of labor and automation in the American fashion business. Lee Wellington is Executive Director of The Urban Manufacturing Alliance Sarah Krasley is Founder and CEO at Shimmy Technologies, Inc Lisa Futterman is the Regional Director in New York City for The Workforce Development Institute Libby Mattern is the Founder of Course of Trade CFDA resources: https://cfda.com/resources Sewist, noun, a craftsperson who cannot be replaced by automation. - - - To access our older episodes, go to https://americanfashionpodcast.com/ and click on "Archives" in the main menu to subscribe to the archives and support the show. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Deb Waterman Johns is Chief Creative Officer and Co-Founder at Scout. A former Vogue editor with a fine arts background, she turned a Chinatown discount store find into an upgraded staple. https://www.scoutbags.com/ - Find more episodes of America Fashion Podcast by clicking "Archives" in the main menu at https://americanfashionpodcast.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.