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City/Area Group | NYC EFF Social

Location: New York City
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Latest Activity: Sep 24, 2015

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This group is based in New York City and is open to any designers, entrepreneurs, press, buyers, businesses, students, and individuals like you who would like to network, share ideas, and collaborate on concepts of sustainability and ethical practices in fashion.

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Re-made in America, a fashion roundtable discussion

Started by daria dorosh Feb 2, 2011. 0 Replies

As Fashion Week begins in NYC, Fashion Lab in Process, LLC, honors the spirit of re-invention with a fashion roundtable discussion, "Re-made in America". It will be held at the American Folk Art…Continue

Tags: sustainability, ethics, technology, NYC, week

KORA TRUNK SHOW

Started by Meaghan Curry Jul 6, 2010. 0 Replies

Hi everyone!!My name is Meg and I worked for EFF last summer and have been in New York since May.Currently I'm finishing my thesis through the University of Nairobi and also trying to complete…Continue

Summer NYC Gathering

Started by Rita Luppino. Last reply by Rita Luppino Jun 11, 2010. 4 Replies

Hello New Yorkers!Who wants to get together for a summer EFF NYC social? I've been talking with Bahar Shahpar and Tara St James about doing it a little different from our last socials- possibly at a…Continue

Tags: 2010, summer, social, EFF, NYC

Upcoming Spring Social!

Started by Rita Luppino. Last reply by Abigail Doan Mar 23, 2010. 2 Replies

Hi All!It has been a while since we all have gotten together- let's change that! Bahar and I are choosing a new spot to meet at and we wanted to get your opinion on when would be best to meet for…Continue

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Comment by Jill Homiak on February 20, 2010 at 18:16
Hi Everyone,

I'm looking for eco-friendly fabrics that are manufactured in the US, perhaps those that are manufactured with a closed loop,made out of domestic raw
materials.

Some of the fabrics that I'd be interested in included:

Peace Silk (I know it's mainly produced in India.)
Wool (Found Vermont Organic Fiber Company, but would consider others.)
Bamboo blend, Chitosan, Modal blend or Lenpur (for suiting tops)
Sasawashi
Seacell
Soyfiber
Tencel

Most of the tops will be woven, not knit. If you can suggest other fabrics
based on drape, that would be helpful too. Some of these fabrics I've
chosen based on properties other than drape. Therefore, I'm not
certain that they will be the best for what I need.

I'm looking for fabrics for all seasons right now since I'm looking to use the cost of these fabrics to do financial projections for my
line. If you work for a textile wholesaler, I'd love swatches if you can send some you think would be helpful.

Thank you all in advance!

~Jill
Comment by Abigail Doan on December 10, 2009 at 20:37
Hi Rita:

I think that I can do the 22nd as well. Not sure where I will be on the 29th.

Thanks for your efforts putting this together - Abigail
Comment by daria dorosh on December 9, 2009 at 12:36
Yes, Rita, we should add more NYC people tp the group. It helps to have as much lead time as possible to announce the meetings so people can plan. Is the next date & place set?
Comment by Abigail Doan on December 8, 2009 at 16:30
Thanks, Rita. There are some new fashionistas/artists who I would love to get involved, so do let me/us know as soon as things are set on the calendar.

Best - Abigail
Comment by Rita Luppino on December 8, 2009 at 16:25
Details for next social will be posted soon! I will send out a message to all members in this group. Spread the word and tell other New York fashionistas to join to stay up to date on the latest news!!

xorita
Comment by Abigail Doan on December 6, 2009 at 19:52
I am sad to have missed yet another gathering as well! Do keep me posted on the next one.
Comment by Eliza Starbuck on December 6, 2009 at 19:48
So sorry I missed it. When is the next one?
Comment by Bahar Shahpar on December 5, 2009 at 4:34
Bahar Shahpar, Gina Ferraraccio, Tara St. James, Summer Rayne Oakes, Kate Dillon

Comment by Bahar Shahpar on December 5, 2009 at 4:28
Summer Rayne Oakes and Kate Dillon

Comment by Bahar Shahpar on December 5, 2009 at 4:22
John Ilani and Melissa Kushner at our November EFF Social

 

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