Just how integrated the industry is now was underscored at our 9/27 program. Fashion generalists function better. Read more here: http://www.fibre2fashion.com/news/apparel-news/newsdetails.aspx?news_id=153762 Fibre2Fashion (October 11) reported that FIT’s Center for Professional Studies, in association with Setlog Corporation, presented Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility in the Global Supply Chain, a seminar held at FIT on September 27. The event addressed the issues facing global fashion brands and retailers who are under increased pressure to know more about every element in the supply chain. .
This course will get you started and there will be AMAZING guest speakers!! MATERIALS AND ECO LABELS – FASHION 2013 Dates: October 21, 28, November 4, 11 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm http://www.fitnyc.edu/7390.asp Course description: The journey from raw material through processing, dyeing and finishing is complex. Sourcing raw materials, chemicals used in processing, energy and water use, finishing products and processes are just some of the considerations in developing sustainable textiles. This course will cover all the components and considerations of sustainable materials for fashion. It will cover the eco labels that pertain to materials in the United States […]
This past summer I had the great pleasure of being a judge for the Chase Manhattan and Living Social “Mission Small Business” contest. During that one week, I (and other judges each) reviewed about 600 business plan concepts. (About 70,000 responded.) There were 12 winners each receiving $250K. First, almost all the plans fell into the middle range meaning they were good solid plans but didn’t stand out in some special way. There were a few that were just plain confusing so much so that in some cases the name of the business was never mentioned, or I was left […]