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Tabii Just on MTV

Tabii Just on MTV
I was so excited to work with Corey from MTV, the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator, Preview Textiles and their crews. MTV's new series, Unraveled, tackles the big issues. Tabii Just is featured in their debut episode. Click here to check it out.   

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Snippets from my Facebook Live interview with Maker's Row

Snippets from my Facebook Live interview with Maker's Row
A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of visiting Maker's Row and doing a Facebook Live interview with Tanya Menendez, one of their founders. It was my first Facebook Live interview (gah!) and it was so much fun. If you don't know what Maker's Row is, come out from under that rock. It's a revolutionary approach to garment manufacturing. Maker's Row has an online database of American factories and suppliers that are meticulously catalogued. If you're a garment designer, you need these guys. If you're a fashion enthusiast, this will tickle your fancy for sure. Click here to read about my interview on their blog and see snippets of me trying to string words into sentences. 

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BF+DA: Where Tabii Just Samples Are Made

BF+DA: Where Tabii Just Samples Are Made
The Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator is located in Brooklyn, NY. They have been making samples for Tabii Just for about a year. I work directly with Tara, who coordinates production. She then works with a small team of sewers, cutters and more to do sample work and small batch production. Roberto made my last sample. Here is some more info about him. I chose the BF+DA because of their commitment to ethical garment production. I look for clean working conditions, a roomy atmosphere where staff can comfortably get around, clear exits and a general ease of work. I also look at how the production coordinator speaks to the people who work there and her expectations for them. My measure is always if...

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