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The original Chatham Mills started in 1845 and for years has been a manufacturer of blankets. As a sideline, the company produced a quantity of homespun. A chance request by some employees for homespun so they could make suits for themselves had an unusual effect when other people saw the suits and wanted them. Soon production of homespun increased, and contracts were made with the world's largest men's tailor, L. Grief & Bro., of Baltimore. The main worry of the company now is to keep up with the homespun demand.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 2 Issue 25, Nov 1934, p11, por
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24153
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Chris Knott discusses his experience owning a clothing line, Peter Millar LLC, one of the hottest brands in golf apparel. His approach is more conservative and the entrepreneur refuses to raise the prices of his clothes or make them available in numerous department stores, arguing it is more beneficial in the long run to keep with a niche market.
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25356
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Carol Mabe is Russell Athletic’s first female president and CEO. She has brought a creative touch to every marketing job she has worked and is described as having a unique leadership style.
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22649
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After serving as senior vice president of Ralph Lauren Corp.'s Polo Golf and Tennis apparel division and being the youngest publisher of Conde Nast's Golf World Magazine, Tom Nolan has become the president and CEO of Prospect Brands LLC, the Greensboro, North Carolina-based apparel owner of Gerbing, Duck Head, and Crittenden clothing lines.
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28818
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Indy Weekly covers some of Raleigh’s favorite local retailers, such as Edge of Urge and The Art of Style, and local brands, including Flytrap Clothing and Lumina Clothing. Chapel Hill local James Creissen will launch the first line of his streetwear brand, CREISSEN.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 46, Nov 2016, p22-23, por Periodical Website
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28819
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From social injustice to environmental damage, local designers in North Carolina are trying to make the world a better place. Local clothing companies, from Liberation Threads to TS Designs, highlight the environmental, ethical, and cultural arguments for local materials, production, and distribution in their mission statements.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 46, Nov 2016, p30, il Periodical Website
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29014
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Brooks Ann Camper owns a small bridal shop in Hillsborough, where she is known for her custom-made, non-traditional bridal dresses. The dresses are made of natural fibers and can feature a variety of patterns and fabrics. Camper studied theater and costume production, but discovered she preferred the art of customizing an object for a single purpose.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 15, April 2017, p16-17, por Periodical Website
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35420
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The one size fits all business concept has proven successful for the owner of Freaker USA, whose signature product is a beverage sweater. As for the burden of proof, Emily Cameron Walker believes that best lies in its vast support for the local job market and national appeal.