A Tour of Nashville's Burgeoning Fashion Scene
With the maker movement taking over the nation in a real, viable way, it's little surprise that Nashville--home of country music, Jack White, Harmony Korine and plenty of other artists creating original, thoughtful work--has its very own cottage industry of fashion designers, doing everything from 70s-inspired stage outfits to rugged leather handbags. I recently spent four days in Nashville visiting designer studios, shopping vintage and checking out Northern Grade, the traveling market that features American-made goods from around the country. What I found was a close-knit group of hyper-creative people treating design as a passion, not just a job. Click through to get a sense of the scene.
The Slow Fashion Movement: 10 Brands That Are Doing it Right
In honor of Made in America Month, we did some research and talked to some experts to learn more about the growing Slow Fashion movement in the U.S. Read on to find out what it is, plus 10 brands doing it well, keeping their production local, sustainable, high-quality, and...slow.