Made in America is back. But as manufacturing reshores, companies and brands face complex challenges.
Where can they turn when the demands for speed and customization are higher than ever? What if they’re not based in traditional manufacturing cities like Manhattan or Los Angeles? Can they rely on their communities?
During this panel, four pioneering women in Austin’s emerging fashion industry will discuss hyper-local fashion and explore how can cities across the US can nurture their own vibrant sectors.
Localizing fashion manufacturing
Cultivating community & support services
Fostering fashion education
Addressing ethics & sustainability
Generating consumer interest
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