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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

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SUPIMA IN THE NEWS: CNBC

By Nancy Boyd

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NEW YORK—The finals of the fourth annual Supima Design Competition yielded some of the most striking images in CNBC’s coverage of fashion week.

In Supima’s front row shown above, that’s (left to right) competition judge Coco Rocha, event emcee Rachel Zoe, and […] Continue reading


Sunday, September 11, 2011

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SUPIMA IN THE NEWS: Competition finals in the NYT

By Nancy Boyd

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NEW YORK—Photos of the runway finale of Supima’s fourth annual Design Competition form the most striking images in the current New York Times’ slide show devoted to New York Fashion Week. (Both photos shown below by Yana Paskova for The New […] Continue reading


Friday, September 09, 2011

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SUPIMA IN THE NEWS: Jusil Carroll in WWD

By Nancy Boyd

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NEW YORK—The coverage keeps on coming.

This morning’s Women’s Wear Daily carried news of Jusil Carroll’s win in the live runway finale of the fourth annual Supima Design Competition that opened New York Fashion Week yesterday: SUPIMA’S BEST: Jusil Carroll, […] Continue reading


Thursday, September 08, 2011

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AND THE WINNER IS . . . JUSIL CARROLL

By Nancy Boyd

NEW YORK – Jusil Carroll, 34, a 2011 Bachelor of Fine Arts graduate from New York City’s Fashion Institute of Technology, took first place in the Supima Design Competition held earlier today.

In front of the industry elite who packed the Studio tent at Lincoln Center—as well as an international […] Continue reading


Thursday, September 08, 2011

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SUPIMA ALL OVER THE NEWS!!!

By Nancy Boyd

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NEW YORK—The live runway finals of the fourth annual Supima Design Competition, which kicked off New York Fashion Week earlier today, did not gone unnoticed by the international fashion press.

Japan’s NTDTV.com reported on the runway looks. While, in the […] Continue reading


Thursday, September 08, 2011

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BACKSTAGE BEFORE AND AFTER THE SHOW

By Nancy Boyd

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Supima emcee Rachel Zoe poses backstage at The Studio tent with Supima Design Competition judge Coco Rocha.

For more about Rachel, check out The Zoe Report. Or check out Coco’s Twitter feed about Fashion Week.

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Thursday, September 01, 2011

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Supima Design Competition at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

By Marc Lewkowitz

On September 8 at 1 PM, Supima will be hosting the fourth annual Supima design Competition in New York during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.

Supima is America’s luxury cotton. Founded in 1954, the Supima brand designates an elite variety of Pima cotton grown only in California and the southwestern U.S. […] Continue reading


Thursday, September 01, 2011

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The Fourth Annual Supima Design Competition

By Marc Lewkowitz

The fourth annual Supima Design Competition has begun its mad and furious rush to the final event culminating runway fashion show that will be held in New York on September 8 at 1 PM during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.

This year the Design Competition has taken a different approach towards the […] Continue reading


Saturday, August 27, 2011

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FROM THE ARCHIVES: Supima in WWD

By Nancy Boyd

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“Dawnelle goes Supima” Advertisement in Women’s Wear Daily Friday, October 26, 1956


Thursday, August 18, 2011

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FROM THE ARCHIVES: Lady Manhattan and Supima

By Nancy Boyd

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Supima Cotton and Lady Manhattan, April 1957


Tuesday, August 16, 2011

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COME SEE AT TEXWORLD AND EXPOFIL!

By Nancy Boyd

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PARIS—It’s getting to be that time of year again.

Yep, time to start thinking about Fall/Winter 2012/2013 and Spring/Summer 2013.

And time to start planning your September trip to the Parc d’expositions and Le Bourget outside Paris for the […] Continue reading


Monday, August 15, 2011

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FROM THE ARCHIVES: ‘How to Lick a Farm Surplus’

By Nancy Boyd

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Reprinted from PRINTER’S INK The Magazine of Advertising, Selling, Marketing February 15, 1957

Agriculture Secretary Benson, in an exclusive P.I. interview two years ago (April 8, 1955, page 27) said: “In this competitive age the market goes to the man who […] Continue reading


Sunday, August 14, 2011

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MEET THE DESIGNER: Connie Weng

By Nancy Boyd

image A native of Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, 22-year-old Connie Weng graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design earlier this year with a BFA in Apparel Design and aspirations to launch a career in sportswear.

To date, her honors have […] Continue reading


Saturday, August 13, 2011

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MEET THE DESIGNER: Marlow Larson

By Nancy Boyd

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Gainesville, Georgia native Marlow A. Larson, 22, has been “drawing women ever since I could hold a pencil” and had decided on a design career by the third grade.

At the Savannah College of Art and Design, where he graduated earlier […] Continue reading


Friday, August 12, 2011

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MEET THE DESIGNER: Jusil Carroll

By Nancy Boyd

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Busan, South Korea native Jusil Carroll, 34, came to fashion after a career in illustration and matriculated at the Fashion Institute of Technology, where she graduated with a BFA in Fashion Design this year, because “it’s one of very few schools […] Continue reading