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Thursday, April 05, 2012

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There is soft. And then there is Supima soft.

By Marc Lewkowitz

As Lands’ End says … “There is soft. And then there is Supima Soft.” Check out all the Supima products in the April 5th email blast:

Find out what Lands’ End thinks about Supima at: http://www.landsend.com/supima

Supima Sweaters: http://bit.ly/HEXMKa Supima Oxfords: http://bit.ly/HCbjWL Supima Towels: http://bit.ly/Hverpw

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Monday, March 12, 2012

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Brooks Brothers Supima® Cotton Collection 2012

By Marc Lewkowitz

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Founded in 1818, Brooks Brothers adopted the maxim “To make and deal only in merchandise of the best quality”, and that remains as true today as the very first day the doors opened.

In a relationship that dates back […] Continue reading


Monday, January 16, 2012

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Garnet Hill Hemstitched Supima Flannel Bedding

By Marc Lewkowitz

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During the cold winter months the cool crisp feel of traditional bedding might get a little too cool and crisp for some. Luckily enough there are go to options and one of those can be found at Garnet Hill with their […] Continue reading


Tuesday, October 04, 2011

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SUPIMA ON TV: Broadcast fashion in Thailand

By Nancy Boyd

BANGKOK—Since it was co-sponsored by “Living Fashion,” a segment on Thailand’s popular Chic Channel, two television producers came along for the ride when winners of the Cotton USA Design Challenge completed their recent U.S. tour.

The resulting program, broadcast as a three-part series, reached over half a million Thai […] Continue reading


Monday, October 03, 2011

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SUPIMA IN THE NEWS: BOFFO in the WSJ

By Nancy Boyd

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NEW YORK—Supima’s sponsorship of jeweler Irene Neuwirth’s installation at BOFFO has been attracting all kinds of attention from the art, fashion, and society press.

In a short feature headlined “Glitter, Glitterati at Popup,” here’s what Mike Vilensky, writing […] Continue reading


Monday, September 26, 2011

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SUPIMA IN THE NEWS: Finalist Marlow Larson

By Nancy Boyd

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GAINESVILLE, Georgia—Any one of the eight finalists in the fourth annual Supima Design Competition, which concluded earlier this month during Fashion Week at Lincoln Center, could be counted as a winner.

Proof?

This profile of Marlow Larson in today’s edition of […] Continue reading


Sunday, September 25, 2011

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SUPIMA IN THE NEWS: The Supima Design Competition

By Nancy Boyd

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NEW YORK—As the fashion world recovers from New York Fashion Week, reports are still coming in about the runway finale of the fourth annual Supima Design Competition.

Here’s some of what staff reporter Yi Yang, writing in The Epoch Times, […] Continue reading


Sunday, September 25, 2011

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SUPIMA IN THE NEWS: DNA testing

By Nancy Boyd

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NEW YORK—Supima has always been known as an industry leader.

Now its initiative on DNA authentication is setting the standard for other high-end textile makers.

In a recent story, Gizmodo noted that wool merchants are now using Applied DNA […] Continue reading


Saturday, September 24, 2011

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SUPIMA IN THE NEWS: Robin Tomas in The Inquirer

By Nancy Boyd

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MANILA—Robin Tomas, a winner in the 2010 edition of the Supima Design Competition, continues to attract international attention for his design career.

Writing in today’s edition of The Philippine Daily Inquirer, here’s what reporter Vicky Herrera had to […] Continue reading


Wednesday, September 21, 2011

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SUPIMA IN THE NEWS: Fessler in Textile World

By Nancy Boyd

NEW YORK—The headline read “Onshore, On Time.”

The subject?

FesslerUSA, a longtime Supima licensee.

Writing in a recent issue of trade journal Textile World, here’s some of what associate editor Sarah Thomasson had to say:

“Made in the USA” is a mantra increasingly heard in the textile and […] Continue reading


Wednesday, September 21, 2011

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SOFT, CUDDLY . . . SUPIMA!

By Nancy Boyd

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NEW YORK—Another reason you won’t want to miss the initial installation of this year’s BOFFO?

A gigantic panda. Designed by Nicola Formichetti. Made entirely of Supima corduroy. (Seen above.)

And a smaller panda-purse. Designed by Nicola Formichetti. Made entirely of Supima […] Continue reading


Tuesday, September 20, 2011

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SUPIMA GOES BOFFO!!

By Nancy Boyd

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NEW YORK—September 8 was quite a day for Supima.

Not only was it the opening day of New York Fashion Week and the runway finale of the fourth annual Supima Design Competition (but the first ever held as part of the […] Continue reading


Tuesday, September 20, 2011

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AGAVE AND TESLA: At Daskalos in Walnut Creek

By Nancy Boyd

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WALNUT CREEK, Calif.—Here at Daskalos, the premiere menswear story in the East Bay, long-time licensee Agave joined with Tesla Motors to give customers a look at Agave’s Fall collection and a test drive of the Tesla Electric […] Continue reading


Sunday, September 18, 2011

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SUPIMA IN THE NEWS: Business Insider

By Nancy Boyd

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NEW YORK—Few in the fashion world have the “insider” status of Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, a founder of the Gilt Groupe.

In the course of New York Fashion Week, she’s in the front row for all the major shows. All the […] Continue reading


Saturday, September 17, 2011

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SUPIMA IN THE NEWS: NYT, WSJ, and the best runway soundtracks

By Nancy Boyd

NEW YORK—New York Fashion Week may now be over, but the newspapers and blogs are still buzzing about what went on in those tents.

Inlcuding the music.

The DJ for the Supima show, Javier Peral, has been singled out for special attention.

The Wall Street Journal’s blog quoted him […] Continue reading