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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

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Supima Honored with American Image Award

By Marc Lewkowitz

The American Apparel & Footwear Association held the 36th Annual AAFA American Image Awards on April 29 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. The AAFA is a national trade association representing over 1,000 of today’s leading apparel and footwear brands, retailers and the supplier community. The event […] Continue reading


Thursday, September 06, 2012

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Supima’s 5th Annual Design Competition at MBFW

By Marc Lewkowitz

CONGRATULATIONS TO KATE WILKOFF THE 2012 WINNER OF SUPIMA’S 5TH ANNUAL DESIGN COMPETITION

On September 6, Supima hosted the fifth annual Supima Design Competition in New York during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week and crowned Kate Wilkoff from Pratt in New York, the grand prize winner!

A hotly contested fashion show […] 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


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


Wednesday, September 14, 2011

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THE WINNER: An interview with Jusil Carroll

By Nancy Boyd

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NEW YORK—Jusil Carroll’s winning collection in last week’s runway finale of the fourth annual Supima Design Competition continues to attract posts on fashion sites like Temple of Glam, Addikted2Fashion, FashionWindows, and Fashionetc.

Here, an interview with […] Continue reading


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