Visitors have the opportunity to explore our Resource Row on the show floor, a value-ad for attendees searching for complimentary industry resources, including business development tools, recycling solutions, trend forecasters and textile education materials.
Meet our Winter 2018 Resource Row partners:
Bright Label is a platform that leverages mobile technology and digital labeling to help brands dramatically increase transparency, enhance customer engagement and tell the stories behind their products.
The Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator (BF+DA), a Pratt Institute initiative, is a hub for ethical fashion and design that provides design entrepreneurs, creative technologists and industry professionals with the resources they need to transform their ideas into successful, triple bottom line businesses.
FABSCRAP provides convenient pickup of textile waste from commercial businesses in NYC, including: fashion brands, interior designers, tailors, cutting rooms, and the entertainment industry. FABSCRAP is building an engaged network of students, artists, crafters, emerging designers, and industrial processors to reuse and recycle fabric scraps and utilizes new technologies to maximize diversion from landfill.
Fashiondex is an apparel industry publisher and consultant specializing in up-to-date, on-line, in-person and in-print sourcing, design, production, and sustainable fashion information since 1992.
Fashion Mingle is a fashion tech startup that is pioneering a powerful networking platform for fashion industry professionals. They believe that growing a successful fashion business begins with a strong local fashion community. Currently active in 33 cities, and with over 70 categories, their network connects fashion entrepreneurs in every major city with the professionals needed to grow everyone’s business.
FIT Bookstore is the go-to destination for informative and educational books, guides and workbooks for designers, textile artists, fashion industry professionals and more.
Heisel is a lifestyle/streetwear/fashion brand and design lab for 3D printed wearables. Heisel uses new technology-based materials and manufacturing methods to make sustainable clothes, accessories, and wearables.
Brand-new subscription trend service MintModa story tells fashion trends like no other. The brainchild of trusted forecaster Sharon Graubard and team, MintModa differentiates itself with an easy-to-navigate platform and highly-curated content. MintModa’s highly visual and immersive narratives and at-a-glance approach offer clear direction and inspiration — bringing focus and speed to your creative process, concept development and production.
The NYC Fair Trade Coalition is a small-volunteer grassroots organization that promotes fair trade businesses and retailers in New York City and educates consumers on the importance of fair trade. It partners with ethically-aligned businesses, retailers, NGOs, and citizens in New York City to host events and engage the public in dialogue. It offers its members advertising support through its social media channels, coordinates sales events, and fosters networking among ethical and fair trade businesses.
The design industry has a supply/demand problem. Designers struggle to find high-end raw materials. And factories and brands around the world struggle to sell the quality excess stock that currently sits in a warehouse and eventually makes its way to a landfill. Queen of Raw and its online marketplace provides the bridge.
THR3EFOLD is an ethical fashion brokerage connecting brands to ethical factories around the world making it easier to find a quality factory with a trusted supply chain.
Trend Council is an affordable subscription-based online trend tool for busy designers and fashion professionals delivering expert analysis and design inspiration.