NEW YORK, July 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The CFDA has invited members, including John Patrick of Organic by John Patrick, Ryan Lobo and Ramon Martin, the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalists of Tome, Proenza Schouler and others, to explore manufacturing in Peru. Four premier Peruvian factories will present their varying textile and production capabilities with knits and woven fabrics while sharing the benefits of manufacturing in Peru. The companies presenting are Art Atlas, Creditex, Rhin Textil and Texpima for this fashionable summit.
All participating factories have fifteen years of established working relationships with companies based in the US and globally, such as Ralph Lauren, Vineyard Vines and Rag & Bone.
The CFDA Conversations will be moderated by Amy Rauen, Director of Fabric Research & Development of Lord & Taylor Women's Owned Brands.
Breakfast will be served including quinoa, artichoke, asparagus, black olives and avocado, all of which are staple Peruvian ingredients exported to the USA.
About the Peruvian Factories:
Art Atlas, specializing in manufacturing knitwear for sweaters, outerwear, accessories and home, places an emphasis on environmental sustainability and social responsibility. They work in Alpaca, Pima cotton, linen, bamboo, wool and other noble fibers. Current USA clients include: Victorinox, Tibi, Eileen Fisher.
Creditex is vertically integrated and manufactures both knit and woven textiles for tops, bottoms and home decor in Pima cotton and blends. Current clients: LL Bean, Robert Graham, Psycho Bunny.
Rhin Textil is a high-quality factory in Lima, working in Pima, Tanguis and many blends. Their exceptional capabilities: printing techniques, added-value laundry processes and performance garments, including rapid dry, moisture management, UV and mosquito protection, water repellence. Current clients: Elie Tahari, Organic by John Patrick, Free People.
Texpima has unique private label development capabilities with a team of sixteen in-house designers. They are well known for producing fine cotton jerseys, interlocks and novelties. Current clients: Peruvian Connection, Soft Surroundings, Saks Fifth Avenue.
Information contact: Marni Leopold. Phone: 646-455-0676 x704. Email: mleopold@iPeru.nyc.
More info: www.naturallyperu.nyc.
About the Trade Commission of Peru in New York:
The Trade Commission of Peru in New York's primary role is to facilitate introductions and initiatives between Peruvian companies and American brands in various segments of the market including manufacturing, fashion, food as well as tourism and investments.
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