Taking Advantage of the Push for Made in USA

When Jack Chang invested in an apparel business in 1988, a good number of California labels were still making their clothes in California. Then the North American Free Trade Agreement came along in 1994, and many of those clothing labels—particularly California surfwear—headed south of the border to Mexico, where apparel production costs were lower and […]

Spring T-shirt Trends

The motto for forecasting T-shirt trends for teenagers and young women might as well be “Here today, gone tomorrow,” said Barbara Fields, president of the Barbara Fields Buying Office in Los Angeles. She’s been in the forecasting game for three decades now. “Every day something new is going on, especially in T-shirts,” she said. Yet […]

Membership Testimonials

In this article we listed seventeen Membership Testimonials from our Spring 2016 class. We know as a T-shirt chair, you have a ton of options to choose from when it comes to getting custom apparel made for your chapter. Every company will say they have the best designs, the fastest turnaround, the best prices, and blah blah […]

Membership Testimonials

In this article we listed seventeen Membership Testimonials from our Spring 2016 class. We know as a T-shirt chair, you have a ton of options to choose from when it comes to getting custom apparel made for your chapter. Every company will say they have the best designs, the fastest turnaround, the best prices, and blah blah […]

Calling All Sorority Recruitment Chairs: This Will Change Your Life

Spring semester definitely has its perks. Saturday football games are replaced by mimosa-filled brunches, grab-a-dates are replaced by cooler-making for weekend formals and the old executive board is replaced by the newly-elected exec. As new exec takes the reigns, one woman’s life gets completely turned upside down: Recruitment Chair. The recruitment chair has seen all […]

5 Survival Tips for Dance Marathon

With Dance Marathon just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to survive a 26.2 hour event. Yes, we said 26.2 hours. Dance Marathon at the University of Florida is the second largest in the nation, and the largest in the southeast region. Boasting a hefty 2,015,307.17 total from Dance […]

Taking Advantage of the Push for Made in USA

When Jack Chang invested in an apparel business in 1988, a good number of California labels were still making their clothes in California. Then the North American Free Trade Agreement came along in 1994, and many of those clothing labels—particularly California surfwear—headed south of the border to Mexico, where apparel production costs were lower and […]

T-Shirt Trends for Spring 2016

The motto for forecasting T-shirt trends for teenagers and young women might as well be “Here today, gone tomorrow,” said Barbara Fields, president of the Barbara Fields Buying Office in Los Angeles. She’s been in the forecasting game for three decades now. “Every day something new is going on, especially in T-shirts,” she said. Yet […]

Local Business opens to Promote Sustainable Women’s Apparel

Art and Found, one of few locally owned women’s apparel stores in the Commons, opened in August with support from the Downtown Ithaca Alliance. Co-owners Olivia Royale and Heidi Brown sell clothing and accessories made by designers from the local community, Ithaca College and Cornell University. “We are hoping to be a store that promotes […]