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How One Fashion Designer Is Keeping Jobs in New York [Via The Nation]

In the heavily outsourced world of fashion, the design of garments often happens deep inside secretive brand headquarters in the United States. Meanwhile, the physical construction occurs thousands of miles away, frequently at subcontracted factories with substandard working conditions. At the headquarters of Nanette Lepore in New York City, the process is far more open and intimate. Read more via The Nation.