If it weren’t for the Internet, Julia Eva Kastner wouldn’t have been able to fulfill her dream of designing sustainable denim so quickly.
A year after graduating from Harvard Business School, the 29-year-old sold more than $22,200 worth of organic cotton jeans, T-shirts and ties to 210 customers in one month for her brand, Eva & Paul, on the Web site Kickstarter. She soon landed on the cover of “Fresh Young Millionaire” and signed the boutique Portobello Road in Chestnut Hill, Mass., to carry her fair-trade line.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)