YanYan is a knitwear brand utilizing deadstock and leftover yarns.
Tirupur, in southern India, has 5,000 factories — but its focus on cotton is resulting in challenges.
In addition to her M.Patmos collection, which includes a new Made in the USA assortment of merino pieces, Patmos is showcasing an assortment of other independent brands.
None of the designers who were showing their fall collections currently sell to U.S. stores, but they were looking to change that at the three-day event.
The men’s and women’s special knitwear range will be sold in about 25 stores in the world.