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Nordstrom and Piece & Co. collection teams luxury and hope

Nordstrom and Piece & Co. collection teams luxury and hope

With designers such as Stella McCartney and Consuelo Castiglioni of Marni teaming up with indigenous artisans, high-fashion handcrafted wares with a social consciousness have become more common in the luxury market. Championing this cause, Chicago-based  Piece & Co.  has worked for the last three years to expand designers’ access to the fabrics and techniques  of female artisans in developing countries. Its mission is to help end global poverty by creating sustainable employment for the women. To date, the business has created about 8,000 job opportunities in 21 countries, according to CEO and founder Kathleen Wright, who previously worked as director of sales...

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