TITLE

Guitars and Green Garments

AUTHOR(S)
Bracey, Jacqui
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Wearables;Nov2008, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
An interview with Jacqui Bracey, manager of the U.S. division of Continental Clothing USA, is presented. When asked how Continental was founded, she relates that it was her brain child together with Phil Charles and Paul Hughes. Bracey says that Continental operates globally with warehouses in places such as Berlin and New Jersey. She states that as part of the green movement, Continental and its facility in Turkey are certified to the Global Organic Textile standards by the Soil Association.
ACCESSION #
35187837

 

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