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Where Am I Wearing~ Revised Edition

I recently finished reading Where Am I Wearing by Kelsey Timmerman.  The book was very inspiring an definitely eye-opening.  There are so many people around the world that work in the garment industry.  To us, they are invisible, but in reality they are very hard working people that risk leaving everything behind for a minimal [...]

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Nou Hope~

The founder and designer of Liz Alig, Elizabeth, is currently in Haiti.  She has been there the entire month working with the global partner that helps us make our clothes for inventory.  Nou Hope is the name of the global partner in the Central Plateau of Haiti that works towards empowerment of their own people. [...]

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Books & Brews~

Last Saturday the 28th of June, Liz Alig had a pop-up show at Books & Brews.  As the name mentions, the place was somewhere were people could come read, shop and of course, drink some beer.  The show started around 4pm and there were a few other local stores there.  There were representatives from Stella [...]

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Tie Skirt~

This week, I wanted to feature one of our fair trade items- the Tie Skirt. The Tie Skirt is made out of recycled materials such as the striped shirt below. These skirts are put together in Ghana by the Global Mamas, who also make many other garments for us. The Global Mamas are a non-profit organization [...]

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Lately in the Studio...

As mentioned in some of our recent blog posts, the Interns and Liz have been working and developing designs for the  Liz Alig Spring 2015 Collection.Some of the designs being developed vary from dresses to shirts and more fun spring clothing.  For some of the prints, we sometimes contact our collaboration organizations and they will make samples in their [...]

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The Cuff Clutch ~

The Cuff Clutch was one of the items shown at the recent trade shows.  It is a clutch made from recycled cuffs and collars.  The organization that we have partnered with called themselves the Global Mamas and they are located in Ghana.  Global Mamas is a non-profit organization that envisions women in Africa to be economically [...]

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INDIEana Handicraft Exchange

Saturday June 14, Liz Alig participated in the INDIEana Handicraft Exchange in Indianapolis. The event took place at the Harrison Center for the Arts and there were more than 100 vendors. They were all featuring contemporary hand-made goods.--------------> A potential customer Some of the clothes Liz Alig had at the trade show included skirts, [...]

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Trade Show Week~

Yesterday was Liz Alig's first trade show of the season.  The trade show happened in Kokomo, Indiana at the Southern Gypsy Boutique.  The show had a good outcome in which people came to Liz and put in their orders for the Liz Alig Fall 2014 Collection.   Liz took a myriad of her designs with her and made sure [...]

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Goel Community~Cambodia

Liz has been working with the Goel Community for a while now.  The Goel Community is a Christian based community development organization established in Cambodia.  Goel means "to deliver" or "to redeem."  This community provides economic opportunities to poor provincial villages in Cambodia.  This project started in 2006 by first reviving natural dye and weaving [...]

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Goodwill Outlet-from Intern's Perspective

Last week, for the first time I got to experience what a Goodwill Outlet was like in Indianapolis, IN.  The experience was new for me but I enjoyed it.  Thrift shopping is fun!There were many people in the building looking through all the bins very quickly.  We went there with a mission.  We had to [...]

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