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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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Preparing for Spring 2015

Lately, we have been brain-storming of new designs and sketches for the Liz Alig Spring 2015 Collection.  To predict the next styles and trends, Liz Alig and its members have done some forecasting. Some of the sketches that were created include dresses, skirts, and very, very, very cute shirts.This is what beginning sketches look like!Now, in [...]

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The Story of Eco Fabrics

At Liz Alig we begin our design process with recycled, hand woven, or organic fabrics. Using fabrics with traditional roots give ownership to the garments that producers are making because they are celebrating a cultural heritage. Some of our favorite techniques are hand woven Guatemalan ikat and hand embroidery that traditionally are part [...]

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