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Deep dive into MATERIALS AND MANUFACTURING with the QUEEN OF RAW Stephanie Benedetto, SAVE THE GARMENT DISTRICT's Samanta Cortes, and business strategist Rob Sanchez. Join them for in-depth interviews with industry notables and insights into trends, business and technology within the material sciences industry.

Deep dive into MATERIALS AND MANUFACTURING with the QUEEN OF RAW Stephanie Benedetto, SAVE THE GARMENT DISTRICT's Samanta Cortes, and business strategist Rob Sanchez. Join them for in-depth interviews with industry notables and insights into trends, business and technology within the material sciences industry.
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Deep dive into MATERIALS AND MANUFACTURING with the QUEEN OF RAW Stephanie Benedetto, SAVE THE GARMENT DISTRICT's Samanta Cortes, and business strategist Rob Sanchez. Join them for in-depth interviews with industry notables and insights into trends, business and technology within the material sciences industry.

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Episodes

057 – Carol Chyau of SHOKAY – Yak, Oysters, and Ecomarine

9/8/2018
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Socially responsible premium yak down... Carol Chyau, Co-Founder and CEO of SHOKAY (committed to benefitting the communities that produce yak down, conscientiously selecting the right partners, creating timeless products, and using the best business principles), joins Stephanie Benedetto and Samanta Cortes on location at the 2018 WEAR Conference at FIT. In this episode: SHOKAY sustainably sources hand-combed yak down from the remote Himalayan Highlands to bring incredibly light and...

Duration:00:17:19

056 – Rickard Rosendahl of Inuheat – Printing Wearable Warmth

8/30/2018
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A wearable heating platform... Rickard Rosendahl, CEO of Inuheat Group AB (a developer and manufacturer of the Inuheat Wearable Heating Platform – an entire eco system with all components and materials needed for a clothing manufacturer (the apparel brand) to design and manufacture apparels with active battery powered heating built in), joins Stephanie Benedetto and Samanta Cortes on locations at the 2018 WEAR Conference at FIT. In this episode: How Inuheat has developed platform...

Duration:00:23:50

055 – Francesca of CuteCircuit – Gold Plated Hugs

8/23/2018
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Interactive fashion wearable technology brand... Francesca Rosella (bio), Co-Founder and Chief Creative Director of CuteCircuit (a global leader in interactive fashion integrating new beauty and functionality through the use of smart textiles and micro-electronics), joins Stephanie Benedetto and Samanta Cortes on locations at the 2018 WEAR Conference at FIT. In this episode: How Rosella started working in the field in 2001 How people can use technology to connect with one another, express...

Duration:00:24:18

054 – Ben Christensen of SAP – Imagine It, Build It

8/3/2018
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3D printing, partnerships, and from science fiction to science fact... Ben Christensen, Startup Mentor, Maker Evangelist, Keynote Speaker, Global Lead for SAP Next-Gen Science Fiction Community, joins Stephanie Benedetto and Samanta Cortez in the MouthMedia Network studios powered by Sennheiser. In this episode: Christensen on what he's caring about and identity, always starting things, helping companies explore what's possible to make partnerships If you can imagine it you can build it...

Duration:00:39:30

053 – Panel – Social Responsibility, Sustainability, and Proper Governance

7/26/2018
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The impact of social responsibility, sustainability, and proper governance on the growth and expansion of companies... Rob Sanchez, CEO of Mouth Media Network, moderates an impressive expert panel on material development, governance, and sustainability as part of an event at Spring Place sponsored by Financial Executives International, including: Karina Givargisoff, Founder and Editor in Chief of MISSION Magazine Beth Colleton, Founder of Purpose Strategies Danielle Joseph, Investment...

Duration:00:43:42

052 – Joe Costaldo of The Style Council – The Speed of Fashion

6/29/2018
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Setting the standard for both hand painting and computer aided design with The Style Council... Joe Costaldo, President of The Style Council (the USA’s leading textile design and service studio), joins Stephanie Benedetto and Samantha Cortes in the MouthMedia Network studios powered by Sennheiser. In this episode: The way business keeps pace with the pace of changing fashion How Costaldo's background as a clothing designer provides value The process creative people go through, travel,...

Duration:00:36:47

051 – Bruce Thomson of BrightLabel – The Label is the Story

6/15/2018
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Digital product labeling that enables consumers to go beyond the traditional label to learn more about product origin, materials and features, and to help brands establish a new, digital channel to engage directly with and learn from their customers... Bruce Thomson, Co-founder/CEO of BrightLabel (a software platform that leverages mobile technology to enable digital product labeling in the textiles and apparel sector), joins Stephanie Benedetto and Samanta Cortes in the MouthMedia Network...

Duration:00:50:50

050 – Julie Golden and Amy Adair of ADAY Clothing – Technically Conscious Clothing

6/11/2018
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Repurposing everyday clothing with one of a kind intelligent fabrics... Julie Golden (Operations Manager) Amy Adair (Production) of ADAY Clothing (consciously designed clothing reinvented with technical fabrics) join Stephanie Benedetto and Samanta Cortes in the MouthMedia Network studios powered by Sennheiser. In this episode: How ADAY Clothing was founded by Meg He an active runner and Nina Faulhaber a competitive gymnast, different in everyday activities and clothing they wore at work...

Duration:00:43:08

049 – Steve Greenberg of Pointcarre – Photoshop on Steroids

5/10/2018
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Textile design software to create fabric realistic weaves, knits and prints Steve Greenberg, President, Pointcarre, North America, joins Stephanie Benedetto and Samanta Cortes in the MouthMedia Network studios powered by Sennheiser. In this episode: CAD textile software, computer aided design, allows almost anyone to design own fabric and print and simulate before end product to see exactly what it would look like Loom networking to send immediately to a loom anywhere in the world Can see...

Duration:00:34:16

048 – Matt Kolmes of Supreme Corporations – Yarn, Conduction, and Sharks, Oh My!

5/3/2018
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Conductive smart yarns... Matt Kolmes, CEO of Supreme Corporations (creator of the VOLT Smart Yarns) joins Stephanie Benedetto and Samanta Cortes in the MouthMedia Network studios powered by Sennheiser. In this episode: Doing military work, being approached by military defense contractors, Top Secret, who said “Don’t ever say our name,” - what did this mean, and they realized the contractor probably realized they had perfect equipment for making conductive yarn, and an “aha “ moment How...

Duration:00:45:26

047 – Manon Clavel – Dressing Delta

4/27/2018
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Producing uniforms for Delta Airlines, and successful business development and consulting for textile and garment manufacturing companies from around the world with Manon Clavel... Manon Clavel is a Business development professional and consultant for textile and garment manufacturing companies working with apparel Industry leaders across categories including Levis, Nike, Ralph Lauren, the VF corporation, Vans, Theory, Marc Jacobs, Tory Burch, Brooks Brothers, Burton Snowboards, Athleta,...

Duration:00:45:20

046 – Alejandro Muther of Kimetric – Map, Measure and Trace Real Time Retail Data

4/20/2018
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Measuring consumer behavior and provide real time analytics for brick and mortar stores... Alejandro Muther, CEO of Kimetric (increases sales by creating unique customized experiences for consumers at point of sale while collecting and analyzing information about their profiles and behavior) joins Stephanie Benedetto and Samanta Cortes on location at NRF Big Show. MouthMedia Network is powered by Sennheiser. In this episode: With Kimetric, a 3D camera tracks reactions and how consumers are...

Duration:00:24:50

045 – David Marimon of Catchoom – From One Picture, The World

4/12/2018
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Image Recognition and Artificial Intelligence solutions... David Marimon, PhD, CEO & Co-founder of Catchoom (easy, flexible, reliable tools for branded mobile apps and websites.) joins Stephanie Benedetto and Samanta Cortes on location at NRF Big Show 2018 in New York. MouthMedia Network is powered by Sennheiser. In this episode: Taking a picture and allowing the tech to translate info on what it is, including type of fabric and more How there are a lot of data and marketplaces which...

Duration:00:20:42

044 – Natasha Franck of EON-ID – Fashion Birth Certificate

4/4/2018
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Smart textiles for the future, with RFID and the first global system for recycling powered by the internet of things, advancing the circular economy for the fashion industry... RFID technology lives in thread and is embedded in fabric, and can carry all information on that product forever, helping business with counterfeit control, inventory tracking, and improving sustainability. It can connect everyone it touches, and is new technology with endless possibilities. How will we create the...

Duration:00:37:27

043 – Sourcing Journal Summit – Sourcing Trends

3/29/2018
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Sourcing trends and what the apparel sector should learn from both traditional and retail startups, at the 2017 Sourcing Journal Summit... Panelists: Mark Rose, SVP, American Eagle Outfitters Liz Hershfield, Chief Supply Chain Offer, Bonobos Bill McRaith, Chief Supply Chain Offer, PVH Bjorn Bengtsson, Chief Merchandising officer, UNTUCKit About Sourcing Summit 2017: Pain Points + Pivots - October 17, 2017 It's no longer news that sourcing is facing uncertain times or that retail is...

Duration:00:35:39

042 – Fiona Anastas and Elodie Ternaux of Hyloh – Material Specialists

3/23/2018
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Design, manufacturing and business from a materials perspective... Fiona Anastas and Elodie Ternaux, Co-Founders of Hyloh (a global collective who approach design, manufacturing and business from a materials perspective and consult, create and educate) join Stephanie Benedetto and Samanta Cortes in the MouthMedia Network Studios powered by Sennheiser. In this episode: The Hyloh website and why there is not much info there, screaming by whispering Looking at products and seeing the...

Duration:00:48:52

041 – Patrick Duffy of Global Fashion Exchange – The Power to Make Change

3/7/2018
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Innovative clothing swap events, curated talks and cultural activations globally... Patrick Duffy, Founder of Global Fashion Exchange (an international platform promoting sustainability in the fashion industry with inspiring forums, educational content and cultural events, which through interactive clothing swaps empowers consumers to take action for a better environment while they stylishly renew their wardrobe and save hundreds of thousands of cloths from going to landfill), joins...

Duration:01:00:14

040 – Brennan Lowery – Lasting Impact

3/2/2018
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Looking at Kate Spade’s successful supply-chain social responsibility program in Rwanda... Why would Kate Spade New York, an iconic brand with a global presence, extend a part of its supply chain, taking on major challenges, to go into a developing country? A fashion consultant supported a social responsibility program that was successful, with profitability and lasting impact focused on empowering women. Brennan Lowery, a consultant in the social responsibility and business development...

Duration:00:39:31

039 – Vince Lebon of Rollie Nation – Designing a Playful Community

2/21/2018
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Making perfect travel shoes that are incredibly light and ridiculously comfortable... Vince Lebon, Founder of Rollie Nation (the shoe lifestyle brand for the young at heart), joins Stephanie Benedetto and Samanta Cortes in the MouthMedia Network studios powered by Sennheiser. In this episode: Meeting Stephanie on a sustainability panel Rollie Nation, a footwear brand started around 5 years ago in Australia, lightweight, extreme risk with color and prints A community that wants to express...

Duration:00:40:01

038 – Alexandra Suzanne Greenawalt of Alexandra Stylist – Chosen Carefully

2/17/2018
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Choosing the right fabrics for personal styling... Alexandra Suzanne Greenawalt, Founder of Alexandra Stylist, joins Stephanie Benedetto and Samanta Cortes in the MouthMedia Network studios powered by Sennheiser. In this episode: Fabric is important as personal stylist Today’s consumer is more educated, more interested in fabric content Prices going up made consumers more conscious of the nature and origins of fabric Greenawalt’s target and origins of customers, all on a mission, someone...

Duration:00:41:49