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National Repurposed Apparel News
Celebrating two years of Haitian production and US sales, Made in Haiti hosts a series of POP UP SHOPS. Make your guilt free purchases of the latest trends in repurposed garments and accessories: messenger bags, lap top covers, coin purses, back bags, hand stenciled and dyed t-shirts, dresses, skirts and shirt. These one-time shops will be in the following locations:
Hands on 3rd
Saturday Nov 19 and Sunday Nov 20
11 am – 6 pm
8377 West 3rd Street Los Angeles, CA 90048-4312
Hand made holiday market at Telharmonia (a downtown studio in the flower district)
734 San Julian St, Los Angeles, CA 90014.
Sunday Dec 4, 1- 8 pm
Port Au Prince, Grand Rue,
December 11-17, ask at the Hotel Oloffson for Directions
9 am – 5 pm
After the phenomenal opening of its flagship factory and store at the Ghetto Biennale in the Grand Rue, of Port Au Prince in December of 2009 MADE IN HAITI (MIH) has become a style destination in the repurposed garment market, POP UP SHOPS have appeared in West Hollywood, California, Madison Wisconsin, and Portland, Oregon. MIH is a grass roots garment and accessories production company, based in Grand Rue of Port Au Prince Haiti. Founded in December of 2009, by Frau Fiber textile worker and activist and currently operated by CF Bazile. MIH addresses the global rag trade by repurposing Pepe (second hand garments) into dresses, t-shirts, aprons, lap top covers, messenger bags, back packs, employing honorably paid labor of Haitian tailors and artisans. The recent opening of the Etsy store in has established it as one of the most successful repurposed apparel lines, employing two tailors, translator / manager and 5 t-shirt artists.