But we presently do not have the manufacturing industry to design and make many of these items locally. Enter Seattle Sewn. An incredible vision to create the manufacturing process in one space, the ability to dream it up and create a line - all on the same city block?
Bonus, this initiative not only puts Seattle back in the running, it also creates jobs and skilled training, and continues Seattle's story of entrepreneurship and creativity.
Want to be a part of the Fashion Evolution? There are a few tickets still available for tonights fundraiser.
It's at the Riveter.
And will include local designers...
Freeman - their raincoats are in select guest suites of the newly restored Theodore Hotel.
Prairie Underground - enough said.
Nube 9 - part of the hip eco-friendly movement.
Ash & Ames - Dina Wampold.
Silvae - former IDRS contestant and currently available at Rizom in Belltown.
and Filson - manufacturing many of their goods in Seattle for over 100 years.