PeopleWearSF connects San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California sewn product industry professionals.

We promote innovation in manufacturing and operations and foster industry cohesion. The all-volunteer association maintains an industry directory and instills best practices for its current and future members.

PeopleWearSF Networking Event – September 10th 6-9pm

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PeopleWearSF Networking Event – September 10th 6-9pm

SAVE THE DATE!!
Thursdsay, Sept. 10, 6-9 pm

A PANEL DISCUSSION ABOUT HOW THE NEW MINIMUM WAGE IMPACTS YOUR BUSINESS…guest Regina Dick-Endrizzi, executive director of the SF Office of Small Business will be part of the panel, and can field your questions. We’ll have other panelists from local factories. More to follow!!

Where? Triple Aught Design Dogpatch BaseSF, 660 22nd Street, San Francisco, 94107
Free to PWSFmembers; $10 non-members

Please tell us your name
What is the name of your company
Please provide us your email address
How many will be attending
Are you a PeopleWearSF Member?

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Fashion Community Week – September 23rd through 27th, 2015

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Fashion Community Week – September 23rd through 27th, 2015

A 5-day event featuring 4 day series of Fashion shows followed by a two-day Conference and Trade Show.

PeopleWearSF participated in last year’s inaugural Fashion Community Week, and has partnered with event founder Shirin Hashem in support of this year’s event series.

Fashion Community Week is “the Global ‘intersection’ of Fashion in San Francisco,” according to the organization’s website. “Our events are an expression of Community coming together, creating collaborations, network and raising awareness towards major Causes and organizations.”

The event runs from September 23rd through 27th. It features a series of fashion shows and a two-day conference and exhibition. Learn more at http://www.fcwsf.com/

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San Francisco FIDM Alumni Business Workshop From Inception To Retail: Starting A Line – August 13, 2015

Posted by on Jul 23, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on San Francisco FIDM Alumni Business Workshop From Inception To Retail: Starting A Line – August 13, 2015

Join us for an informative evening with a panel of apparel industry professionals as they discuss the basics of starting your own apparel business.

The panel will be discussing various topics including:

  • Apparel Law
  • Sourcing
  • Production/Manufacturing
  • Branding/Marketing
  • Wholesale Sales

Date: Thursday, August 13, 2015
Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm
Location: FIDM San Francisco Campus 55 Stockton Street. 5th Floor
Registerhttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/from-inception-to-retail-starting-a-line-tickets-16886386637

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Sustainable Fashion What’s Next? A Conversation about Issues, Practices and Possibilities

Posted by on Jul 22, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on Sustainable Fashion What’s Next? A Conversation about Issues, Practices and Possibilities

Sustainable Fashion. What's Next?

2nd edition out July 2015

Sustainable Fashion: What’s Next? is off the press. A conversation about issues, practices & possibilities the book format is an anthology, divided into 3 sections -people, process, environment-  focused on an in-depth exploration of  sustainable opportunities. Each chapter written by an industry or academic practitioner stands alone, yet together forms an integrated conversation. Please read about the challenges that designers, product developers and consumers confront at they create, reuse and recycle clothing and fashion.

Preview hightlights from this new edition
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Last Call – Fabric Sourcing & Inspection: July 23, 2015

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on Last Call – Fabric Sourcing & Inspection: July 23, 2015

This Thursday, July 23, 2015 will start the next series of Garment Industry 411 Seminars and cover Fabric Sourcing & Inspection.  Register at  www.garmentindustry411.com

fabricClasses will be held on Thursdays from 6 – 9pm at SOMArts and local sewing factories. Cost is $60 general, or $50 for students. You may take individual classes of your choice or register for the series (6 classes).

There is a substantial discount for taking the whole series – and you will grasp a fuller understanding of garment manufacturing both in California and off-shore.  Cost is $300 general or $250 for PWSF members and students.
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