Co-Founders: Mariano deGuzman & Grace Gouin
The Lowdown: Hyper-local apparel manufacturer using sustainable fibers
Awesomeness: 3D prints custom clothing to exact customer dimensions
Appalatch is an ethically driven outdoor apparel company with a rebellious spirit to upend the clothing industry for the good. Appalatch makes high-quality, responsibly priced clothing in America using sustainable fibers. The company completed a successful Kickstarter campaign to acquire a computerized knitting machine, similar to a 3D printer, to begin manufacturing clothing custom fit to customers’ exact measurements.
Martha Stewart: 2014 Finalist in Martha Stewart American Made Competition
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