Sustainable apparel, especially clothing made from hemp, was a walkaway winner at a recent LA Textile trade show, which drew about 1,500 people to downtown Los Angeles last weekend.
- Hemp clothing is “the hottest topic in the fabrics industry right now,” according to Justin Perron of the forecasting consultancy Peclers Paris. Perron, who produced a booth at the trade show.
- SoCal suburb Paramount’s Hemp Traders had stopped exhibiting at LA Textile , but returned due to the rise in interest. in hemp and other sustainable fabrics.
- Reportedly, forty percent of the trade show’s vendors showed sustainable fabrics.
- The Cannabis License Integrity Committee of legal cannabis leader West Hollywood is collecting signatures to“stop ‘Corporate Cannabis’ giant MedMen from re-writing the city’s retail cannabis regulations.”