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Fashion/Design Winners

The 2020 Chronogrammies winners in the Fashion/Design category.

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Men's Shop Spotlight: Last Outpost

A spotlight on Last Outpost, Chronogrammies winner in the Fashion/Design category.

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Kingston Salon Le Shag Innovates with Contact-Free COVID-19 Offerings

A touch of extraordinary circumstances and a sprinkling of entrepreneurial innovation are getting Le Shag Beauty and Boutique through COVID-19. After shutting down operations on March 19, Le Shag transitioned into offering at home coloring kits and glazes to offer their clients a bit of beauty pick-me-up during quarantine.

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Style on Lafayette: The Hudson Valley's Largest Consignment Shop

From the $5 Rack to Brand-Name Couture, There's Something for Everyone at this Suffern Shop
Lovers of better fashion will rejoice in the finds to be had at Style on Lafayette in Suffern, where a second-generation thrifting master accepts only the best and loves helping you find The Dress—and the purse and shoes to go with it. The Hudson Valley's biggest vintage and second-hand clothing store, with 1,700 square feet of browsing space, is worth the trip from anywhere—and now available in cyberspace, too.

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The Ultima Dress: Garrison Designer Creates an Ultra-Minimalist 21-in-1 Garment

From Long-Sleeve Hoodie to Cap-Sleeve Mini Without Missing a Beat
Yuli Ziv is a design and data entrepreneur with a gift for being ahead of trend. After lots of travel and long, high-pressure days, she retreated upriver to Garrison and created the dress whe'd have loved to have during all of those hectic years — but thanks to her, we'll have it now. Introducing a minimalist multi-tool for your wardrobe.

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Fluff Alpaca: Spinning a Cozy Business Plan

Love should be like alpaca fur: waterproof, hypoallergenic, warm, silky and durable. At Fluff Alpaca on Warrern Street in Hudson, you'll find alpaca treats for you and those you love that are beautifully designed and practical — yet so lush and cozy they'll spoil you silly

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Gentleman Farmer: A Mood and a Lifestyle

Sustainable Men's Grooming Products for Today's Renaissance Man
Berkshires-based menscare brand Gentleman Farmer offers a full line of products that are vegan and cruelty-free and contain no sulfates, parabens, phthalates, formaldehyde or formaldehyde-releasing agents, mineral oil or other petrochemicals, synthetic fragrance or propylene glycol.

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Lux-ury: Artisan's Garden Offers Vintage-Inspired Handmade Couture in Woodstock

According to designer Lisette Lux, "haute couture is dead," but that didn't stop her from finding a modern version of hand-crafting high end garments for her new Woodstock boutique Artisan's Garden, where you can find handmade 1940s-inspired bridalwear, dressed, jackets, and

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Vince Rua's Christopher's Custom Delivers Elevated, Accessible Fashion

Kingston resident and former CPA Vince Rua has been in business since 2010 selling formal wear, suits, sport coats, shirts, and top coats. He was voted by Esquire magazine as one of the top 100 men's stores in America and is the exclusive designer of the blazers worn by the NCAA’s Final Four coaches. So it's clear that Rua understands what men want.

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Lucky Bug Clothing Company's Cute, Comfortable & Eco-Friendly Operation

Lucky Bug Clothing Company is a true family operation crafting sustainable and adorable baby clothes from organic fabric.

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In Good Hands

Geoffrey Good Fine Jewelry’s Owner and Craftsman on His Career, Craft, and What's Next for His Hudson Operation
Master jeweler Geoffrey Good has had a hand in pieces for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, pieces worn by Beyoncé, and bespoke pieces with stories all their own. As his operation and atelier out of Hudson grows, he talks about his career, his craft, and everything coming next.

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Upstate-Based Online Boutique Adolophine Sells African Crafts Direct from Artisans

From Diplomat's Daughter to Artisan Ambassador, Adolophine Lukabu Sheeley Is a Self-Made Design Diplomat
The daughter of a Congolese diplomat, Kerhonkson resident Adolophine Lukabu Sheeley has built a fair trade, direct-sourced online boutique selling authentic jewelry, bags, textiles and decor made by African artisans.

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Hudson Valley Maker Spaces

Have a cool idea? Whether it’s a craft piece, a media project, or a prototype of your brilliant new invention, Hudson Valley makerspaces can help you make the leap from idea to reality, offering everything from tech to tools and instruction.

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From the Andes to You: Ethical Alpaca Knitwear from ELEVEN SIX

Kingston-Based Fashion Brand Teams Up with a Bolivian Artists' Cooperative
Working with master artisans in Peru and Bolivia, ELEVEN SIX brings a new blend of traditional skill and stunning design to life in cuddly alpaca fiber

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Eileen Fisher's Westchester Factory Paves the Way to Sustainable Fashion

At Eileen Fisher’s Tiny Factory in Irvington, the national brand is leading the industry toward sustainable horizons.

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