IN THE MEDIA
HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE: THE YEAR’S BEST IDEAS FOR EVERY PERSONALITY IN YOUR LIFE
By M.J. Stevens, Special to The Sunday
Mon, Nov 30, 2015 (2 a.m.)
...Lovesac, the maker of high-end beanbag chairs and modular sectional couches, collaborated with the Stitch Factory downtown on a pillow for the Lovesac’s Native Collection.
Dr. Samir Pancholi Announces 2015 Launching Las Vegas Winner
by Samir Pancholi
Find Veggies named winner of local contest celebrating new businesses in Las Vegas...Stitch Factory came in a close second, making them the official Launching Las Vegas runner up and winner of $250.
KNPR's State of Nevada Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Fashion
by Nikole Robinson Carroll
When the subject of Las Vegas fashion comes up, it conjures visions glitzy costumes and the tuxedos of the Rat Pack, or at the other end of the spectrum, the “tourist look” – shorts, T-shirts, and maybe even fanny packs. But Las Vegas has an active and growing fashion industry...Jen Taler is the co-founder of Stitch Factory, which is a fashion studio that works with local designers to develop their products and grow their brands.
UNLV TV: FRONT ROW CENTER 408
Kim and Dana Wagner : News 3 Wake Up With the Wagners
Every Monday during Wake Up With the Wagners, we bring you the heart-warming stories of children from Southern Nevada who are fighting debilitating diseases, and share the joy that they experience through having their wishes come true.
News 3 has partnered with Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada to let these children share their stories with you themselves, in their own words.Watch Wake Up With the Wagners, airing 4:30 a.m. to 7:00 a.m., every Monday to hear about a new wish that has brought a smile to these childrens' faces...
Watch the video here.
Make-A-Wish knits connections to make 10-year-old's fashion dream come true
F. Andrew Taylor : Las Vegas Review Journal
Not every fashion designer has her first fashion show at the ripe old age of 10, but thanks to Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada and several local fashion entities, that's exactly what Milene Hernandez is doing.
STITCH FACTORY FEATURED IN MORGAN SPURLOCK'S FILM THE DOWNTOWN PROJECT
JEN TALER FROM STITCH FACTORY STOPS BY VALLEY VIEW LIVE!
By Krista Hostetler: PositivelyLV on Valley View Live
Design and create amazing clothing inside a creative work space right in the heart of downtown Las Vegas. It's a great place to expand your horizons.
THE MATERIAL WORLD: STITCH FACTORY IS HUB FOR BUDDING DESIGNERS
By Ginger Meurer: Las Vegas Review Journal
Co-working environments are hot in the tech world. But what about fashion?
“As a designer, you can take your sewing machine to Starbucks, but that would be really awkward,” said fashion entrepreneur Jen Taler. “Would you really want to do that? So where do you live in that co-working environment?”
The Sin City Startup Scene: Get to Know Las Vegas' Emerging Tech Icons
Christopher Heine: Ad Week
You've heard plenty about the burgeoning tech scene developing in Tinseltown, but what about Sin City? Take a road trip a few hours east of Los Angeles and you'll find a plucky Las Vegas startup community brimming with digital companies.
Stitch Factory begins September speaker series
Brianna Vargas: Channel 13 Action News
Stitch Factory will host its September Fashion Speaker Series, which is curated by Zappos, in downtown Las Vegas on Sept. 17.
2004's Footwear News Hall of Famer and Creative Director Donald J Pliner and President of Nine West Wholesale Footwear, Katie Butler, will begin the series at Inspire Theater.
Pliner is known for his innovative design and high style and unprecedented comfort, creating every shoe himself. His company has expanded to include footwear for men and women, leather wear, handbags and belts.
Butler has been with Nine West Group for 12 years holding various management positions.
Go Behind The Seams
Visit this co-working studio and education center for the speaker series, Behind the Seams, wherein inspiring guests from all over the world come to share their insight on topics related to the fashion industry and beyond.
Stitch Factory Takes Fashion Entrepreneurs to the Next Level
Lee Constantine: CG Magazine
Located in the heart of downtown Las Vegas across from the Zappos headquarters, Stitch Factory seeks to create a fashion co-working studio and creative education center. Meghan Boyd founded the Factory in 2012 to help accelerate the success of emerging designers by offering affordable, professional studio space.
Zappos Takes Over Picnic with 30-Plus Swimwear Looks
Susan Stapleton: Racked Vegas
Zappos threw a Swim Take Over of Picnic at the Downtown Grand on Sunday showcasing not only their own swimwear on the site but works from No Strings Attached, a local company housed in the Stitch Factory. Brands such as Maaji, Vix, Quicksilver and more made an appearance on the runway.
*Fashion show produced by Stitch Factory
Fashion in the Park on Fox 5 News
Zappos Puts the Spotlight on Emerging Vegas Designers
Susan Stapleton: Racked Vegas
Zappos put emerging designers in Vegas in the spotlight on Tuesday withFashion in the Park, a Las Vegas Fashion Week runway show in theDowntown Container Park. Stitch Factory, the fashion incubator, produced the show that featured looks from local designers Ermelinda Manos, Jessica Galindo and Bow & Drape as well as trends from Zappos.
Las Vegas' fashion scene emerges Downtown
Hilary Billings: USA Today
Zappos kicked off MAGIC Market Week in style, taking over downtown Las Vegas Tuesday for an evening extravaganza. From 9 p.m. to midnight, merchandising vendors and industry affiliates were treated to a special fashion event, Fashion in the Park, showcasing downtown's commitment to style and community.
Joe Downtown: Cirque costume designers take advantage of Stitch Factory’s offerings
Joe Schoenmann: Las Vegas Sun
Cirque du Soleil has a virtual lock on the Las Vegas Strip performance industry with seven – and soon to be eight – shows, including the upcoming Michael Jackson tribute “One.” But now you can even find the entertainment giant’s employees working downtown. They’re not performing. They’re sewing.
How Oakland could see an entrepreneurial renaissance
Bambi Francisco Roizen: VatorNews
Stitch Factory, a fashion incubator and co-working studio for emerging fashion designers. This is not your ordinary incubator where a bunch of computer geeks hack away to create the next Angry Birds. This is what I'd call a very inclusive incubator that helps inspire entrepreneurship and creativity.
Zappos Mogul Tony Hsieh's Latest Bet: High Tech Fashion
Clare O'Connor: Forbes
'Bow & Drape started as a humble Kickstarter project when founder Aubrie Pagano couldn’t find the right dress to wear to a wedding. She wanted something custom-made, but couldn’t afford bespoke tailoring... Since securing Hsieh’s investment, Pagano has moved her manufacturing to Las Vegas.
The first co-working studio in the American world of fashion
Yukie Liao Teramachi: BWRITE
Stitch Factory opened last November (2012) in Las Vegas, famous for its casinos and resort hotels. It is the first co-working studio for the fashion industry in the USA.
Tony Hsieh's Dream for Downtown Vegas
Michael Kaplan: Vegas Magazine
Six months ago, if somebody had suggested a business meeting downtown at Gold Spike, you’d have wondered if he were joking. So when Tony Hsieh asked me to convene there recently, I was a little taken aback. I remembered it as a dumpy casino and didn’t realize that Hsieh had taken it over. After hearing that he had, I still couldn’t imagine what he might have done to the place to make it reasonably appropriate for our sit-down.
Meet Meghan Boyd of Stitch Factory
Elizabeth Sewell: DTLV Magazine
Fashion sense must be stitched into Meghan Boyd’s DNA. At age 3, she was already astute enough to hide a pair of navy blue pants her mother had given her. The pants were emblazoned with skiing sheep. “I would put them in the trash or tuck them under a couch cushion,” she says. “They were just embarrassing.”
Clothing designer moving to Stitch Factory
Laura Carroll: Las Vegas Review Journal
Downtown Las Vegas, get ready to welcome a new brand to the team.
In keeping with the ever-evolving theme of community in downtown, a former Las Vegas resident-turned-clothing-designer is moving his manufacturing operations to the Stitch Factory.
Joe Downtown: Entrepreneurs have designs on Garment District in Las Vegas
Joe Schoenmann: Las Vegas Sun
Most people think of new taverns, eateries and music when envisioning the unfolding redevelopment of Fremont East, that portion of road east of the canopied Fremont Street Experience.
Most people also know Tony Hsieh is behind much of the redevelopment. Hsieh is CEO of Zappos, an online shoe and clothing retailer. For that reason, it isn’t hard to see why much of what’s to come is tied into the garment, fashion and clothing business.