Nine Quick Questions: Project Runway Star Korto Momolu/Women Grow: NY Fashion Week

Korto Momolu
Korto Momolu 

I love when fabrics are created using alternative materials such as hemp. I wrote a piece on furniture coverings made from this incredibly durable material last year, why not clothing? The problem is the looming of these fabrics. Because of the demise of fabric weaving in the USA, the technological necessity of finding skilled laborers who can work with hemp is miniscule. Add to that the lack of looms for weaving hemp fibers and there is room for advancement within this niche. Hemp is hot and hemp clothing with fashion elements? Now we’re talking! From the mind of Project Runway Star Korto Momolu and Women Grow comes NY Fashion Week. Exciting stuff from our most maligned plant. Cheers! WB

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