Juan Diego and Fernando Gerscovich: Sustainable apparel

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Juan Diego and Fernando Gerscovich Brothers Juan Diego and Fernando Gerscovich talk about creating a sustainable fashion world.

Three Argentinian brothers, Juan Diego, Fernando and Patricio Gerscovich, are on a mission.

They want to return clothing manufacturing to its makers while continuing to create and use sustainable, environmentally-sound production practices.

“Let’s encourage those people, making the raw material, to [make] the finished product,” explained Juan Diego Gerscovich.

Juan Diego and Fernando Gerscovich: Sustainable apparel

Juan Diego and Fernando Gerscovich: Sustainable apparel

Juan Diego and Fernando Gerscovich, founders of Industry of All Nations, talk about creating a sustainable global fashion industry .

In 2010, the brother’s founded Industry of All Nations, an international apparel company that takes manufacturing back to the regions where products and materials originate and help create a more competitive market place.

“That’s creating the value of the whole process, from the raw material all the way to the finished product,” Fernando Gerscovich said. “That’s a great thing that can happen. That’s how our supply chain works.”

From their first pair of biodegradable espadrilles to their Bolivian alpaca sweaters, Industry of All Nations is creating clothing with a conscience and connecting their products with the people and places that make them.

Juan Diego and Fernando Gerscovich joined May Lee in our Los Angeles studio to talk about sustainable fashion for the world.