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Brook There Apparel

Brook There Apparel Brook There Apparel
Portland ME 04101
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Designed and sewn on the coast of Maine, the Brook There contemporaryclothing line is developed using organic and sustainable fabrics andlocal manufacturing. Brook DeLorme has been workingout of her Portland, Maine studio for 8 years, creating clothes that shehope are always thoughtful and forward-looking, with unusualconstruction and hidden detailing.

Brook There, sold online at www.brookthere.comand in boutiques, was inspired by the idea that "there" oftenrepresents a place we'd rather be, and that fashion is the vehicle thatcan transport you from fantasy to reality, or from here to there. Theroots of the line are based in DeLorme's early work during college creatingone-of-a-kind clothing from 'found' fabrics with a very deconstructed,raw, but ultra-feminine style.

The decision to source only organic or sustainable fabrics grewout of DeLorme's personal choices to buy organic whenever available. It wasalso based in a desire to retain, in a different manner, the aspect ofsustainability with which she started creating clothes. Instead of usingfound/ re-used fabrics, DeLorme sources fabrics that are developed withsustainability as a priority.

Local manufacturing was never a question- as a small business, it'smuch more efficient, but even as the business grows, Brook There's goal is to keepproduction local.

Buy local Portland, buy local Maine.

Made in Portland, made in Maine, made in the USA.


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Date added: 20.10.2008  
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