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A Love Letter to Lederhosen

A Love Letter to Lederhosen

  A Love Letter to Lederhosen   “Leather shorts,” says my father, “are really all about timing, and I never got that timing quite right. My dad’s foray into leather shorts began in the early 1970s, when my grandmother returned from a trip to Germany with a...

Q&A with Pretty Great Company

Q&A with Pretty Great Company

Q&A with Pretty Great Company   Meet Mary Alayarian, Product Developer, Soft Goods @ Pretty Great Company   Pretty Great Company is a product development house that recognizes brand authenticity and product as paramount. Known for curating product for...

Planning for Supply Chain Disruptions

Planning for Supply Chain Disruptions

COVID19, or Coronavirus, is quickly becoming a crisis in the fashion, apparel, and soft goods supply chain; however, it is not the first such crisis, nor will it be the last. And it is not unmanageable. Any company that requires timely manufacturing and delivery of...

Trusting our values during a difficult time

Trusting our values during a difficult time

Trusting our values during a difficult time In early February of this year, the entire Backbone team came together for a two-day summit. Our goals were pretty simple: For us as a team to identify and discuss our core company values. For us as a team to discuss a...