19 Jul '11, 12pm

Cartier Nominates Eco-Fashion Entrepreneurs for Annual Women's Initiative Award

Summer Rayne Oakes looks over fabric swatches at Source4Style. Photo: courtesy Cartier Women's Initiative Award We've been following sustainable sourcing marketplace Source4Style , founded by Summer Rayne Oakes and Benita Singh, from the very beginning , and now, they're up for a major award, the 2011 Cartier Women's Initiative Award , which honors six women entrepreneurs in start-up phase through funding and coaching. This support can prove vital for small businesses and give them the boost they need to keep going. "Online directories are frequently glorified Yellow Pages where suppliers pay to be listed," Oakes explains to Cartier . "Source4Style showcases the fabrics with high-resolution photos that you can zoom in on to examine the weave, and suppliers can show their first batch for free." Kresse Wesling of Elvis & Kresse. Photo: courtesy Cartier Women's Initiative Awa...

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