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Here's yet another reason for card-carrying Angelenos to own a piece of DSTLD. Although the online label already produces all of its basics and a good chunk of its denim in LA, the brand exclusively tells us that it's moving all production back to its home base.
"We produce wherever the best, most skilled factories are located, depending on the garment. Some of our denim is made in Mexico, in the same factories as other premium brands," co-founder and creative director Corey Epstein explains to us. "We [wanted to] maintain a vigorous level of quality control, decrease production time, and be able to visit our factories more regularly; we're able to communicate very clearly about any wash or fit changes and maintain a more personal relationship [and] that's important in any business partnership."
In addition, Epstein reveals that the move will "add about 10-20 new hires over the next year."