A Vail native, Garman makes as much of Cartel Noir's production happen in-state as he can. "Most of our pattern-making and first sample pieces are done here and quite a bit of our manufacturing process is also done here," says the designer. "It allows me to preside over the quality."
The Cartel Noir Fall 2012 launch happens this Saturday, September 29 at Goldyn
in the Highlands. The event is free, with food from Linger and cocktails served from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; music provided by DJ Boyhollow. For more information on the night, visit the fashion event's Facebook page
. For more on Cartel Noir, visit the brand's website
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