Fashion designer takes inspiration from homeless for ‘sleeping bag coat’

By PBS Newshour
Monday, May 6, 2013 13:15 EDT
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Sleeping Bag Coat for the Homeless Finds Fans in the Fashion World (via PBS News Hour)

By: William Harless A few years ago, Veronika Scott, now 23, set up a coat manufacturing business in a graffiti-covered building in an old Irish manufacturing neighborhood of Detroit. She had a few sewing machines and a drive to help the homeless. She wanted to make a coat that transforms into a sleeping…

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