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Meet Adila Cokar, the Resident Expert behind Source My Garment.

Adila Cokar (aka Dee) is a media-acclaimed, award-winning serial entrepreneur and author of the recently released book “Source My Garment – The Insider’s Guide To Responsible Offshore Manufacturing”. She has over a decade of experience working closely with offshore factories, as well as partnering with and building social businesses within the fashion industry. Her expertise includes sustainable product development, offshore manufacturing processes, end-to-end management, and business strategy. She has been featured in Apparel Magazine, Sourcing Journal, The Epoch Times,, and more.

Adila’s mission is to remind the world that garment factories are not run by machines, they are run by people. It is her goal to humanize factories and the value of their products. Together, designers, factories, and consumers can all be part of a triple bottom line:

Profit. Planet. People.

And ‘SEW’ She Wrote A Book

Written to help her clients fully understand the process of getting from idea to manufacture, executive manufacturing consultant Adila Cokar wrote the ultimate guide to kickstart your production. She draws on her extensive experience to show you how to plan effectively, lower your costs, avoid potential manufacturing problems, prepare for production, design sustainably and more.

Fun, focused, Source My Garment is the ultimate in-depth step-by-step insider’s guide for entrepreneurs and fashion startups wanting to build a successful fashion brand a thriving, prosperous, and sustainable design business.

This book is a must-have guide to:

  • Uncover the best ways for small companies to manufacture offshore
  • Learn the crucial steps of transforming an idea into a product
  • Build a profitable business that considers people and our planet.

If you’re a designer with a vision and mission to make your mark on the world of fashion, and you’re overwhelmed by brand production but ready for an adventure, then this book is for you!

Speaking Engagements

Are you looking for a speaker for your next trade show, school event, women’s group, industry event or fashion event? Then, Adila is the speaker you are looking for! She is available for speaking engagements worldwide.

Adila’s Speaking Topics Include:

Supply Chain Transparency: How to build lasting relationships with offshore manufacturers.

Fashion Startups: Getting ready for production and working with manufacturers.

Sustainable Design: Methodologies and best practices to design low impact products.

To book Adila for your next event: