Apparel Mag Innovators
Each May, Apparel Magazine; the apparel industries leading resource, chooses a list of top textile and apparel innovators. Belevation was honored to be included among this years top 40 noteworthy apparel innovators in 2011. Winners were selected for a variety of reasons, notes Jordan Speer, Apparel's Editor. "Taking a fresh approach to solve problems or developing new products the consumer didn't even realize that they needed, but soon will". For the past 30 years designer Thomas Miles has assisted textile and apparel companies world-wide developing fine gauge knits for apparel programs. Faced with a decline in that end of the business due to increased off-shore production, Miles harnessed his unparalleled skills to create Belevation, an innovative line of seamless maternity support shapewear.
It has been a grass-roots effort for husband and wife team, Thomas and Susan Miles. From early in the development process they reached out to pregnant women and mom bloggers around the country for fit advice. The result is a group of attractively designed, amazingly comfortable maternity undergarments which provide great coverage and a gentle lift. Available in a maternity support Band, everyday maternity Brief, and a PettiPant shapewear garment, Belevation is unique for another reason. Sold exclusively online through their own web store and on Amazon, pricing is kept low because there is no middleman. Products ship daily from Belevation's production facility at near wholesale prices for shapewear of this quality. Check out Belevation in the May issue of Apparel Mag and give us a shout out as American-Made products once again take a strong place among the apparel industries noteworthy innovators. To our customers, fans, our expecting fit models throughout the country and to Apparel Magazine for this honor, we say thank you!