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Women turn leather industry scraps into bikinis

Miami, Brazil seen as market for skimpy designs

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Leatherworking is not a new business in Fulton County, but a modern spin on cowhide merchandise probably would have made early 20th-century glove-makers blush. POM Beachwear is a Northville-based company that provides unique, leather bikinis. The company that touts it’s “made for women, by women” appeal began its journey less than a year ago. Last summer, while discussing the fate of leftover scraps at the few remaining leather companies in Fulton County, a group of ...

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July 8, 2013
4:05 p.m.

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Why didn't Ms. Willey include some pictures? The Gazette circulation probably would have gone up at least as much as Sports Illustrated does when they publish their swimsuit issue.