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LABJ: T-Shirt Maker Goes From Boutique to Mass Market
Hana client Meredith Garrett and her company Signorelli Inc. featured.

By Subrina Hudson

Creating high end T-shirts with cool graphics imprinted on the front was just a hobby for Meredith Garrett -- until it got her kicked out of her Santa Monica apartment.

"My roommate kicked me out because she thought there was too much commerce going on in her apartment," she said.

That misfortune turned into an opportunity. Her apparel company, Signorelli Inc., has grown from a one-person operation to employ about 70 people at the company's 40,000--square-foot facility in Huntington Park. It also outsources some manufacturing to China, where its factories can accommodate orders it landed in recent weeks from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Forever 21.

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