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Inglewood native starts clothing line to represent hometown

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (KABC) — Hometown pride is something quite common in the Inglewood community and one Inglewood native and business owner Steve Cotton, wanted to come up with a brand that embodied his neighborhood.

“Nipsey Hussle started the Crenshaw/Slauson movement and it was just really booming at the time,” Cotton said. “So, we decided to do a brand that represented our city: Inglewood, City of Champions.”

Cotton received his business degree from Hampton University before moving back home. That’s when he started Inglewood Clothing line about three years ago.

“I never thought I’d be a fashion designer, but now I’m making clothes every day,” Cotton said. “I’m doing inventory. I’m doing invoices, and it really allows me to use my business degree.”

Holly Fowlkes regularly and proudly wears her Inglewood mask from the clothing line.

“It’s giving people other opportunities to express themselves and since the city of Inglewood is

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