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The latest fashion trend: Pajama bottoms as daywear

Apr 5, 2013
Trendsetters, take note: sales of men's pajamas bottoms have jumped 15 percent in the last year.
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A faux faux fur kerfuffle at Nieman Marcus

Mar 20, 2013
The fashion market for fake fur has grown so fast that some suppliers are meeting the demand with real fur. Retailers as large as Nieman Marcus have been caught up in the faux faux fur kerfuffle.
Posted In: Retail, fashion, Federal Trade Commission

Zara-owner Inditex translates fast-fashion into big profits

Mar 13, 2013
The Spanish company Inditex, which owns Zara among other chain stores, has just unveiled an impressive set of figures: a 22 percent jump in profits.
Posted In: Retail, fashion, clothing, spain

Under Armour gets a makeover for women

Feb 15, 2013
The company that was founded by a former football player and is known for its hard-core, performance sportswear is testing a new branding strategy geared towards women.
Posted In: branding, women, fashion, clothing, Retail

Going 'contemporary' during New York's Fashion Week

Feb 7, 2013
Designers like Tory Burch target working moms with high fashion at mid-level prices.
Posted In: fashion, Fashion Week

Does Obama fashion trickle down to JCrew?

Jan 22, 2013
Michelle Obama has long been the trendsetter; now it's her daughters' clothes that are turning heads.
Posted In: fashion, JCrew, Retail, Michelle Obama

Young entrepreneurs reinvigorate Hong Kong tailoring

Jan 21, 2013
Hong Kong tailoring has long had a reputation for quality but many of the tailors were old and their premises old-fashioned. Now a new breed of young clothing entrepreneurs is shaking things up.
Posted In: tailor, menswear, suits, fashion, hong kong

CGI in ads grows more popular

Nov 5, 2012
The Swedish furniture maker Ikea increasingly relies on CGI -- computer-generated imagery -- to "make" the items in its catalog. It's enough to raise the question of whether computer graphics could ever replace people in the fashion photography business.
Posted In: fashion, CGI, Ikea, Black Friday

High fashion begins to adopt plus sizes

Oct 11, 2012
Plus size clothing for women -- namely, size 14 and up -- is no longer just the domain of budget American clothing. Some of the most prestigious European houses, including Balenciaga and Oscar de la Renta are getting into the business.
Posted In: fashion

Topshop: From off-the-rack to off the virtual runway

Sep 13, 2012
Topshop, the London retailer, is offering something new at this year's spring 2013 fashion show. Consumers can buy items the models are wearing on the Topshop web site during the live-streamed show.
Posted In: fashion, Topshop, Fashion Week, streaming

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