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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

New from Detroit: A designer Chrysler

Sep 12, 2012
Car makers have produced special edition models before. Now Chrysler and fashion designer John Varvato team up to add some extra attitude to a model that already has street cred.
Posted In: cars, fashion

Luxury brands target children for back-to-school

Aug 21, 2012
Even as the economy continues to show signs of weakness, luxury retailers have still been doing well. One strategy? Bidding for customer loyalty from the moment kids step onto the playground.
Posted In: high-end retail, fashion, kids, back to school

New campaign highlights apparel 'Made in Los Angeles'

Aug 20, 2012
Los Angeles' mayor visits trade show to promote L.A. fashion industry.
Posted In: los angeles, fashion, apparel

Hello lover: Women and their shoes

Aug 17, 2012
A survey showed that more women remembered their first pair of heels but not the name of their first love. Author Rachelle Bergstein examines the history of the relationship between women and shoes in her book "Women from the Ankle Down."
Posted In: fashion, shoes, women

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