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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.
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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

Using technology to find the perfect pair of jeans

Aug 9, 2012
The key to finding the perfect fit? Matching your shape to the right pair of jeans. A Bloomingdale's in California thinks it has the high-tech solution.
Posted In: Bloomingdale's, fashion, jeans, xbox

Magazine newsstand sales fall dramatically

Aug 7, 2012
At Conde Nast alone, Vogue, Vanity Fair, Lucky and Allure all experienced double-digit declines in newsstand sales, according to new data out today from the Audit Bureau of Circulations. In the first six months of this year, magazine sales slumped 9.6 percent overall.
Posted In: magazines, fashion, mid-day extra

Vogue weighs in, literally, with September issue

Jul 27, 2012
Vogue's September issue has 658 pages of advertisements. What makes this fashion staple the Super Bowl of magazine editions?
Posted In: Vogue, fashion, magazine, advertising

Costume designer Nolan Miller's influence on fashion

Jun 8, 2012
The costume designer for television shows like "Dynasty" left a lasting influence on women's clothing and the fashion culture.
Posted In: Nolan Miller, fashion

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