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U.S. cotton farmers are suffering from two years of depressed prices — China, weather and yoga pants are mainly to blame

by James Morrison Dec 29, 2017
The trendiness of synthetic fiber yoga pants is hurting American cotton farmers. But deep in the heart of North Carolina, cotton researchers are designing new fabrics to stay competitive.
NC Cotton Farmer David Dunlow in one of his fields.
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Your favorite band T-shirt just got a lot pricier

by Peter Balonon-Rosen Dec 22, 2017
Band T-shirts from the '90s are hot right now. Really hot.
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Plus-size women lose fast fashion option with Lovesick closure

by Marketplace Contributor May 3, 2017
Originally launched by Torrid, the brand targeted young plus-size women and teens.
The West Covina location for Torrid’s sister store, Lovesick, with closing signs in the window.
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Is the runway still important at New York's Fashion Week?

by Kai Ryssdal Feb 14, 2017
How social media is changing the business of fashion and why some big brands are struggling to keep up.
The runways do matter, Kate Betts says, but there is probably more going on behind the scenes.
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What Trump's trade policies could mean for the high-end jeans business

by Kai Ryssdal and Bridget Bodnar Feb 1, 2017
Peter Kim is the founder and CEO of Hudson Jeans, a high-end denim company based in LA. He talks about how he made his company and what this new administration might mean for his business.
Peter Kim is the CEO and Founder of Hudson Jeans.
Thomas Wasper

That shirt you’re wearing? It’s a global product

by Marielle Segarra Jan 31, 2017
What will Trump's trade plans mean for the clothing industry?

The Limited offers another sign that some retail stores are out of fashion

by Sally Herships Jan 9, 2017
The Limited has reached the end of the  brick and mortar road. The once popular women’s clothing chain and familiar mall tenant is on its way out. While it will be maintaining its online presence, for now, the company confirmed that…

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Fast fashion has a new trend

by Marielle Segarra Dec 14, 2016
Customers want green — and not just the color.
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Velvet expands from holiday tradition to fashion craze

by Reema Khrais Dec 9, 2016
The plush, cozy fabric has become ubiquitous, and very affordable.
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I've always wondered...

Why clothing sizes are all over the map

by Mitchell Hartman Dec 5, 2016
A listener asks why garments of the same size may not have the same measurements, and often don't fit the same way.
Maira Betancourt, a Target store employee, places clothes back on the sales rack at a Target store on December 16, 2008 in Miami, Florida. 
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