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Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 9:31am
LONDON — The British fashion market has declined for the first time since 2010, according to a report — based on pre-Brexit statistics — from Kantar Worldpanel. The data show spending has decreased for clothing, footwear and accessories by 0.1 percent year-over-year for the... read more
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 9:30am
Bringing the boutique experience home faster just got easier. Los Angeles multibrand e-tailer Styled by Noir is now offering customers in the greater Los Angeles area Postmates as a delivery option, following similar steps taken by American Apparel and Stone Cold Fox. “I feel... read more
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 9:27am
Close friends of Peter Marino — Serena Boardman, Beth Rudin DeWoody, et al. — gathered on the rotunda of Morgan Library on Tuesday night to celebrate the release of his latest photo-heavy tome “Peter Marino: Art and Architecture.” Rather than focus on his architectural work,... read more
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 9:26am
A Kickstarter campaign for textile company WOVNS has met and surpassed its fund-raising goal with less than two weeks left. WOVNS was created by twin sisters, Chelsea and Dena Molnar, in 2014. It makes small-batch, custom jacquard-woven fabric. Customers can upload their own... read more
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 9:25am
Lectra, a specialist in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials, has launched Lectra Fashion PLM V5, the newest version of its product life-cycle management solution that goes deeper into the... read more
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 9:02am
PARIS — A French commercial court has ordered Kering to pay $13 million to Hedi Slimane in application of a non-compete clause following his departure from Yves Saint Laurent earlier this year, one of his lawyers said on Wednesday. “It’s a sum that is written into the contract... read more
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 8:52am
Direct investments from other countries into the U.S. total $2.9 trillion on a historical-cost basis, according to a revised report from the U.S. Department of Commerce‘s top economist. The retail trade garners a 2 percent share of that total, worth $59.3 billion. The... read more
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 8:46am
There’s a change in command in motion at Belk Inc., though not necessarily a major shift in strategy at the Charlotte, N.C.-based department store chain. “My feeling is that we are in the early innings of building out Belk’s positioning,” said Tim Belk, the retailer’s chief... read more
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 8:43am
For legions of fashion followers who never heard of the House of Beauty and Culture collective, much less experienced it, Kasia Maciejowska’s new book chronicles its ad hoc approach. In the late Eighties, the avant-garde boutique, design studio and crafts collective was powered... read more
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 8:43am
For legions of fashion followers who never heard of the House of Beauty and Culture collective, much less experienced it, Kasia Maciejowska’s new book chronicles its ad hoc approach. In the late Eighties, the avant-garde boutique, design studio and crafts collective was powered... read more

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