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Monday, April 27, 2015 at 8:22pm
The new regime at American Apparel Inc. is still trying to distance itself from the company’s ousted founder Dov Charney, who’s agitating to regain a seat at the table. “Many of you have expressed concern that Mr. Charney continues to claim he is returning to American Apparel... read more
Monday, April 27, 2015 at 7:56pm
Zsuzsi Evans, cofounder and creative director of Joli Beauty Bar, a freestanding on demand salon opening in Soho early summer, claims that the term ‘approachable’ is key to her company’s business model. “There are two things wrong with makeup counters,” said Evans. “Makeup... read more
Monday, April 27, 2015 at 7:51pm
LEONARDO AWARDS: The 20th annual edition of the Leonardo Prizes, which recognize industry leaders who promote a positive image of Italian manufacturing abroad, took place on Monday in Rome at the Quirinal Palace, official residence of Italian president Sergio Mattarella, who... read more
Monday, April 27, 2015 at 6:35pm
Free Country, which was founded 25 years ago as a men’s skiwear brand, is taking the plunge into women’s activewear for fall. Called Free2B by Free Country, the new collection zeroes in on the red-hot ath-leisure trend with its active-inspired assortment of leggings, yoga pants... read more
Monday, April 27, 2015 at 5:54pm
WASHINGTON – Victims and families of garment workers killed in the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh have filed a negligence and wrongful death civil lawsuit against Wal-Mart, J.C. Penney and Children’s Place and the government of Bangladesh, alleging they ignored... read more
Monday, April 27, 2015 at 3:46pm
Tim Cook said the early read on the Apple Watch is a good one. The much-hyped smartwatch is a key test to Cook’s ability to launch Apple Inc. into a new product category without aid of the late Steve Jobs. And so far it seems to be a success. The chief executive officer, while... read more
Monday, April 27, 2015 at 3:40pm
LA streetwear label Publish links up with CLAE for a sneaker wrapped in lush veg-tanned leather. Paying homage to California’s Joshua Tree National Park, the low-top sneaker sports reversed leather paneling on the toebox and inner medial side, complete with matching leather... read more
Monday, April 27, 2015 at 3:00pm
Before its release tomorrow, here you can stream the sixth studio album from rap veteran Raekwon. The delivery is a followup to 2011’s Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang, as this particular project, titled Fly International Luxurious Art, notes featured assistance from the likes of A$AP... read more
Monday, April 27, 2015 at 2:55pm
Established by by J- League soccer stars Nobuhiro Mori and Keji Ishizuka, Wacko Maria teams up with American filmmaker Jim Jarmusch for Spring/Summer 2015. A selection of lo-fi photographs serve as the basis for this new partnership, which is formed around a set of T-shirts... read more
Monday, April 27, 2015 at 2:47pm
After a strong opening, stocks lost steam in midday trading and finished the day mostly in the red as investors took profits prior to first-quarter earnings reports for many large market cap companies. Retail shares saw a lot of the declines amid strong after-market results... read more

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