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H&M Votes x Blanks Artist Features L.A.'s Reality To Idea by Joshua Vides

FASHION

Launching Sept. 22, H&M Votes x Blanks Artist collaboration celebrates National Voter Registration Day by featuring a collection of apparel designed by artists from the United States, including Los Angeles' Reality To Idea by Joshua Vides.

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From Fashion to Fasteners, Responsible Offerings in Apparel Expand

Manufacturing

Steps toward creating a more-responsible fashion industry are being taken from all segments of the supply chain to clean up one of the most-pollutive industries on the planet and satisfy the demand of consumers.

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NYFW Supports Designers Through a Next-Gen Showcase

A New NYFW

For the September 2020 edition of New York Fashion Week, Tadashi Shoji invited viewers into a filmed showcase of his Spring/Summer 2021 collection that was set in a fantastic tropical forestland as models appeared in finely detailed pieces from the designer.

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Recent Innovations in Fiber Composition and Dyeing Serve Ecological Purposes

Textiles

Recently, manufacturers of materials made from and processes used to treat fibers that are used in outdoor, active and athleisure apparel have made advancements that allow consumers to feel more confident that their purchasing decisions will look good and also contribute to a healthier earth and potentially reduce threats to the environment.

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Industry Focus: Finance--How the Apparel Industry Can Hold On for the Holidays

Finance

As business restrictions stemming from COVID-19 continue to ease across the United States and unemployment has fallen into the single digits at 8.4 percent, yet employment remains at 11.5 million jobs below February’s figures, and the gross domestic product in the country also decreased at an annual rate of 31.7 percent during the second quarter.

California Apparel News Retail Editor Andrew Asch Recognized by L.A. Press Club

Events

During an Aug. 29 video broadcast, the Los Angeles Press Club hosted its 62nd annual Southern California Journalism Awards.

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Informa Markets Fashion Makes a Successful Move to Digital During Launch

Making Digital MAGIC

Launching Sept. 1, Informa Markets Fashion allowed the show to go on with its digital trade event that saw its MAGIC anchor and sibling shows run online through the NuOrder platform.

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Hilco Appoints Charles M. Jayson to EVP of Retail Business Development

RETAIL

Former Tommy Hilfiger Handbags and Accessories, and Oscar by Oscar de la Renta executive Charles M. Jayson has been appointed as the executive vice president of retail business development at management-consulting firm Hilco Merchant Resources.

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ModCloth Returns to Europe

E-Commerce

E-commerce retailer ModCloth announced its return to Europe, following its halt of shipping to the European market in May 2018.

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PayPal and Visa Announce Partnership Expansion

TECHNOLOGY

Digital-payment firms PayPal and Visa Inc. announced recently that they would grow their partnership in order to serve consumer and small-business clients.

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