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The Way We Wore’s Doris Raymond Takes Vintage Online

Voguely Familiar

The Way We Wore owner Doris Raymond has launched a new e-commerce site featuring vintage and more recent pieces.

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What to Wear in Zero Gravity

Forget the bulky silver spacesuits. A group of European fashion school students have a new take on the future of space fashion

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WithMe: Meet the Store of the future

Store of the Future

On May 26, WithMe took the wraps off its first permanent mall-based store, housed inside Santa Monica Place in Santa Monica, Calif., where an arsenal of high-tech gadgets is used to make shopping easier for customers and retailing more efficient.

Footwear Brand EMU Australia Moving Back to California


After five years in the Midwest, Emu Australia has decided to bring its U.S. headquarters back to California.

Study Finds Trans-Pacific Partnership Would Have Little Effect on Apparel Imports and Export


The U.S. International Trade Commission recently published an independent study of the free-trade accord and found that U.S. apparel imports would inch up 1.4 percent with a $1.9 billion increase by the year 2032 while exports would barely budge, seeing a 0.3 percent rise, or a $10 million increase.

ModCloth Names New Chief Technology Officer


ModCloth—the San Francisco–based online purveyor of its own clothing brand as well as an e-commerce site that offers an assortment of fashion, accessories, shoes and home décor from independent designers—has named Nicolas Genest as its chief technology officer.

Express Trade Expands Team With 1st SVP Appointment


Express Trade Capital Inc. named Ignatius “Nat” Marotta as first senior vice president for the New York–based finance company, which specializes in trade finance, factoring and purchase-order financing.

Industry Voices: Sellers Beware: The Ever-Shrinking Copyright Coverage in Your Insurance Policy


Many players in the apparel industry face tremendous exposure from copyright-infringement lawsuits. Every day, copyright holders (plaintiffs) file dozens of lawsuits against apparel manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers and retailers, alleging that the goods they manufacture, distribute, advertise and sell infringe on a plaintiff’s copyrighted design.

AIMS360 Treats Customers to a Day of Business Advice and Burgers


AIMS360 customers, the LA-based technology company has covered quite a bit of ground, from breaking down batch processes to making EDI (electronic data interchange) more efficient to tips for creating business intelligence reports and pivot tables using AIMS360 software.

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Finding Dory x Trina Turk Summer ‘16 Capsule Collection

Trina Turk

Los Angeles designer Trina Turk dove into an animated sea for inspiration for her new capsule collection for women, men and children, inspired by the upcoming Disney Pixar film “Finding Dory.”

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Kristopher Enuke: A New Take on the 5-Pocket Jean

Kristopher Enuke

Kristopher Enuke is launching a chic new look for denim this fall. The veteran Los Angeles designer’s namesake label challenges the traditional five-pocket jean with a unique fashion and fit sensibility.

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Naja’s Nude For All

Lingerie brand Naja recently kicked off a campaign titled #NudeForAll, which hopes to draw attention to the idea that the color “nude” is exclusionary and does not reflect the reality that people come in many shades of skin color.

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Sports Authority Holds Going-Out-of-Business Sale


All 450 Sports Authority stores are holding a going-out-of-business sale.

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Zappos: n'est pas une box

Zappos recently kicked off its #ImNotABox campaign.

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Naomi Campbell: Lady in a Red Nose

Naomi Campbell recently flipped the switch on the Empire State Building turning the iconic New York landmark red in honor of Red Nose Day, the international fund-raiser for children in need around the world.

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Designer Monique Lhuillier Expands Into Stationery


Bridal and fashion designer Monique Lhuillier launches stationery brand.

Gap Closing All Old Navy Stores in Japan, Plus Select Banana Republic Stores

After reporting dismal sales for its first quarter, Gap Inc. announced it is closing all 53 of its Old Navy stores in Japan and 75 Banana Republic stores in mostly overseas locations as it concentrates on other geographies.

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Store of the Future Opening at Santa Monica Place


WithMe debuts its first mall location with shopping lineup that changes all the time.

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JCP’s Got a Winner!

On May 24, Project Runway winner Ashley Nell Tipton will be at the Glendale Galleria in Glendale, Calif. , for the opening of JCPenney’s plus-size in-store concept called The Boutique and the launch of JCP’s own plus-size fashion line Boutique+.

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Diane Merrick Closing Sale

LA retailer Diane Merrick just announced her final closing sale with 50 percent discounts off everything in the store.