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FIDM Fashion-Design Co-Chairs Introduce 'Vote! It's in Fashion' Campaign

FASHION

As the 2020 election season entered its final two weeks, the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising saw its fashion-design co-chairs develop a campaign that is aimed at encouraging students to vote.

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H&M Releases Denim Collection to Promote Circularity

Sustainability

Aligning its denim production with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's Make Fashion Circular initiative, H&M launched its H&M Jeans Redesign men's denim collection on Oct. 15.

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Em:body Works With the Human Body to Achieve Fitness Goals

Manufacturing

“Almost every single one of them either said something about their lower stomach, bloating or water weight, or it was about looking good naked,” Vollarth said. “There are waist trainers and waist belts, but they tried them and didn’t like the way they looked or they just felt too bulky.”

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Bolt Threads Makes Big Partnership Announcement

Textiles

Weeks of teaser posts appeared on the Instagram account for Bolt Threads, the biotechnology materials company founded in 2009, prior to the company’s big announcement on Oct. 2 that it would be joining forces with a few enormous brands to form The Mylo Consortium.

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In Its New L.A. Site, the Rudholm Group Leads a Sustainable-Label Shift

Notions

By the end of 2019, the Rudholm Group had added a Los Angeles–based printing operation to its list of centers around the globe. The Sweden-headquartered manufacturer of notions, labels and packaging set its sights on Los Angeles as part of a United States expansion plan that began four years ago with the opening of its New York City development-and-sales office.

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Onsite and Online, L.A. Market Week’s Hybrid Model Sees Success

L.A. Market Week

Buyers descended on downtown Los Angeles’ fashion district in person and virtually Oct. 12–14 for L.A. Market Week.

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NMOE Enters GV Black x Coachella Partnership

FASHION

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and Goldenvoice Black are supporting the Black community through a GV Black x Coachella partnership that includes showcasing the Black Lives Matter–inspired fashion designs of creatives including Nicholas Mayfield, whose work is being presented under the branding Nicholas Mayfield Over Everything.

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Intimates Brand Ruby Ribbon Welcomes Two New Hires

MANUFACTURING

The intimates-and-athleisure brand Ruby Ribbon has announced the hiring of two executives to its Burlingame, Calif., company.

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Marcela Martin Appointed as Squarespace Chief Financial Officer

TECHNOLOGY

The brand-building platform Squarespace has announced that Marcela Martin will join the company as chief financial officer on Nov. 1.

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eBay Expands Its Resale Authenticity Guarantee to Include Sneakers Priced Over $100

TECHNOLOGY

On the heels of its Authenticity Guarantee for timepieces, which launched in September, eBay announced the expansion of the program to include coveted preowned sneakers.

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