Fashion Designer Hakuyo Miya Combines Japanese and French Aspects in MOUTON BLANC Brand

Hakuyo Miya is an extremely interesting designer, to say the least. Born and raised in Japan, Hakuyo Miya went on to further his fashion education by studying at Atelier Chardon Savard in Paris, which lead to a distinctly French flair to his designs. Not one to be a black sheep, Hakuya Miya and his brand MOUTON BLANC […]
  • Staff Contributor
  • August 21, 2018
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In a time when the retail industry is struggling, Macy’s is thriving

The retail world has faced tremendous struggles in the past few years. With the growth of e-commerce and its drivers such as Amazon, Walmart, and Target, increasingly fewer people shop at physical retail stores. However, Macy’s seems to be a diamond in the rough, as they are the only retail store that is sustaining growth. […]
  • Ben Norman
  • May 16, 2018
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Nike losing teens in footrace with Adidas, analysts say

The investment bank and asset management firm Piper Jaffray released the findings of their latest biannual “Taking Stock with Teens” Survey, MarketWatch reports, and apparently, Nike is losing touch with teenagers. Instead, the demographic seems to be spending more with Adidas and Amazon. Before you throw out your swoosh-covered sweats and socks, Nike (NKE) still […]
  • Kirsten Loose
  • October 12, 2017
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Crocs, Inc. is making a resurgence

After a series of struggles, most recently an abysmal fourth quarter of 2016, Crocs, Inc. and its iconic foam clog are making a comeback, the Washington Post reports. The company posted a 28.4 percent year-over-year increase in net profit over the first six months of 2017, and according to the Post. Foot traffic in Crocs […]
  • William Van-Lear Black
  • September 21, 2017
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ASOS to build $40 million warehouse in Atlanta, GA

ASOS, a British online fashion and beauty store, released a statement announcing plans to build a new warehouse in the United States on Tuesday, August 8, Business Insider reports. The giant e-commerce fulfillment center will be located in Union City, near Atlanta, GA and will cost the company an initial investment of $40 million to […]
  • Kirsten Loose
  • August 10, 2017
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Beyond the Runway: The Social Goings-On of New York Fashion Week: Mens

Todd Snyder and Raf Simmons, two renowned menswear designers who showcased their work at New York Fashion Week: Men’s this week, have made their livings putting at fashion shows. What turned heads Monday, though, Max Berlinger of The New York Times reports, was each man’s ability to put on a different kind of show: a […]
  • William Van-Lear Black
  • July 14, 2017
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New York Fashion Week: Reclaiming American Culture One Stitch at a Time

The American fashion industry is struggling. In the past year, a number of formerly iconic American clothing retailers have shut their doors. True Religion Apparel, Inc. became the latest casualty earlier this month. Such brands are being pushed out of the market by foreign enterprises like H&M of Sweden and Spain’s Zara, which employ a […]
  • William Van-Lear Black
  • July 12, 2017
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Men’s New York Fashion Week: What You Need to Know

This week marks the fifth season of the “New York Fashion Week: Men’s” fashioned by the Council of Fashion Designers of America. More than 50 brands will be showcasing their spring 2018 collections in the hopes of drawing attention from editors and retail executives. Lower Manhattan has become a playground buzzing with models, designers and […]
  • Cedric Brenninkmeijer
  • July 11, 2017
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True Religion Apparel Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Submits Reconstruction Plan

True Religion Apparel, Inc. announced Wednesday that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization. The company joins a host of fellow California apparel enterprises, including American Apparel Inc., Pacific Sunwear of California Inc., Nasty Gal Inc. and Wet Sea, who have also gone bankrupt. The outbreak of retail failures comes as consumers continue to […]
  • William Van-Lear Black
  • July 6, 2017
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