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Friday, October 26, 2018

Pepsi Sneakers from PUMA

With old-fashioned logos and colorblocking inspired by Pepsi cans, PUMA x Pepsi adds a vintage, nostalgic feel to modern fits and silhouettes in a collection that's so fresh.
Puma Pepsi

Footwear geeks are going to love to own a pair of these sneakers.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Puff Momma Footwear Collection

Soft and stylistically rebellious, the Puff Momma Collection is built for the mountains and metropolis alike.
PUFF MOMMA CLASSIC SHORT BOOT Model: 1098653


A punk update on our Classic, this soft boot blends a street edge with cold-weather function – for when you need a shoe that looks good wherever you are, in the city or the mountains. With ski-inspired buckles, cords, and quilted leather, it pairs well with a puffer coat and jeans.

Buffalo Check Clothing 2018

Buffalo Check Clothing
Buffalo plaids check off all the right boxes for fall/winter 2018.  You can find all of these great plaids at Coldwater Creek.  Relax, unwind, chillax! However you say it, you’ll feel totally comfortable and on-trend with these modern Buffalo check garments.

Clothing Lines, Racks, Brands | Clothing Terms

Time to learn more about clothing industry terminology.

Terminology is the study of terms and their use. Clothing terms are words and compound words or multi-word expressions that in specific contexts are given specific meanings—these may deviate from the meanings the same words have in other contexts and in everyday language.  Fashion terms are relevant to clothing & clothing industry topics.

DuPont Advanced Printing DTG & RTR Printing

DuPont Advanced Printing will highlight its innovative ink offerings for the growing digital textile market segment at SGIA 2018 to be held from October 18-20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. As part of the show, the team will reveal its new brand campaign “The Color of Things to Come,” including the launch of its new website for textile inks: artistritextile.dupont.com
Digital Textile Printing
Artistri® digital inks combine DuPont proprietary dispersions, polymers and ink formulations resulting in highly innovative digital inks in inkjet printing. From the brightest and richest colors to custom formulations, Artistri® provides color consistency across production runs and over time. And with a 25-year history in technology and innovation, DuPont™ Artistri® delivers an innovative portfolio of ink products to bring your colors to life.  

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Fashion Industry Pollution

Most industries cause pollution.  Sad but true.
Fashion Industry Pollution
Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into the natural environment that cause adverse change.
  • Pollution can take the form of chemical substances or energy, such as noise, heat or light. Pollutants, the components of pollution, can be either foreign substances/energies or naturally occurring contaminants.
Not sure how accurate, but Wikipedia does currently indicate that, "The fashion industry is the second largest polluting industry in the world, behind only fossil fuel energy production."

Fashionphile Online Fashion Resale

What is a fashionphile?

Fash•on•phile / A Fashionphile is one who collects or has a great love for fashion. A fashionphile recognizes the value, quality and potential investment in all iconic brands as well as an eye for a look that will last.
Fashionphile
Learn how to shop like an expert fashionphile.

RTW Retailwinds is New York & Co

Does anyone know why New York & Company would want to change their name to RTW Retailwinds?  To be honest, I don't get it.  What does "RTW" stand for?  Or is RTW short for "Retailwinds"?  Furthermore, why change from such a widely recognized name?  Possibly they had been jealous that Google changed their name to Alphabet and Coach changed to Tapestry.

Jamie Chung Layered Necklaces

Jamie Chung was photographed wearing Miranda Frye jewelry over the weekend! The Gifted actress picked up lunch accessorizing her look with Miranda Frye's Stephanie Necklace ($88), Ashleigh Necklace ($116) and Lola Chain ($60; www.mirandafrye.com), the same layered look she shared on Instagram last week!
Jamie Chung Layered Necklaces

Denim Jeans for Every Body

They made the first Lady Levi’s® in 1934. Since then, the company has been designing jeans made for living in and feeling confident.  They have denim for every body.
Jeans for Every Body

David Abney Joins Macy's Board

Macy's, Inc. today announced the appointment of David Abney, chairman and chief executive officer of United Parcel Service, Inc., to its board of directors, effective October 25, 2018.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Fashion Topics of the Day

What are the most important fashion topics of the day?  Well, that is entirely up to you.  The industry has so many important segments, it is truly difficult to pick a favorite research topic for today.  

Where do we start?  Fashion design, public relations & marketing, manufacturing, distribution, fashion week events, retailing, etc.  The list of important areas of the industry goes on and on.

It is always a good time to learn more about the fashion industry, so let's pick a few segments to research further as a start. 

Friday, October 12, 2018

ALBIS PLASTIC and BASF Optimize Smart Glove

Fashion & technology are both exciting fields of interest to many people.  It is fabulous when the two industries intersect.  Yes, smart work gloves are clothing and therefore we consider them to be fashionable.
Optimized Smart Glove

Clyde Court Disrupt Sneakers

Clyde Court Disrupt Basketball Sneaker
Style Number 191715_02
With its aggressive colorway and sleek silhouette, the Clyde Court Disrupt embodies the spirit and style set down by Walt Clyde Frazier. Puma will take inspiration from the past, but they won’t be tied down by it. The future of the game is a fusion of performance and style, and the moves we all make off the court have to be as impactful as the ones we make on it. Make those moves in the Clyde Court Disrupt. Don’t flinch.

Hearst Career Moves October 2018

Hearst in the US has announced a number of appointments within its leadership team.

Jessica Pels has been named Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan, overseeing content strategy and editorial operations in print, digital, social and video. Jessica previously held senior editorial roles at Glamour and Teen Vogue. 

Kristin Koch has been named Executive Director of Seventeen, overseeing all content for the brand across print and digital. She previously served as Digital Director at the title. 

Jack Essig, Senior Vice President, Publishing director of Esquire and Popular Mechanics, expands his responsibilities to include Men’s Health, Runner’s World and Bicycling. 

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Fiorucci x Fun Socks Collection

Exciting capsule collaboration: Fun x Fiorucci, launching Monday, October 15th, 2018 which is just in time for the holiday season.

The Fiorucci x Fun Socks collection features a variety of categories and styles in bright colors with classic Fiorucci designs and logos. The collection’s youthful feel is a reflection of both brands’ bold and fun creativity. tees, socks, caps and more designed in collaboration with the Italian brand known for its 70s-inspired feel and disco ties, Fiorucci. 
Fiorucci x Fun Socks Collection

Oversized Metallic Bomber Coat

Marques'Almeida - Oversized Metallic Bomber Coat
Oversized Metallic Bomber Coat
Edgy meets glam in fall’s uber-polished materials.

This may be the perfect statement outwear piece you have been looking to have in your wardrobe.

Statement Outerwear for Women

Are you ready to make a statement this Fall/Winter?  Statement outerwear from Saks or another fine retailer may be the way to go.

Monthly Activewear Subscription Box

Stay in shape this fall with the on-trend monthly activewear subscription box, Ellie

As the temperatures begin to drop, get your monthly motivation from Ellie’s new October looks. Keep your outdoor workouts warm & cozy with a selection of stylish jackets and hoodies. A great workout wardrobe is the perfect way to stay on top of your fitness goals throughout cold weather season!
monthly activewear subscription box

For just $39.95, subscribers get a 3-piece outfit and can choose from three hand-selected looks that suit their personal style. Outfits include a legging, sports bra and seasonal tops ranging from tanks, tees, hoodies and lightweight jackets. For an additional $10, select the 5-piece option and get two fun fitness accessories to compliment a pre-styled 3-piece outfit!

Fashion-forward collections are launched each month, including brands such as Marika, Bally, Balance Collection & more! Join the online community of over 177K Ellie followers with high-quality, and on-trend activewear that is perfect for any workout routine or style preference. Commitment issues? No problem! Subscribers can cancel at anytime, or simply skip a month!

Tiffani Thiessen Doctor Bag NYC

Tiffani Thiessen was photographed carrying Senreve in NYC recently! 
Doctor Bag

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Spring 2019 Bridal Collection by Julie Vino

Israeli bridal designer Julie Vino presented her Spring 2019 collection at New York Bridal Fashion Week in New York City on Saturday, October 6th. The runway show, which took place at Metropolitan West (639 W 46th St), was styled by Gili Algabi and featured accessories by bridal jewelry designer Ravit Avital.
Wedding Dress Spring 2019

Heat Holders Thermal Base Layer

Heat Holders, the leader in thermal wear, is celebrating its 10th Anniversary by launching a new line of Thermal Base Layer products with three warmth levels for a variety of activities and cold weather conditions to prevent overheating or bulk. The new thermals can be worn individually or as a layering system to customize the desired level of warmth. 

The three levels of thermal warmth include:
  1. WARM: Great “First Layer,” providing all day indoor and outdoor comfort and warmth. Thermoregulation keeps you warm outdoors and comfortable indoors. The “Perfect Stretch” fabric provides just the right amount of stretch for easy freedom of movement without over compression.
  2. X-WARM: Perfect insulating layer for colder temperature conditions at moderate activity levels. Soft Dual Brushed Microfleece designed to be worn alone or as a second layer of insulation.
  3. XX-Warm: Developed for extreme cold conditions and low activity levels – like attending an outdoor sporting event. The super soft Heatweaver Polar Fleece keeps the warmth in and the cold out!

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Cheap Monday Fashion Game

Continuing its mission to highlight the importance of textile and garment recycling and hot on the heels of C/O the brands sustainability offshoot, Cheap Monday has created a retro computer game where fun meets facts. The game will be launched October 9, 2018, with a highest-score competition.
The aesthetic is inspired by early retro arcade and computer games from the 1990’s and from the brands Hot Dog Maniagame. Music and sound, as well as the graphics are created in-house by the brands graphic design team.

Jamie Chung Wearing Miranda Frye Necklace

Jamie Chung shared a photo on Instagram yesterday wearing Miranda Frye jewelry! The Gifted actress showed off her layered look wearing Miranda Frye's Stephanie Necklace ($88), Ashleigh Necklace ($116) and Lola Chain ($60) with Felicity Charm ($24; www.mirandafrye.com). 
Jamie Chung
See more from the Miranda Frye brand.

You can also visit their site at www.mirandafrye.com

Temperature Bracelet Bringing Wellness

Embr Labs, the first company to make temperature personal, is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its groundbreaking Kickstarter campaign. 
temperature bracelet
The hugely successful Embr Wave Kickstarter campaign raised over $600,000, and attracted corporate investors, including Bose Ventures and Intel Capital. It almost didn’t work out that way. One week before the Embr Wave Kickstarter launch, a Hong Kong-based group launched an almost identical campaign on Kickstarter. The campaign promised a comparable product at less than half the price of Embr Wave with delivery 3 months earlier.

Jamie Lee Curtis Wearing Fite

Jamie Lee Curtis was red carpet ready in Fite at the 92nd Y Street talk series for  "Halloween."  The actress looked chic in a Fite t-shirt ($120, www.fitestyle.com) under an all-black suit.
Jamie Lee Curtis October 2018

Fashion for the Apocalypse

Ella Hunt, dressed by Chanel at New York Comic Con on behalf of the upcoming zombie holiday musical ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE. The film follows Ella as the eponymous Anna who, along with her friends, must fight, slash and sing her way to safety when a zombie apocalypse descends upon their small town at Christmas.
Fashion for the Apocalypse

Lady Gaga Wears Parker Smith In A Star Is Born

Who is the fashion star getting all the buzz lately?  Yes, Lady Gaga.

Lady Gaga can be seen wearing Parker Smith twice during the recently released hit movie A Star Is Born. The movie brought in $43M in it's opening weekend and throughout the film Lady Gaga rocks her Becky Bootcut in Shadowed Ink ($178) as well as a custom created relaxed light wash denim.  
Lady Gaga A Star Is Born
Lady Gaga in Designer Jeans

Kathryn McCarron Fashion Worn by Ciara

Ciara is featured on the November issue of Cosmopolitan Magazine wearing Kathryn McCarron! The singer looked  fierce in the Carolina Dress in cream ($420, www.kathrynmaccarron.com).  
Ciara on Cosmopolitan Magazine

Monday, October 8, 2018

Limited-edition 40th Anniversary Classic boot

Adwoa Aboah adds a flare of bold individuality to her outfit by pairing our Vanesa Toscana Shearling coat with the limited-edition 40th Anniversary Classic boot. Embellished with unique heritage details, the 40:40:40 Collection is an original take on the silhouettes you know and love.
Limited Edition 40th Anniversary UGG

A Fashion Star Is Born Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga wore Ruthie Davis while at the US premiere of A Star Is Born! The pop star turned actress completed her silver look with the Award Season Heels in Silver Metallic Kidskin from the SS19 collection. ($550, Available in December 2018 at Fred Segal Melrose & www.ruthiedavis.com). 
A Fashion Star is Born

Most Versatile Luxury Mini Leather Handbag

Luxury handbag designer Mei Li recently announced the launch of its Kickstarter campaign -audrey.mymeili.com - from October 9 to November 8 for its new luxury mini handbag - Audrey. Rewards range from 25% to 45% off the retail price of $415 for the most versatile handbag ever made that can be worn nine different ways. The Audrey will be available in three colors: Classic Black, Signature Red and Runway Blue. Made from genuine nappa leather that is luxuriously soft and ethically sourced from the U.S., the hardware is custom plated to ensure the highest quality possible.
Audrey Handbag

Friday, October 5, 2018

Bohemian Rhapsody & Lucky Brand

Lucky Brand announces their collaboration with Twentieth Century Fox Film and Bravado with a collection of seven vintage-inspired men's and women's Queen concert tees to celebrate the release of the new film, Bohemian Rhapsody, in theaters November 2nd, 2018.

Alessandra Ambrosio Vagabond Shoemakers

Alessandra Ambrosio was seen wearing Vagabond Shoemakers October 3, 2018 at LAX! 
Alessandra Ambrosio Vagabond Shoemakers

Levi’s & Justin Timberlake Fresh Leaves

Fresh Leaves - Designed in collaboration with Justin Timberlake.  
Levi’s & Justin Timberlake Fresh Leaves
A collection rooted in quality and self‑expression.

Holiday Shopping Season 2018

FYI the holiday shopping season has already begun.  Don't fall behind.  Visit your favorite fashion boutiques today.  The year’s biggest retail moments are either underway or just around the corner.  Think Sunday Night Football, Halloween, Cyber 5, Green Monday, and of course last-minute gift shopping for Christmas and other fabulous holidays.  So many great shopping opportunities between now and the end of the year.

If you are looking for fashion news about the holiday selling season, you may want to check out the top 10 fashion news sources.

You may also have interest in viewing our new fashion news feeds.

Reebok Your Way Shoes

Your Reebok Floatride Run.  Feel the float and design your ride.
Customize sneakers

Whitney Port wears Ritch Erani Shoes

Whitney Port was photographed wearing Ritch Erani NYFC shoes last night at the celebration for Who What Wear x Tacori Launch Party. The fashionista showed off a chic black look with her Ritch Erani NYFC's Vertigo Pumps ($585, www.ritcherani.com; available for purchase on FarFetch.com). 
Ritch Erani Vertigo Pumps

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Metamorphosis Dress | Speechless Dresses and Hannah Kat Jones

Speechless has partnered with high-power fashion influencer/model Hannah Kat Jones to create a signature dress designed specifically for women that are as relentless and positive as her. Known for their unique styles that blend the latest trends, colors, and fashion elements, Speechless is your go-to brand artfully crafted for the bold, free-spirited fashion enthusiast. Just in time for New York Fashion Week and StyleCon on September 8th, Speechlesspresents a one-of-a-kind design made for a versatile lifestyle, inspired by one of social media’s hottest stars.
Metamorphosis Dress

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