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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

World Cardigan Day

Today, November 13, 2019 World Kindness Day and World Cardigan Day coincide. What are two things these topics have in common? The beloved Mister Rogers, of course!

When people remember Fred Rogers, the star of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, they recall his messages of kindness. They also usually picture him in one of his cardigan sweaters, which came in a variety of primary color and spoke to the warm and fuzzy nature of his presence. Tom Hanks will soon be seen in these sweaters in his roll of Mister Rogers in the movie “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.”

Just in time for the upcoming holiday season, you can gift a loved one (or yourself) a Mister Rogers Alpaca Sweater. These replica sweaters are made from 100% alpaca wool and come in three iconic styles. Instead of traditional sizing, they will be available in sizes 1 – 6. Completely gender neutral, these sweaters will work for everybody.

I Literally Can't T-shirt

Jana Kramer shared a photo wearing LULUSIMONSTUDIO on Instagram! The country musician and actress posed for a photo showing off LULUSIMONSTUDIO's I LITERALLY CAN'T TEE ($29, www.lulusimonstudio.com). 
I Literally Can't
I think she literally can.

ascena Retail Group Career Moves

ascena retail group, inc. today announced that Justin MacFarlanehas been appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Customer Officer, effective December 2, 2019. In addition, Marisa Baldwin has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, effective immediately. Both Mr. MacFarlane and Ms. Baldwin will report directly to Gary Muto, Chief Executive Officer of ascena.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Like to Know Fashion

Just in time for the holidays, LIKEtoKNOW.it’s Most Loved Products list reviewed billions of products shopped by over 14M users to determine the top shopped products from their favorite influencers from fashion, home, beauty, lifestyle, and family categories. 
Like to Know Most Loved
Like to Know Most Loved Fashion

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Peruvian Connection To Unveil Holiday Collection

Peruvian Connection, founded by Annie Hurlbut Zander will unveil its Holiday collection at a private event on November 7th 2019 in Manhattan. The brand, which Hurlburt started after a life changing trip to Peru more than 40 years ago, has grown to become a reference for shoppers of sustainable and luxury clothing.
Peruvian Connection Fashion

Friday, November 1, 2019

Frozen 2 Converse

Frozen II Converse
Converse has partnered with Disney for a collection of iconic sneakers for everyone embellished with sparkling motifs that transport you to the enchanted forest.  Visit the Converse website to learn more.  Sneakers come in adult and kids sizes.

Vonda Dr. Martens Boot

Vonda Boots

Chuck Taylor All Star Old but New

Women's Chuck Taylor Sneakers

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers for women.  Classic old style for a new generation.

You may want to also read our previous article from a few years ago about The Chuck Taylor All Star II


Burberry Scarves

Burberry Scarves

What says classic elegance better than Burberry scarves?  Not much.

The Sweatshirt Dress

Sweatshirt Dress

Is it a sweatshirt or is it a dress?  It is a sweatshirt dress.

True Thompson Jewelry

Khloé Kardashian posted a photo to her Instagram story on Halloween of her daughter, True Thompson, wearing Luisa Alexander jewelry! The adorable toddler sparkled in the Girls Multishape Pink Sapphire Initial Bracelet ($1,700; www.luisaalexander.com). 
True Thompson 2019

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Duxbury Crocodile-Embossed Satchel Bag

Duxbury Crocodile-Embossed Satchel Bag
From the Melbourne Collection by BRAHMIN, the Duxbury Crocodile-Embossed Satchel Bag features:

  • Leather
  • Gold-tone hardware
  • Top zip closure
  • Interior: zip iPad pocket, key clip, pen loops, and 2 organizer pockets
  • Exterior: back slip pocket
  • Double handles; removable adjustable cross-body strap
  • Protective feet
  • Approx. 11" L x 10" H x 5" D; 4" handle drop; 25" strap length; approx. 1.6 lb. weight

Shop for this handbag at Dillard's. https://www.dillards.com/

Item #04088273

Shoe Payments in Four | UGG & Quadpay

It’s easier than ever to shop UGG Classics like the Classic Short Boot. We’ve partnered with QuadPay so you can split your purchase amount into four interest-free payments, spread over six weeks. With UGG + QuadPay, shop now and pay later!

Shop now and pay later with QuadPay.

TexCoat G4 installations in Turkey

Baldwin Technology Company Inc. has announced two successful TexCoat G4 installations in Bursa, Turkey. Major upholstery manufacturers Adoksan and Boyteks invested in this innovative non-contact precision application system for textile finishing because it offers increased productivity, sustainability and efficiency. 

SHEER Merino Wool Basics

Every man deserves classic, stylish basics for their wardrobe that are durable and built for the busy lives they lead. We want to introduce you to the line of merino wool basics for men by SHEER. 
Sheer Shirts

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

HEX x Perfect Pair Sneaker Duffel

The Perfect Pair Sneaker Duffel, created by iconic shoe collector Kenny Gonzales (@the_perfect_pair) and HEX Brand, boasts features like a padded interior, custom care pocket and a complete sneaker care kit - ideal for the ultimate sneakerhead. 
Duffle Bag for Sneakers
Olivia Munn was photographed wearing Gabriel & Co. while speaking at the 2019 Forbes Under 30 Summit this week in Detroit! 
Olivia Munn
The stylish starlet completed multiple looks with the 14K Yellow White Gold Round Uppercase Diamond Initial Pendant Necklace ($680, www.gabrielny.com). 

Friday, October 25, 2019

UGG Outerwear for All this Fall

THE JACKELINE JACKET.
Jackeline Jacket
As temperatures drop, shop the best outwear for fall like the Jackeline Jacket from UGG Australia. It’s ultra-warm, versatile, and on-trend.

Find fabulous fall fashion at the UGG website.  They are not only about shoes.  Outerwear is available as well.

Christian Louboutin's Latest Collection

Christian Louboutin's Latest Collection

Shop for women's shoes at Saks.  Find the above pictured Christian Louboutin women's shoes.  Visit https://www.saksfifthavenue.com/ or one of their retail locations near you.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Hemp Eyewear Frames

Get ready for the latest trend in sunglasses with Hemp Eyewear, one of the most exceptional eyewear frames on the market today. Not only do they look great, but they reduce the use of harmful plastics. 
Hemp Eyewear
Each pair of sunglasses is handcrafted by artisans in Edinburgh, Scotland using sustainable technology, organic materials and traditional artisanal techniques. Hemp is the ideal alternative to harmful plastics as it’s one of the most beautiful and sustainable materials on earth. Incorporating hemp into the materials allows for a unique pair of sunglasses that are both one-of-a-kind and environmentally responsible. 

Men's Shoes Classic Comfort

Find classic comfort at Skechers.
Classic Comfort

Skechers provides access to a world of comfortable shoes for men (and women).

Destination Maternity Chapter 11 | October 2019

Destination Maternity Corporation (NASDAQ: DEST) (“Destination Maternity” or the “Company”), the premier national retailer for maternity apparel and accessories, announced that it and certain of its subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions to restructure under chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (the “Bankruptcy Court”).

Monday, October 14, 2019

Balmain Fashion, Shoes, & Handbags

Balmain Handbag

Super High Rise Jeans

Have you heard about the Ribcage Straight Ankle jeans from Levi's.  Super high rise jeans that are universally flattering.
Levi's highest high rise combined with a straight leg and a slight crop. It's a universally flattering fit. If you don't believe us, you can ask their fans that have been wearing these beauties. You can find the new Ribcage jeans in full length flare, ripped, straight ankle, cropped flare, wide leg, and more. 

Do you even know what a pant rise is?  You can learn about the pant rise in our fashion terminology section.  We don't have an exact definition for the "super high rise", but you get the point.

You may wish to learn about Levi's Premium clothing.

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Harkland Boot

Harkland Boot
Featuring Luka and Clark Sabbat, the Harkland Boot and Harkland Waterproof Boot offer next-level style and functionality. With Vibram® outsoles and our ultra-soft wool blend, these street-ready boots are equal parts rugged and cozy.

Sunday, October 13, 2019

The Fashion Lodge

When is it time to hit the ski lodge to be fashionable rather than sporty?  The time might be soon.  The fashion lodge experience is almost upon us for 2019.  Here are a few trend worthy pieces to get you thru this winter ski season.
Ski Lodge Trends
Stay warm in the lodge and cool in your trendy ski lodge fashion.
Fashion Lodge
The fashion lodge styles seen above can be found tat the fabulous Saks Fifth Avenue while supplies last.  When you are ready to head to the lodge, first you should stop by Saks.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Rolling Stones Tour Sweatshirt 2019

To celebrate The Rolling Stones 2019 No Filter US Tour, Cactus Plant Flea Market has designed a small capsule that has never been available outside of the Stones' summer installations at RSVP Gallery Chicago, Bergdorf Goodman's, Maxfield LA and Alchemist Miami, until now.

Tour Sweatshirt
Available for 1 week only on https://therollingstonesshop.com, the capsule includes a t-shirt, a tie-dye long sleeve t-shirt as well as two crewnecks ranging from $65-$150.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Seriously Layer Up

Seriously, it is the time of year to layer up.  Guess who sells several of the layers?
Layer Up
Shop for your primary fashion layers at Jockey.

It is certainly layering fashion season.

All Women Welcome

An important message from Foot Locker.
All Women Welcome

Pretty sure they welcome others as well.  Everyone is welcome to shop or work at Foot Locker.

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Men's Nike LeBron 17 Basketball Shoes

Men's Nike LeBron 17 Basketball Shoes 
Nike LeBron 17 Basketball Shoes

What to Wear Now Autumn 2019

Trends for Now.
If you are not sure what to wear now, you really should visit Express today to find the fall fashion pictured above..

Layering Fashion Season

If you live in a region that is currently having a bit of a chill in the air, it is the perfect time for layering your fashion.  Layered clothing is fabulous for autumn & winter.
Layered Clothing
Find the prefect clothing for layering at Century 21 Stores.

Time to learn more about layered clothing.

Trendy Socks Can Be Viral Socks

Do you want your socks to make a statement?
Viral Socks

The A/X Armani Exchange has trendy socks.

Possibly they will go viral.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

AWGE at Selfridges

A$AP Rocky
A$AP Rocky’s new boundary-breaking store concept to an endless list of exclusives. Visit AWGE’s first permanent destination, now open in the Designer Street Room at Selfridges London.

Repertoire Fashion Retailer


Repertoire leading fashion since 1995. It is worth your time to visit their website to shop for coats, jackets, hoodies, sweats, and much more.

Shop in the United Kingdom.

Reiss Fashion Store

Simply because classic luxury is hot.
Reiss

Reiss

Find international retail locations: https://www.reiss.com/us/stores/

Mango Fashion for You

Mango

Shop Mango for your trendy fashion.

Colorful Fashion Trends 2019

colorful fashions

Colorful Fashion

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Monday, September 30, 2019

Google Jacquard Levi's Trucker Jacket

Connected, not distracted. Iconic Levi’s® Trucker jacket merges style with innovative Jacquard technology. 


Use touch gestures, like swiping and tapping, on the left cuff of the jacket to issue commands.

The new and improved Jacquard Tag wirelessly connects your Trucker jacket to your smartphone.

Jacquard provides you helpful alerts — like when you’ve left your phone behind — using lights on the Tag and vibrations in the cuff to get your attention.

Friday, September 13, 2019

Jakarta Fashion Week October 2019

Jakarta Fashion Week coming soon.
Jarkata Fashion Week

Jakarta Fashion Week

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Trendy United Colors of Benetton

United Colors of Benneton
Don't forget to shop at United Colors of Benetton.

In the Benetton women’s catalogue you can find jackets and coats for all styles and seasons, along with classic single-breasted blazers and more elegant proposals. And many models of trousers and skirts available in lots of colors and patterns.  Embellished with prints and appliques, t-shirts and sweatshirts in cotton as well as shirts and blouses are perfect with flared or skinny jeans. 

Forever 21 Inc. Bankruptcy

Bloomberg has let us know that, Forever 21 Inc. is preparing to close at least 100 stores as part of a restructuring that calls for the trendy retailer to file for bankruptcy as early as this month, according to people with knowledge of the preparations.

Forever 21 Plans to Shutter at Least 100 Stores in Bankruptcy (Bloomberg article).

Shop at https://www.forever21.com/ to support this retailer.
Forever 21

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Air Jordan XXXIV

Ready for the Air Jordan XXXIV?
Air Jordan XXXIV
The Air Jordan XXXIV will be worn by select Jordan Brand athletes and partner high school and collegiate teams. The shoe lands September 25, 2019.

Friday, September 6, 2019

Luna Blaise Wearing Ruthie Davis

Luna Blaise was photographed wearing Ruthie Davis to the Elle Women in Music Event last night in New York! The Manifest actress posed in Ruthie Davis' Cassie Heels in Black ($357, www.ruthiedavis.com). 
Luna Blaise

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Lord & Taylor Sold to Le Tote

Hudson’s Bay said on Wednesday August 28th, 2019 that Lord & Taylor which was founded in 1826, would be acquired by Le Tote, a seven-year-old clothing rental start-up.

What is the world coming to???  A seven year old, purchasing an icon fashion department store.


Aug. 28, 2019-- Hudson's Bay Company (TSX:HBC) and Le Tote, Inc., a leading fashion rental subscription service, have entered into an agreement for Le Tote to acquire Lord + Taylor. Le Tote’s proprietary technology, data and innovation combined with Lord + Taylor’s traditional store footprint, e-commerce presence and merchandise selection will offer customers a new experience in the mid-market segment.

Helena Foulkes, HBC’s CEO, said, “We’re excited to have reached an agreement with Le Tote that creates a new model for Lord + Taylor, bringing together fashion rental subscriptions with traditional retail. Following an extensive review of strategic alternatives, Le Tote’s leadership and innovative approach is the best path forward for Lord + Taylor, its loyal customers and dedicated associates. For HBC, this transaction builds upon our previous bold actions, further enabling us to focus on our greatest opportunities, Saks Fifth Avenue and Hudson’s Bay.”

Rakesh Tondon, Le Tote’s CEO and Founder, said,Since founding Le Tote, it’s been our mission to push the boundaries of retail. We’ve strived to lead the charge in developing innovative, intuitive, value-driven ways for customers to engage and consume. We’re excited to bring Le Tote together with Lord + Taylor, a storied brand that has stood for quality, style and service for nearly two centuries. With this acquisition, we continue our journey in creating the future of retail.”

Under the terms of the agreement, Le Tote will acquire the Lord + Taylor brand and related intellectual property while assuming operations of 38 stores, Lord + Taylor’s digital channels and the associated inventory.

Le Tote expects to extend employment offers to the vast majority of Lord + Taylor’s associates.
HBC will receive $99.5 million (USD$75 million) in cash upon the transaction’s closing and a secured promissory note for $33.2 million (USD$25 million) payable in cash after two years. In addition, HBC will receive an equity stake in Le Tote, two seats on the company’s Board of Directors and certain rights as a minority shareholder.

HBC and HBS Global Properties, HBC’s real estate joint venture, will retain ownership of all owned and ground-leased real estate assets related to Lord + Taylor. For at least the initial three years, HBC has agreed to maintain economic responsibility for the rent payments owed by Lord + Taylor at the locations operated by Le Tote. Net of HBC’s distributions from HBS Global Properties, HBC expects to continue to be liable for approximately $77 million in Lord + Taylor total cash rent on an annual basis.

In fiscal 2018, Lord + Taylor represented $1.4 billion of HBC’s $9.4 billion in retail sales. HBC’s 2018 Adjusted EBITDA was $462 million, which reflects a $119 million loss attributable to Lord + Taylor, inclusive of allocated corporate expenses.

Starting in 2021, HBC and Le Tote will have options to reassess the Lord + Taylor store network. This may include HBC recapturing select locations to determine their highest and best use, including possible redevelopment into mixed-use properties with a variety of services, experiences and retail offerings. HBC has hired a team of seasoned professionals to lead the planning and execution of any redevelopment, which is an inherently complex, capital intensive, long-term project. For any recaptured or returned stores, HBC retains long-term rent responsibility, risk and costs for redevelopment.

Le Tote is in the process of securing financing for the full purchase price. The transaction is expected to close before the start of the 2019 holiday season, subject to satisfaction (or waiver) of closing conditions. If committed financing has not been obtained within forty-five days following signing, HBC has the right to terminate the agreement.

PJ SOLOMON acted as financial advisor to HBC for this transaction and throughout the review of strategic alternatives for Lord + Taylor and Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP acted as legal advisor to HBC. Le Tote was advised by Citi, as its financial advisor, and Kirkland & Ellis LLP, as its legal advisor, in connection with the transaction.

Deal term figures in this news release assume USD:CAD = 1:1.3272.

HBC investors should refer to the company’s public filings available at www.sedar.com and at www.hbc.com for additional information and details on the transaction.

About HBC

HBC is a diversified retailer focused on driving the performance of high quality stores and their omni-channel platforms and unlocking the value of real estate holdings. Founded in 1670, HBC is the oldest company in North America. HBC’s portfolio today includes formats ranging from luxury to premium department stores to off price fashion shopping destinations, with more than 300 stores and about 40,000 employees around the world. HBC’s leading businesses across North America include Saks Fifth Avenue, Hudson’s Bay, Lord + Taylor, and Saks OFF 5TH.

HBC also has significant investments in joint ventures. It has partnered with Simon Property Group Inc. in the HBS Joint Venture, which owns properties in the United States. In Canada, it has partnered with RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust in the RioCan-HBC Joint Venture. HBC has partnered with SIGNA Retail Holdings for real estate and retail joint ventures in Europe.

About Le Tote

Le Tote is a fashion subscription service that lets women rent clothing and accessories for a flat monthly fee. Members choose the items they want to wear and can keep them as long as they like. Members also have the option to purchase items at a discount. Le Tote’s data-driven model is powered by proprietary algorithms and in-house operational solutions. Le Tote partners with hundreds of brands including French Connection, Vince Camuto, BCBGeneration, Kate Spade, Rebecca Minkoff, Calvin Klein and more. Founded in 2012 by Brett Northart and Rakesh Tondon, the Y Combinator backed company has raised venture funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Google Ventures, Azure Capital Partners, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Simon Venture Group, Sway Ventures, Epic Ventures, Arsenal Venture Partners, Funders Club and others. For additional information, please visit www.LeTote.com or download the iPhone app. 

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Women's Western Wear Fashion

If you are planning to shop for Western style fashion, Outback Trading Company is the place for you.
Amazing Westernwear

Outback Trading Company is a leading supplier of all-weather outdoor apparel. Established in 1983, Outback Trading Company stays true to its reputation of producing durable and rugged high performing apparel. They are committed to producing hard wearing comfortable clothes for working lifestyles, as well as functional fashion apparel. 
Women's Western wear

Outback Trading has a style and fit for all.

Westernwear Fashion

Shop for the women's western wear pictured above at https://www.outbacktrading.com/

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Learn more about Women's Western Wear here on Apparel Search.


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