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195essential Celebrates Pride Month by Donating to, Partnering With BAGLY

06/12/2021

To celebrate Pride Month, 195essential partnered with BAGLY, Inc. to create limited-edition Pride shirts and donate 50 percent of the proceeds to the organization.

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Dickies Launches New Capsule Collection in Honor of Pride Month

06/11/2021

Dickies launched the Uniquely Yours collection on June 1 to celebrate Pride Month and the LGBTQIA+ community.

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Cameron Silver Launches Sustainable-Luxury Pop-Up at Fred Segal Malibu Village

06/10/2021

The "King of Vintage," Cameron Silver launched a pop-up of men's and women's designer vintage at Fred Segal Malibu Village on June 10.

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Levi’s Katia Walsh Shares Real Insight Regarding Digital, Data and AI

06/10/2021

A company that has followed a progressive course over its 168-year history, Levi Strauss & Co. has played an important role during revolutionary moments within history. From creating an integrated employment force in the mid–20th century or ensuring greater supply-chain transparency in the 1990s to encouraging United States citizens to vote in 2020, the San Francisco–based denim leader has rema...

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d’Offay Debut Elevates Responsible Design for Discerning Women

06/10/2021

Blending her love of fashion with a lineage of garment making, Kristen d’Offay set out on a new career when she began development of her d’Offay line two years ago. On June 15, d’Offay will launch as a luxury women’s brand created using dead-stock textiles that provide the foundation for more-responsible fashion.

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Etsy to Acquire Depop in Deal Valued at Over $1 Billion

06/10/2021

In a multi-billion-dollar agreement, e-commerce giant Etsy will acquire peer-to-peer social shopping application Depop. The deal will see Etsy, the two-sided online marketplace with millions of buyers and sellers from around the world, acquire 100 percent of Depop’s share capital in exchange for $1.625 billion. The transaction is expected to close during the third quarter of 2021.

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Canopy Adds 29 Brands to Its Pack4Good Initiative to Save Forests

06/10/2021

With 29 new brands joining Pack4Good, the goal of saving the world’s ancient and endangered forests took another step in the right direction. Pack4Good, an initiative by the environmental nonprofit organization Canopy, is focused on eliminating controversial forest fibers from packaging such as take-out containers, shoeboxes and various other paper goods.

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Goodbye, Pajamas ... Hello, Fabulous!

06/10/2021

Throughout these past 15 months, many people have been asking for my 2 cents on the state of fashion post-COVID. For most, during these Zooming-from-home pandemic times, the dress code has been pajamas, athleisure, sweats—you know. If you keep up with retail-fashion news, you have seen the headlines: “Sweats are selling like crazy,” “It’s all about comfy clothes,” “Pajamas, pajamas, pajamas!”

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Show Founders Collaborate on New CALA Men’s Trend Show for August

06/10/2021

The latest partnership to hit the trade-show floor is the CALA Men’s Trend Show, a project announced by founder Ken Haruta of the West Coast Trend Show and founder Gerry Murtagh of CALA.

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06/10/2021

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A Unique Blend of Community, Commerce at The Shops at Sportsmen’s Lodge

06/10/2021

A historically rich Studio City, Calif., site will experience a renewal as The Shops at Sports­men’s Lodge welcomes visitors during late summer or early fall 2021 following a $100 million redevelopment. The 95,000-square-foot space will replace the property’s formerly occupied meeting-and-convention area.

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Halston Releases Netflix Series–Inspired Collection

06/09/2021

Following the May premiere of “Halston,” the Netflix project starring Ewan McGregor as the late luxury designer Roy Halston Frowick, whose work defined the 1970s era of disco grandeur and early 1980s period of excess, the designer’s namesake brand released a limited-edition capsule collection of eveningwear.

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Applied DNA Sciences, A&E Announce New Identification Thread Technology

06/08/2021

Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. and American & Efird, can authenticate a brand’s products and components with their newest thread technology.

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Lightspeed Agrees to Acquire Commerce Companies Ecwid, NuOrder

06/07/2021

Merchant-focused platform Lightspeed announced on June 7 that it has entered into agreements to acquire two global leaders in digital commerce—Ecwid and NuOrder.

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Vans Announces Winner of Custom Culture High School Competition

06/05/2021

For its 12th-annual Vans Custom Culture High School competition, the skate-lifestyle brand chose designs created by students from Fontainebleau High School in Mandeville, La. as the winning creations.

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Radiant Roots by Unify the Ties Unites Swimwear and Social Good

06/04/2021

Dedicated to helping their clients feel comfortable in their own skin, San Diego brand Unify the Ties has been engaging in work to promote inclusivity and awareness.

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H&M Supports LGBTQIA+ Community With ‘Beyond The Rainbow’ Campaign

06/03/2021

In support of the LGBTQIA+ community and Pride 2021, H&M launched the “Beyond the Rainbow” campaign on Tuesday.

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Cycora by Ambercycle Hopes to End Waste Through Textile Recycling

06/03/2021

The Los Angeles-based brand Ambercycle is giving customers a new look into the lifecycle of their clothing.

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The Black Fashion Movement to Host Inaugural On-site Event at Galleria Dallas

06/03/2021

Moving from its digital presence, The Black Fashion Movement will host its first on-site designer showcase at Galleria Dallas.

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Simple Retro, GoFundHer Team Up to Empower Women

06/01/2021

Simple Retro, City Girls Big Dreams INC and GoFundHer.com have partnered to highlight the work of eight women leaders through a campaign shot in New York City.

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