WHAT'S IN STYLE

Amazon's Apparel Line Now No. 2 In Sales, Trailing Only Walmart
December 6, 2017 at 11:10 am

We have long been tracking Amazon's disruptive entry into the apparel market, and it looks like the company is still experiencing rapid growth. According to Investor's Business Daily, the e-commerce giant is set to overtake Macy's and TJX in apparel and footwear sales this year, leaving it second only to Walmart. Wells Fargo analyst Ike…

Owner of Patagonia Plans to Sue President Trump
December 6, 2017 at 11:40 am

Yvon Chouinard, owner of outdoor apparel company Patagonia, intends to take political matters into his own hands when it comes to President Trump's recent decision to reduce federally protected…

College Bowl Game Webstore Gets School's Name Wrong on Shirt
December 6, 2017 at 11:23 am

Nothing upsets sports fans more than a glaring typo on their team's fan apparel. The Birmingham Bowl outraged University of South Florida fans when it unveiled the official merchandise ahead of the big game. The Birmingham Bowl made a critical error when it unveiled its official "South Florida University" merchandise. (Image…

Helmut Lang Surprises Everyone By Using New York Taxi Drivers as Models
December 6, 2017 at 10:54 am

When it comes to fashion models, you have your top contenders: Bella Hadid, Kylie Jenner, Gisele Bündchen, etc. But New York taxi drivers? That's a talent resource that remains generally untapped in the fashion world, until now. According to the Independent, high fashion brand Helmut Lang recruited New York City taxi drivers to model its new…

These Are the Most Popular Apparel Brands of 2017
November 29, 2017 at 11:26 am

With the year winding down, we can take a look back at all the brands and trends that made their mark on 2017. Millennial pink aside, logo T-shirts, vintage sweatshirts and embroidered jeans were the most-coveted trends of 2017. Also, apparently, "woke fashion" saw an increase in searches by 105 percent, according to Refinery29. [caption…

Urban Golf Apparel Is a Thing Now
November 29, 2017 at 11:13 am

Perhaps as a result of athleisure's dominance in the streetwear game, golf apparel is the latest sport to get an urban-inspired collection. According to Golf Digest, Adidas is launching adicross, a new collection of golf apparel that can go from the tee to the street. The line will be available Dec. 1 at select retailers…

My Favorite Holiday Merchandise
November 29, 2017 at 12:41 pm

When it comes to the holiday season, I know it's all about giving and being thankful. But, I also can't help but get excited when musicians, sports teams, theme parks and TV shows release special edition holiday gear. In fact, my coworkers know my Sixers ugly sweater is one of my most coveted possessions, as…

Instead of Coal, This Power Plant is Burning H&M Clothing
November 29, 2017 at 12:56 pm

For those of you getting ready to turn those heaters on in your homes, perhaps consider burning your H&M clothes instead for warmth. (Just kidding, please don't do that.) For a Swedish power plant, however, H&M clothes are providing the perfect kindling, according to Fast Company. Instead of burning coal, the city of Vasteras is…

World's Most Boring Hat Raises $300K for Elon Musk
November 22, 2017 at 11:38 am

When we saw that Tesla CEO Elon Musk was selling the "world's most boring hat" to help fundraise his new tunnel-digging company, we were unsure whether it would be successful or not. After all, it truly lived up to its name, simply featuring "The Boring Company" branded on the front and nothing else. [caption id="attachment_103701"…

Here's the New Christmas-Themed 'Make America Great Again' Hat
November 22, 2017 at 11:50 am

With the holiday season already upon us, President Donald Trump has launched a new seasonal version of his classic "Make America Great Again" hats. Trump has released holiday versions of his hats before. In October, we got to see the Halloween-themed hat. And back in March, Trump's online store released the St. Patrick's Day hat.…