WHAT'S IN STYLE

The 2018 Promotional Apparel Preview
January 10, 2018 at 11:57 am

Sometimes, style trends can be baffling. One day, some icon or celebrity dons a strange or trend-defying outfit, and the next day everybody and their mother’s got to have it. While it’s true that styles come and go, this doesn’t mean that many trends are built to last. For 2018, we look to the styles…

American Airlines Finally Has Its New Uniforms Supplier
January 10, 2018 at 11:14 am

Could it be the American Airlines uniforms scandal is finally coming to an end? If so, we must admit, we won't miss seeing the phrase "hives and rashes" in the news. According to CNN Money, the airline announced yesterday that 51,000 airline workers will receive new uniforms in…

H&M's Latest Apparel Controversy Reminds Us to Print Carefully
January 10, 2018 at 12:12 pm

It's been a very bad press week for H&M, and all it took was one online advertisement selling a sweatshirt. To sum up, the retailer was selling a hoodie on its U.K. online store that read "Coolest Monkey In The Jungle." The only problem is, the child they used to model the hoodie was black.…

Are These Gaming Controller T-shirts the Next Big Thing?
January 10, 2018 at 12:30 pm

We've been seeing a lot of headlines pop up about smart apparel recently. With the concept being so new, it's hard to say which direction the tech will go in, but it looks like video games might be one option. According to BGR, Japanese smart clothing startup Xenoma created…

Alstyle Apparel Closing Anaheim Distribution Center
January 3, 2018 at 12:08 pm

According to Apparel News, Alstyle Apparel is planning to shutter its distribution center in Anaheim, Calif., and is laying off 81 employees. Montreal-based Gildan Activewear, the company that purchased American Apparel in 2017, acquired Alstyle Apparel back in 2016. The deal reportedly cost Gildan Activewear $110 million. A spokesman for Gildan Activewear said the facilities…

The Internet Roasts Vetements' $1K T-shirt Dress
January 3, 2018 at 12:56 pm

First it was Nordstrom's $425 "muddy" jeans, then it was Barneys' $375 "Antifa" Jacket, and now, Vetements is the latest brand to come under fire for an insanely priced apparel product. According to Today, french clothing brand Vetements released its new $1,000 T-shirt dress, and as you could have guessed, the internet had some things…

Will Amazon's New Patent Change the Apparel World?
January 3, 2018 at 1:21 pm

Perhaps revolutionizing apparel was one of Amazon's New Year's resolutions, and it's wasting no time making it happen. According to The Verge, the company patented a blended-reality mirror, which would let users try on clothes virtually. The patent describes a mirror that is partially-reflective and partially-transmissive, and uses displays, cameras and projectors to generate a…

In Response to Freezing Temps, NYPD OKs Knit Hats for Officers
January 3, 2018 at 12:25 pm

In you happened to catch the Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve special on Sunday night, you might have noticed a few things: Maria Carey kept her cool (unlike last year), Steve Harvey looked like the Michelin Man, Jenny McCarthy is apparently married to Donnie Walhberg. Oh, and it was freezing cold outside. As we…

Pinterest Predicts These 10 Style Trends Will Be Huge for 2018
December 20, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Thanks to Pinterest's massive cache of user data, the social media site can make relatively accurate predictions when it comes to what's sure to be hot in the coming year. For 2017, it was bell sleeves, pins and patches, and neutrals. The company just released its apparel trend predictions for 2018, and if you're looking…

Arby's Joins the Merchandise Game With Must-See 'Meat Sweats'
December 20, 2017 at 11:53 am

We can say with confidence that 2017 was the year of fast food merchandise. From Taco Bell to KFC, fast food chains churned out their best combo meals with a side of must-have apparel, and we loved every minute of it. Thankfully, the good times are here to stay thanks to Arby's new branded merchandise.…