WHAT'S IN STYLE

STAHLS' Protects Patents, Trademarks From Infringement
March 16, 2016 at 6:01 pm

Sterling Heights, Michigan-based STAHLS’ has successfully defended its intellectual property rights by reaching a wide-ranging settlement in a federal lawsuit. The three defendants in the case have agreed to cease their infringements of STAHLS’ patents, trademarks and copyrighted content related to its Hotronix FUSION heat press equipment, including a specific agreement to stop importation and…

The Wrap: American Apparel Has New Premium Tee, Zara Launches Affordable Athleisure Line
March 16, 2016 at 5:44 pm

American Apparel has a new luxury T-shirt; Zara is launching an affordable athletic apparel line; a minor league baseball team in Ohio will wear election jerseys; Justin Bieber is forced to recall his Purpose tour merchandise; and a dress now exists that will display your tweets: Here's what's happening this week in the apparel world…

Have Your Designs Been Flagged?
March 16, 2016 at 12:54 pm

A flag is a symbol of unity. It’s a symbol of pride and belonging. When you put it on something, it’s the ultimate logo. At least that’s how I explain the appearance (and popularity) of the Maryland state flag on just about any product imaginable. I’ve been going to Baltimore for Orioles’ games my entire life and I went to college in Baltimore, too, so I’ve had time to see the trend of this seemingly discordant design take off...

Outfit of the Week: Trade Show Attire
March 16, 2016 at 6:21 pm

It can be tricky trying to plan what to wear to a trade show. You want to be dressed to impress without being uncomfortable all day long. But we have you covered. Looking professional and staying comfortable while walking the trade show floor is the topic of this week's #OOTW (Outfit of the Week). Image via…

Sports Authority Bankruptcy Sends Aftershocks Through Sporting Goods Industry
March 9, 2016 at 6:47 pm

The first dominoes are starting to fall from Sports Authority’s entrance into bankruptcy. At one end, sporting goods giant Dick’s Sporting Goods is licking its chops and drafting plans to capitalize on Sports Authority’s closing stores. At the other, key vendors are prepping their financials in light of the fifth-largest sporting goods retailer filing for…

The Wrap: Garment Factory Mass Fainting, Under Armour Olympic Uniforms and More
March 9, 2016 at 6:17 pm

Mass fainting in Cambodian garment factory, Under Armour debuts Olympic gymnastic uniforms, brothers scam beachgoers with fake jerseys, S&S Activewear debuts redesigned website, St. Patrick's Day-themed MLB merchandise now available, and Amazon starts new fashion-based show: Here's what's happening this week in the apparel world…

What's the Deal with Genderless Clothing?
March 9, 2016 at 3:52 pm

Last week, Zara launched the brand's new genderless clothing line. The collection, called "Ungendered," features 10 unisex pieces, like denim, shorts, sweatshirts, sweatpants and tanks. Launched under the TRF line, the online storefront features both male and female models wearing the same basic clothing pieces. Zara, however, is not the first brand to launch a genderless clothing line.…

Vantage Apparel Announces New Additions to Sales Team
March 9, 2016 at 7:01 pm

Vantage Apparel, an Avenel, New Jersey-based manufacturer and decorator of logo apparel, has hired Neal Young and Coleen Sylvester as regional sales representatives. Young comes to Vantage Apparel after spending 15 years as a key account manager with Sanford B2B, winning multiple top…

Outfit of the Week: St. Patrick’s Day
March 9, 2016 at 6:40 pm

As far as we’re concerned, holidays are the perfect time to embrace themed apparel. And with St. Patrick’s Day just 8 days away, we’re starting to think about what green things we have to wear—and what we still need to stock up on before then. This year, March 17 falls on a Thursday, so that…