Apparel Accessories

Outfit of the Week: Athleisure Street Style
January 27, 2016 at 6:25 pm

This week's #OOTW (Outfit of the Week) is inspired by model Karlie Kloss' athleisure street style (I picked it in part because I have her pictured Nike shoes!). With a few athletic staples, your clients can take their yoga gear to their afternoon appointments (they can even run there if they want to)...

Microsoft Enters Licensing Agreement With High-end Wearable Maker Olio Devices
January 27, 2016 at 6:19 pm

Microsoft said that it has just entered a new patent licensing agreement with high-end smartwatch-maker Olio Devices LLC. Made possible through Microsoft Technology Licensing LLC, the company's arm for its IP licensing program, the agreement is said to cover "wearable devices" and other undisclosed details.

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson Tops NFL Merchandise Sales List
January 27, 2016 at 4:13 pm

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson won’t have a chance to hoist the Lombardi Trophy this season. But he remains atop the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) top 50 player sales list, according to information provided by the NFLPA. The rankings include all products sold through November 2015 by more than 80 NFLPA licensees online…

Australia Day Merchandiser Forgets Tasmania
January 26, 2016 at 5:26 pm

Today is Australia day, which means our friends down under are celebrating the anniversary of the first arrival of British ships to the continent. Just like we do for the Fourth of July in the U.S., Australians are…

Judge Rules in Favor of American Apparel Reorganization Plan
January 25, 2016 at 7:06 pm

American Apparel, Los Angeles, will continue with its reorganization plan after U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Brendan Shannon ruled in favor of the company in court today. This means that American Apparel will become a private company, and place nearly 100 percent of its control to its largest bondholders. Shareholders, including founder and former CEO Dov Charney,…

Adidas to End IAAF Sponsorship After Doping Allegations
January 25, 2016 at 6:11 pm

Adidas announced that it is pulling its sponsorship of International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), the world's governing body for athletics (track and field, cross country running, racewalking, mountain running, and ultra running), after a doping scandal involving international athletes. According to RT, Adidas signed an 11-year, $33 million agreement with IAAF in 2008, but after…

Manchester United, Columbia Sportswear Announce Outdoor Apparel Partnership
January 25, 2016 at 3:18 pm

Columbia Sportswear on Friday announced it has reached a deal with Manchester United to become the official outdoor apparel partner of the widely popular soccer club. According to the release, the Portland, Oregon-based outdoor company will design and create dual-branded outerwear, including apparel designed for hiking, climbing and mountaineering, as well as water and snow…

4 Snow-ready Promotional Products
January 22, 2016 at 7:34 pm

As the season’s first significant snow fall makes its way up the Northeast U.S., we’re getting ready for a lot of snow here in Philadel

Charney Testifies at American Apparel Case, Ruling Set for Monday
January 22, 2016 at 5:26 pm

During the company's second day in bankruptcy court in Wilmington, Del., Los Angeles-based American Apparel's founder and former CEO Dov Charney testified for more than two hours, claiming that the company wrongly declined his investor-backed takeover offer. According to Reuters,…

American Apparel Case Goes to Court
January 21, 2016 at 6:19 pm

After rejecting its founder and former CEO Dov Charney's $300 million takeover bid, American Apparel went to bankruptcy court in Delaware on Wednesday, and the two parties debated the future of the Los Angeles-based apparel company. American Apparel filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in October 2015, and introduced a reorganization plan that would pass control to…