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A Trend is Born
October 22, 2013

Kim Kardashian isn’t feeling Pantone's top color of spring 2014, Dazzling Blue, when it comes to her daughter. But no "baby pink" allowed. Here are some alternatives. 

Nike Pulls Line Inspired by Samoan Tattoos
August 15, 2013

Nike halted production on a line of sportswear on Wednesday after an outcry that the designs were culturally insensitive. The women's running tights, bodysuit, and sports bra in the Nike Pro Tattoo Tech line were decorated with a pattern based on Samoan tattoos called pe'a, which are traditionally reserved for men.

"To the outside world it's just a design," a commenter, Freddie Ika, wrote on a Change.org petition that was launched on August 2 to protest the sale of the items. "But to my Polynesian people, it's sacred."

AHEAD Unveils Company's New Design Studio
July 31, 2013

AHEAD, the headwear, apparel and accessories company, recently opened the doors on its first-ever in-house design studio to help foster creativity, promote collaboration between senior designers and provide a place for customers to interact with staff on their custom graphics, products and logos.