Los Angeles-based American Apparel announced the launch of an exciting partnership with Sesame Street to produce a limited-edition run of classic T-shirts. Commemorating the 40th anniversary of Sesame Street
“You may not immediately recognize the brand Anvil (no they don't supply Wile E. Coyote), although if you check the tags on your T-shirts chances are good that you own several, most likely emblazoned with designs by another party. That's because Anvil Knitwear is one of the biggest makers of T-shirts. So there's big potential for scale when it comes to going greener.”
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“Revenues in the global apparel manufacturing industry are forecast to grow at an average annual rate of 3.5%, to $476.8bn from 2008 to 2013, according to forecasts from market research firm IBIS World.
Over the same period, industry value added is forecast to grow at an average annual rate of 3.7%, it says, to $219.4bn.”
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Trevose, Pennsylvania-based BroderBros. Co. announced it released its 2010 catalog cover selection, as well as the covers for the company’s 2010 Alpha, Broder and NES catalogs, which will be available in January 2010. Customers may begin placing orders for custom catalogs.
George Clooney is better dressed than you. Yes, he has movie-star looks and more money than several third-world countries, but the secret to his success is the suit—the man practically sleeps in a three-piece. Aside from style, there's an air of authority and respectability associated with a suit. In essence, he's made a career out of being dapper.
The mechanics of a successful awards program are fairly straightforward. Someone does something you like. You give them an award to show your appreciation. They accept said award and smile. Handshakes ensue. Clapping and/or cake may be involved. That's not the hard part.
Based on my love of Lost, I decided to check out FlashForward last Thursday. It was okay I guess. Overall I wasn't too impressed. The pilot seemed overly expository and character dialogue was a bit clunky and forced. Still, it was just the first episode, so I suppose I'll give the show a few more episodes before I cross it off the list.
Kavio!—Crew Neck Lettuce Edge Short-Sleeve in 1 x 1 Rib
Just because they're little, doesn't mean they shouldn't be fashionable. This crew-neck lettuce edge tee is casual enough for every day, but the cute lettuce edges give it that extra-adorable charm. Available in baby pink, black, blue, brown, bubblegum pink, butter, heather gray, hot pink, lavender, lime, red and white.
Spring Fashion Week, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz, has come to a close. The palpable excitement I was hoping for was not there. The near brush with celebrity and the sense of discovery—almost gone. The industry, at times, seemed to clash with its future while dusting off its Victorian past.
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By Alex Geana
U.S. customs inspectors at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach [Calif.] have begun to pore over apparel and textile imports coming in from Asia, trying to determine if the goods are undervalued or misclassified and should be slapped with higher tariffs.
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By Deborah Belgum