Womens Wear

The Wrap: Museum to Spotlight the Plain White T-shirt, Students Sent Home For Wearing Haitian Flag Shirts
May 25, 2016 at 5:44 pm

MOMA is launching an exhibit that will feature clothing from the last hundred years; Miami high school students were sent home for wearing Haitian flag shirts; J.C. Penney will focus less on apparel; a North Carolina school district wants to ban skinny jeans; and more people are renting clothes instead of buying: Here's what's happening this week in the apparel world…

8 Ways to Wear Red, White and Blue on Memorial Day
May 25, 2016 at 3:06 pm

The unofficial start of summer is here—Memorial Day. Whether you have a barbecue, parade or beach day planned, you'll definitely want to sport U.S. flag apparel. Here are some products that can inspire you to show your U.S. pride and honor those who've died while serving our country...

The Wrap: Under Armour and Adidas settle an infringement Lawsuit, Beyonce is accused of using a sweatshop for her activewear brand
May 18, 2016 at 5:19 pm

Here's what's happening this week in the apparel world ... * Athletic wear companies Under Armour and Adidas have kissed and made up. Both retailers have reached a settlement in a patent infringement lawsuit regarding mobile fitness product patents, according to The Baltimore Sun. "Adidas AG, Under Armour Inc. and MapMyFitness Inc. have resolved their pending patent…

American Apparel Launches Crowdsourcing Campaign for New Ideas
May 6, 2016 at 5:08 pm

Los Angeles-based American Apparel has launched a crowdsourcing campaign for its made-in-the-U.S. products, according to a press release. Recently, the company announced it might begin outsourcing a portion of its manufacturing to another U.S. clothing maker. Now, American Apparel is asking vendors for proposals pertaining to U.S.-made goods retailing…

Outfit of the Week: Company Picnic
April 27, 2016 at 5:58 pm

With spring in full bloom and summer around the corner, our calendars are starting to fill up with outdoor activities. Annual company picnics are a great way for employees to interact outside of the office, but keeping it professional while being comfortable can be tricky. Looking polished and staying cool at a corporate picnic is the topic of this week's…

The Wrap: Victoria's Secret Cuts Swim Apparel, Nike Launches a Weather-adapting Jacket
April 27, 2016 at 5:04 pm

Victoria's Secret will no longer sell swimwear after 2016; Nike now has a jacket that adapts to the weather; the Philadelphia Flyers poked fun at themselves with a "Stay Classy" giveaway tee; Sports Authority scraps bankruptcy plans and will go to auction; and Hanesbrands Inc. announced how they did in the first quarter: Here's what's happening this week in the apparel world…

The Power of Unisex Uniforms
April 20, 2016 at 2:59 pm

In a previous blog post, I delved into the details and advancements of several "genderless" clothing lines in the retail world. Now, it seems the military also is looking into creating "genderless" uniforms. Recently, the Navy has used uniforms as…

The Wrap: Was a 1,500-Year-Old Mummy Wearing Adidas? and More
April 13, 2016 at 5:54 pm

Mummy found wearing footwear similar to Adidas' three-stripe style, H&M hosts World Recycle Week, clothing companies scamming customers via Facebook ads, Arizona Diamondbacks debut eyesore road uniforms, and Under Armour suffers a stock slide: Here's what's happening this week in the apparel world…

Festival Fashion: Rock Your Next Apparel Promotion
April 13, 2016 at 5:28 pm

By the time summer gets here, it seems like there’s a can’t-miss music festival each weekend. (No, seriously.) Add in touring festivals, like Warped Tour, and major festivals, like Bonnaroo, Firefly and Lollapalooza, and it’s no wonder festival fashion is a hot topic. Here are a few examples of how distributors can take advantage of the season and cater to festivalgoers nationwide...

Beyoncé Sues Feyoncé Inc. for Trademark Infringement
April 6, 2016 at 5:30 pm

On Tuesday, Beyoncé filed a lawsuit in Manhattan federal court, suing Texas-based company Feyoncé Inc. for trademark infringement, Reuters reported. The lawsuit calls for the company to stop selling its apparel—think shirts, sweatshirts and tank tops—and coffee mugs that say “Feyoncé” (you know, like, fiancé) on them. It also seeks unspecified damages...