Womens Wear

The Wrap: Adidas Debuts A Subscription Box, Nike Announces Kobe Bryant Collection
February 24, 2016 at 6:52 pm

Adidas debuts a $600 subscription box; Nike plans to re-release every Kobe Bryant shoe its created; there is now a vegan leather outerwear line; Fall Out Boy will have custom apparel on their new tour; and a 5,000 year old egyptian dress is the oldest garment reported : Here's what's happening this week in the apparel world…

Outfit of the Week: Airport Glam
February 24, 2016 at 3:57 pm

We usually wear yoga pants, a hoodie and UGGs when we’re flying, but sometimes we have to be a little more presentable as soon as we land. Staying comfortable and looking good when traveling is the topic of this week's #OOTW (Outfit of the Week).

Outfit of the Week: Snow Day
February 17, 2016 at 6:05 pm

Snow days are always great for snuggling up by the fire in pajamas, drinking hot chocolate and watching TV. But if you need to venture out in the cold, you might as well make a statement. Brightening up a snow day is the topic of this week's #OOTW (Outfit of the Week). Image via…

10 Standout Apparel Pieces from the 2016 PPAI Expo
January 20, 2016 at 1:08 pm

The whirlwind of the 2016 PPAI Expo has come to an end. The feeling in our feet finally has returned, we’ve adjusted back to Eastern Standard Time and now we’re digging through the mountain of business cards, catalogs and samples we received from both new and old friends to take stock of everything we saw last week. Here we’ve highlighted 10 of our favorite apparel finds from the show...

Reports Claim Ousted American Apparel CEO Involved in Takeover Bid
January 8, 2016 at 6:43 pm

Reports are coming in that American Apparel, Los Angeles, has received a takeover bid of more than $200 million from an investor associated with former American Apparel CEO Dov Charney. Bloomberg reported that, according to an anonymous source familiar with the situation, if the offer is accepted, Charney would return in some capacity to the…

LeBron James Signs Lifetime Deal with Nike
December 15, 2015 at 3:41 pm

NBA star LeBron James has signed a lifetime endorsement deal with Nike, which has endorsed the Cleveland Cavaliers forward since 2003, when he signed a $90 million contract. Now, according to BBC, his lifetime deal is the first lifetime contract from Nike, and USA Today speculated that the deal may be worth more than $500 million.…

Retailers Pay Penalties for Labeling Rayon Textiles as Bamboo
December 10, 2015 at 7:48 pm

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) proposed court orders barring four national retailers— Nordstrom, Bed Bath & Beyond, Backcountry.com and J.C. Penney—from mislabeling and advertising rayon textiles as "made of bamboo," and required the companies to pay civil penalties totaling $1.3 million. According to a press release from the FTC, Bed Bath & Beyond will pay…

Adidas to Raise Prices, Shift Production from China
December 10, 2015 at 6:31 pm

Due to rising material and labor costs, Adidas is expecting a major increase in the cost of sourcing products over the next five years. According to Fortune, the athletic wear giant hopes to make up for this by raising prices and moving production from China. The company said that higher input costs and currency effects…

Screenprinting Shop Sends Welcoming Message to Syrian Refugees
December 1, 2015 at 4:08 pm

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin wants President Barack Obama to stop Syrian refugees from entering the U.S., but an Oklahoma City man is using this T-shirt to send the opposite message. Despite the push back from state leaders, an Oklahoma City man wants…

Is College Apparel Poised to Become the New Athleisure Wear?
December 1, 2015 at 3:31 pm

Teen retailer American Eagle Outfitters loves it. Outdoorsman staple Dick’s Sporting Goods loves it. Your local Target loves it. And, you probably love it too. No, I’m not talking about athleisure wear, although the love in that space continues to grow and thrive. This time, I’m talking about college and sports team-branded apparel. Nothing is…