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Plus-Sized Children's Clothing Causes Controversy
September 20, 2017 at 1:07 pm

As of this year, more and more retailers and clothing brands are expanding their lineups to include more plus-sized offerings. These decisions have been mostly met with positive reactions, and as a result, more brands continue to follow suit. But, when you add plus-sized children's clothing into the mix, apparently, things can get dicey. According…

Pantone Predicts 12 Colors That Will Be Huge for Spring
September 13, 2017 at 12:27 pm

Is there anything we love more in the promotional apparel world than a Pantone color announcement? Last year, Pantone announced its top colors for spring 2017 with Kale and Niagara topping the list, which both proved to be hot colors this year. For spring 2018, Pantone revealed a list of 12 color choices, and they…

Will Nordstrom's No-Inventory Clothing Store Change How People Buy Apparel?
September 13, 2017 at 1:06 pm

It might seem strange that a clothing retailer would decide to open a new storefront without clothes, but that's exactly what Nordstrom plans to do. According to USA Today, the company's new store in Los Angeles will not be your typical clothing store. It will be significantly smaller than its typical department store, and it…

Nike Used Athlete Performance Data to Design Apparel and It Sure Is Something
September 13, 2017 at 1:25 pm

Apparel brands are looking for more ways to stand out in a crowded market, and data has become the latest tool making an impact. Nike seems to be the most recent company looking to give big data a chance, and its new Advanced Apparel Exploration line is the result. According to dezeen, the Advanced Apparel…

Here's All the Major Amazon Apparel News You Might Have Missed
September 6, 2017 at 11:40 am

Remember back in January when we analyzed whether or not you should be worried about Amazon's apparel takeover? Back then, it looked like Amazon was on the verge of becoming an apparel competitor, but now, the company is truly becoming an apparel powerhouse. Just in this past week…

Alexander Wang Shows The Jenners How to Properly License Celebrity Clothing
September 6, 2017 at 11:57 am

We all saw the catastrophe that was Kendall and Kylie Jenner's attempt to use celebrities' likenesses, like Notorious B.I.G. and Jim Morrison's, on a new line of T-shirts (without permission). It didn't end well—in fact, it ended in a lawsuit. Well, it looks like someone who has been in the fashion industry a lot longer,…

White Castle Follows in McDonald's Fashion Forward Uniform Footsteps
September 6, 2017 at 12:13 pm

McDonald's surprised everyone this year when it launched its new, trendy uniforms. Some people loved them, some people hated them, and some said they looked like Star Wars villains. It seems like White Castle liked what it saw, however, because the company is the latest fast food giant to give fashion-forward looks a try. According…

Do These 'We Survived Hurricane Harvey' T-shirts Take Advantage of Tragedy?
September 6, 2017 at 12:26 pm

In the midst of the tragic events unfolding in Texas, T-shirts have been popping up in Corpus Christi, Aransas Pass and Rockport featuring the slogan "We survived Hurricane Harvey." The T-shirts have been selling on the side of the road, and they've ignited their own controversy. According to…