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2016's Top Fashion Trends, According to Google
August 31, 2016 at 5:05 pm

Trends come and go so quickly sometimes it's impossible to keep track of them. That's exactly why the researchers at Google put together a comprehensive report on the top fashion trends of 2016, and who wore them. It comes as no surprise that stars like Gigi Hadid, Kanye West, Taylor Swift and Kendall Jenner were…

The Wrap: Are These Old Navy Tees Sexist & More
August 31, 2016 at 5:34 pm

Old Navy selling "Ghostbusters" tees some say are sexist; Forever 21 launches copyright infringement lawsuit; Donald Trump adds new apparel products to his online store; Nike has more than 5,000 patents; and India's culture minister tells visiting women not to wear skirts: Here's what's happening in the apparel world…

Would You Ever Wear (or Imprint) a Tail?
August 31, 2016 at 5:49 pm

Did you ever wonder what it would be like to have a tail? I never really gave the idea much thought—until I saw plush tails (with elastic bands to hold them in place) for sale in Disney World. And it looks like I’m not the only one who is intrigued by the idea. ASOS now offers five tails for adults...

4 Apparel Products College Students Love
August 31, 2016 at 5:18 pm

More and more, college students are gearing their style toward comfortable and cozy fits. Whether they’re studying or cheering on their schools’ football teams, college students will be ready for anything in these four options...

Why Is Under Armour's Biggest Olympic Star Wearing Nike?
August 24, 2016 at 5:18 pm

Michael Phelps, the crown jewel of Under Armour’s Olympic athletes, is wearing Nike sweatpants, swoosh and all, on the cover of the latest Sports Illustrated magazine. In the world of sports marketing, this constitutes a colossal screw-up. Superstar athletes—and their agents, managers and marketing teams—are hyper-aware of…

H&M Reportedly Used Factories That Worked Teens for 12-hour Shifts
August 24, 2016 at 5:29 pm

H&M is under fire for contracting with factories that allegedly violated child-labor laws. According to The Guardian, a book being published in Sweden next week describes how two factories in Myanmar had workers as young as 14 laboring more than 12 hours a day making clothes. H&M was one of their clients. In developing countries,…

The Wrap: Zara Faces $5M-plus Lawsuit & More
August 24, 2016 at 5:11 pm

Zara faces a huge lawsuit over deceptive pricing and price spiking; USC and Alabama engage in T-shirt battle; man offers to pay for fines resulting from France's temporary burkini ban; one company turns kids' artwork into dresses; and sports retailers see growth: Here's what's happening in the apparel world…

8 'Gilmore Girls'-inspired Promotions Perfect for Fall
August 24, 2016 at 2:16 pm

With fall just weeks away, I've been thinking about all the reasons to be excited for it. Pumpkin spice lattes, cozy sweaters, football season and, of course, the "Gilmore Girls" revival. Honestly, there is nothing more fall than "Gilmore Girls," which is set in the fictional New England town of Stars Hollow. And with Netflix…

8 Apparel Pieces to Layer on Sales
August 24, 2016 at 4:58 pm

Fall is the perfect time for adding layers to an outfit on a chilly day. Sweatshirts, jackets and fleece are great for fall, too, but layering adds in another, well, layer of style and comfort. Plus, it lets us keep our staple tees and tanks in rotation. Here are eight styles that could help boost your bottom line when it comes to fall promotions...

Restaurant Selling 'Black Olives Matter' Shirts After Controversy
August 17, 2016 at 3:56 pm

Paisano's in Albuquerque, N.M., is now selling "Black Olives Matter" shirts and hats after making national headlines for putting the phrase on its sign. Owner Rick Camuglia said he put the phrase on the restaurant's main sign to sell a new dish the restaurant was offering—a tuna…