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6 Watches and Jewelry Items to Accessorize Any Look
September 28, 2016 at 3:03 pm

We may not be fashion experts, but we understand the importance of accessories. Whether it’s a classy-looking watch, a helpful fitness bracelet, a shiny lapel pin or a sparkly pair of earrings, accessories can make a big difference in an outfit. That’s why we’ve…

Pantone Names Top 10 Colors of Spring 2017
September 21, 2016 at 12:05 pm

Fashion shows might not have much bearing on everyday wear or promotional apparel, but one area where they can set real-world trends is color. Just ask Pantone, which released its top 10 colors of spring 2017 after recently attending New York Fashion Week...

Harley-Davidson Suing Forever 21 for Trademark Infringement
September 21, 2016 at 8:03 am

Yes, you read the headline right. Motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson Inc. is suing the fast-fashion, teen retailer Forever 21 for trademark infringement. According to Milwaukee Business Times, the lawsuit alleges that Forever 21 sold motorcycle-style jackets with a patch that copied off Harley-Davidson’s famous (and trademarked) bar and shield logo...

The Wrap: ‘Harambe’ Removed from Custom Jersey Ban List & More
September 21, 2016 at 2:00 pm

'Harambe' removed from list of banned words on custom jerseys; TopShop uses bands' name on jacket without permission; Tim Tebow's New York Mets apparel is already a top seller; American Airlines employees get new uniforms; and Lane Bryant is accused of ripping off indie designer: Here's what's happening in the apparel world…

16 Spice Girls-inspired Promotional Products (Because Why Not?)
September 21, 2016 at 2:48 pm

Maybe it's just me, but when the news gets to be too much to bear, I tend to reminisce. I think about simpler times, like my childhood—Nickelodeon shows, yo-yos, saying "wazzup" for no reason and, of course, the Spice Girls. The Spice Girls were, and still are, my everything. I've seen them in concert twice,…

13 Jackets that May Be the Right Fit for Your Promotion
September 21, 2016 at 2:56 pm

Some people don’t like the end of summer. They’re dragged kicking and screaming from the months of shorts and sunblock into the cool breeze of fall. We’re not like them. We look forward to bonfires, football and needing a jacket in the morning for the walk to work, with jacket seasons arrival...

Aéropostale Wins Approval of $243M Sale to Mall Group
September 14, 2016 at 4:57 pm

Teen clothing retailer Aéropostale Inc. won court permission to sell its assets to buyers led by Simon Property Group Inc. and General Growth Properties Inc. after the landlords banded together with liquidators to save jobs and stores—a novel approach that lawyers said could be a model for distressed retailers. The group prevailed at a Sept.…

Indian Garment Workers Demand Enforcement of 30 Percent Pay Raise
September 14, 2016 at 5:03 pm

Hundreds of textile workers in India's Tamil Nadu state have launched protests to demand that the first minimum wage increase in the southern state in more than 12 years is enforced. In July, the Madras High Court ordered a pay rise of up to 30 percent for hundreds of thousands of garment workers in Tamil…

The Wrap: Nike Brings Back NFL’s Color Rush Jerseys & More
September 14, 2016 at 5:28 pm

NFL bring back Nike's Color Rush jerseys; Under Armour unveils high-end clothing line; Business of Fashion dives into Amazon's fashion ambitions; Alexander Wang partners with Adidas Originals; and company creates first robotically sewn T-shirt: Here's what's happening in the apparel world…

Is This My New Favorite Promotional T-shirt Campaign?
September 14, 2016 at 6:58 pm

Today, I’m giving major kudos to Adobe for its creative use of promotional apparel. In order to promote Adobe Stock, the company teamed up with an ad agency to launch a limited-edition clothing line featuring some classic, laughable stock imagery to show just how much of an improvement the new images are over the old...