WASHINGTON — Retail apparel prices rose a seasonally adjusted 0.7percent in October, as stores headed into the crucial holiday shoppingseason, the Labor Department’s Consumer Price Index showed Thursday.
Women’s apparel prices, boosted by a sharp jump in the outerwearcategory, increased 1.1 percent last month, while men’s apparel priceslost some pricing power, falling 1 percent last month. Girls’ apparelprices rose 5.7 percent last month, while boy’s apparel prices increased0.8 percent.
Alberta Ferretti's "Rainbow Week" sweaters are back. The designer closed her #MFW show with a few day-of-the-week sweaters, which first debuted on the catwalk last January as part of the pre-fall 2017 collection. #wwdfashion (📷: @delphineachard)