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Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear
The scholarship contest started with close to 100 projects being submitted from 13 schools around the country.
In related moves, Sharon Lombardo, previously vice president of design of ready-to-wear, fashion accessories and footwear at Kate Spade, has joined the firm as creative director
Intimates and Activewear
Shop to open in Topman in New York City in June.
American Rag Cie is promoting Chinese and American fashion with a Chinese-centric shop-in-shop in L.A. and new stores in China.
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A conference on local manufacturing was part of the Made in France Première Vision trade show.
The two consortia of brands, retailers and unions formed in the wake of the Rana Plaza disaster are now conducting post-earthquake inspections of a designated number of factories.
Theodora & Callum founders Stefani Greenfield and Desiree Gruber always banked on launching children’s wear. Now they have with a girls’ collection.
WWD polled celebs, designers and socials asking for the best pearl of wisdom bestowed on them by their mothers.
Retailers in Brazil should look to the interior cities for future consumer growth.