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The Great Opens First Store, on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles

The lifestyle brand founded by Emily Current and Meritt Elliott plants its retail flag on the busy fashion-fitness-home thoroughfare.

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Melrose Mania: The Real Real, Nike, Bluemercury, The Great to Move Onto the Buzzy Avenue

The fashion, design, fitness and food hub in Los Angeles welcomes more high-profile tenants, as retail leasing sees a new cycle of activity.

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The Great, LFrank Design Wear LACMA’s Summer Collection

Emily Current, Meritt Elliott and Liseanne Frankfurt are the latest Los Angeles designers fronting for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

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The Great Enters Footwear With DTC Boot; More Styles to Wholesale in Spring 2018

Emily Current and Meritt Elliott’s clothing label The Great enters footwear with a DTC boot style and wholesale range.

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Victoria Justice, Peyton List Fete Popsugar, CFDA Brunch for Coachella 2017

Olivia Culpo, Serayah McNeill, Yara Shahidi, Tyler Posey, Aja Naomi King and more were also in attendance.

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Larsen & Lund Continues Collaboration Streak

On a roll collaborating with Abigail Spencer and The Pablove Foundation, accessories designer Lindsey Mortensen plans more tie-ups.

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Minka Kelly in The Great

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Minka Kelly on Emily Current and Meritt Elliott’s New Blog and Her Food Show

At Emily Current and Meritt Elliott’s party launching their blog and Chairish sale, Minka Kelly talked about her idea for a food show.

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Photos from Emily Current and Meritt Elliott’s Party Launching Their Blog and Chairish Sale

Minka Kelly joined Emily Current and Meritt Elliott at their party celebrating the launches of their blog and Chairish sale.

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Emily Current, Meritt Elliott Discuss The Great’s Fall Collection

Launched last spring, The Great aims to provide an easy, head-to-toe wardrobe of American classics.

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Denim, The Great


Emily Current and Meritt Elliott Return to Denim

Emily Current and Meritt Elliott are back to designing denim. They’re unveiling The Great Blue with half-a-dozen jean fits, as well as an array of jackets, shirts, dresses and overalls, all cut from denim.

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Ascot & Hart owners Laura Wiertzema and Jen Coleman modeling the boyfriend fashion trend with their sons for an Old Navy ad.


Emily Current and Meritt Elliott Team With Old Navy

Starting their two-month stint as style ambassadors, the duo is unveiling a series of videos and look books detailing the major trends for spring.

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A look from Emily Current and Merritt Elliott's new line, The Great.


Emily Current and Meritt Elliott Unveil The Great

The duo known for launching Current/Elliott denim are melding their girlish tomboy aesthetic into a new line.

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A Denim Story: The cover of “A Denim Story: Inspirations from Bellbottoms to Boyfriends,” written by Emily Current, Meritt Elliott and Hilary Walsh.

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Emily Current, Meritt Elliott Releasing Book on Denim

More than a year after departing from Current/Elliott, the designers are writing the next chapter for their denim career.

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Emily Current and Meritt Elliott


Emily Current and Meritt Elliott: Viewing the Brand as a Filter

A brand's filters — words that speak for the brand — should shape all aspects of its strategies and initiatives, emphasized the duo in a conversation with WWD.

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