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Fashion Industry News Re-Cap for April 16th, 2018

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FASHION INDUSTRY NEWS RE-CAP

for April 16th

No need to read the news every, damn, day.  Stay up-to-date on the fashion industry with StyleDispatch.com and the Fashion Industry News Re-Cap! This week we are covering the new ghost town, pick-up towers, bankruptcies, etc…



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Gap exits ‘Weddington Way’ bridal startup

Weddington Way, acquired in 2016 by Gap Inc., is in the midst of shutting down, the bridal startup announced on its website last week. The brand is leaving the space it occupies in many Banana Republic stores and hopes to operate online “indefinitely,” according to a note to customers on its site.

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Express testing new ideas in Manhattan |Chain Store Age

Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display Skip to Content STORE SPACES Express is changing things up. The apparel retailer is using its store on Manhattan’s Madison Avenue as a testing ground for new ideas and technologies, reported CNBC.


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Akinola Davies’ new film explores bootleg fashion

No longer relegated to market stalls or hawked from the back of lorries under cover of darkness, the last few years have seen ‘bootleg’ fashion – or at least highly stylised, meta takes on bootleg fashion – infiltrate catwalks around the world.


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Imagining a World After Anna

For the last seven days, pretty much every conversation I have had with pretty much anyone – fashion friends, book agents, parents at the school gates, my mother – has started with the same five-word question: “Do you think it’s true?”


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LVMH leads the luxury sector higher as Chinese demand propels sales

Ore Huiying | Bloomberg | Getty Images Shares in LVMH hit record highs on Tuesday and the rally extended to its luxury goods rivals, after the owner of fashion labels like Christian Dior signaled strong momentum for the sector with better-than-expected first-quarter sales growth.


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