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Industry News – December 19th, 2016

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Curated fashion industry news links for Monday, December 19th, 2016…

ICONIC SAN FRANCISCO JEWELER OPENS LUXURY FLAGSHIP – ChainStoreAge
“The 165-year-old Shreve & Co. has opened a flagship in its San Francisco home town. The two-level, 15,000-sq.-ft. store is Shreve’s first new, permanent location in 110 years and features a modern, luxurious design. The centerpiece is a dramatic, free-floated, elongated semi-spiral staircase that offers sweeping views of the store. A waterfall chandelier of lights and crystals is suspended inside the arch of the stairway. A cascade of crystals and lights hangs from the 30-foot ceiling.”

FIFTEEN INTERESTING NEW BRANDS WE DISCOVERED IN 2016 – TheNewYorkTimes
“From a swimwear brand that actually celebrates swimming to a Munich-based company that finds vintage fabrics and dyes them black, it’s been a great year for emerging talent on T. Here, 15 standout creators (featured in our weekly On the Verge series) worth knowing.”

HAGGAR ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC LICENSING AGREEMENT WITH BERNETTE TEXTILE COMPANY FOR MEN’S SWEATERS – PRNewswire
“Haggar Clothing Co. announced today that it has entered into a licensing agreement with Bernette Textile Company for men’s sweaters. The agreement includes exclusive rights for Bernette to design, produce and sell men’s sweaters in the U.S. The initial collection is expected to launch with major national retailers, in Haggar stores and on haggar.com in fall 2017.”

TIFFANY & CO. UNVEILS NEW COLLABORATION WITH NYPD: BRANDED BARRICADES BY TRUMP TOWER – TheCut
“Tiffany & Co., whose flagship store is located next door to Trump Tower, has come up with a solution to combat its decrease in drop-in customers: NYPD barricades, covered in monogrammed, Tiffany-blue cloth, that create a pathway so customers can more directly access the store and its holiday windows.”

REMEMBERING CRAIG SAGER’S RAINBOW OF COURTSIDE CLOTHES – Pret-a-Reporter
“Before NBA players were peacocks sitting in the front rows of fashion shows and collaborating with designers, Craig Sager rocked his own signature style…”

LEGAL BATTLE OVER FABRIC THREATENS BANKRUPTCY SALE, PER AMERICAN APPAREL – TFL
“The planned bankruptcy sale of teen-oriented retailer American Apparel LLC could unravel due to a roughly $100,000 dispute with a creditor over 248,011 pounds of raw fabric, according to court filings on Thursday.”

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