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Industry News – February 20th, 2017

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Curated fashion industry news links for Monday, February 20th, 2017…

REPORT: APPAREL COMPANY MAKES A PLAY FOR BANKRUPT SPECIALTY RETAILER – ChainStoreAge
“A new company is interested in The Limited. Sunrise Brands LLC has bid for the bankrupt apparel retailer’s e-commerce business and intellectual property, a move that challenges a $26.3 million offer from private equity firm Sycamore Partners, Reuters said.”

AS ALEXANDRA SHULMAN DEPARTS, WHO’S NEXT AT BRITISH VOGUE? – TheNewYorkTimes
“Last month, Alexandra Shulman, 59, editor in chief of British Vogue and architect of the magazine’s glittering centenary celebrations last year, shocked the fashion world by announcing that she was stepping down after 25 years.”

HOW A 19 YEAR OLD ENTREPRENEUR FOUNDED A “MADE IN AMERICA” COMPANY – PRNewswire
“From a young age, I challenged myself to color outside of the lines, both literally and figuratively. Apparently, THAT teacher disapproved,” says Izabella Lafferty, the 19 year old founder of The Rookie Movement™.”

DESIGNERS MISREAD THE MOOD AT NEW YORK FASHION WEEK – TheCut
“The truism is that fashion gets more extravagant and more fanciful as the times get darker, and there’s some evidence for that.”

SNAPCHAT HAS STARTED SELLING ITS SPECTACLES CAMERA GLASSES ONLINE – BusinessInsider
“Starting Monday, Snapchat will also sell its camera-equipped sunglasses on its website. Anyone in the US can order a pair of the $130 glasses, which record 10-second video clips and connect to the Snapchat app.”

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