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Industry News – January 2nd, 2017

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Curated fashion industry news links for Monday, January 2nd, 2017…

CLOSING TIME FOR THE LIMITED? – ChainStoreAge
“Limited has been struggling for some time. In December, owners Sun Capital, pointing to slumping sales and debt pressures, said they would sell or close the apparel chain.”

THE MOST READ STYLES STORIES OF 2016 – TheNewYorkTimes
“A review of a simple blue dress by The New York Times fashion critic Vanessa Friedman was the most read Styles story of 2016.”

HOLOGENIX, LLC, THE MANUFACTURER OF CELLIANT® TECHNOLOGY, ADDS TWO BOARD MEMBERS – PRNewswire
“Hologenix, LLC today announced the appointment of two officers to its Board of Directors. Bill Werlin, apparel industry veteran and former president of The North Face, was appointed to the company’s board and David Horinek, Celliant® inventor and Hologenix co-founder, rejoined the board.”

VICTORIA BECKHAM TO RECEIVE AN OBE FROM QUEEN ELIZABETH – TheCut
“Beckham is being recognized for her contributions to fashion and for her charity work. Her husband, David, got the nod back in 2003.”

WHAT DONALD TRUMP’S PRESIDENCY MEANS FOR THE FASHION INDUSTRY IN 2017 – FootwearNews
“With less than three weeks remaining before President-elect Donald Trump takes his post as commander in chief of the United States, the predominantly anti-Trump fashion world is bracing for big changes.”

OSCAR DE LA RENTA POSTAGE STAMPS ARE COMING IN 2017 – TFL
“The Postal Service has announced that more stamps to be issued in 2017, and famed fashion designer Oscar de la Renta will be honored. “The new year is shaping up to be exceptional as the Postal Service continues to produce stamps that celebrate the people, events and cultural milestones that are unique to the history of our great nation,” said Mary-Anne Penner, U.S. Postal Service Director, Stamp Services.”

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