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Industry News – March 13th, 2017

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Curated fashion industry news links for Tuesday, March 13th, 2017…

FOOTWEAR GIANT IN CUSTOMIZATION PARTNERSHIP – ChainStoreAge
“Shoppers will soon be able to personalize and accessorize the shoes they buy at DSW Inc. The retailer has entered into a partnership with Trend:Bar, a new, Los Angeles-based company that produces luxe fabric stickers, appliques, charms, shoelaces, patches, and creative add-ons that customers can use to personalize footwear and accessories.”

HELMUT LANG NAMES ISABELLA BURLEY ITS FIRST-EVER EDITOR IN RESIDENCE; HBA’S SHAYNE OLIVER TO COLLABORATE – Vogue
“Helmut Lang CEO Andrew Rosen has named Isabella Burley to the newly created position of editor in residence at the brand. Burley is currently the editor in chief of London’s Dazed magazine, a position she will continue to hold.”

THE NORTH FACE INVITES YOU TO “SEEK NO SHELTER” WITH LAUNCH OF APEX FLEX GTX® JACKET – PRNewswire
“The North Face today officially launched Apex Flex GTX®, the first-ever fully waterproof, soft rain jacket that is made for comfort. Not satisfied with a jacket that people wear only because they have to, The North Face and GORE-TEX® dedicated years of innovation, product development and testing to creating a rain jacket comfortable and versatile enough to wear rain or shine.”

CHLOÉ HAS A NEW CREATIVE DIRECTOR – TheCut
“A Louis Vuitton alum is headed to Chloé. The house parted ways with its creative director, Clare Waight Keller, after the fall 2017 collection, and has already named a replacement: Natacha Ramsay-Levi, who has been Nicolas Ghesquière’s deputy at LV (and before that, at Balenciaga) for many years.”

LUBOV AZRIA EXITS BCBG MAX AZRIA – Pret-a-Reporter
“Azria, who first joined the BCBG Max Azria Group in 1991, served as chief creative officer and oversaw the group’s labels, including BCBG Max Azria, Herve Leger and BCBGeneration.”

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