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Industry News – March 28th, 2017

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Curated fashion industry news links for Tuesday, March 28th, 2017…

MEET 2017’S 8 LVMH PRIZE FINALISTS – Vogue
“The experts’ votes are in. Following the showroom presentation at LVMH headquarters earlier this month, the 45-member panel behind the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers has narrowed the candidates down to eight finalists.”

RALPH TOLEDANO RESIGNS FROM PUIG IN FASHION WORLD UPHEAVAL – TheNewYorkTimes
“Ralph Toledano, one of French fashion’s most high-profile executives, has unexpectedly resigned as president of Puig’s fashion division and chief executive of Nina Ricci and Jean Paul Gaultier.”

ANCHORS AWAY: MALLS GET A NEW LEASE ON LIFE WITH FRESH RETAIL BLOOD, KARAOKE – Forbes
“As retailers struggle and perish in the era of digital shopping, malls are losing their longtime department store anchor tenants, and in turn, getting a new lease on life. Literally.”

LOFT REUNITES WITH WRITER JESSI KLEIN FOR COMEDY SHORTS – PRNewswire
“LOFT, the brand known for its feminine clothing and optimistic brand spirit, has teamed up once again with award-winning writer and comedian Jessi Klein for three comedy shorts, which launch throughout March and April beginning today. The shorts spoof floral and spring-themed topics in a funny, relatable way.”

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