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Industry News – May 25th, 2016

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Curated fashion industry news links for Wednesday, May 25th, 2016…

FASHION SHAKE-UPS GO BEYOND DESIGNERS TO THE C-SUITE – The New York Times
“We tend to forget, in our obsession with designer moves , that upheaval in the executive suite is equally disruptive, and potentially meaningful, when it comes to reshaping the fashion we see and wear.”

TODAY PARSONS, TOMORROW THE WORLD! MEET THE WINNERS OF THE PARSONS X KERING COMPETITION – Vogue
“…But for the Parsons graduates in attendance, the main event was the awards ceremony that capped off the long evening. Kering’s Laurent Claquin took the stage round about 10:30 to announce the two winners of the fifth edition Parsons x Kering Empowering Imagination competition.”

BETSEY JOHNSON JUST LAUNCHED HER SECOND COLLECTION WITH CAPEZIO – Nylon
“Betsey Johnson has just debuted her second collaboration with dance apparel and accessories brand Capezio, and it’s exactly what you would expect: the perfect mix of “performance, princess, and punk.” ”

UNDER ARMOUR AND UCLA FORM LARGEST NCAA APPAREL PARTNERSHIP – FashionMag
“Under Armour has added yet another university to its growing number of collegiate partnerships. The Baltimore-based athletic apparel company announced on Tuesday that it has entered into a new, 15-year performance footwear and apparel agreement with UCLA beginning July 1, 2017.”

H&M REVEALS COLLABORATION WITH KENZO – FashionMag
“Exciting news announced H&M on Wednesday morning as it revealed that its next designer collaboration will be with Parisian fashion powerhouse Kenzo.”

VICTORIA’S SECRET KILLS OFF ITS FAMOUS CATALOG – MarketWatch
“Plans to end the Victoria’s Secret catalog and phase out of the swim and apparel categories have left analysts feeling bearish about parent company L Brands Inc. in the short term, but many see benefits in the long run.”

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