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Industry News – October 13th, 2016

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Curated fashion industry news links for Thursday, October 13th, 2016…

HUNTER KICKS OFF SEASONLESS COLLECTION WITH GLOBAL CAMPAIGN – FASHIONUNITED
“Hunter is marking the launch of its first seasonless collection, known as Core Concept, with its first major global campaign.”

CAVALLI TO CUT 200 JOBS IN NEW TRANSFORMATION PLAN – FASHIONUNITED
“Downsizing, re-structuring and cost cutting are just some of the shake-ups happening at Roberto Cavalli SpA, following the announcement it was parting ways with creative director Peter Dundas.”

VERA BRADLEY SUFFERS HACK OF IN-STORE PAYMENT SYSTEMS – RetailDIVE
“A recent report in the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel suggests that Indiana-based Vera Bradley plans to install chip card readers in its stores by next spring, which is nice for anyone who shops there next spring, but not exactly helpful for anyone affected in this incident.”

DESIGN HOUSE BRIONI LOSES TRADEMARK BATTLE IN RUSSIA – TFL
“Not only has Brioni lost (or more likely, ousted) its creative director, Justin O’Shea, roughly six months after his appointment, the Italian design house has lost a recent trademark battle in Russia, as well.”

ZAYN MALIK IS COMING OUT WITH A CLOTHING LINE – NYLON
“Zayn Malik seems to be doing pretty well without his One Direction members by his side.”

ANTHROPOLOGIE DEBUTS NEW FORMAT, ANTHROPOLOGIE & CO. – CSA
“Anthropologie’ s experiential retailing concept takes center stage under its new store banner, Anthropologie & Co., with the first-ever location now open in Walnut Creek, Calif.”

CANALI LAUNCHES USA E-STORE – FASHION NETWORK
“A year after launching its virtual store dedicated to the European clientèle, Canali has opened an e-shop for the US market.”

EVOLUTION OF ATHLEISURE: INTRODUCING STREETNIC – FASHIONUNITED
““Athleisure is over”, according to Lululemon Founder Chip Wilson, and CEO Laurent Potdevin agrees with him that “the bubble will burst”.”

3.1 PHILLIP LIM’S NEW CAMPAIGN IS ALL ABOUT SHOWING ’EM WHO’S BOSS – NYLON
“The term “lady boss” is certainly becoming a regular part of our vocab.”

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