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Industry News – October 4th, 2016

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Curated fashion industry news links for Tuesday, October 4th, 2016…

JUSTIN O’SHEA EXITS BRIONI AFTER LESS THAN A YEAR – FootwearNews
“It didn’t last long. Justin O’Shea is out at Brioni after being appointed creative director in March. The fall ’17 collection will be presented to buyers at Brioni’s Milan showroom from mid-November and will not be shown on the runway.”

TEEN APPAREL RETAILER OUSTS LONGTIME CEO; TAPS TARGET EXEC AS HEAD MERCHANT – ChainStoreAge
“In a surprise announcement on Saturday, the retailer said it had appointed CFO Keith McDonough as interim CEO, succeeding Bob Fisch, who has served as president and chief executive of Rue 21 since 2001.”

ALBER ELBAZ RECEIVES A FRENCH HONOR AND A CROWD’S CHEERS – TheNewYorkTimes
“Mr. Elbaz was presented with a medal by Audrey Azoulay, the French minister of culture and communication, who gave a speech detailing his career, from his beginnings in Morocco and Israel to his time in New York with Geoffrey Beene, to his arrival in Paris and stints at Guy Laroche, Yves Saint Laurent and then Lanvin.”

MALL OWNERS PLAY OFFENSE IN AÉROPOSTALE DEAL – Forbes
“However, it appears the two largest mall operators in the country were able to use their relationships and influence to convince other Aéropostale landlords to provide rent concessions for an additional 171 stores – bringing the tally of locations that will remain open to 400.”

HER CAMPUS REINVENTS FASHION WEEK TO EMPOWER REAL COLLEGE WOMEN – PRNewswire
“Fashion is at the forefront this fall as Her Campus Media, the #1 new-media brand for the empowered college woman, electrifies Chicago with its high impact, fully integrated fashion show featuring local college women of all shapes and sizes as the models. The multi-city College Fashion Week tour stops at 1st Ward on October 15th.”

THE TIE BAR JUST LAUNCHED AN INCREDIBLY AFFORDABLE LINE OF DRESS SHIRTS – GQ
“When The Tie Bar’s Allyson Lewis noticed that customers were bringing their own shirts into the brand’s Chicago store (to better visualize what they’d look like paired with the accessories sold there), she knew she needed to do something about it.”

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