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Industry News – December 8th, 2016

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Curated fashion industry news links for Thursday, December 8th, 2016…

COLOR OF 2017? PANTONE PICKS A SPRING SHADE – TheNewYorkTimes
“Not just any old green, of course: Pantone 15-0343, colloquially known as greenery, which is to say a “yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring.”

AMERICAN APPAREL SEEKS TO CLOSE NINE STORES BEFORE JANUARY AUCTION – ChainStoreAge
“The beleaguered retailer is seeking court approval to shutter nine poor-performing stores by the end of December, prior to the auction of its business on Jan. 9, reported The Wall Street Journal, American Apparel filed Chapter 11 in November, its second filing in 15 months.”

A GIGI HADID–APPROVED LUXURY STREETWEAR LABEL EXPANDS ITS WOMENSWEAR OFFERINGS – Vogue
“So we wound up identifying key styles from Spring that we knew would lend themselves really well to a female.” The result was a capsule collection of six women’s ready-to-wear pieces that launches today, available exclusively on the Stampd website and in the label’s flagship store on South La Brea Avenue.”

INSIDE THE KATE SPADE & CO. FOUNDATION’S PARTNERSHIP WITH GIRLS WHO CODE – Forbes
“As of late, the Kate Spade & Co. Foundation is pouring grant money into programs with technology-driven non-profits, like Girls Who Code, that teach young, lower-income women about the world of digital marketing, wearables, web development and entrepreneurship skills, among other things.”

NEW YORK FASHION WEEK IS MOVING AGAIN – TheCut
“Skylight Clarkson Square at 550 Washington Street will be New York Fashion Week’s newest hub. That’s not to be confused with Skylight at Moynihan Station, which was the official NYFW venue for the past three seasons.”

REEBOK WILL SOON HAVE A NEW HOME – FootwearNews
“The athletic standout announced today that it has secured a location for its new corporate headquarters. Reebok will soon occupy 220,000 square feet of space over five floors at 25 Drydock Avenue in Boston’s Seaport District.”

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