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Industry News – February 16th, 2017

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Curated fashion industry news links for Thursday, February 16th, 2017…

RALPH LAUREN SHOWS EASY SUMMERTIME GLAMOUR AT HIS SEE-NOW-BUY-NOW SHOW – Vogue
“Today marked Ralph Lauren’s second see-now-buy-now show at New York Fashion Week. Held in Lauren’s uptown store, the show was a typically posh affair that presented understated yet glamorous outfits that would carry a RL shopper from holiday (those taupe separates) to work (pantsuits, anyone?) to evenings out on the town.”

NORDSTROM RACK DOUBLES DOWN ON MANHATTAN – ChainStoreAge
“Nordstrom Rack will open at Durst Organization’s mixed-use building at 855 Sixth Avenue. The approximately 46,500-sq.-ft. store is scheduled to open in fall 2017. It occupy the first three floors of the newly constructed office/residential tower. The location is on the corner of 31st Street, two blocks from Herald Square.”

A DESIGNER LAUNCHES A NEW LINE WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM BEYONCÉ – TheNewYorkTimes
“Things look great at present for Mr. Dundas. After leaving Roberto Cavalli in October, he has now launched, or more accurately, teased, a new collection under his own name. On Sunday evening, when Beyoncé took the stage of the Grammys to perform a medley of songs from “Lemonade,” she was dressed as a gold-encrusted goddess out of an Erté fantasy, in the first outfit to carry the Peter Dundas label.”

TAKE THAT AMAZON: WALMART BUYS MOOSEJAW FOR $51 MILLION – Forbes
“Walmart has purchased Moosejaw for $51 million, a move aimed squarely at besting Amazon in the apparel and sporting goods categories as the battle heats up.”

H&M ROCKS OUT WITH THE ATOMICS FOR LATEST COACHELLA COLLECTION – PRNewswire
“H&M Loves Coachella is an exclusive collection in collaboration with one of the world’s greatest music festivals. This year’s campaign features the musicians, turned models, Lucky Blue Smith and his sisters Pyper America, Starlie and Daisy Clementine, with their alternative pop band, The Atomics.”

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