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Industry News – July 20th, 2016

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Curated fashion industry news links for Wednesday, July 20th, 2016…

BANGLADESH COURT CHARGES 38 WITH MURDER OVER 2013 GARMENT FACTORY COLLAPSE – TFL
“A court in Bangladesh formally charged 38 people with murder on Monday in connection with the 2013 collapse of the Rana Plaza building which killed 1,135 people in the country’s worst industrial disaster.”

ZARA COMES UNDER FIRE FOR COPYING INDIE ARTIST’S DESIGNS – TFL
“Zara is coming under fire for its latest foray into shameless copying. Indie artist Tuesday Bassen, whose clients have included Playboy, The New Yorker, United Nations, Nike, and Adidas, among others, took to her Twitter account on Tuesday to call out the Spanish fast fashion giant and shed light on its unauthorized use of her copyright-protected work, including an array of original pins that Zara has allegedly copied and affixed to a number of styles of garments.”

HOW FOREVER 21 CONTINUES TO MAINTAIN A RETAIL PRESENCE – FASHIONUNITED
“Los Angeles – Fast-fashion company Forever 21 is one of the most known names in retail.”

OPENING CEREMONY OPENS EXCLUSIVE POP-UP SHOP IN BROOKLYN MUSEUM – HIGHSNOBIETY
“NYC-based Opening Ceremony recently opened a special pop-up shop in an extension to the Brooklyn Museum’s new exhibition Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present.”

JORDYN WOODS LAUNCHES COLLECTION WITH BOOHOO – Nylon
“Jordyn Woods is no stranger to body insecurity. As a model in the world’s most critical industry, Woods is very open about learning to love her curves.”

ADIDAS IS ABOUT TO OPEN A ‘CREATOR FARM’ IN BROOKLYN – FashionMag
“Adidas looks ahead, singing the praises of open sourcing.”

TAKE A TOUR OF THE NEW YORK CITY SUBSCRIPTION STARTUP WHERE YOU’LL FIND SWINGS, SNEAKERS, AND GNOMES – Footwear News
“In 2010, beauty box service Birchbox launched the subscription-box craze.”

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