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Industry News – June 21st, 2016

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Curated fashion industry news links for Tuesday, June 21st, 2016…

IN FOCUS: STELLA MCCARTNEY X PETA – FASHIONUNITED
“London – British designer Stella McCartney is often cited as the leading advocate for sustainable and ethical fashion. Her namesake designer label is both fur and leather free and made with the most considered resources – but this does not mean that the designer shies away from featuring real fur in her advertisements – cat fur that is.”

FIRST LOOK: H&M’S NEW PERFORMANCE SPORTSWEAR LINE – FASHIONUNITED
“Fashion retailer H&M has unveiled the first looks for its new technical high-fashion sports collection, For Every Victory, which has been developed in collaboration with the Swedish Olympic team.”

JUICY COUTURE LAUNCHES VIRTUAL COLLECTION ON NEW BRITNEY SPEARS GAME – FASHION & MASH
“We know gaming is a lucrative space these days. Just look at Kim Kardashian’s mobile version which has reportedly brought in $100m since its launch in 2014. The company behind that, Glu Mobile Inc, also runs the new “Britney Spears: American Dream” game, which is quickly following in similar footsteps and integrating numerous brands within it. First up in the fashion space, is Juicy Couture.”

UNDER ARMOUR LAUNCHED MOBILE UA SHOP – California ApparelNews
“Under Armour launched its first mobile app created to mix shopping with its Under Armour Connected Fitness platform, which includes several applications: UA Record, MapMyFitness, Endomondo and MyFitnessPal.”

NEIMAN MARCUS REPORTEDLY LOOKING FOR A FINANCIAL SAVIOUR – FASHIONUNITED
“High-end department store chain Neiman Marcus is at the lookout for either a buyer or an investor after definitely ditching the idea of a potential flotation in New York. The company’s quarterly profit has dropped 81 percent in the last quarter.”

ONE LINGERIE RETAILER ABANDONED PHOTOSHOP — AND NOW IT’S LEADING THE INDUSTRY – BusinessInsider
“Aerie is changing the lingerie industry.The company has been experiencing soaring sales for multiple quarters. In its most recent quarter, comparable sales skyrocketed 32%. For all of fiscal 2016, sales soared 20%.”

MARC JACOBS UNVEILS CARA DELEVINGNE AND MARILYN MANSON AS LATEST FALL CAMPAIGN STARS – FashionMag
“Cara Delevingne, Courtney Love and Marilyn Manson are among the smattering of celebrities handpicked by Marc Jacobs for his new Autumn / Winter 2016 campaign.”

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