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Industry News – October 18th, 2016

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Curated fashion industry news links for Tuesday, October 18th, 2016…

A FIRST LOOK AT RALPH LAUREN’S NEW TIMELESS COLLECTION, PLUS AN EXCLUSIVE VIDEO – Vogue
“Any way you slice it, “timeless” is always a good thing, whether you’re describing clothing, music, or a woman. And who knows timelessness better than Ralph Lauren? A huge part of Lauren’s success has been creating a luxury lifestyle made up of simple, familiar pieces.”

RUE LA LA ANNOUNCES INTERNATIONAL E-COMMERCE CAPABILITIES – PRNewswire
“Rue La La, an innovative e-commerce destination known for connecting world-class brands with the next-generation shopper, announces it is now connecting world-class brands with customers across the globe. Rue La La will expand its reach to Members in 219 countries and territories, offering them women’s and men’s fashion, home decor, accessories, and more.”

GET READY FOR KARL LAGERFELD HOTELS AND NIGHTCLUBS – TheCut
“After designing a “six-star” — five-star would be too pedestrian — hotel in Macau and working on other residential projects over the years, Lagerfeld has now launched Karl Lagerfeld Hospitality, which, per Women’s Wear Daily, will “translate the designer’s graphic esthetic into a range of bespoke projects including hotels, residential properties, restaurants and private clubs.”

VANS, REEBOK, TIMBERLAND & DR. MARTENS GET A HIGH-FASHION TREATMENT – FootwearNews
“Zalando is getting ready to “step into Marni” with a new collaborative footwear collection to launch exclusively on the e-tail site Oct. 27. This new tie-in goes a few steps further than previous designer spotlights, for Marni, in turn, tapped four key Zalando footwear brands for this range.”

RALPH LAUREN, KARDASHIAN’S DASH SLAPPED WITH CIVIL RIGHTS LAWSUITS – TFL
“In short: Gomez alleges that by failing to equip their websites with screen reader software to enable visually impaired individuals to “enjoy full and equal access to the website and/or understanding the content therein,” the defendants are in violation of the ADA.”

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