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Industry News – October 20th, 2016

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Curated fashion industry news links for Thursday, October 20th, 2016…

FOR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH, ADORE ME PARTNERS WITH PINKCHOSEME – PRNewswire
“Adore Me, a disruptive e-commerce lingerie startup ranked #9 on Crain’s Fast 50 list of fastest-growing companies in NYC, is partnering with PinkChoseMe Foundation, a nonprofit focused on educating women about preventative care for breast cancer, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.”

TEEN APPAREL RETAILER PARTNERS WITH GGP TO OPEN 13 POP-UPS – ChainStoreAge
“The Wet Seal is going to be very busy on Nov. 3. That’s the day the retailer, in partnership with GGP, will open 13 holiday pop-up locations at GGP regional shopping centers throughout the nation.”

HILARY SWANK LAUNCHES “AESTHETIC WEAR” CLOTHING LINE – Pret-a-Reporter
“Whether your style is more Million Dollar Baby or P.S. I Love You, Hilary Swank’s new clothing line is for you. Named Mission Statement, the new collection of luxury apparel includes workout essentials such as jog bras and leggings, as well as workwear pieces including leather pants and cashmere knits.”

NIKE’S PHIL KNIGHT DONATES $500 MILLION TO UNIVERSITY OF OREGON – FootwearNews
“Knight, who studied business at the Eugene, Ore., campus and ran track there before founding Nike, donated $500 million to the university, which is set to open the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact.”

TARGET’S NEXT DESIGNER COLLABORATOR: VICTORIA BECKHAM – TFL
“Target has announced its limited-edition spring collaboration with designer Victoria Beckham. Available April 9, 2017, at all Target stores and on Target.com, Victoria Beckham for Target “reflects the essence of the Victoria, Victoria Beckham line, including original designs and inspiration from iconic silhouettes, with apparel and accessories for women, girls, and children.”

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