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Industry News – September 15th, 2016

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Curated fashion industry news links for Thursday, September 15th, 2016…

RALPH LAUREN AND MICHAEL KORS HEAT UP NYFW DAY 8 – Vogue
“It might be called New York Fashion Week but the run of fashion shows often actually goes on for nine days.”

H&M SAYS HOT WEATHER KEPT SHOPPERS AWAY IN AUGUST – FASHION NETWORK
“Budget fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz has reported a rise in sales in August that was little more than half of what analysts had expected, with the company saying unusually hot weather in key markets had kept shoppers away in the second half of the month.”

GUESS TO LAUNCH NEW HIS & HERS COLLECTION – FASHION NETWORK
“Guess announced on Wednesday the launch of its new His & Hers line offering premium staples that celebrate the male and female form.”

J. CREW IS TEAMING UP WITH ONE OF THE WORLD’S MOST FAMOUS TAILORS FOR ITS NEW LINE OF HANDMADE SUITS – Business Insider
“J. Crew’s popular Ludlow suit, which has been known for its quality and low price tag since it was introduced in 2008, is getting an upgrade.”

WILL LANDS’ END SINK OR SWIM ON AMAZON? – RetailDIVE
“Lands’ End is on shaky ground.”

COPYING IN FASHION: FLATTERY OR THEFT, EVOLUTION OR DEVOLUTION? – TFL
“… In an article entitled, The Case of the Truncated Trunk, she looks to the copying of “it” bags, or more precisely, one “it” bag, in particular.”

MILLENNIALS SPEND MORE MONEY ON “EXPERIENCES” THAN THEIR PARENTS – FASHION NETWORK
“Unlike the generations before them, Millennials are spending a lot more money on “experiences” — travel, entertainment, and dining.”

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