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Industry News – September 23rd, 2016

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Curated fashion industry news links for Friday, September 23rd, 2016…

MILAN FASHION WEEK, DAY 3: AT ARMANI, EXPECT SIGNATURE TAILORING AND EVENING WEAR … BUT NO FUR – TheNewYorkTimes
“And so to Friday, the end of the working week for some but not for the nomads of the fashion tribe, who have just reached the halfway point of a frenzied Milan schedule. Here’s what’s on for today…”

ALTAR’D STATE MOVES HEADQUARTERS TO MARYVILLE, TN – PRNewswire
“Altar’d State, a rapidly growing women’s fashion brand with more than 70 boutiques throughout the Midwest, South, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions, announced today that it will be moving its headquarters to Maryville, TN in early 2017. After nearly seven years in its current location in Knoxville, TN, the company has purchased a property at 150 W. Church Avenue in Maryville, TN.”

SHAKEUP AT AMERICAN APPAREL: CEO TO STEP DOWN – ChainStoreAge
“The saga continues at American Apparel. Paula Schneider plans to step down as CEO of the apparel retailer on Oct. 3, according to yahoo.com, which cited a report by Women’s Wear Daily. Schneider will be replaced by the company’s general counsel and chief administrative officer, Chelsea Grayson.”

FASHION DESIGNERS DRESSED BALLERINAS FOR THE NYCB GALA – TheCut
“The New York City Ballet held its fifth fall fashion gala this week. This year designers Rosie Assoulin, Narciso Rodriguez, Dries Van Noten, and Jason Wu created costumes for original ballets by choreographers Justin Peck, Lauren Lovette, Peter Walker, and Annabelle Lopez Ochoa.”

GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI SCOPES OUT NEW SHOE TALENT IN MILAN – FootwearNews
“Milan’s fashion community celebrated rising talents on Sept. 21 with Who is on Next? – the showcase held by Vogue Italia with fashion agency Altaroma – and Vogue Talents, which highlighted a selection of emerging designers from Italy and overseas.”

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