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Industry News – September 27th, 2016

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Curated fashion industry news links for Tuesday, September 27th, 2016…

REFINERY29 ADDRESSES THE REALITY OF PLUS SIZE INVISBILITY – FASHIONUNITED
“Collaborating with two body-positive brands such as Lane Bryant and Aerie, Refinery29 has decided to launch The 67 Percent Project to empower women.”

EDDIE BAUER PAYS HOMAGE TO ITS PAST WITH A NEW 1920S-INSPIRED COLLECTION – FC
“Unlike Tommy Bahama or Betty Crocker who were figments of marketers’ imaginations, Eddie Bauer was a real person.”

LENA DUNHAM THE SNEAKERHEAD? THE GIRLS STAR ON HER SURPRISING NEW COLLABORATION – Vogue
“In the midst of one door closing, the multi-hyphenate Dunham has opened another, much more surprising one: Today, she is releasing a sneaker that she and best friend and illustrator Joana Avillez designed for skateboard footwear brand Lakai.”

YOU’LL WANT TO LIVE IN CONVERSE’S NEW APPAREL COLLECTION – Nylon
“We would just like to give Converse a round of applause for making it okay to wear sweatpants every day.”

MACY’S ACCELERATES BEAUTY PUSH WITH ON-DEMAND HOME SERVICES – CSA
“Macy’s is revving up its beauty offerings with at-home beauty and treatment services.”

PERRY ELLIS TO HOST INSTAGRAM FASHION SHOW ON SEPTEMBER 27 – FASHION NETWORK
“The American lifestyle brand is hosting an Instagram fashion show with influencers that have a combined total of over 8 million followers.”

UK ONLINE FASHION RETAILER BOOHOO RAISES OUTLOOK AGAIN – FASHION NETWORK
“British online fashion retailer Boohoo.com on Tuesday upgraded its sales guidance for the third time in three months as it reported a more than doubling of first-half profit on the back of strong revenue growth driven by new customers.”

THE OWNER OF LV AND CELINE IS STILL WAITING FOR A DIGITAL REVOLUTION – FORTUNE
“When LVMH hired former Apple music executive Ian Rogers to craft a digital strategy, investors may have hoped for some quick results. If so, they are probably disappointed.”

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