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  • Edith Flagg dies at 94; L.A. designer helped popularize polyester

    Edith Flagg dies at 94; L.A. designer helped popularize polyester
    Fashion designer Edith Flagg was on a trip to Switzerland in the mid-1960s when she encountered, in a shop, a knitted clothing fabric that had a resemblance to wool but didn't much wrinkle.
  • 'Variety' owner Penske Media to acquire Fairchild Fashion

    'Variety' owner Penske Media to acquire Fairchild Fashion
    Jay Penske's media company is buying Fairchild Fashion Media, the owner of such fashion industry publications as Women's Wear Daily, Footwear News and Beauty Inc. Conde Nast, which currently owns Fairchild Fashion Media, said Tuesday that it wanted to...

    In Nigeria, child beggars are easy recruits for Boko Haram extremists

    In Nigeria, child beggars are easy recruits for Boko Haram extremists
    They scurry between vehicles in the traffic-choked cities of northern Nigeria, small boys in tattered clothing armed with begging tins. Known as the almajiri, the youngsters, some no older than 5, have flooded the streets for the nearly 15 years since a...

    American Apparel, others try to profit from domestic production

    American Apparel, others try to profit from domestic production
    A young woman named Mariona lounges on her knees and forearms. She wears a provocative expression and tight red American Apparel booty shorts. The advertisement's headline: "Made in USA — Sweatshop Free." The ads sell a racy image, but just as...

    Investor Revives Closed Warren of Stafford Textile Mill

    Investor Revives Closed Warren of Stafford Textile Mill
    Warren of Stafford, a textile mill that ended 160 years of production in December, plans to restart its looms within 10 days. Thursday, American Woolen Co. announced it would buy the mill complex from Loro Piana, an Italian luxury cashmere and wool...