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Clothing and Textiles Industry

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  • Timonium startup offers children's couture — for rent

    Timonium startup offers children's couture — for rent
    Heidi Lieske's business idea came while shelling out more than $300 for a wedding-suitable outfit — for her 1-year-old son. "There has got to be a better way to do this," she thought. Her Timonium company aims to be that option for like-minded...
  • Olsen twins Mary-Kate, Ashley talk 'Full House' fashion influence

    Olsen twins Mary-Kate, Ashley talk 'Full House' fashion influence
    The Olsen twins have made a new name for themselves in the fashion industry with their luxury brand the Row, but Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen actually sashayed into the world of fashion at a much earlier age when they donned designer duds on the set of...
  • Owner of collapsed building in Bangladesh is arrested

    NEW DELHI, India –- The owner of a collapsed building in Bangladesh was arrested Sunday near the Indian borderĀ as the death toll rose to at least 370 in the nation’s worst garment industry disaster. With more than 800 people still missing...
  • American Apparel's Dov Charney on the Bangladesh factory collapse

    Say there’s a concert scheduled at a major Los Angeles venue, but that managers smell gas in the air before the show goes on. Chances are that they will cancel the event and take a loss out of an abundance of caution, said Dov Charney, chief...
  • Morton 'Jerry' Baum, education fund director

    Morton 'Jerry' Baum, education fund director
    Morton "Jerry" Baum, founder and executive director of the Fund for Educational Excellence and a retired clothing manufacturing executive who was a tireless champion of city public schools, died May 5 from complications of Parkinson's disease at his...
  • In Bangladesh, search for bodies from factory collapse ends

    NEW DELHI, India — The Bangladesh army announced Monday it would end its search for bodies in the rubble of a garment factory complex that collapsed nearly three weeks ago in a suburb of the capital, Dhaka. Saying they believe they have found...
  • Halloween: Is your costume racist? Where's the line?

    Halloween: Is your costume racist? Where's the line?
    Julianne Hough, a white actress, darkens her gorgeous mug, dresses up as a black TV character she admires, and apologizes after she is subjected to an Internet backlash. Some white idiots in Italy put on blackface for a fashion industry Halloween party....
  • Atelier Azza's next savvy move

    Atelier Azza's next savvy move
    Chicago-born designer Azeeza Khan turned heads almost instantly when she launched her label Azza in 2011, scoring coverage in The Wall Street Journal and Vogue. Despite capturing attention other designers labor a lifetime to attract, Khan, only 28 years...
  • Q&A with fashion novelist Danielle Steel about her book 'First Sight'

    Novelist Danielle Steel, 65, had a passion for fashion even before she got her hands on her first Hermes Kelly bag, a gift from her grandmother, at age 17. A regular on the bestseller list, with more than 600 million books sold since her first title...
  • Democratic blue for Michelle Obama

    Democratic blue for Michelle Obama
    The American fashion industry held its breath on Inauguration Day for a series of Big Reveals. Word came quickly that the navy check coat and dress Michelle Obama wore to the morning prayer service at St. John's Episcopal Church was from American...
  • Tommy Hilfiger menswear to skip New York Fashion Week runway

    Tommy Hilfiger menswear to skip New York Fashion Week runway
    The spring and summer 2014 Tommy Hilfiger menswear collection won't be showing on the New York Fashion Week runway in September, reports fashion industry trade paper Women's Wear Daily. According to WWD, the label has decided to forgo the traditional...