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  • Unemployment lasts longer for Asian Americans

    Unemployment lasts longer for Asian Americans
    Asian Americans typically have the lowest unemployment rate of any ethnic group in the United States. But in this weak labor market, once they lose their jobs, they have an especially hard time reentering the labor force, data show. In July, nearly...
  • Fashion News: All sweetness and light at 'Dark Knight Rises' premiere

     
    For the world premiere of "The Dark Knight Rises" in NYC on Monday night, leading ladies Marion Cotillard and Anne Hathaway were all sweetness and light, in white dresses. Giorgio Armani created the bespoke suits Christian Bale wears in the film as...
  • ABC news investigates Hilfiger, Gap clothing factories overseas

     
    Tommy Hilfiger and his parent company Phillips-Van Heusen (PVC) will impose fire safety standards and hire an inspector to enforce them in Bangladesh factories where their clothes are manufactured, the company announced Wednesday. It is reportedly the...
  • Raising the high-tech bar on workout wear

    Raising the high-tech bar on workout wear
    Back in the day, a runner hit the pavement wearing cotton shorts and a cotton T-shirt, and when things got hot, sweat turned those clothes into a big, wet, stinky mess. Today, fitness clothing is all about nanoparticles that suspend moisture, compression...
  • L.A. fashion schools: majoring in chic

     
    No, we're not New York. But the fashion industry is huge in Southern California, and every year, Los Angeles colleges send out thousands of newly minted graduates who hope to be the next Monique Lhuillier or Rick Owens (two of the big names who attended...
  • IMAGE: APPEARANCES Brand Identity

     
    Christopher Bailey’s master plan for taking Burberry where it’s not gone before....
  • Jenna Lyons: J.Crew trendsetter's divorce gets dishy

     
    Jenna Lyons, J.Crew president and creative director, is reportedly in the middle of a messy divorce from artist Vincent Mazeau. Jenna Lyons, according to various unnamed sources, is in a relationship with a woman after she and Vincent Mazeau split this...
  • Calling all Occupiers! Sample sales need you

     
    Don't underestimate the power of a sample sale. So many hungry shoppers flocked Wednesday to a Salvatore Ferragamo sample sale in Secaucus, N.J., that the sale had to be shut down....
  • Girl Scouts launches self-esteem videos featuring plus-size models

     
    The Girl Scouts wants girls to have their Samoa cookies and eat them too. The iconic organization is tackling low self-esteem and poor body image through a series of viral videos, "The Changing Face of Fashion," which espouse the importance......
  • Designer, professor tell ‘design pirates’: Walk the plank!

     
    You know how you watch an awards show — the Oscars, the Emmys — and about a week later you see copycat versions of the most-admired dresses being hawked on the Internet? For a fraction of what the original designer model costs, naturally &#...
  • South L.A. garment factory agrees to pay overdue overtime to workers, officials say

     
    Workers at an alleged sweatshop in South Los Angeles will receive back pay and overtime, and an independent monitor will scrutinize the factory's activities in a settlement reached Wednesday between the owners and the city attorney’s office. City...