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  • Howard County Shopping Bag: Fall fashion trends

    Fall is a get-cozy season full of nostalgia and homey memories. We anticipate the newness of what Seventh Avenue will preview, yet we find security in a certain amount of predictability. Uncluttered is a word that captures the mood of many designers&...
  • If schools neglect black history, all kids suffer

    If schools neglect black history, all kids suffer
    After shopping in downtown Tallahassee, Wilhelmina Jakes and Carrie Patterson caught a city bus. They paid their dimes and, as usual, searched for seats in the "colored" section. Full. The front seat in the "whites" section had space. So they sat. Even...
  • Yes, even clothes can be recycled

    Yes, even clothes can be recycled
    Call it the Forever 21 effect, or fast fashion. Americans are buying, and discarding, clothes more quickly than ever. The average American throws 54 pounds of clothes and shoes into the trash each year. That adds up to about 9 million tons of wearables...
  • Donald G. Fisher dies at 81; co-founded the Gap chain

    Donald G. Fisher dies at 81; co-founded the Gap chain
    Donald G. Fisher, who launched the Gap clothing chain 40 years ago and helped build it into one of the world's leading apparel retailers, died Sunday. He was 81. Fisher died at his home in San Francisco after a long battle with cancer, the company said....
  • Seeking shoppers in Westwood Village

    Seeking shoppers in Westwood Village
    Remember Westwood? Before multiplexes changed film-going, fans stood in line for hours outside Westwood Village movie palaces to see such blockbusters as "The Exorcist." Before chain stores and Amazon wrested business from independent booksellers,...
  • Cruise into Christmas with Gap bicycles

    Maybe you remember the rush of finding a gift-wrapped bike under the holiday tree. You learned to ride and suddenly the world was bigger. Now you're older, America is going greener, and bikes bring smiles for other reasons. The vintage cruiser produced...
  • Goleta fire doubles to 2,400 acres; Big Sur remains under evacuation

    GOLETA, Calif. -- The Gap fire looming over this town has grown to more than 2,400 acres this morning, doubling in size overnight as burned for its third day. Farther north, Big Sur remained under evacuation orders because of a stubborn blaze. The...
  • 'Critical day' for growing Goleta fire; Big Sur blaze only 5% contained

    GOLETA, Calif. -- Driven overnight by "sundowner" winds that gusted to 50 mph, the Gap fire grew to more than 8,300 acres, but by morning was 24% contained, fire officials said. The blaze destroyed four outbuildings and led to the evacuations of at...
  • Kanye West Interns At The Gap In NYC

    Kanye West Interns At The Gap In NYC
    He may be a Grammy award-winning College Dropout but it appears rapper Kanye West is trying to recoup the college experience he missed out on. The music mogul scored a summer internship - not in the world of music - but the in world of fashion....
  • Vogue Magazine Goes Budget

    Vogue Magazine Goes Budget
    DKNY, Tommy Hilfiger, GAP, Banana Republic? Not the names you're used to seeing grace the glossy pages of the fashion bible, Vogue Magazine. Holly Quartaro, of Galleria Dallas, says, "I do read Vogue and when I saw this article I was shocked. It's not...
  • GAP Designer Denim

    GAP Designer Denim
    Patrick Robinson, Head Designer for The Gap, says, "It's almost our birthright to wear denim. There is something that says your sexy, your cool you're an American." But when it comes to the classic staple, you often get what you pay for. Angel Farhoud...