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BirkenShock! After 242 Years, Birkenstock Premieres at Paris Fashion Week – Vogue.com

Sunday, June 25, 2017

The German health shoe brand Birkenstock is a bit like kale. It’s neither glamorous, nor exotic–no asparagus, no quinoa–yet it makes people feel good, almost virtuous. Because they know it is good for them. Last night in Paris this unbelievably venerable German footwear brand (it was founded in 1774) did something rather unexpected: It held what must have been a hugely expensive showcase and party in the temporary showspace of…

Amazon brand men’s work clothing review – Business Insider – Business Insider

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Amazon clothing is shipped just like all other Amazon products.Sarah Jacobs Amazon has introduced its own clothing brands in recent years. Some of the clothing is Amazon-branded — Amazon Essentials — but most of it is sold under private labels. For men, those labels are Goodthreads and Buttoned Down. Both are available only to Amazon Prime subscribers. Amazon still isn’t as well known for selling pants and shirts as it is for…

Can Detroit become America’s next fashion hub? – Crain’s Detroit Business

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Buscemi’s most ambitious project is the creation of a garment district in Detroit. Renowned garment districts in New York City and Los Angeles contain concentrations of designers, cut and sew operations, bigger manufacturers, showrooms, distributors and wholesalers. The districts are a catalyst for the industry, which benefits from the vertical integration created by close proximity. But due to rising property values, the garment district in Manhattan is no longer a…

Al-Wasat: Newspaper shut down by Bahrain fires staff – Aljazeera.com

Sunday, June 25, 2017

A prominent independent newspaper in Bahrain earlier shut down by the government as part of a crackdown on dissent has laid off its staff. The daily Al-Wasat sent a statement Saturday to employees saying it had to let them go after Bahrain’s rulers ordered it closed on June 4. “We regret to inform you that the board of directors … has decided to terminate the employment contracts with…

Can Detroit become America’s next fashion hub? – Crain’s Detroit Business

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Buscemi’s most ambitious project is the creation of a garment district in Detroit. Renowned garment districts in New York City and Los Angeles contain concentrations of designers, cut and sew operations, bigger manufacturers, showrooms, distributors and wholesalers. The districts are a catalyst for the industry, which benefits from the vertical integration created by close proximity. But due to rising property values, the garment district in Manhattan is no longer a…

Can Detroit become America’s next fashion hub? – Crain’s Detroit Business

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Buscemi’s most ambitious project is the creation of a garment district in Detroit. Renowned garment districts in New York City and Los Angeles contain concentrations of designers, cut and sew operations, bigger manufacturers, showrooms, distributors and wholesalers. The districts are a catalyst for the industry, which benefits from the vertical integration created by close proximity. But due to rising property values, the garment district in Manhattan is no longer a…

Can Detroit become America’s next fashion hub? – Crain’s Detroit Business

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Buscemi’s most ambitious project is the creation of a garment district in Detroit. Renowned garment districts in New York City and Los Angeles contain concentrations of designers, cut and sew operations, bigger manufacturers, showrooms, distributors and wholesalers. The districts are a catalyst for the industry, which benefits from the vertical integration created by close proximity. But due to rising property values, the garment district in Manhattan is no longer a…

Can Detroit become America’s next fashion hub? – Crain’s Detroit Business

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Buscemi’s most ambitious project is the creation of a garment district in Detroit. Renowned garment districts in New York City and Los Angeles contain concentrations of designers, cut and sew operations, bigger manufacturers, showrooms, distributors and wholesalers. The districts are a catalyst for the industry, which benefits from the vertical integration created by close proximity. But due to rising property values, the garment district in Manhattan is no longer a…

Can Detroit become America’s next fashion hub? – Crain’s Detroit Business

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Buscemi’s most ambitious project is the creation of a garment district in Detroit. Renowned garment districts in New York City and Los Angeles contain concentrations of designers, cut and sew operations, bigger manufacturers, showrooms, distributors and wholesalers. The districts are a catalyst for the industry, which benefits from the vertical integration created by close proximity. But due to rising property values, the garment district in Manhattan is no longer a…

Can Detroit become America’s next fashion hub? – Crain’s Detroit Business

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Buscemi’s most ambitious project is the creation of a garment district in Detroit. Renowned garment districts in New York City and Los Angeles contain concentrations of designers, cut and sew operations, bigger manufacturers, showrooms, distributors and wholesalers. The districts are a catalyst for the industry, which benefits from the vertical integration created by close proximity. But due to rising property values, the garment district in Manhattan is no longer a…

Can Detroit become America’s next fashion hub? – Crain’s Detroit Business

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Buscemi’s most ambitious project is the creation of a garment district in Detroit. Renowned garment districts in New York City and Los Angeles contain concentrations of designers, cut and sew operations, bigger manufacturers, showrooms, distributors and wholesalers. The districts are a catalyst for the industry, which benefits from the vertical integration created by close proximity. But due to rising property values, the garment district in Manhattan is no longer a…

Can Detroit become America’s next fashion hub? – Crain’s Detroit Business

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Buscemi’s most ambitious project is the creation of a garment district in Detroit. Renowned garment districts in New York City and Los Angeles contain concentrations of designers, cut and sew operations, bigger manufacturers, showrooms, distributors and wholesalers. The districts are a catalyst for the industry, which benefits from the vertical integration created by close proximity. But due to rising property values, the garment district in Manhattan is no longer a…

Fashion veterans make new moves – The Japan Times

Sunday, June 25, 2017

They may be newcomers to Tokyo, but behind the fashion names picking up traction this summer is a wealth of experience combined with honed artisanal skills. Affordable minimalism The beauty of origami folds, pleats and twists in clothing is usually something that could only be appreciated by frequenting luxury fashion houses and having deep pockets. But now a new local brand is encapsulating the intrigue of Japanese minimalism and applying…

Ready-to-wear – Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Mikayla James, 20, fell in love with clothes as a child, and she’s now studying fashion design and merchandising at Mississippi State University.

Bahrain newspaper, shut down by government, lays off staff – ABC News

Sunday, June 25, 2017

A prominent independent newspaper in Bahrain earlier shut down by the government as part of a crackdown on dissent has laid off its staff. The daily Al-Wasat sent a statement Saturday to employees saying it had to let them go after the tiny island nation’s rulers ordered it closed on June 4 . It marked the third time authorities have ordered it to stop publishing a print edition since the…

Rupert Murdoch ‘heckled with abuse on trip to Hackney cinema … – The Independent

Sunday, June 25, 2017

The borough of Hackney might be routinely cited as one of the plainest examples of gentrification in London but few would say it has reached the stage where you rub shoulders with Rupert Murdoch on an outing to the local cinema. Nevertheless, it seems the North-East Inner London borough has reached this curious yardstick. The media mogul and his wife Jerry Hall took a trip to Hackney Picturehouse to watch The Forgotten Man…

Newspaper headlines: ‘I wanted out’ says Prince Harry – BBC News – BBC News

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Image caption The Mail on Sunday leads on an exclusive interview with Prince Harry, in which he apparently says he considered quitting his role in the Royal family, but stayed for the sake of his grandmother. Image caption The Sunday Telegraph says that politicians could be exposed to blackmail after a cyber attack was launched against MPs’ email accounts. Image caption The Sunday Express attacks Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for…

Amazon brand men’s work clothing review – Business Insider – Business Insider

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Amazon clothing is shipped just like all other Amazon products.Sarah Jacobs Amazon has introduced its own clothing brands in recent years. Some of the clothing is Amazon-branded — Amazon Essentials — but most of it is sold under private labels. For men, those labels are Goodthreads and Buttoned Down. Both are available only to Amazon Prime subscribers. Amazon still isn’t as well known for selling pants and shirts as it is for…