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Michigan’s magical run ends in heartbreaking fashion – New York Post

Friday, March 24, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The ride is over. It’s time for Michigan to return to the runway. The seventh-seeded Wolverines’ remarkable run through March ended in heartbreaking fashion Thursday night in the Midwest Region semifinal, with Derrick Walton Jr.’s missed 3-pointer in the closing seconds sealing a 69-68 loss to third-seeded Oregon at the Sprint Center. The Ducks (32-5), who will appear in the Elite Eight for the second straight…

Michigan’s magical run ends in heartbreaking fashion – New York Post

Friday, March 24, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The ride is over. It’s time for Michigan to return to the runway. The seventh-seeded Wolverines’ remarkable run through March ended in heartbreaking fashion Thursday night in the Midwest Region semifinal, with Derrick Walton Jr.’s missed 3-pointer in the closing seconds sealing a 69-68 loss to third-seeded Oregon at the Sprint Center. The Ducks (32-5), who will appear in the Elite Eight for the second straight…

Northeast Saltwater ‘Fashion Show’ comes to RI – Ricentral.com

Friday, March 24, 2017

Fishing has forever fashion classics like khakis with plaid shirts, tennis shoes for wading summer streams, floppy hats adorned with favorite flies or Al’s Goldfish and tan fishing vests, which of course can be worn in all seasons. Millennials have soda bottle fleece layering, puff jackets with stuffing traceable back to some unfortunate naked goose, sling packs you chase in circles trying to open and carbon…

CALA’s app fits designer clothing to your body using iPhone photos – TechCrunch

Friday, March 24, 2017

A new startup called CALA aims to make it easier for new designers to break into the fashion business by offering everything needed to run their e-commerce operations – from production to delivery. In addition, CALA’s new mobile app where this apparel is sold is upending the traditional way garment sizes are created and fitted by way of 3D body scanning technology. The result is custom apparel that matches shoppers’ own body measurements…

IDOC begins "clothing closet" for released inmates – WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois – WSIL TV

Friday, March 24, 2017

VIENNA — Inmates at the Vienna Correctional Center will get a fresh start in new clothes when they walk out of prison. It’s part of a new program being introduced throughout prisons across Illinois. Some of the inmates have nothing when they are first released. Corrections leaders say, now, not only will the men leave with new clothes, but with confidence they’ll succeed. “I got me a nice outfit, a…

CALA’s app fits designer clothing to your body using iPhone photos – TechCrunch

Thursday, March 23, 2017

A new startup called CALA aims to make it easier for new designers to break into the fashion business by offering everything needed to run their e-commerce operations – from production to delivery. In addition, CALA’s new mobile app where this apparel is sold is upending the traditional way garment sizes are created and fitted by way of 3D body scanning technology. The result is custom apparel that matches shoppers’ own body measurements…

CALA’s app fits designer clothing to your body using iPhone photos – TechCrunch

Thursday, March 23, 2017

A new startup called CALA aims to make it easier for new designers to break into the fashion business by offering everything needed to run their e-commerce operations – from production to delivery. In addition, CALA’s new mobile app where this apparel is sold is upending the traditional way garment sizes are created and fitted by way of 3D body scanning technology. The result is custom apparel that matches shoppers’ own body measurements…

As Looks Matter More, Two Companies Fashion Moves Vs. Apple Watch, Fitbit – Investor’s Business Daily

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Fitbit (FIT), Xiaomi and Apple (AAPL) collectively make up nearly half of the wearables market, according to IDC figures, but the industry is fragmented enough for other entrants to have a chance at making their mark. Michael Kors (KORS) and Fossil (FOSL) each announced on Tuesday their newest lines of activity trackers and smartwatches, likely hoping to nibble at Fitbit and Apple Watch share. Kors unveiled the Sofie, a women’s watch…

CALA’s app fits designer clothing to your body using iPhone photos – TechCrunch

Thursday, March 23, 2017

A new startup called CALA aims to make it easier for new designers to break into the fashion business by offering everything needed to run their e-commerce operations – from production to delivery. In addition, CALA’s new mobile app where this apparel is sold is upending the traditional way garment sizes are created and fitted by way of 3D body scanning technology. The result is custom apparel that matches shoppers’ own body measurements…

As Looks Matter More, Two Companies Fashion Moves Vs. Apple Watch, Fitbit – Investor’s Business Daily

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Fitbit (FIT), Xiaomi and Apple (AAPL) collectively make up nearly half of the wearables market, according to IDC figures, but the industry is fragmented enough for other entrants to have a chance at making their mark. Michael Kors (KORS) and Fossil (FOSL) each announced on Tuesday their newest lines of activity trackers and smartwatches, likely hoping to nibble at Fitbit and Apple Watch share. Kors unveiled the Sofie, a women’s watch…

As Looks Matter More, Two Companies Fashion Moves Vs. Apple Watch, Fitbit – Investor’s Business Daily

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Fitbit (FIT), Xiaomi and Apple (AAPL) collectively make up nearly half of the wearables market, according to IDC figures, but the industry is fragmented enough for other entrants to have a chance at making their mark. Michael Kors (KORS) and Fossil (FOSL) each announced on Tuesday their newest lines of activity trackers and smartwatches, likely hoping to nibble at Fitbit and Apple Watch share. Kors unveiled the Sofie, a women’s watch…

As Looks Matter More, Two Companies Fashion Moves Vs. Apple Watch, Fitbit – Investor’s Business Daily

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Fitbit (FIT), Xiaomi and Apple (AAPL) collectively make up nearly half of the wearables market, according to IDC figures, but the industry is fragmented enough for other entrants to have a chance at making their mark. Michael Kors (KORS) and Fossil (FOSL) each announced on Tuesday their newest lines of activity trackers and smartwatches, likely hoping to nibble at Fitbit and Apple Watch share. Kors unveiled the Sofie, a women’s watch…

CALA’s app fits designer clothing to your body using iPhone photos – TechCrunch

Thursday, March 23, 2017

A new startup called CALA aims to make it easier for new designers to break into the fashion business by offering everything needed to run their e-commerce operations – from production to delivery. In addition, CALA’s new mobile app where this apparel is sold is upending the traditional way garment sizes are created and fitted by way of 3D body scanning technology. The result is custom apparel that matches shoppers’ own body measurements…

An All Native American Fashion Show to Return to Denver This Weekend – 303 Magazine

Thursday, March 23, 2017

It’s no secret that the fashion world we all love has been guilty of excluding diversity when it comes to body types and ethnicity. But within recent years a movement for inclusion has begun to dismantle some of the standards that are associated with the industry. Whether it’s Vogue‘s inclusive cover or the rise of models like Ashley Graham, Winne Harlow and Madeline Stuart, it’s clear that the future of fashion is changing. And good…

FIDM grad’s Popup Florist business blossoms with help from fashion brands like Topshop and Baja East – Los Angeles Times

Thursday, March 23, 2017

A lack of any sort of training isn’t exactly a selling point for most entrepreneurs — but for florist Kelsie Hayes, it has become her calling card. “The fact that I’m not a trained florist really works in my advantage,” says Hayes, from a table at Gansevoort Market. The 27-year-old is the founder of the year-old business Popup Florist, which she runs out of a window-facing slot at the Market,…

The Modist aims to be the Net-a-Porter of modest fashion – Digiday

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Modist fashion is getting more attention, with niche sites like Modanisa, East Essence and ModLi, but none have garnered the name recognition or luxury appeal of sites like Shopbop and Net-a-Porter. The Modist, which launched on International Women’s Day last month, hopes to change that by rebranding modesty as a style with cross-cultural and designer appeal — and less tied to religious strictures. Founded by Ghizlan Guenez, a Dubai resident who previously…

Conference for Florida Ethnic Media (June 2017) – Poynter (blog)

Thursday, March 23, 2017

The challenges facing the news industry are particularly difficult for publications serving local African-American or Hispanic communities, given their smaller scale and orientation to print. Building on other Poynter work locally and with the National Newspaper Publishers Association, together with several national experts, Poynter and the University of South Florida St. Petersburg are sponsoring a conference for Florida ethnic media. Apply now for this program by completing our Google form. During this…

London struck to the heart: How newspapers around the world covered the devastating terror attack – Telegraph.co.uk

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Five people have been killed in a “sick and depraved” terror attack that brought carnage to the heart of London, including the police officer who was stabbed and his assailant. Mark Rowley, Scotland Yard’s top anti-terror officer, confirmed that 40 people were injured after the attacker – armed with two large knives – mowed down pedestrians with his car on Westminster Bridge then rushed at the gates in front of…