Fashion Counsel with Anthony V. Lupo

Arent Fox's fashion law blog offers news, analysis, and insights for the industry from fashion attorney Anthony Lupo.

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V. Lupo

The Weekly Cut

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The Weekly Cut

News you can use from around the fashion industry:

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The Weekly Cut

News you can use from around the fashion industry:

  • Billionaire Spanx Founder Hires Nike Head Of Apparel As New CEO: “… she will transition from the locker room to the fitting room seamlessly”  [Forbes]
  • Jimmy Choo Co-Founder Tamara Mellon Seeking To “Disrupt Fashion,” By Introducing Seasonless Approach To Sales [Toronto Star]
  • Premium T-shirt Push Mirrors Premium Denim Phenomenon: Consumers Willing to Pay 3-4X as Much [Wall Street Journal]
  • Sycamore Partners Adds Coldwater Creek Intellectual Property to Its Portfolio of Consumer & Retail Investments that Include Nine West, Jessica Simpson, and Aeropostale [Law 360 Retail & Ecommerce]
  • E-commerce is part of the rebirth of Escada, it "drives our message to the market,” Tonio Fruehauf, Escada Online [Internet Retailer]
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 News you can use from around the fashion industry:

  • Artist and Designer Aitor Throup Joined Dutch Denim Label G-Star Raw as a Creative Consultant. [Business of Fashion]
  • Kate Moss For Topshop Gives Luxury Retailers Access to Aspirational Consumers. [Luxury Daily]
  • With Luxury Brands, Outlet Centers Give Malls A Run For Their Money. [LA Times]
  • Fashion Startups Sell Men Style by Algorithm: Personal Shopping Service Gathers Data on Everything From What Types of Brands Accountants Tend to Like to What Styles Of Clothing Individual Clients Send Back. [Mashable]
  • Marais Usa's Haley Boyd On Growing Her Chic, Affordable Shoes Brand Slowly. [Fashionista]
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News you can use from around the fashion industry:

  • Zappos Is Piloting a Personal Shopping Service on Instagram. [Fashionista]
  • Golden Gate Reports 9.5% Stake in Women’s Retailer Ann Taylor. [Bloomberg]
  • Barneys Removes Ecommerce Barrier with Free Return Policy. [Luxury Daily]
  • Men's Wearhouse Buying Jos. A. Bank for $1.8 Billion to Create America's 4th Largest Seller of Men's Apparel. [Brand Channel]
  • FTC Revises Textile Labeling Rules. [Sourcing Journal Online]
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News you can use from around the fashion industry:

  • As Marketing Goes Digital, The Customer Becomes The Marketer. [Forbes]
  • Accessible Luxury Snaps at Heels of Mega Brands. [Reuters]
  • Is a True Shazam-for-Shopping App Within Reach? [Mashable]
  • No Longer Clashing, Wearable Tech Embraces Fashion [New York Times]
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News you can use from around the fashion industry:

  • How Isabel Marant’s H&M Collaboration Raised the Designer’s Profile. [Fashionista]
  • Le Tote and CoutureSqd are two new startups that allow people to pay a subscription to rent out regular clothing. [Pando Daily]
  • Prada Sues Preferred Fragrance Inc. For Blatant 'Prada Candy' Knock-Off. [Huffington Post]
  • Bruno Pieters' Honest By: a fashion label built on total transparency. [The Guardian]
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News you can use from around the fashion industry:

  • Vietnam, a Lucrative Market to Approach with Caution and Care. [Business of Fashion]
  • Gucci Won $144M Lawsuit Against Counterfeiters. [The Fashion Law]
  • Burberry’s Angela Ahrendts to Apple: what can technology learn from fashion? [Guardian]
  • With increasing competition from specialized retailers like Sephora and Ulta, as well as the Internet, New York department stores revamp cosmetics and fragrance sections. [The New York Times]
  • Louboutin Wins Lawsuit Against Anti-Islam Group. [Huffington Post]
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News you can use from around the fashion industry:

  • The future of retail is bricks and clicks convergence. Eyewear marketer Warby Parker has built four physical stores in the last five months, but there was a time when its founders thought they’d connect with consumers only through the web. [AdAge]
  • Naomi Campbell will lead Digital Fashion Week, further strengthening ties between the fashion and technology industries. [The Guardian]
  • The true cost of a T-shirt. [The Globe and Mail]
  • Zara’s Secret To Success: The New Science Of Retailing. [Forbes]
  • Gap’s key metric falls in September. Its results for September reflect an overall cautious consumer spending trend as shown by other retailers like Costco Wholesale Corp. and L Brand, the Victoria’s Secret parent [Business of Fashion]
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News you can use from around the fashion industry:

  • Topshop is set to open 150 franchises, many of them within Nordstrom’s department stores. [London Evening Standard]
  • Real estate in Manhattan’s garment district is getting a shake up with an influx of new industries leases. [The New York Times]
  • A group representing 90 clothing retailers released a list of the more than 1,500 factories they use in Bangladesh, a key step toward improving safety in the garment industry by making its supply chain more transparent. [The Wall Street Journal]
  • Neiman Marcus Group Inc. is seeking $3.75 billion in loans to back its buyout by Ares Management LLC and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. [Business of Fashion]
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News you can use from around the fashion industry:

  • West Hollywood store Mayfair House challenged a ban on the retail sale of fur in the City of West Hollywood, CA. [California Apparel News]
  • Goldman Sachs will help J.C. Penney  in an effort to raise about $900 million, taking investors by surprise, and resulting in a drop in the company’s stock. [Forbes]
  • French fashion conglomerate LVMH has taken a minority stake in designer J.W. Anderson's eponymous brand and hired him to take over Loewe, one of their many luxury brands. Anderson likened the experience to being accepted into "the Oxford of luxury goods." [The Cut]
  • Brian Lichtenberg has filed an $100 million federal suit—for trademark infringement, unfair competition and defamation, among other claims—against his younger brother Christopher. [Vanity Fair]

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