Category: Clothing

Clothes made by college students goes to orphans in Uganda

Students in a studio on the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus sat at long tables on a recent afternoon, pushing fabric through buzzing sewing machines as piles of colorful clothing grew beside them. In this technical apparel design course, they make clothes. Lots of clothes.…

Bentley Motors loses trademark battle over branded clothing

 Chris Lees, pictured with his father, Bob, who bought the company in the early 1990s. Photograph: Charlotte Graham/Guzelian Bentley Motors has lost a long-running high court trademark battle with a small, family-owned business, which could mean the luxury carmaker has to destroy all of its branded…

Teens reveal their favorite clothing brands

Piper Jaffray is back with its semiannual survey of teen spending habits, and the results show that teens still can’t get enough of athletic wear. The survey targeted 9,500 teens across the United States, with an average age of 15.8, asking them to pick their favorite…

3 Clothing-Industry CEOs Bet Big on Their Own Stocks

Three CEOs in the rag trade have bet big on their own stocks. They are the chiefs at PVH Corp. (NYSE:PVH), Capri Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:CPRI) and G-III Apparel Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:GIII). PVH PVH was formerly Philips-Van-Heusen Corp. One of its predecessor companies was the first to…

Clothing you don’t have to wash, explained

It’s been a banner few years for people who hate doing laundry. A slew of brands has arrived promising that you can wear their products for days, weeks, or months straight without ever putting them in the wash. Wool & Prince started the trend in 2013…

Why does Amazon have so many clothing brands?

Today, BuzzFeed News posted a reminder of exactly how enormous and inescapable Amazon is. In a single list, reporter Leticia Miranda went through all of Amazon’s various subsidiaries and sub-brands, many of which you probably haven’t heard of. The usual suspects are all there — Mechanical Turk, Twitch, Audible…