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New “Modern Assembly” to Feature ATS Las Vegas, Five Other Shows In One Location

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Las Vegas—While AccessoriesTheShow Las Vegas and STITCH are bustling with traffic through Wednesday, come their August editions there will be even more to offer retailers during Las Vegas Fashion Week. BJI Fashion Group, producers of AccessoriesTheShow (ATS) and STITCH, announced this week that it has formed a strategic alliance with …

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Target’s Next Guest Designers: Kate Young, Prabal Gurung

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Minneapolis—Celebrity stylist Kate Young and designer Prabal Gurung are the latest upscale names to collaborate with Target on  limited edition collections featuring high style apparel and accessories at “masstige” pricepoints. Who hasn’t designed for Target? Isaac Mizrahi, Jason Wu, Missoni, Zac Posen, Rodarte, Proenza Schouler (not to mention the 24 …

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Post Holiday Blues: Target + Neiman Marcus Holiday Collection a Flop?

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Minneapolis—“We think it’s going to be successful across the board,” Gregg Steinhafel, chief executive at Target told retail analysts in December about the special holiday gift collection, a collaboration with Neiman Marcus and some 50 fashion designers. “”It’s just a matter of how you want to gauge success, is it …

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JCPenney to Bow Limited Edition Holiday Design Collections

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Plano, TX—Neiman Marcus and Target aren’t the only national retailers to snag limited edition designer holiday collections. JCPenney announced Thursday that it added three new designers to its 2012 holiday line up: LULU by Lulu Guinness, Jenny Packham Boudoir and Double Happiness Vivienne Tam. Each collection includes handbags, fashion accessories …

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Target + Neiman Marcus Holiday Gift Collection Revealed

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New York—What just might be retail’s ultimate Odd Couple this holiday season: the high-low gift collaboration between mass merchant Target and high-end specialty retailer Neiman Marcus has been unveiled finally. The collection, which features 24 American designers—all members of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA)—will be available Dec. 1 …

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Anna Karenina to Drive Holiday Trends? “Da”

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San Francisco–Anna Karenina—Tolstoy’s complex Russian heroine—is about to have quite a revival. On November 9, the classic 19th century high-society tale of passion and betrayal hits the silver screen, starring Keira Knightley in the title role and Jude Law as her cuckolded husband. This visual spectacle (click here to see …