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Banana Republic, Issa London Collaborate on Limited-Edition Pre-Fall Collection

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New York—Issa London, a contemporary brand known for its feminine shapes and signature prints and a favorite of Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, is collaborating with Banana Republic on a limited edition apparel and accessories collection to premiere August 6. According to Banana Republic, the nearly 40-piece collection will combine …

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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 …