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Reuters* 187 dead, 1,000 injured, toll could go much higher * Cracks found in building day before collapse - police, industry official * Canada's Loblaw, UK's Primark say their garment suppliers at site By Serajul Quadir and Ruma Paul DHAKA, April 25...
Garment workers in Bangladesh were so uneasy about the cracks in their building that as many as 2,500 refused to enter Tuesday, according to a labor rights group. Activists say the building's owner and several factory managers assured the workers that...
An eight-story building housing several garment factories collapsed near Bangladesh's capital Wednesday morning, killing at least 70 people and trapping many more in the rubble, officials said. The collapse stirred memories of a fatal fire at a...
Samuel L. "Sandy" Frank, a retired Baltimore clothing manufacturer executive and World War II veteran, died Feb. 28 from cancer at his Roland Park Place home. The former longtime Mount Washington resident was 92. The son of Henry Frank, who headed A....
Most ladies my age (ahem, late 20s) and those older and younger (so basically a lot of the ladies) have shopped at Forever 21 at some point. The retail clothing chain is known for its cheap (and cheaply made) trendy fashion, gaudy jewelry, and for ripping...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterWhen Greg Chait won the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award in New York City last month, the man behind the Elder Statesman line of ultra-luxury cashmere knits — think $5,525 blankets, $1,890 belted cardigan sweaters and $380 ski caps — was...
Tags: Rodarte, Nordstrom, Whitney Houston, New York City, SoHo
firstname.lastname@example.orgVince Hellane was a businessman who cherished independence, so it seems fitting that his company has managed to thrive, even without its free-thinking founder at the helm. Hellane created d’Vinci Interactive in 1993 in his Falling Waters, W.Va.,...
WDBJ7 ReporterSmokestacks, boarding houses and old namesake clothing. That's all that's remains of the start-up textile industries in Southern Virginia. But one aspect of the industry still lives, the stories from former employees. Friday those stories came to life...
Los Angeles Times Fashion CriticMarni comes to L.A. The Marni for H&M collection launched in L.A. with a star-studded soiree that included Drew Barrymore, Andrea Riseborough, Jessica Chastain, Milla Jovovich, Lily Collins, Freida Pinto and Winona Ryder. The setting — the 1926...
Tags: Drew Barrymore, Milla Jovovich, Marni, Nordstrom, Target
The American fashion industry held its breath on Inauguration Day for a series of Big Reveals. Word came quickly that the navy check coat and dress Michelle Obama wore to the morning prayer service at St. John's Episcopal Church was from American...
A factory fire last month in which 112 Bangladeshi garment workers died raised questions not only about how a manufacturer with a poor safety record was allowed to continue its dangerous ways, but also about the responsibility of American companies to the...
There’s buzz that Anna Wintour, the powerful editor of Vogue magazine, is being considered by President Obama for the prestigious post of U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom-- correctly known as ambassador to the Court of St. James's. When White...
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