Coveted invitations to New York's Fashion Week will be a little easier to snag next month, with the unveiling of a public runway show designed to inspire shoppers to add to their wardrobes for fall and winter.
The U.S. trade gap widened a surprising 18.8 percent in June on a wave of consumer imports from China and other suppliers, suggesting U.S. second-quarter economic growth was weaker than previously thought.
Just as recession battered consumers are trickling back to malls, clothes makers in the United States face a tough choice. Squeezed by ballooning raw material, labor and freight costs, manufacturers from Nike Inc and VF Corp.
The Kardashian sisters announce their global partnership with leading international designer Bruno Schiavi and his apparel company, Jupi Corporation. Kim, Khloe and Kourtney will collaborate with Schiavi on a complete brand launch for 2011.