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    Meet the woman behind Like to Know.It

    You’ve probably heard of or seen this fashion app in your feeds. DALLAS — Tune in at noon Wednesday for a special live interview with Amber Venz Box on WFAA’s YouTube.  LIKEtoKNOW.it is the single largest influencer shopping app, and the fashion-tech company is based right here in North Texas. After ten years helping people make cash from their content, founder Amber Venz Box is now rebranding and working to make even more female millionaires. Venz Box’s app, LTK for short, is as hot as the trends it features.  “The first ten years of LTK we were able to build  

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    13 Fall 2021 Fashion Trends Fashion Insiders Predict Will Take Off

    There are plenty of ways to gather insight on the upcoming season’s trends. Simply scroll through celebrities like Bella Hadid or Dua Lipa’s Instagram pages, check out what your favorite influencers have been posting, or see what your fellow city dwellers are sporting. But, arguably the best way is to go straight to the sources who have all the behind-the-scenes information — aka, fashion insiders — which includes merchandisers, buyers, editors-in-chief, and brand founders. For fall 2021 trends, these experts gave TZR the low-down on what to expect. According to Heather Gramston, Head of Womenswear at Browns Fashion, the  

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    Plus Size Fashion: Old Navy Is Redefining What Inclusive Shopping Looks Like

    Alison Partridge Stickney, Head of Women’s and Maternity Merchandising at Old Navy, is beaming as she explains how the last three years have culminated in BODEQUALITY. The initiative promises that, come August 20, every garment in the Old Navy women’s section will be available online and in store in sizes 0-28 (with size 30 being available exclusively online) in the same styles, for the same price, completely integrated into the existing women’s section. “It’s simple, right? If more than half of women in America are plus size, we now have clothes for all of them,” Stickney says. That’s right —Old  

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    Ted Baker enjoys sales surge as dressing up returns to fashion

    Ted Baker says performance recovered in UK, N. American malls Overall sales up 50% in Q2 Shares flat in early trading Retail sales still down 30% vs pre-crisis levels Sept 7 (Reuters) – Upmarket fashion retailer Ted Baker’s (TED.L) sales surged during the second quarter as customers returned to shops after months of coronavirus restrictions in search of new clothes for socialising again. Ted Baker, which has 560 stores and concessions, pointed to a rebound in North American and UK shopping malls as consumer confidence picked up, helping retail sales – comprising in-store and online sales – jump 30% during  

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    Genderless Fashion: When I Stopped Shopping by Gender, I Fell in Love With Fashion Again

    I’ve always been fascinated with women’s clothing. As a child, my tomboy sister refused to wear her frilly, pink princess gowns and toddler heels, but I coveted them. I found comfort in playing with Barbie dolls and dressing like the Spice Girls, but whenever I would try to wear something that I inherently liked—like a tiara—I was told it was wrong. “Boys don’t wear that.” I eventually grew out of this fashion phase and began wearing the clothes deemed appropriate for boys to wear. The soccer jerseys, grungy band tees, and oversized suits never felt quite like me 

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