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2009-06-25 07:00:00

NEW YORK, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- David Meister, a leader in modern day and evening dresses, announced today the launch of its e-Commerce site. David Meister is known for strong silhouettes that are sophisticated yet feminine, featuring stylish materials such as stretch satin, matte jersey and novelty fabrics. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090625/CG37797) The e-Commerce site, administered by Kellwood's digital team, will be fulfilled out of City of Industry, California. The...

2009-02-17 15:27:05

Hip hop clothes designer Russell Simmons said his new clothing line, on sale in Chicago, is geared for 25-50-year-old urban men with successful role models. Simmons said his new American Classics line is aimed at the urban graduate who identify with role models like President Barack Obama and movie star Will Smith, the Chicago Sun-Times reported Tuesday. Simmons, who co-founded Def Jam Records in 1984, moved into clothing with Phat Farm, a line he sold in 2004 for $140 million. Now available...

2005-07-05 06:54:30

By Michael Paoletta NEW YORK (Billboard) - It has been a busy couple of weeksfor celebrity-driven hip-hop brands. Rapper The Game partnered with 310 Motoring and Skechers tocreate a shoe line. Nelly introduced his premium light energydrink PJ Tight. And Jacob "Jacob the Jeweler" Arabo partneredwith couture sneaker company SneakerLuxe to form Jacob & Co.Footwear. Meanwhile, 50 Cent announced he would promote Reebok's GXTII cross-trainer (the latest in his own sneaker brand) andlaunch...

Word of the Day
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.