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2009-01-12 10:21:00

- Satisfies demand for organic and recycled materials AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Gramicci is responding to consumer demand for the combination of performance and environmentally-friendly outerwear with three revolutionary launches for Fall 2009: Re-Gen Twill, Pitch Performance Fleece and the silky Lux Eco Weave. The company's new Re-Gen Twill represents the ultimate in recycling. Re-Gen is comprised of recycled hemp and organic cotton that is swept up from the sample room...

2008-12-12 12:12:00

- Revolutionary knit fuses performance and recycled materials AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Gramicci has introduced Evo-Tek knit, an innovative material that helps bring natural and organic fabrics to performance apparel. Consumers have made it clear they want more ecologically-friendly products. According to a just-released report by researchers Frost & Sullivan, 73% of Americans say they are "very likely" or "somewhat likely" to purchase products made of recycled...

2008-06-17 00:00:22

By Carol Pucci The Seattle Times Planning on packing for a golfing, fishing, camping or biking outing this summer? How about some shopping in New York or San Francisco? New airline fees for checked bags could add $30 to $300 or more per person to the price of a round-trip ticket, depending on how many bags and what gear you decide to check. Consider a mid-July fare of $466 round-trip on American Airlines between Seattle and Chicago. Add in the airline's new fee of $30 per person...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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