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Volume 2 Newsletter 11
June 28, 2006
“When nobody around you seems to measure up, it's time to check your yardstick” - Bill Lemley
It seems the media is head over heels in love with the art of hat making. more
 
Apparently New Era has a cult following with the surfer set these days. more
 
If you're looking for trends, look no further than the shadowy characters you see in movies and on TV. more
 
We hear that the infamously hip fashion mastermind Christian Audigier has opened an Ed Hardy retail store in the Meat Packing District in New York City. more
 
According to Brand Keys Consulting Company apparel brands are "losing traction on the slippery slope of customer loyalty as consumers grow more demanding." more
 
Caribbean-inspired designer clothing and accessories are being sought after by reggae musicians. more
 
Finesse Creations is having a sale on their hats until the end of June. more
 
The mercilessly hip casual wear line Juicy Couture just opened a 2,400-square-foot retail store at 103 Fifth Avenue in NYC. more
 
Texworld USA will sponsor a fabric show on July 11 to 13th at the Penn Plaza Pavilion in NYC. more
 
Bush, who was 95 years-old, won numerous medals for heroic achievement in World War II. more
 
Vibe Magazine will publish the first issue of V-Style this September. more
 
Several generations of the royal family gathered on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.... more
 
Sibling Entertainment will host the musical "Hats," the Red Hat Society Musical, in a world premiere on Oct. 11 at the New Denver Civic Theatre. more
 
Now that the most gorgeous and philanthropic Hollywood couple (Pitt and Jolie) have spawned an.... more
 
The media continues to beat the drum about the dangers of the sun. This is good news for the hat industry. more