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April 22, 2005 by
shefinds | Style

Gap to debut Forth & Towne this fall

Gap yesterday announced it would name its new chain Forth & Towne, which will target women ages 35 and up. The retailer will open test stores in Chicago and New York this September. CNNmoney/Reuters (4/22), Los Angeles Times/Associated Press (free registration) (4/22)

Juicy Couture — a once-hot brand that became famous for reinventing the sweatsuit “in cashmere, terrycloth, fleece and velour, in a rainbow of colors, at up to $400” is attempting yet another reinvention by opening its first standalone store in Las Vegas. [cool news]

Akris, “the 80-year-old Swiss fashion brand,” that is relatively small but “is becoming a quiet must-have among American businesswomen. [cool news]

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Steven “Cojo” Cojocaru says he was “dumped” from the “Today” show because he agreed to go on “Oprah” to talk about his kidney transplant.

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