Blog: Leonie BarrieCheap chick takes flight

Leonie Barrie | 27 June 2006

Remember Tweety, the wide-eyed yellow bird of Looney Tunes fame? Well, in what is perhaps one of the more obscure celebrity pairings, Warner Bros Consumer Products and socialite Nicky Hilton are to create a range of fashion apparel and accessories inspired by the cartoon character. The one-of-a-kind designs will launch in Tweety ‘Pop-Up’ shops, temporary hubs operating for six-week runs to showcase the new ‘Tweety Designed by Nicky Hilton’ collection. So what exactly will you get if you cross a fashion icon with a yellow canary? You’ll have to wait until spring 2007 to find out.


Asia facing up to increased competition

Increasing competition for garment sourcing contracts is seeing China not only being challenged by other countries in Asia, but by sub-Saharan African and even Russian suppliers too. And it is pushing...


Cambodia raises garment worker wages

The monthly minimum wage for workers in Cambodia's textile, garment and footwear sector is set to rise to $153 from January next year, following a vote on the issue last week. The increase marks a ris...


Sportswear initiatives start to take shape

The results of two highly-anticipated initiatives in the sportswear sphere were revealed last week: the launch of Under Armour’s new UAS lifestyle brand and the first pair of running shoes created at ...


Hanjin Shipping collapse triggers fear of West Coast port repeat

The recent bankruptcy of South Korea's Hanjin Shipping, the world's seventh-largest container shipper, at the end of August, has left billions of dollars worth of merchandise in limbo, leaving the fal...

just-style homepage

Forgot your password?