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UK clothier Topshop to open store in Chicago

Topshop, the hipster clothing chain, is coming to the Mag Mile.The British retailer plans to open a store on North Michigan Avenue next spring, marking its second outpost in the U.S., according to a Monday report in Women’s Wear Daily. Get the full story » teams up with British clothing retailer

Retailer has partnered with British fashion retailer NEXT to be the exclusive seller of the company’s shoes, clothing and accessories in the U.S.

Senate weighs copyrights for fashion

U.S. lawmakers are considering legislation intended to protect fashion designs from knockoffs, but some experts say the proposed rules could do more harm than good to the industry and consumers.

The proposed law, which has bipartisan support, would protect unique designs for three years. For a knockoff to be considered a copyright infringement, it must be so similar that it is likely to be mistaken for a protected design. Get the full story »