Tag Archives: apparel

Fair Is Fair

In 2013, a Bangladeshi garment factory collapsed in the city of Savar. Among the rubble, search-and-rescuers found over 1,100 dead workers, along with tags for J. C. Penney, Walmart, Mango and other major brands.…

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Third Time’s the Charm

Shen New Haven interior

New York City pulsates with noise and energy and entropy, a whirlwind of commotion that—as Carol Shen, owner of two Shen Boutiques in NYC’s Upper East Side, knows firsthand after nearly 30 years in business there—can be exhausting. That’s one …

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The Way It Clothes

Yurway Boutique

Yurway boutique occupies a modest-sized rectangle on the corners of Chapel and York Streets, with narrow walkways between rows of clothes and accessories. While browsing, you might brush up against a silk top or lace party dress, hiding away, waiting …

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