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Weinstein Co. licenses the Charles James fashion brand name
Weinstein Co. licenses the Charles James fashion brand name

Coming on the heels of Monday night's Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala for the fashion exhibition "Charles James: Beyond Fashion," the Weinstein Co. announced Tuesday via news release that it has agreed to license, with an option to buy, the luxury fashion brand Charles James from the designer’s estate. James, who is often called "America's first couturier," was at his height from the 1930s to the 1950s, when he revolutionized fashion from the inside out. A sculptor of cloth, he championed strapless dresses, the figure-eight skirt and spiral cuts. His work was the antithesis of today's disposable fast fashion....

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