| Jun 7, 2014
Under Armour, which has wooed consumers with sweat-wicking T-shirts and other innovations, is banking on a new fabric that conforms to the foot like a second skin to help the company break into the crowded athletic shoe market.
| Dec 9, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Heidi Lieske's business idea came while shelling out more than $300 for a wedding-suitable outfit — for her 1-year-old son.
"There has got to be a better way to do this," she thought.
Her Timonium company aims to be that option for like-minded...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 9:04 PM
Christian Siriano, Maryland's best-known fashion industry personality, might have had one of the best showings at last week's New York Fashion Week events. But the state's couture offerings did not end with him. Area designers, hair and makeup artists and...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 4:29 AM
Two years ago, a dejected Bishme Cromartie almost gave up sewing altogether. He had just received a rejection letter from the famed Fashion Institute of Technology in New York.
"I just sat there and cried. You would have thought that someone died in my...
| Mar 7, 2013
Samuel L. "Sandy" Frank, a retired Baltimore clothing manufacturer executive and World War II veteran, died Feb. 28 from cancer at his Roland Park Place home.
The former longtime Mount Washington resident was 92.
The son of Henry Frank, who headed A....
| May 14, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Morton "Jerry" Baum, founder and executive director of the Fund for Educational Excellence and a retired clothing manufacturing executive who was a tireless champion of city public schools, died May 5 from complications of Parkinson's disease at his...
| Dec 9, 2010
| 2:26 PM
Often, the best way to find fun, original holiday gifts is to look locally. Greater Baltimore has a bevy of earnest, thoughtful shops with plenty to offer this season. The 100 clothing, jewelry, home goods, gourmet and gift stores on this list are some of...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 12:13 PM
The Sun article by Jamie Smith Hopkins on unemployment ("Mismatch between jobs and seekers," April 17) was excellent. However, the decline in manufacturing was an area that was not emphasized enough as a cause of unemployment in Maryland and the United...
| Sep 25, 2011
Hessie Abraham Davidson, former chairman of the Davidson Transfer & Storage Co., who counted among his many interesting and challenging moving jobs overseeing the moving of the U.S. Constitution, died Sept. 18 of complications from a stroke at Springhouse...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 10:21 AM
Kinera Royster wants to be known more for her talents than her appearance.
"There is more to me than being a man who wears heels and a wig," she said as she sifted through a clothing rack containing 11 garments she designed.
Royster, a self-taught...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 2:07 PM
James Edgar "Jamie" Byron Sr., a former businessman and mayor who was a member of a political family with deep roots in Western Maryland, died July 2 of heart failure at his home in Shepherdstown, W.Va.
The former Williamsport and Hagerstown resident was...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 3:26 AM
Loyola University Maryland is expected to announce Tuesday a partnership with a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm for a startup accelerator that will help students quickly form new companies — one of a handful of such programs recently...