Visit spas and salons to pamper your body and keep yourself updated with changing trends of fashion. In 1964, Mary quaint unveiled the mini skirt and it changed the life of fashionistas all over. If you like the style trends of the '70s, then you can go ahead and incorporate the style in your wardrobe, but a word of caution here, in case you do not want to look like you are dressing up to attend a '70s' theme party. We finally have a colon that works on everyone. With fur becoming a status symbol, which was affordable only for the rich, a whole new market of imitation fur opened up to cater to the increasing demand. Minis and micro minis first became popular in the mid-sixties and early seventies. Broad lapels and coordinated accessories were in vogue. Brands such as Ocean Pacific, Reebok and Banana Republic made history and everyone purchased at least one item of clothing from these.
In response we have made further adjustments to our inventory and expense plans, said Blake Nordstrom, co-president, Nordstrom, Inc. As the pace of change in retail continues to accelerate, we remain committed to serving customers by taking steps that will continue to meet their expectations while driving profitable growth. FIRST QUARTER SUMMARY First quarter net earnings were $46 million and earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) were $106 million, or 3.3 percent of net sales, compared with net earnings of $128 million and EBIT of $245 million, or 7.9 percent of net sales, during the same period in fiscal 2015. Retail EBIT decreased $107 million compared with the same quarter last year, reflecting increased markdowns and higher credit chargeback expenses in addition to planned fulfillment and technology costs supporting the Company's growth initiatives. Credit EBIT decreased $32 million related to an expected reduction in net revenue from the revenue sharing program agreement with TD Bank ("TD") beginning in October 2015. Total Company net sales of $3.2 billion for the first quarter increased 2.5 percent compared with net sales of $3.1 billion during the same period in fiscal 2015. Total Company comparable sales for the first quarter decreased 1.7 percent. Full-price net sales, which consist of U.S. full-line stores and Nordstrom.com, combined with Canada and Trunk Club, decreased 2.2 percent and comparable sales decreased 4.3 percent.
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Many men became more style conscious than ever before. These broadens out the shoulders and makes you man up. The long-lasting popularity of animal prints, especially leopard prints can also be traced to the fashion trends of the 1950s. Everything back then was about standing out of the crowd, and doing things differently. The hairstyles sported by demo kids today draw inspiration from those of the 80s. The jam shoes are suddenly coming back and so are the Wayfarers! Sideburns and long tousled blond surfer hair were styles that were hep for young men and boys.