In Fashion, A Name Grants Immortality … or Less Pretentiously: “Let’s Play Jeopardy!!” (13)

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Names often fool.
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But if moneys and longevity are at stake in a fashion game of changing trends and whimsical consumer fancies, then a good name – preferably not your boring own – should be used as a talisman to tide over the capricity of the business.if you think you know your fashion history, and fashion pseudonym trivia, then let’s play Jeopardy!

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In 1971, distance runner Phil Knight founded sports shoe manufacturing company Blue Ribbon Sports with friend Bill Bowerman. Later, inspired by the Onitsuka Tiger trainers from Japan, he launched his own shoe range and renamed his company after the Greek goddess of victory:
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Nike.

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~ by acrylicstetson on October 23, 2007.

One Response to “In Fashion, A Name Grants Immortality … or Less Pretentiously: “Let’s Play Jeopardy!!” (13)”

  1. I love this image! Is it a painting? Where can I find it or more information on it? I must have it.

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