Must Read: Rent the Runway Raises $60 Million, NFL Approves Yeezy Cleats

Plus, don't expect to see any "Made in U.S.A." labels on the Trumps' clothing lines.
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The opening of the Rent the Runway store in Washington, D.C. Photo: Kris Connor/Getty Images for Rent The Runway

The opening of the Rent the Runway store in Washington, D.C. Photo: Kris Connor/Getty Images for Rent The Runway

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday.

Rent the Runway raised $60M in Series E funding
The designer apparel-renting destination announced that it had raised $60 million in a recent round of Series E funding, led by Fidelity Management and Research Co., with additional funding from existing investors including Bain Capital Ventures and Advance Publications, the parent company of Condé Nast. According to the company, the latest round of funding will go towards expanding RTR's à la carte subscription rental services, brick-and-mortar retail stores and operational capacity. {WWD}

Well, Yeezy cleats are officially a thing
The NFL has just approved Yeezy cleats for official game use after two Denver Broncos players, quarterback Dak Prescott and linebacker Von Miller, were spotted wearing the cleats in beige and "triple black" colorways, respectively, over the weekend. (According to the brand's Instagram, Adidas has plans to sell the black colorway to the public.) Previously, players had been fined by the NFL for wearing the "350" version of the cleats, which failed to meet the league's strict criteria. {WWD}

So much for keeping jobs in America...
It's no secret that Donald Trump doesn't produce his collections of Donald J. Trump-branded polos, suits, dress shirts, neckties and accessories stateside; nor does Ivanka, whose licensed range of contemporary apparel and accessories are largely produced in Asia. Reporters have been quick to point this out, and in recent campaign interviews, Trump voiced that while he would like to manufacture in the U.S., it's a struggle to find companies that actually do, and went so far as to say to ABC's George Stephanopoulos that "[American manufacturers] don't even make the stuff here." Sure, okay! {The New York Times}

Holiday shopping data reveals late deliveries
According to analysts from supply-chain data firm Convey, 1 in 5 consumers received late deliveries this season due to various logistical errors surrounding "missed delivery attempts, delays, and address issues." Better late than never? {WWD}

A history of dressing female police officers
Women today comprise roughly 13 percent of law enforcement officers, and yet, we still have a long way to go in terms of outfitting them. "Everybody told me that they didn't put much effort into uniform pants for police women because we weren't a big enough market," said West Cleveland-based Sergeant Tanya Sirl, who as recently as 2007, was wearing uniform pants designed for men. Now, Sirl co-owns a brand of uniform apparel for women, Her Blue Wear, which offers three different pant styles for various shapes and sizes. {Racked}

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