Post Office to release fashion line

The U.S. Postal Service is looking to fashion to help its troubled financial situation.

You may not be able to get a letter from the U.S. Postal Service on Saturdays, but you will be able to get fashionable new apparel.

The cash-strapped post office plans to release a "Rain Heat & Snow" clothing and accessory line.

CNN reported that the Postal Service is teaming up with Cleveland-based Wahconah Group, which will design the clothing and accessories.

The Rain Heat & Snow line should have something available for men by spring 2014, CNN said. A women's line also is being planned.

CNN said the fashion line will be sold in department and specialty stores.

According to CNN, the line will feature the latest technology, including sweat-wicking fabric, jackets that can sync with MP3 players and standards such as coats, head gear and footwear.

Related from MSN: Video: Postal Service ending Saturday mail

The Postal Service lost almost $16 billion in the past year and defaulted twice on required payments to the government.

It loses $25 million every day.

Some predict it could run out of money entirely in nine months, making measures such as the proposed clothing line a sort of last-ditch effort to save the agency.

The Postal Service also asked Congress for help. But the Republican-led House of Representatives advocated for post-office closures and never voted, before Congress expired in early January, on a postal bill that may have helped.

Related from MSN: Postal Service looks to new Congress for rescue


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