Ready-to-Wear and Sportswear
Several exhibitors said foot traffic to their booths seemed stable and they expressed hope that a weak yen will boost international orders.
Designer and Luxury
Marc Jacobs and LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton will both be honored at the Parsons New School for Design’s 67th annual Fashion Benefit, set for May 19.
The firm has reorganized its North American wholesale business, bringing together all of its brands under a newly created underwear group.
The collaboration with Swedish firm Teenage Engineering is the H&M-owned brand’s first outside ready-to-wear.
The Markets Features
The 60-minute long “Made in Bangladesh” show focuses on poor working conditions in the mass production garment factories.
The next edition of the textile fair will take place amid an inclement macroeconomic climate.
The brand’s first children’s collection manufactured by Brave Kid will be launched this month at Pitti Bimbo.
Wooters was a retired chairman of Cotton Incorporated and the first chief executive officer of the organization
Mergers and Acquisitions
Berkshire Partners and New Balance formed a new entity and paid $280 million.