It’s no secret that Japan’s once-legendary luxury market has been more or less stagnant and saturated for the past few years. But while the desire to be seen with the latest “It” bag from a top European house may no longer be at the forefront of most consumers’ minds, the Japanese remain some of the savviest and most discerning shoppers in the world.
As Japan’s love of labels is being replaced by a love of high-quality items crafted with fine materials and unexpected details, a few boutique accessory designers are getting a moment to shine, creating buzz among consumers and editors alike with their creations.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)