With a name perhaps more fit for a sitcom than a handbag line, George Gina & Lucy is making its way to the U.S. after rapid growth in Europe.
The Frankfurt, Germany-based firm — founded in 2004 by Nicolas Neuhaus, his wife, Nicole Bailly, and longtime friend Oliver Bruhn — is relatively unknown in the U.S., but in four years has zoomed to a $110 million company at wholesale, selling over 750,000 bags throughout Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The bags have spawned a strong following, with fans blogging on the Internet over the latest colors and styles.
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)