Surprisingly, in this omnichannel world not all retail investment is headed for digital. This fall, a pile of cash has come home to the world of brick-and-mortar, and just in time for the holidays.
There has been a seemingly rapid succession of brightly lit, sparkling new and expanded renovations of department store beauty selling floors, with unveilings hitting a crescendo of one a week this fall. In years past, there was the high-tech dazzle of the new Bloomingdale’s floor at 59th Street, followed by a partial redo of the Saks Fifth Avenue floor in the flagship, then the modernizing of Lord & Taylor’s flagship beauty floor.
Alberta Ferretti's "Rainbow Week" sweaters are back. The designer closed her #MFW show with a few day-of-the-week sweaters, which first debuted on the catwalk last January as part of the pre-fall 2017 collection. #wwdfashion (📷: @delphineachard)