The courtship was long and the skeptics many, but the marriage has proved to be an unqualified success in which both suitor and target got what they were seeking.
For Oxford Industries Inc., that’s meant a differentiated, upscale lifestyle brand with strong margins and lots of room for growth. For Tommy Bahama, it’s meant the capital needed to expand into areas including retail and women’s wear, as well as a corporate home in which there’s room to maneuver — or even mess up occasionally — and quickly react to a demanding, ever-changing marketplace.
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)