Jones Apparel Group boosted its stake in GRI Group, spending $15 million for a 15 percent interest in the Hong Kong-based retail distribution group and betting Asia will remain “a high growth region.”
Jones shelled out $20.2 million for 10 percent of GRI last June and now owns 25 percent of the company, which holds the exclusive license for Jones’ Nine West, Anne Klein New York, AK Anne Klein, Easy Spirit, Enzo Angiolini and Joan & David brands in Asia.
Issa Rae stopped by WWD's NYC headquarters to talk about season two of "Insecure," which premieres this Sunday on HBO. Click link in bio for all the details. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery; Styled by @mayteallende)
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"