The question of where to find low-cost production as China becomes more expensive was one of the central issues addressed at the three-day American Apparel & Footwear Federation’s annual executive summit here. Rising cost pressures remain a major concern for the fashion industry as it battles volatile cotton prices, spiraling gasoline prices and an impending battle with the Obama administration over elements of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.
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)