Liz Claiborne Inc. has hired John Bartlett to design the Claiborne men's sportswear line, and it might be only a matter of time before the struggling women's line follows suit.
Under the label Claiborne by John Bartlett, the men's line is launching for spring 2009. The wholesale prices of about $15 to $300 will stay the same, and Claiborne will evaluate expanding or scaling back from the estimated 1,000 doors, including Macy's and Dillard's, which carry the men's line.
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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?"