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.
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)