So what if the country is over-stored and over-malled. Outlet centers are a different animal, and Steven B. Tanger sees a big future for the format.
“There could be as many as 100 new centers in the U.S. in the next 10 years,” Tanger, the president and chief executive officer of Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc., told WWD. That’s on top of the 150 outlet centers currently operating in the U.S., totaling about 55 million to 60 million square feet, which, as Tanger suggested, is a mere speck on the overall 7.3 billion square feet of shopping center space in the U.S.
Peter Kim's Los Angeles-based premium denim line has always had its finger on the pulse of youth. This season, novelty is back in a way reminiscent of early Aughts, with studs, lace-ups, racing waxed denim and more. For more highlights if some of the key brands at the Vegas trade shows, go to WWD.com. #wwdfashion (📷: Patrick Gray; Styles by @thealexbadia; Story by @karihamanaka and @marcy_wwd)
"I was driving back on Saturday afternoon from the beach, and I just saw this sign saying 'Skydiving for $95.' And I was like, I can't not sky dive for $95," says Tom Bateman about a moment in Hawaii while shooting "Snatched." #wwdeye (📷: @vsteves; Interview by @ktauer; Styled by @thealexbadia)