CHICAGO — Men’s wear retailers at the Chicago Collective this month exuded realism, caution and hopefulness.
“Could it be better? Yes,” said Thomas George, owner of E Street Denim in Highland Park, Ill. “But it could also be a lot worse. This isn’t a blip in the road, it’s a fundamental change in the industry. Retailers have gotten the message, now manufacturers need to find other ways to satisfy their margin.”
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)