Of course, the economy was the major theme of the season — overarching everything shown on the runway. The news grew worse almost every day of the Paris shows, and doubts continue to rage over whether consumers will be in a shopping mood come January and February and, if so, how much they’ll want to buy.
Given the circumstances, buyers stressedthe importance of tightly editing their orders. It is understood open-to-buys range from flat to down 15 to 20 percent.
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