Higher consumer spending helped lift the economy in the first quarter, but innerwear executives set to attend this week’s market said they are wary of the still unpredictable retail climate.
March, bolstered by an early Easter, was a strong month for intimates at retail with increases in the midsingle digits to as much as 33 percent or more, and April kept up the pace, the executives said. Value-priced merchandise such as basic undies and bras, as well as sexy items with a fashion twist, like baby dolls and chemises, are key.
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)