TOKYO — Recession notwithstanding, two more fashion brands are plotting to expand their businesses in Japan — albeit in different ways.
Lanvin is preparing to launch a women’s version of its young, casual men’s wear brand, Lanvin en Bleu, with local partner Itochu Corp. Meanwhile, Kate Spade LLC has just inked a deal for a joint venture with Sanei International.
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)