Two messages are emerging as fashion designers prepare for design week in Milan April 12 to 17: Do your homework, and take a trip.
Whatever the design direction, the need for fashion houses expanding their home collections to invest in research, production and distribution has never been more critical, considering the state of world economies and political climates. As in apparel fashion, rising markets like China, South America, Russia, India and the Middle East are giving established brands more opportunities to succeed.
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)